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With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« on: November 01, 2016, 12:03:51 AM »
I just saw that snipt.net is shutting down on Dec 31st
https://blog.snipt.net/snipt-is-closing/

This is where a lot of PMaker users store their custom actions to be made accessible through Ecosystem-

With Snipt shutting down where should we be hosting our custom actions? Github? Gist?
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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2016, 12:31:35 AM »
Very good question. Thanks for letting us know, this is a problem as snipt was good.
Need to start backing up the actions..
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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2016, 10:01:28 AM »
Hi,
I think the best things is to add them to github
An Advantage is that we can add preview images, which is not possible with snipt.

You can do this straight on the github website or using sourcetree


1st thing you should do is make an account and send your username/e-mail to jean.

I will see that i can make a video on what's next tomorrow.
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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2016, 11:21:50 AM »
@djaydino

Please make a video. I only have problems with github, nothing ever seems to work.

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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2016, 02:36:57 PM »
Hi,
I will do asap.
I was planning this already but i just got top priority now :)

You can already register and send the username/e-mail to jean
or to me and i will ask jean to add you.
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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2016, 02:08:15 AM »
Hi,

 yeah, that's a sad news. I too really enjoyed Snipt, and never found anything on that level for sharing, github api doesn't let you search gits and bitbucket snippet system isn't good neither...

Maybe this is time for a custom solution.... ( what did I just say... :P)

DudeBxl, maybe we could have a skype session, where we would go together on this.

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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2016, 04:53:59 AM »
Hi,

@jean: i would secure the actions for now on github as there is not much time

I made some video's to use github.
I am a bit sick but i hope you can understand what i am saying :)
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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2016, 06:15:54 AM »
Have you all checked out Gist from Github? it looks and acts a lot like snipt- you can search gists and even add comments to them- looks useful to me but I don't know how the API stuff works  :)

Here's an example Gist https://gist.github.com/mdotstrange/4ac21c9b585b62d16e7992bb0df78dd0
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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2016, 07:04:58 PM »
@djaydino Great videos!

I might wait till December before I move my actions, I like the idea of a custom solution.

Github is not very intuitive for me, but I willing to use it if I have to.

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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2016, 02:19:17 AM »
Have you all checked out Gist from Github? it looks and acts a lot like snipt- you can search gists and even add comments to them- looks useful to me but I don't know how the API stuff works  :)

Here's an example Gist https://gist.github.com/mdotstrange/4ac21c9b585b62d16e7992bb0df78dd0

Gist api does not expose search.. it's a real shame indeed... hence why I used Snipt in the first place.

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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2016, 02:27:15 AM »
Hi,

@jean: i would secure the actions for now on github as there is not much time

I made some video's to use github.
I am a bit sick but i hope you can understand what i am saying :)
If you need some help you can find me on the discord channel.



yes, for now it's fine though. the big problem is that snipt scripts do not provoque unity errors if missing a library or an asset. I am not sure how we are going to bring back everything inside a Unity Project without all the various dependancy. I have to think about this.


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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #11 on: November 03, 2016, 05:40:14 AM »
Hi,
Another problem with snipt, is for example :

The action "UGuiSetFirstSelectedGameObject" is an action that should be unity 4 but it shows unity 3.

If they are on github we can adjust them our self or send an issue.

with snipt we need to contact the author personally and ask to change this.
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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #12 on: November 03, 2016, 06:05:11 PM »
Hi,
Another problem with snipt, is for example :

The action "UGuiSetFirstSelectedGameObject" is an action that should be unity 4 but it shows unity 3.

If they are on github we can adjust them our self or send an issue.

with snipt we need to contact the author personally and ask to change this.

Thats an action I did- I don't even know how to add/change the Unity version- sorry

I added all my scripts to github if that helps https://github.com/mdotstrange/PlaymakerActions
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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2016, 01:43:11 AM »
Hi,

All actions on github will have to go into specific repositories. I haven't yet provided access to arbitrary reps yet.

But that will make it easier indeed to move everything to the right rep for sure.

What I am thinking of doing is to stop searching snipt in the coming days, and then everyone can start moving their actions back to github. I will have to ensure during the process that all actions are valid because the github reps are actual working Unity Projects.

I'd like to keep Unity Projects error free, but I am facing an issue with thirdparty assets dependancy... I have no ideal solution yet... too many github rep to search within will make searches even more unstable and long, and requiring every contributor to install all assets dependancy is a no go neither.


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Re: With Snipt.net shutting down- where to host custom actions?
« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2016, 12:03:42 PM »
What I am thinking of doing is to stop searching snipt in the coming days => I have 200+ actions to sort out. Can you give a date for when you are to stop the snipt search as I have to find the time to sort everything out. Thanks