[ic] Who's Online for Interchange
Gert van der Spoel
gert at 3edge.com
Wed Jan 7 09:00:41 UTC 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gert van der Spoel [mailto:gert at 3edge.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 10:46 AM
> To: 'interchange-users at icdevgroup.org'
> Subject: RE: [ic] Who's Online for Interchange
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org [mailto:interchange-
> > users-bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of Don
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:11 AM
> > To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
> > Subject: [ic] Who's Online for Interchange
> > I wrote a program for Interchange that is based off of OSCommerce's
> > Who's
> > Online feature.
> > It is still being worked on, however it is fully functional, so I
> > decided to
> > share it with you guys in hopes someone might find it useful and also
> > to get
> > some feedback for ideas and improvements.
> > The code currently resides in a UserTag ( including the HTML ).
> > Depending
> > on how you intend on using it, you may or may not like this design.
> > of
> > how it might be useful in a UserTag: My client wants to see a
> > of
> > who's on their site on every admin page, I achieved this by adding
> > tag
> > to lib/UI/vars/UI_STD_FOOTER (if there is a better way to do this,
> > please
> > let me know).
> > The files can be located here:
> > http://www.mhtg.net/interch/wo/
> > A screenshot of what it looks like can be found there as online.jpg.
> > Note: It _currently_ only works for file based sessions.
> > Note #2: To see a visitor's session details you click on the link
> > the Online column.
> > All feedback welcome.
> > Don
> Hi Don,
> I've installed it and it looks very nice :)
> I notice two things in my set up:
> 1) The IP Address field is sometimes empty. I suspect this is the case
> when it is not possible to resolve the IP. However I'd expect it to
> then just show the IP number (which are available in the session). So
> I'd either show the IP number when it cannot resove or a simple text to
> explain why the IP is not showing ('cannot resolve') instead of leaving
> it empty.
> 2) For me the Last URL is always showing as 'n/a' and also in the
> details there is no breadcrumb information showing .. I've had a quick
> look and it appears to be related to the breadcrumbs.tag which looks to
> be the one setting breadcrumbs data in the session. As far as I can
> tell this tag is only supplied if you install the foundation and is
> then being used. In case you have a 'build from scratch' site it does
> not come automatically .... I think that default there is a 'History'
> hash in the session or something like that.
> Anyway it is almost replacing my tail -f /www/catalog/logs/usertrack |
> grep -E "(ADDITEM)" :)
One more thing I noticed is that it will start to 'internal server error'
after an order has been placed. This is probably related to my install where
I clear a session after an order was placed. However it would be nice to
gracefully die and not 'explode' ;)
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