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Sep
10

Changes Coming To The EVE Online ImageSet

For every new EVE Online release, the Audio and Graphics Group delivers the ImageSet: a collection of graphic files available for use by the community. The ImageSet changes as assets, icons, and brackets are modified, as well as when the tools we use to create those images improve. Through the August release, incorporating those improvements has not required any changes to nomenclature of existing files within the ImageSet itself. This will change with the September release. Due to a series of fixes, the ImageSet Bracket folder will be dramatically modified to include ... read more

Jun
19

The ESI API is a shared resource, do not abuse it

Greetings developers. As you all know, the ESI API is a shared resource among all of New Eden's citizens, and we work closely with developers to foster good practices and ensure everyone has equal access to it. Team Tech Co has for some time now been monitoring the usage of the /search/ routes, and we are sad to report that several developers are placing disproportionate load on the search service in order to achieve goals that it was never intended to serve. The goal of the search endpoint is to allow developers to upstream ... read more

Jun
19

Updated ESI Quick Reference For New Developers

ESI Quick Reference For New Developers This blog post is part of a series of blogs examining best practices for ESI development. Each blog will be published on the 8th of each month during the journey towards XML API and CREST’s termination date. The legacy APIs will be terminated on May 8th, 2018. With the recent announcement that ESI has now reached parity with XML API and CREST there will undoubtedly be newcomers to ESI (welcome!). A lot of important information about ESI is strewn about in various blogs ... read more