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I'm not 100% sure on this, could you only delete albums for users who had given access to your app, or was it any user at all?

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the app was "Facebook for Android" so there would have been a large surface area regardless.

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This is a really hard question. It's also the reason my product never took off. I've got ~50 loyal customers who love the platform and send millions of emails a week but I never found a co founder to come along for the journey.

I looked locally and abroad for a founder, and had investors ready to continue to back me. I'm a good engineer and gave sales a go but realised I'm just not cut out for it. I put up ads and got plenty of interest (early product hunt advertiser) but never found the person making investors were willing to put their cash on the line for.

It's a tough find. Especially if you don't have a sexy as fuck product. I wish you luck!

Tl;dr without a go to market or sales co founder, chances are you're fucked.

Edit: Abysmal spelling.

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You use a rack middleware to handle static files, which is how Rails handles it by default. So, unless I'm completely mistaken (which I may well be), this should work just fine?

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Wouldn't that sit behind the app server? (Equally mistaken potential. :)

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Current is most definitely != latest. Current means any model that is still in production and being sold, although admittedly for some manufacturers those two things don't usually align, Apple has a tendency to remove models immediately from the line up when they cease production.

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While that is true, you clearly understood I was talking about the line of latest products. Even when you look at others, all you add is the older Mini, older iPad, and a few variations on the portables and desktops. It's still a very small suite of products compared to any other comparable manufacturer. It's pretty much one item in each category, with in0line variations on size/capacity.

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While elastic search queries ARE verbose (we've clocked up a query 23 levels deep in our app), the first example stated here is unnecessarily verbose. He's using a `bool should` query, with only one value in it. A `bool should` is basically an `or` statement, so he could replace the whole thing with the single query he has inside it.

This definitely feels like a rant that picks up on a few issues with ES, and then smothers it with a variety of things which are different, but not really "issues". I've found the ES documentation to be a bit fragmented, but good once you know where things are. It's not the most newbie friendly system, but once you're up and running it's incredibly powerful.

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I find your response to be really arrogant. Postman is an easily installed Chrome extension that can be supplied to everyone on your team, regardless of skill level. Requiring a cli isn't as easy as a one click install - there's dependencies (Python etc.) that are required which, while easy for many, aren't as simple for a lot of web developers - especially those who focus on front end development and may just need an easy tool for inspecting API requests they need to make.

There's still a wide market for GUI based programs, and Postman is an excellent extension that I've used for years (even though I'm a CLI guy myself). It's always there, easy to use, and powerful to boot.

Edit 1: Grammar / Spelling

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you didn't answer the question.

> There are lots of things that you can do easily with postman but would be difficult with a CLI tool.

the jury is still out on this one. i'm not buying it now either. you've convinced me Postman is easier for non-technical people, but i'm not convinced it's more useful or easier than a command line.

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I can't use postman easily. I don't have a Google account. What do I do?

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Everyone can use it easily. It's an easy tool to use. You don't need a Google account to install an extension.

> What do I do?

Install the extension and use postman easily.

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Uhh how about a little more detail? I installed it, but I have no idea how to open it in a tab. Unlike my other extensions, I don't see any icon buttons next to my URL bar.

EDIT: If like me, you're using a Mac, you can use Alfred to open Postman. I still have no idea where to find the extension (I have both the extension and the "packaged app", whatever the difference is, installed on my machine)

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Hmmm, I don't know. When I install it on Windows Chrome, I immediately get an icon next to the URL bar. Sorry I can't be of more help.

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You don't need one? Install the add on directly.

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Totally agreed. Another benefit (or set of benefits): when you've got 5 CLI tabs open already, and you're trying to remember where your curl response went, it's nice to know Postman has (a) history of recent requests in a readily clickable list, (b) a different window that's easily accessible, and (c) any saved headers and tokens that I can otherwise never remember.

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Like Tesla said "if you thought a bit more, you wouldn't have to sweat so much"

All of those would be eliminated with preparation and planning. And the results would be better quality than ad hoc poking with Bash

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Yeah, if we all prepared and planned perfectly for absolutely everything we do in life then we probably would need less assistance.

Meanwhile, in the real world, sometimes things have to be done fast and messily.

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Testing http:// services is not one of those things

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I know that there is nothing that an add-in can do that a scripting environment can't and it is not a that difficult, which is the assertion I am responding to. Sooner or later the dialog box driven tool will prevent you from doing what you want.

I would still like an example of a series of Http:// requests that is "difficult" to do with just curl, wget and a bit of shell script.

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Curl is my go to tool for this sort of interaction. I have been a long time Postman user though. The number one feature it has which curl doesn't is collections. Which is basically their name for saving queries. I have my companies entire API saved in various collections which allows me to quickly do any API call without looking at documentation or having to whip up so JSON boilerplate.

For more advanced or one off testing, curl would still be my go to.

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I have a "collection" of curl command lines aliased in my ~/.bash_aliases file. Maybe something like that would help you?

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I had a look at doing this myself recently to do iPhone -> Laptop transfers. Does this work for mobile -> desktop? I didn't think that WebRTC was available on mobile safari and therefore wouldn't work.

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It depends on what you mean by "mobile" :) It works between Chrome on Android and desktop. Unfortunately, Safari (neither desktop nor mobile) doesn't support WebRTC.

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This is really cool. I am curious why Chrome on iOS wasn't made available yet? (i.e. if there was technical roadblock that made it difficult for you to do so.)

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I have an interesting question. Currently my AUD$ balance is displaying as $0. However in December and Febrary I had asked to withdraw $1,000 and ~$400 to my Australian bank account. Those transfers were taken from my balance, but merely sat as 'confirmed' rather than 'processed'. What happened to my money?

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Also missing €400 that I had initialed a withdrawal in February 14.

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same here, I mourn 2700€ missing in action.

My late December withdraw arrived my bank 3 days before MtGox closed, btw., but I am not to positive if the money is still on it's way.

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Both are.

https://twitter.com/pjhyett/status/89064336454201346

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If you're getting an error "The crypto field is required", I got that when trying to enter a dollar value but no BTC value. Enter 0 for BTC.

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