0.15 - Game news update

It has been quite a time since I've posted an update though it's just about time for a major one!Game newsWe have implemented game news functionality where our systems will be processing the news entries for games and calculating the metrics changes for them.Game AnalysisWe have now game analysis section where we'll be regularly covering latest hype from the top games.More to comeWith the latest improvements in our database & backend, implementing new features is easier than ever. So expect...

#StayHome #StaySafe #Game #Code

#StayHome #StaySafe #GameAs you know we are all having harsh times these days because of the corona-virus pandemic. Though it's a good time to deal with your game backlog these days.#CodeAnyway, I was also able to find quite a time to continue working on the project and as you may remember the infamous infrastructure update is now done. As you may be aware I was working on porting the backend engine to a better dotnet core based version for a year and had been partially moving...

Infrastructure update  - II

A lot has passed since our last post but that doesn't mean we have stopped working on the site. Today marks the release of the 0.5.0 version which is mainly an improvement for our back-end & infrastructure.We have updated our back-end software called backend engine - which now runs over dotnet core 3.Updated our servers infrastructure  which are now all debian & debops based.What's next?We'll soon port our last data processor task to dotnet core too. Then...

Infrastructure update

As we have explained in our last infrastructure post, we have been working to improve our backend for a while.Today marks the first day we started using the partial new backend (twitch data consumers for now) that runs dotnet core. Initial work on the new backend took a while but after now porting the rest of it will be lot easier.What next?We expect to port all of our backend code to new infrastructure soon. After that we’ll be able to implement our long-awaited features...

Trending Video Games Infographic: March 2019

Here is our first infographic featuring trending games for March 2019.TwitchLeague of Legends was the most watched game last month.Apex Legends got fourth place in most watched games.Grand Theft Auto V increased its average viewer count by 63.5k and secured the first spot in gainers list.Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice got a total of 38.4k average viewers and secured the second spot in gainers list.SteamDota 2 and PUBG were the top two most played games on Steam.Path of Exile...

0.11: trending games & what’s next

It has been nearly a month since our last blog post and it’s time to summarize the progress.So we have released a new version, 0.11.x in 25 March — though had a few quirks which we decided to fix them and post about it later.What’s new?We achieved a pretty major milestone in our todo list. We do now have trending games feature.With this update we calculate the delta changes between Twitch & Steam data updates which eventually allows us to render trending...

0.10: stability improvements

In last few days we released the new version of hypetraq. This version includes some stability improvements.We had an issue with importing new games — causing duplicate imports. We’ve fixed that and issues with duplicate slugs too. You should be able to browse all games in our database now without any issues.We have also fixed a few minor issues, nothing major but mostly QOL changes.

User Interface Update

We had some issues with the UI for a while (as noted on our reddit announcement).It was a good opportunity to go for an UI improvement & bug-fix feature freeze period and after a few days of work we have now a more clean interface.Feel free to join our discord server if you have any feedback.

introducing hypetraq.com

It has been 8 months since our last update and seems it’s a good time to go for a general update. So here is what’s happening lately.Renamed project: hypetraq.comAs you may remember our old domain was hypetra.in which we decided to drop and got a brand new one; hypetraq.com! You can still access the site through our old domain but it’s a good idea to update your bookmarks.Recap: what is hypetraq?So for new comers we wanted to recap our project;hypetraq.com...

0.0.10 released

We havea just pushed 0.0.10 release today with a bunch of bugfixes & improvements.Fixed a bug major bug with steam data collector where most of the games were never queried.Further improved our steam data collector, it’s now faster and thankfully we’ll be able to collect per-hour samples for every game in steam database!Added cool stats to our front page. Everybody loves stats and yes we a total of 19k games in our database!