Over the past two month we’ve been carefully rolling out and testing claz.org in select Canadian locations. We’re happy to announce that the rollout is complete and canadian users can now enjoy our free service. Let us know if you notice any issues !
We worked hard to make claz feel snappy even on older phones and poor internet connections. Can you tell the difference ?
We’ve received several complaints about our mobile navigation menu – it was slow, especially on older phones and would occasionally lock scrolling and . After trying several alternatives to slideout.js we’ve finally rewritten the menu from scratch.
It does no longer lock scrolling and feels snappy event on older phones.
Let us know what you think of it:
Claz will now try to suggest best suitable category when posting a new ad:
Simple is better. New “Post new ad” screen makes posting new ads easier:
Heads up: we’re building a Machine Learning system to fight scam artists.
In the past, we’ve relied on our community and moderators to categorize listings and report suspicious ads. We’ve made great progress by automating most of this work with a flexible rules engine. Today, we’re feeding years of training data into an experimental distributed Machine Learning System to help us scale this process to the next level.
We’ll be posting updates on the progress and some stats as more data becomes available.
I always felt like there should be a better way to autostart spring boot apps on server boot. Wrapping as linux service, editing rc.local, etc – feels like unnecessarily tedious and painful.
Here’s my new favorite:
Works like a charm.