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Pilot Lvl 1
Message 1 of 9

"Topics" page has changed?

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Used to, when you go to a certain topic, you'd have the option of scrolling down and seeing more than 15 respositories matching the same topic. You could also sort by most recently updated/most popular/etc.

 

I don't know what's happened to the interface now...?

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It was like this before and after I logged in. Have the buttons moved or what?

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Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 2 of 9

Re: "Topics" page has changed?

this is sick, It was so useful to sort and search from the topic section.

Copilot Lvl 2
Message 3 of 9

Re: "Topics" page has changed?

what do you expect from microsoft 

Pilot Lvl 1
Message 4 of 9

Re: "Topics" page has changed?

No kidding? And there doesn't seem to be any announcement of interface changes or anyone else talking about it... very strange. Last time I was on the topic page waas a little over a week before starting this thread and I distinctly remember being able to use the "Topics" page to not only browse through, but narrow down code repositories matching certain criteria. It was a nice way to explore issues and see what everyone else is doing.

Copilot Lvl 2
Message 5 of 9

Re: "Topics" page has changed?

Unfortunately the topics page has change from very useful to nearly useless:

  • shows only 8 repos, which even include archived repos and long time inactive repos
  • no longer possible to browse all repos of a topic
  • no longer possible to filter by programing language
  • no sorting

 

Hope that this functionallity will come back soon...

Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 6 of 9

Re: "Topics" page has changed?

THANK YOU! I was really hoping I wasn't the only one. I absolutely HATE this change. I've found so many libraries that I've used in different projects now and then, and now we're only supposed to look at ~10? Seriously? And they hardly update or change! It seems like it's trying to "cater" to you, but why? We don't need that functionality.

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Pilot Lvl 1
Message 7 of 9

Re: "Topics" page has changed?

Update

So, using the manual search function will give you the same results that browsing by topic used to give you. 

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So, you can have the full list of matching repositories but you need to enter it yourself in the search bar. I'm slightly disappointed by this change, but I can live with it. 

Copilot Lvl 2
Message 8 of 9

Re: "Topics" page has changed?

Hmm, sorry, but this is more a workaround than a solotion for me, because the search finds far more repos than there are in a specific topic.

Pilot Lvl 1
Message 9 of 9

Re: "Topics" page has changed?

Well, looks like the interface is officially back now. Not sure what that was about, but glad to see things are back to normal!