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An installable content type for WoW characters

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Change history

Changelog

0.1 (09-03-10)

  • Initial release

0.2 (09-03-10)

  • Fixed a typo in wowcharacter.css
  • Updated the wowrealmstatus images

0.3 (09-06-10)

  • Added generic deDE i18n (locales/de/LC_MESSAGES/collective.wowcharacter.po)

0.4 (09-10-10)

  • (armory_api.py) Modified armory-API to fetch additional info (arenateams, glyphs, secondary professions)
  • (wowcharacter.py) Added char_arena_teams(), char_glyphs(), char_secondary_professions(), char_activity() and char_activity_feed()
  • (wowcharater.pt) Display additional info from the APIs, added numerated headings
  • (wowcharacter.css) Added opacity to equip-icons (standard: 0.3, hover: 1.0)
  • Updated deDE i18n
  • Added activity-API to fetch recent activities of the character from the armory
  • Added unittest for activity-API (tests/test_activity.py)

0.5 (09-16-10)

  • Fixed a typo in the unittest
  • (wowcharacter.py) Added armory_error(), returns false if the API gets no data (due to misspelling name/server and/or unavailability of the armory)
  • (wowcharacter.pt) Added a condition using armory_error() (aka Exception Handling)
  • (armory_api.py, activity_api.py) Modified, if plonesitelanguage=en -> en_GB XML, if plonesitelanguage=de -> de_DE XML for better i18n
  • Updated armory_api, activity_api and realmstatus_api to newest version
  • Updated tests

Detailed Documentation

Introduction

The package is meant to be used with the Plone3 theme collective.wowlichking, but it is not required.

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It includes a custom contenttype (wowcharacter), a custom view (@@wowcharacter) and a custom portlet (realmstatus).

wowcharacter

The contenttype represents a World of Warcraft character. When creating one, you need to state the Name and Realm of the character, also its faction (Horde/Alliance) and its zone (EU/US).

@@wowhcaracter

The view uses two APIs to communicate with the WoW-Armory to display additional information about the character, like class, guild, talent specs, professions, equip, recent activities etc. It also implements the wowhead-Tooltip for showing a WoW-ingame-like tooltip when hovering over the equip-icons.

realmstatus

The portlet uses an API to fetch the realmstatus-xml from wow-europe.com to display the status of the realm of the actual character. It also displays the name and the type of the realm.

Contributors

Marc Goetz, Author

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