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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #135 on: September 17, 2017, 11:27:32 AM »
CC dispute?
Can work however it is probably against the T&C of upwork which will trigger a shutdown although I think they will be on the loosing end in that case
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #136 on: September 18, 2017, 01:47:10 AM »
Lesson learnt and PSA: I proceeded with this on upwork, freelancer did not deliver wanted to open a dispute upwork says you released the milestone there's nothing we can do it is your obligation to review the work if it is satisfactory before releasing the money, when I explained that there was no work since it is a upfront payment they could only confirm that I've been trapped

It is now with a simple Google Search  "upwork upfront payment scam" that I found this

https://community.upwork.com/t5/Clients/Freelancer-wants-to-charge-a-high-upfront-fee/td-p/277796

Can't decide if this was his intention initially, however would I know the risk i would never trust him, I put my trust in Upwork

Can work however it is probably against the T&C of upwork which will trigger a shutdown although I think they will be on the loosing end in that case
I have delt with Upworks predecessor Odesk. Had issues with the work that he created and he of course claimed that that he reached the next milestone.

We got him ask for more $$ via email and then went ahead with a cc dispute and won of course. Locked him out of all website passwords, blocked his email and never heard from him again.

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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #137 on: September 18, 2017, 09:13:45 AM »
I have delt with Upworks predecessor Odesk. Had issues with the work that he created and he of course claimed that that he reached the next milestone.

We got him ask for more $$ via email and then went ahead with a cc dispute and won of course. Locked him out of all website passwords, blocked his email and never heard from him again.
And what was odesk's response?
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #138 on: September 18, 2017, 09:35:34 AM »
And what was odesk's response?
I don't remember. I think that he just closed the case.

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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #139 on: October 01, 2017, 07:19:09 AM »
Update: cc gave them 45 days to respond to the chargeback
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #140 on: June 05, 2018, 12:33:39 PM »
Update: cc gave them 45 days to respond to the chargeback
I noticed i never gave an update, Upwork ended up footing the bill
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #141 on: June 05, 2018, 12:35:16 PM »
I have a team of several offshore devs working on a site I created a copy of the live site for each of them and they are all assigned different tasks, over time their installations became so different that we are spending hours just for debugging, question: what would be the most efficient method to have a team work together without conflicting on each others work? (git? )
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #142 on: June 05, 2018, 01:22:53 PM »
I have a team of several offshore devs working on a site I created a copy of the live site for each of them and they are all assigned different tasks, over time their installations became so different that we are spending hours just for debugging, question: what would be the most efficient method to have a team work together without conflicting on each others work? (git? )
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #143 on: June 05, 2018, 01:54:24 PM »
Any form of subversioning (SVN, Git, Mercurial)
i started reading about all of this... I got a massive headache....

Essentially I want something that also has the website live (for specific users not for the general public) so in the backend there's a repo with full versioning and history of commits and on front end theres a website from the latest version so that we can use the same system for testing , and it is not a static website, it's php+sql

I found https://www.springloops.io/ what it does is connects to a git and than deploys to ftp (or other options) basically it's a IFTTT for git

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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #144 on: June 05, 2018, 04:55:17 PM »
i started reading about all of this... I got a massive headache....

Essentially I want something that also has the website live (for specific users not for the general public) so in the backend there's a repo with full versioning and history of commits and on front end theres a website from the latest version so that we can use the same system for testing , and it is not a static website, it's php+sql

I found https://www.springloops.io/ what it does is connects to a git and than deploys to ftp (or other options) basically it's a IFTTT for git
Are you sure you want to publish every commit? What if one of the developers commits something which breaks another developers work? Git allows you to have separate branches which you can then merge into the master when all seems well, and can easily be rolled back. All of your developers would have to know git well for that though.
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #145 on: June 05, 2018, 05:58:56 PM »
Are you sure you want to publish every commit? What if one of the developers commits something which breaks another developers work? Git allows you to have separate branches which you can then merge into the master when all seems well, and can easily be rolled back. All of your developers would have to know git well for that though.

No i will publish what I choose, however with git, how will the dev site be live for testing? do you suggest I create a dev site and push from git to ftp?
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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #146 on: June 05, 2018, 06:43:18 PM »
do you suggest I create a dev site and push from git to ftp?
Simple answer is yes.

Their remote repo should be your dev/testing server. Any changes go there. If all's good you push to the live server.

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Re: Website development and design troubleshooting/ question
« Reply #147 on: August 12, 2018, 05:09:40 PM »
Sorry for cross posting, got no response since me, this should essentialy be served as a BUMP... is anyone aware of a way to automatically pause/resume a shopify store checkout every shabbos? (or a reference to an api call that can possibly handle it?)
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