Flipnote Hatena server for DSi by pbsds

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Jan 27, 2014
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    This is a replacement for official Flipnote Hatena which was taken down last year.
    Connecting to this new server is as easy as pointing the DSi proxy to the new server!

    There's still very little functionality to the server. But so far, you can:
    • Upload, view and download flipnotes
    • browse flipnotes sorted by views, by stars and just see the newest ones.
    • Add stars and read basic author info
    Channels and comments are still being worked on, but they're within grasp!

    A picture of the server in action

    Update: I've stopped development on this project, and the server shall remain as a proof-of-concept. Because of abuse, I've disabled its functionality and deleted the contents uploaded.


    How to use: guide

    You can also set up one on your own from the git. If you do, please add it here for convenience: server list

    Github page:
    https://github.com/pbsds/hatena-server

    For this to work i made Hatenatools, which you can use to easily extract frames and info from Flipnotes, and read/edit other flipnote formats:
    http://pbsds.net/projects/hatenatools
     
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    Update 28/-2014: Made downloading Flipnotes possible and made the DSi connectivity test not spit out errors.
     
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    I get the error code 340404 when I try to connect through flipnote studio (EUR/GER)
     
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    Fixed it, it was in the language settings. ;)
     
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    Great! It works now!
    Can I upload copys of famoust flipnotes from the old hatena or is it against your wish?
     
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    Do what you want ;)
     
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    Posted :)
     
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    Now I get the error code 340403 (still EUR/GER DSi).

    /edit works again :)
     
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    wow. I am impressed. How did you reverse-engineer the protocol after the flipnote studio went down? and thank you for open sourcing it, it makes for a very interesting read to see how these things work.
    Verified and working on my DSi, so good job!
     
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    Wow this is awesome! Too bad my DSi XL was stolen haha. :)
     
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    There seems to be an issue with some DSi's who've been connected for a longer time getting blocked. I'll look into fixing it.

    Thank you. This is the work of several poeple, i've listed them on the Github wiki. ;) But wouldn't been possible without the work by JSAfive, who ripped some files of the old hatena before it went down.
     
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    Maybe you should move this to a VPS.
     
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    I'm currently looking into some solutions. But the current server is sufficient for the current demand
     
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    The server is currently down. I'm moving it over to AWS
    EDIT: Took some work for it to cooperate with linux, but it's up now!
     
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    Great! I started to advertise this a bit ;)
     
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    Where are my reuploaded flipnotes? :O
     
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    It's a temporary thing, it'll be back soon.
     
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    Okay, thanks :)
     
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    How much traffic are you getting? I'm getting wayyy too much traffic at the moment :)
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    Wow, amazing how you've accomplished this! It works well with my American-region DSi, however, i'm getting an error connecting to the Hatena server with my Japanese-region DSi, is there any reasoning behind this?
     

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