MyNewsGroups :) / News: Recent posts

Code freezes at 0.6, Development of 1.0 branch starts!

This week I've freezed the development of the 0.x branch of MyNewsGroups. I've planned to release the 0.6.2 version with some bug fixes and a new theme, but don't expect too much improvements and new features from this branch.

I'm working right now with the new 1.x branch. I don't know when will be ready but expect a couple of months because a major rewrite of the core system has been made. He're are some of the changes and new features that I'm currently testing: ... read more

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2003-09-22

PHPFreaks.com starts using MyNewsGroups :) !

The popular php community site, phpfreaks.com,
has just started using MyNewsGroups :) to provide
the PHP community with all the messages posted at
the PHP related newsgroups. You can check it at

http://www.phpfreaks.com/newsgroups

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2003-07-10

MyNewsGroups :) 0.6 RC1 Private Beta Testing

MyNewsGroups :) is a web based news reader supported by a database backend that adds a great value to the usenet newsgroups.

The private beta of MyNewsGroups :) 0.6 RC1 is available to download:
http://mynewsgroups.sf.net/MyNewsGroups-0.6RC1.zip

Please test it as much as you can and
report any problems encountered.

Thankx to all of you for your support.

Txarly :)

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2003-05-28

News Server Access needed

Hi to all, due to some problems with testings and the demo site, my news account with news.cis.dfn.de has been terminated. I'm a bit tired of trying to find quality news server access accounts at free or 'public' servers.

So, The MyNewsGroups :) Team needs a quality news server account to perform the needed testing of the script, and to feed the demo site.

Requirements should be:

- Quite lot of groups. (With international hierarchies)
- Posting allowed, of course. (At demo site, only *.test will be opened)
- Binary groups allowed. (We're testing binary attachments.)... read more

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2003-04-27

MyNewsGroups :) 0.5.3 released!

yNewsGroups :) is a web based news reader supported by a database backend that adds a great value to the usenet newsgroups.

An automatic article expiration system has been added. The articles of all the groups or only of some groups are automatically deleted. The theme system was revised and updated. Emergency installation was added if the installation script fails. Quite a lot of bugs were also fixed.

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2003-02-19

MyNewsGroups :) 0.5.2 Released !

MyNewsGroups :) is a web based news reader supported by a database backend that adds a great value to the usenet newsgroups.

A Protect Email Security feature was added as option to the System administration, which will help users to fight SPAM. Changes to the System configuration are now automatically reflected in the application (no need to restart the session). Quite a lot of important bugs were also fixed.

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2003-01-17

MyNewsGroups :) 0.5.1 Released !!

MyNewsGroups :) is a web based news reader supported by a database backend that adds a great value to the usenet newsgroups.

The 0.5.1 release comes with a few improvements to the user interface and to the article browsing experience: The page you're browsing is remembered, the article you're reading is highlighted, and now you can mark as read a whole thread or all the articles in a group. Some newsgroup related statistics have been added and a few bugs have been fixed.

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2002-12-10

MyNewsGroups :) 0.5 Released.

MyNewsGroups :) is a web based news reader supported by a database backend that adds a great value to the usenet newsgroups. The long waited 0.5 release comes with the most asked features: Cron Job support, master-detail administration, installation wizard, register_globals OFF compatibility and a new article downloading system that supports large initial imports.

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2002-11-19

MyNewsGroups :) v. 0.5 RC1 private beta testing

MyNewsGroups :) is a web based news reader written in PHP back ended with a database.

The MyNewsGroups :) development team is proud to announce the private beta release of version 0.5 RC1. The release is private because prior to the official release we want to test well the script and prevent serious bugs. Help us sending an email to:
mynewsgroups-list@lists.sourceforge.net

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2002-11-09

Happy Birthday to MyNewsGroups :) !!

Last 30 of August MyNewsGroups :) completed a full year since its first release, that old buggy 0.1 release. Nowadays MyNewsGroups :) is running faster, approaching its newest release, the 0.5 one, with a lot more features to come.

You're all invited to see how MyNewsGroups :) becomes the most popular and powerful news reader available.

Happy Birthday!

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2002-09-06

Security Holes in MyNewsGroups :) 0.4 and CVS

everal users have warned the development team of MyNewsGroups about a hole in the 0.4 release: If register_globals and allow_url_fopen both are on, an outsider can use this to execute arbitrary PHP code on a webserver with MyNewsGroups :) installed !

As the MyNewsGroups :) page at SF.net warns, this script is currently under Beta status, so apparently may have several Bugs and Security holes as the one described.... read more

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2002-07-09

Development is going on...

MyNewsGroups :) project is now under active development. Team members are periodically commiting the new changes to the repositiory and soon we'll have a new beta release with the last changes. Please be patient and stay tuned to MyNewsGroups :) !

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2002-05-28

MyNewsGroups :) 0.2.1 Released!

The last revision of MyNewsGroups :) has just been releases. It has major bugs fixed and a few new features. The majority of them have been requested by you, so c'mon, tell us how to improve MyNewsGroups :) !!

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2002-01-16

MyNewsGroups :) 0.2 released!

The new MyNewsGroups :) has just been released. For all those who has 'suffered' with the previous alpha versions here comes the first beta, with the latest bugs fixed, minor changes and three major features added:

- Search Engine.
- Article Compression.
- Several News Servers.

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2001-12-27

MyNewsGroups :) 0.1.1 released!!

A brand new version of myNewsGroups :) is ready. It fixes some bugs from the latest version, improve the Web Layout, and comes with the last feature added: Statistics. You can know which user make more postings, which newsgroup is the most readed, etc. If you liked our previous release don't miss this one.

Txarly :)

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2001-09-08

myNewsGroups :) 0.1 Released! First Release!

MyNewsGroups :) is a USENET news client, based totally on a web interface, written in PHP4. It's backended with a MySQL database, which allows us to develop useful tools such as search engines, SPAM filters, subscriptions, stats, and much more.
The web interface of MyNewsGroups :) is very easy to use, and has all the
advantages of the modern webmail systems: You can search through any
news group anywhere in the world without the need of setting up any program or register to a News Server.... read more

Posted by Carlos Sanchez 2001-08-31

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