Site Brewery Beer List Updates (Your Ratings)

Discussion in 'BeerAdvocate Talk' started by Mike, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. Mike

    Mike Senior Web Developer (835) Nov 17, 2010 New Hampshire
    Staff Subscriber Industry Beer Trader

    Several updates have been made to brewery beer lists.

    Your Ratings
    Your personal beer ratings will now appear on brewery beer lists. You can sort the brewery's beers by your ratings. Your rating (and the accompanying red check mark) will now appear on the list immediately after you rate it.

    Sorting
    Sorting a brewery beer list now happens instantly and does not require the page to refresh. It is also possible to sort by multiple columns by holding the SHIFT key.

    Empty Columns Hidden
    The "Yours" and "Bros" columns will no longer appear if you/the bros have not rated a beer from that brewery.

    Responsive Beer Lists
    On smaller screens such as smartphones the brewery beer lists will be presented as a list instead of a table. It is possible to toggle between the new "List" view and the familiar "Table" view.

    Performance has also been optimized as a result of these changes. Many of these changes will be applied to other pages in time.
     
  2. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,424) Aug 23, 1996 California
    Staff Subscriber

    I'd like to reinforce that not only does @Mike's improvements make brewery beer lists more helpful, and easier to view and sort, but the underlying changes should significantly reduce the overhead on these pages; especially on pages with a lot of beers.
     
  3. Sludgeman

    Sludgeman Meyvn (1,378) Aug 17, 2012 District of Columbia
    Beer Trader

    Love this. Thank you.

    Of course I want more. Can you apply the same to each beer style page?
     
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  4. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,424) Aug 23, 1996 California
    Staff Subscriber

    Yes. We are planning on eventually rolling this functionality out to other lists. No ETA.
     
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  5. Mike

    Mike Senior Web Developer (835) Nov 17, 2010 New Hampshire
    Staff Subscriber Industry Beer Trader

    Yes, that is the direction we are heading. However, there will need to be some changes before the sorting updates can be applied to lists that span multiple pages, such as the beer styles.
     
  6. cjgiant

    cjgiant Poo-Bah (3,146) Jul 13, 2013 District of Columbia
    Supporter Subscriber Beer Trader

    Kudos!! And please keep the "easier to see analysis" functionality coming, we stat geeks appreciate it.

    I noted on the smartphone longer lists were nicer to read but harder to scroll through. Thankfully, landscape (90° rotation) helped ;)
     
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  7. BWood

    BWood Zealot (592) Jan 4, 2015 California
    Beer Trader

    Great update. Viewing breweries beers now is much easier.
     
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  8. dwagner003

    dwagner003 Poo-Bah (1,632) Jan 4, 2013 California
    Beer Trader

    LOVE THIS!!
     
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  9. Franziskaner

    Franziskaner Poo-Bah (2,549) May 27, 2005 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    This is awesome! Very easy to see my favorite beers by brewery. #nerdheaven
     
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  10. FBarber

    FBarber Poo-Bah (1,606) Mar 5, 2016 Illinois
    Supporter Subscriber Beer Trader

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  11. Jaycase

    Jaycase Meyvn (1,048) Jan 13, 2007 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Love the Yours column addition. Nice work!
     
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  12. MacMalt

    MacMalt Poo-Bah (1,850) Jan 28, 2015 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    This is a great improvement. Thank you!!
     
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  13. Scott17Taylor

    Scott17Taylor Meyvn (1,082) Oct 28, 2013 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    Love the update! It was a bit of a pain to have to upload every beers page to see my rating. Thanks
     
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  14. Sabtos

    Sabtos Poo-Bah (2,717) Dec 15, 2015 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Holy crap this is one of the best updates yet, seems so simple but I'm sure this wasn't easy. Thanks a lot guys!!!
     
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  15. dbl_delta

    dbl_delta Savant (981) Sep 22, 2012 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    It must be totally gratifying to get 100% positive responses. I'd like to experience that just ONCE in my lifetime....
    Seriously, that was a great addition to BA. Nicely done and keep up the good work!!
     
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  16. bbtkd

    bbtkd Meyvn (1,074) Sep 20, 2015 South Dakota
    Supporter Subscriber

    Noted a different behavior the other day, but didn't look into what was different. I did note that if I go to a beer page by clicking on it, then when I come back the sort order reverts back to default. I expect his would be difficult to avoid, so I'll open them in another tab. Nice mods, thanks!
     
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  17. DenisKolkin

    DenisKolkin Poo-Bah (1,650) Jul 12, 2013 Ontario (Canada)

    This is fantastic! That is all.
     
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  18. bubseymour

    bubseymour Poo-Bah (1,904) Oct 30, 2010 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    LOVE IT guys. Thanks for the enhancement. Will make my brewer visits, store buying alot more educated and quicker decisionmaking, less "bad mistake" purchases.
     
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  19. emerge077

    emerge077 Poo-Bah (8,826) Apr 16, 2005 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Nice update, looks good! Wondering if the "recent activity" function will come back, noticed that it was missing. It was a useful tool to see new reviews, hope it comes back.
     
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  20. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,424) Aug 23, 1996 California
    Staff Subscriber

    We've got something in the works.
     
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  21. Wasatch

    Wasatch Poo-Bah (4,847) Jun 8, 2005 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Very nice.

    Cheers!
     
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  22. Franziskaner

    Franziskaner Poo-Bah (2,549) May 27, 2005 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    Keep up the good work! It would also be cool to segment out our personal ratings by style. It would be easy to share with others your top 10 American IPA's for example.
     
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  23. MackT

    MackT Initiate (8) Nov 6, 2016 Florida

    Good idea, agree.
     
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