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Development Test - Forum Posting Layout

To make it more clear for the average user, as well as the Beta Testing Team to download and test your portable application, please try to follow this template when posting a development test release. This template helps to easily identify information about the application.

After posting your application in the Beta Testing forum using this format, please do not forget to note that on the Development Test Page using this template.

If you use this in your posts when updating an existing application, there is no need to create a new post, simply update your old post with the template.

Example

Subject of Forum Post: AppName Portable 0.69.1 Development Test 2

Application: AppName
Category: **Category**
Description: Description of application.

Download AppName Portable 0.69.1 Development Test 2 [6.5MB download / 7.5MB installed]
(MD5: 16dcbc655bb8f7e3d6655663c75b38db)

Release Notes:

Development Test 2 (2008-03-07):
  • feature added
  • bug fixed
Development Test 1 (2008-03-04): Initial release

Development Test - Forum Post Template

To use this template in your own post, simply copy the following into your post, and change the required areas accordingly. For attaining an MD5, simply open your compiled installer in winMd5Sum Portable available from this site.

<strong>Application</strong>: <a href="http://**appname.com**">AppName</a>
<strong>Category</strong>: **Category**
<strong>Description</strong>: Description of application.

<a href="">Download AppName Portable 0.69.1 Development Test 2</a> [6.5MB download / 7.5MB installed]
(MD5: 16dcbc655bb8f7e3d6655663c75b38db)

<strong>Release Notes</strong>:
<em>
Development Test 2 (2008-03-07):
<ul>
<li>
feature added
</li>
<li>
bug fixed
</li>
</ul>
Development Test 1 (2008-03-04): Initial release
</em>

Development Test Page Comment Template

Finally, don't forget to make a comment on the Development Test Releases Page providing all the necessary information about your update or release. The preferred format you post in to make is easier to update is listed below.

<pre>
    &lt;tr&gt;
      &lt;td&gt;&lt;a href="http://**appname.com**""&gt;**App Name**&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/td&gt;
      &lt;td&gt;&lt;strong&gt;**Category**:&lt;/strong&gt; **description**&lt;/td&gt;
      &lt;td&gt;&lt;a href="https://portableapps.com/user/**USER ID**"&gt;**Username**&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/td&gt;
      &lt;td&gt;&lt;a href="https://portableapps.com/node/**Node ID**"&gt;X.XX.X.X Dev Test X&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/td&gt;
      &lt;td&gt;YYYY-MM-DD&lt;/td&gt;
    &lt;/tr&gt;
</pre>