Those lists are interesting, so thanks for compiling them.
JNC could try to categorise novels into genres, although some though choices would need to be made. For example, lndb lists FMP under the following genres: Action, Comedy, Mecha, Romance, School Life, Science Fiction. Which of these would you categorise it under, or would it be listed under all of those genres?
What might be better is for the site to have quick links to the top 10-20 tags which correlate to popular genres and areas of interest and ensure each series is listed under at least one popular tag. Or people could have checkboxes next to each popular tag and it'd list all novels that have one or more chosen tag. Either way the principle is to make it easier for people to find what they are interested in without assuming that a novel is only in one genre.
@aruseus493 actually Release the witch is bookmarked in my qidan library haven't started it thou. Wuxia World has several titles in volumes/chapters but no physical releases thou they do sell some ebooks on amazon
@lixaxy ah yeah, the site does not provide notifications, but it provides RSS update for each series (or any combination of series). Grab an RSS reader for your phone, configure it to auto refresh regularly and notify you when there is a new item, that's the closest you can get.
Btw, the RSS link is at the end of the page.
I agree that as questions go it is quite frequently asked. Seems like if JNC wish to continue with this practice they should ensure that potential customers know they'll have to wait a day or so for premium.
@smashman42 said in A way to keep track of currently reading series:
@the-one-demon the manga is in their app for me, but I'm an Android user signed up for betas so it might be different for others.
@legitpancake said in A way to keep track of currently reading series:
@the-one-demon if you use iOS, then I recommend signing up for the beta app. You can find info about that here: https://forums.j-novel.club/topic/2364/a-way-to-keep-track-of-currently-reading-series
Thank you guys! I'm on Android and signed up to the beta and there's a button to go to Manga. Pretty sure it wasn't there before lol.
EDIT - Unfortunately no kind of tracking for Manga... Might try Google Keep. If only trackr.moe was compatible with the site.
I honestly don’t see that happening any time soon.
The quickest way to find out if a book has a pre-order out is to check amazon, check for the kindle department and sort by publication date, here is a link:
That way you can see the newest books to get ore-orders at the top.
@_08 well, ideally I want that with each update event I can compare it with a "watching list" and decide right away whether it matches or not; instead of comparing it to every title available to decide the exact title, and only then check if the title is in our "watching list". The complexity isn't affected much though (number of watching titles x number of event VS number of titles available x number of event).
@tgquan67 said in Don't log me out of the app:
if the android app uses some kind of webview, it's understandable that users will be kicked out.
It's not about webview. Framework just gives out tokens that expire in two weeks (though you can request it to last up to one year) regardless of what app or web interface you use.
Idk if OP refers to that but shiny mentions a separate issue and that certainly used to be the case at least in older versions of the app.
@_08 said in Feature Request: Add a button inside the web to highlight/submit feedback about typos and spelling errors.:
That's a good point because there's a possibility that a big text file is all staff need, making full-fledged bug tracker too excessive. Most of work would be probably needed on the client side anyway, unless you want to discourage readers from submitting errors even more.
No, the goal is to make it as painless as possible for users to submit errors. Sometimes the backend needs to be complex in order for the interface to be simple. There are unique challenges here. I'm not aware of another publishing company collaborating with their customers to help proofread their content. At the same time, I also think it's pretty cool. As J-Novel grows, the problems with the current system will get worse.
An ideal system would eliminate 'noise' while being almost entirely transparent to the J-novel team and customers. it also shouldn't be complicated to integrate seamlessly with the rest of the application.
@yumenokage Both would be useful.
I was going to request a feature where I could * a series or volume.
I want to spend some credits right now on a new series but not sure which. In weeks past, I had been interested in a few different titles but I don't remember which those were at the moment. If I had been able to star or watch a series or volume, I could just go to that list right now and pick something.
Voting for which series we would like to see licensed could/should be a separate feature. "Notify me when this series becomes available" or something similar.
It could even integrate with an external site? Not sure what the go to place for LN and Manga is, but if a relationship could be built with that site to integrate with a J-novel account that would be even better.
As can be seen by my posts today, I see a LOT of growth potential for JNC.
This would be a nice reference to have even if making it publicly available could reduce the value of some premium editions.
However, it might be even better to find some existing English-language wiki that could be expanded to include the LN material, and link to that instead of reinventing the wheel. (I have no idea whether such a wiki exists.)
Who knows, other publishers might even be willing to participate in creating one big wiki instead of many little ones.
@djunis21 JNC has licensed from the publisher before, there is even a suggestion topic on the forums where you could show your support.
That being said whether they actually license it or not is up to the person in charge of JNC, plus another publisher such as Seven Seas or Yen Press could pick it up first.
Yeah, I honestly lock my phones overall rotation to combat this. I gesture while talking and seem to exude an earnest talkative person whenever I'm reading, so people think it's wonderful to start conversations with me while I sit and try to read whatever book I've gotten.