When writing contributes for the Steemmakers - Maker and DIY community, the most value comes from the voting trail rather than the direct votes from the @steemmaker account. This utopian.io contribution wants to make those valuable supporters visible on the SteemMakers webpage and adds a voting trail list. As most of the trailers are using @steemauto, the idea was born to integrate both websites automatically.
Repositorys and Commits
Pull Request to Steemmakers
New Steemauto API
In the first step, I did add a JSON API to @steemauto that allows being called from an external website to get the data from the database.
This part is written in PHP and also not just provides an API to the voting trail of an account but also to your fanbase.
Example Voting Trail from SteemMakers:
Example FanBase from me:
Thanks to @dmxmaster, he is my first fan!
Feel free to join him at steemauto.com if you want to support me.
Further details about the API can be found in the post from @Mahdiryari. https://steemit.com/steemauto/@mahdiyari/steemauto-api-for-developers
New SteemMakers TrailList Vue.js Component
I need to mention 2 posts where I did learn a lot from, and that did help me write this code:
Todo List for VotingTrail Component
It's not yet finished. As i hope that more steemians join the in the voting trail, we soon need some support for pagination in this list. It is also planned to add this component onto the front page to show the top x voters to a broader audience. For this purpose, the vue.js component would need some parameters to be configured for different places.
We also have some essential vote trailers that don't use SteemAuto to follow the @SteemMakers votes. With @utopian-io being the biggest one of them. The next step will be to add the possibility for adding Trailers manually. As there is no automation possible, I consider a JSON file to add additional accounts to the list.
Join the SteemMaker Trail
Now it is up to you! Join the voting trail of steemmakers. You will not just vote for a maker and DIY content you also get some visibility back.