Archive for the 'jbidwatcher' Category

The JBidwatcher sites are down for power maintenance

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Greetings, The JBidwatcher home page, forums, and svn are all down for a few hours while my hosting service fixes some power problems in their data center. I’m really sorry I didn’t set up a fallback DNS, or something else, beforehand. Offhand, I don’t know a good way to handle my sole host being powered […]

A son.

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Greetings, I have an important personal announcement! My wife and I have a baby on the way; he is due in early May! (The linked post also includes details on what I’m working on for JBidwatcher2.) As I say in the post, we’re incredibly excited, and a bit scared. It’s going to be an amazing […]

My response to eBay’s Bid Assistant…

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Greetings, eBay recently launched their Bid Assistant, which acts similarly to JBidwatcher’s Multisniping feature, except without the sniping. None the less, it’s good to see them adding features JBidwatcher had six years ago. 😉 Being serious for a moment, I’m actually really happy to see them do this. It’s a straightforward feature, and one they […]

JBidwatcher 1.0.1 is released

Sunday, April 29th, 2007

Greetings, I’ve put up the latest version, 1.0.1 of JBidwatcher.  It’s mainly a bug fix release.  It includes a few new features towards better documentation, error messages, and recognition of eBay states, and a new (still completely optional) approach to the eBay affiliate idea. One of the important fixes has to do with a wording […]

JBidwatcher and CyberFOX status update

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

Greetings, A concerned user recently asked me how I was doing in the aftermath of the issue with eBay sales of JBidwatcher, specifically: You seemed pretty depressed about it in your post to the website. I was. There was a really bad week there, while I was dealing with all of it, back and forth, […]