Comic Fetch - History

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History

Version 0.9.5.29 beta (4. november 2002)
Version 0.9.5.28 beta (25. october 2002)
Version 0.9.5.27 beta (24. october 2002)
Version 0.9.5.26 beta (23. october 2002)
Version 0.9.5.25 beta (17. october 2002)
Version 0.9.5.24 beta (27. september 2002)
Version 0.9.5.23 beta (21. september 2002)

Screenshots from version 0.9.5.23 beta

[Main Window] [Subscriptions] [Auto update] [Settings 1] [Settings 2] [Settings 2] [About Box]
Version 0.9.5.22 beta (9. september 2002)
Version 0.9.5.21 beta (8. september 2002)
Version 0.9.5.20 beta (7. september 2002)
Version 0.9.5.19 beta (5. september 2002)
Version 0.9.5.18 beta (?. august 2002)
Version 0.9.5.17 beta (16. august 2002)
Version 0.9.5.16 beta (13. august 2002)
Version 0.9.5.15 beta (13. august 2002)
Version 0.9.5.14 beta (8. august 2002)
Version 0.9.5.13 beta (29. may 2002)
Version 0.9.5.12 beta (24. may 2002)
Version 0.9.5.11 beta (24. april 2002)
Version 0.9.5.10 beta (16. february 2002)
Version 0.9.5.9 beta (24. january 2002)
Version 0.9.5.8 beta (30. september 2001)
Version 0.9.5.7 beta (19. august 2001)
Version 0.9.5.6 beta
  • Flexible Imageplacement
Version 0.9.5.5 beta (8. august 2001)
  • Small bugfix
Version 0.9.5.4 beta (12. june 2001)
  • Small bugfix (uComics)
Version 0.9.5.3 beta (11. june 2001)
  • Added verbose-setting: Normal, quiet, silent
  • Small bugfixes
Version 0.9.5.2 beta (9. june 2001)
  • Support for week based comics
Version 0.9.5.1 beta (9. june 2001)
  • Updates to reflect new UnitedMedia format
Version 0.9.5.0 beta (2. april 2001)
  • Bugfixes
Version 0.9.4.9 beta (18. november 2000)
  • Bugfixes (IP-resolving again)
  • Small change in GUI
  • Made it possible to save comics at a user-specified location
Version 0.9.4.8 beta (14. november 2000)
  • Quick bugfix (problem with IP-resolving)
Version 0.9.4.7 beta (11. november 2000)
  • Proxy-support
Version 0.9.4.6 beta (4. november 2000)
  • UnitedMedia comics are handled another way
Version 0.9.4.5 beta (19. october 2000)
  • Personalized Comic Fetch to show the names of the people allowed to run the program
  • Added a feature to restrict the use of the program to computers with a specific IP-address (used to demo the program at ┼rhus University)
  • Minor change in the GUI
Version 0.9.4.4 beta (20. june 2000)
  • Minor changes.
Version 0.9.4.3 beta (20. june 2000)
  • Minor change to the banner support.
Version 0.9.4.2 beta (13. june 2000)
  • Added support for banners.
Version 0.9.4.1 beta (12. june 2000)
  • Dumped Delphi's HTTP-component and replaced it with one from Franšois Piette. The build-in HTTP-component threw exceptions with no reason.
  • Changes the status from alpha to beta. ComicFetch seems a lot more stable now, so I judged it would be okay to present it to the public.

Screenshots from version 0.9.4.1 beta

Main window Subscriptions Download Automation Update AutoStart
Version 0.9.3.11 alpha (9. june 2000)
  • Serious bugfix. Hopefully I've eliminated most of the problems with crashing. Still not perfect though...
  • Slightly improved selection of comics
Version 0.9.3.10 alpha (27. may 2000)
  • Bugfix: ComicFetch invoked the browser twice, now it only does it once
  • Bugfix: ComicFetch crashed a lot. It's not cured, but should occur less frequently now
  • Bugfix: ComicFetch couldn't tolerate problems with UnitedMedia comics. It is now fixed
  • Some minor improvements
  • The look of the produced HTML-page has been slightly changed
Version 0.9.3.9 alpha (19. may 2000)
  • Provided an alternative way to specify the dates for which to fetch comics
Version 0.9.3.8 alpha (17. may 2000)
  • Made the definition-format much more flexible. It is now possible to define special comics, like comics only showing the first half of a month. Unfortunately that means that the new ComicDef-file cannot be used with older versions of ComicFetch, so existing users will have to upgrade
Version 0.9.3.7 alpha (30. apr. 2000)
  • Fixed longstanding bug that caused crashing on program-exit
  • Better support for UnitedMedia-comics
Version 0.9.3.6 alpha (29. apr. 2000)
  • Better support for comics that needs referer-variable
  • Slight change of interface
  • Uploading is disabled for now
Version 0.9.3.5 alpha (10. mar. 2000)
  • Bug fixed: Problems on localized versions of windows
  • Very resistant instability-bug fixed
  • Cosmetic changes to interface
  • Added new type of comic: Comics that require a referer-variable, which means that they won't work when using external images

Screenshots from version 0.9.3.5 alpha

Main Window Subscriptions Auto Update Auto Upload Settings 1 Settings 2 Auto Start
Version 0.9.3.4 alpha (24. feb. 2000)
  • Minor bugfixes
  • Minor cosmetic changes
  • Performance improvement (thread optimization)
Version 0.9.3.3 alpha (21. feb. 2000)
  • The starting-date for a comic can be specified
Version 0.9.3.2 alpha (19. feb. 2000)
  • A comic definition can specify which days the comic doesn't appear on
  • Bugfixes
Version 0.9.3.1 alpha (17. feb. 2000)
  • A great number of small corrections to the userinterface was implemented
  • Better handling of UnitedMedia
  • Some bugs squashed
  • Legal blurp added to the comic page, produced by the program
Version 0.9.3 alpha (14. feb. 2000)
  • Optional autostart of fetching upon programstart
  • Autocheck for new versions online
  • Autodownload of new comic-definitions
  • Small bugfixes
Version 0.9.2.4 alpha (13. feb. 2000)
  • Customized filenames (local and remote)
  • Subscriptions can be searched
  • Small to-do's implemented
Version 0.9.2.3 alpha (12. feb. 2000)
  • Better display of progress
Version 0.9.2.2 alpha (12. feb. 2000)
  • Small bugfixes, small to-do's implemented
  • Remember Main-window size and position
  • Personal definitions can be specified in ComicDefPersonal.txt
  • Comicdescriptions are showed (optional)
  • Some comicarchives have limites sizes, this results in an appropriate message if requests exceedes those
Version 0.9.2.1 alpha
  • Small bugfixes, small to-do's implemented
  • Doesn't crash upon creating webpage with external images
Version 0.9.2 alpha
  • Progressbars for individual comics when fetching
  • Full threading (speeds up downloading)
  • Fully parallel handling of UnitedMedia comics
  • Moving smiley, micro-easteregg in Aboutbox

Screenshots from version 0.9.2.0 alpha

Main Window Subscriptions Settings
Version 0.9.1 alpha
  • Separation of Basic and Advanced settings
  • Menu instead of buttons
  • Aboutbox & Helpbox
  • Working overall progressbar
Version 0.9 alpha
  • Threaded download of images
  • Settings, Help
  • Browserinvocation
  • Improved handling of UnitedMedia comics
Version Pre-0.9
All versions below 0.9 was in-house and just about unusable for anyone but the author

[Made by Toke] Maintained by Toke Eskildsen (darkwing@daimi.au.dk), Last changed 4. november 2002