Monday, 30 March 2009

Yay! Three Lazy Geeks shortlisted for dev8D prize

We're in the top five, whoop!

The reviewers said, "Really comprehensive treatment of the problem and associated issues. Worth pursuing I think... As a solution this is a good idea and was produced by genuine collaboration at the Dev8D event."

So a short but happy developer post from me. The whole experience was lots of fun, and it would never have worked without Ian Ibbotson and Pete Sefton. I think the thing that I like most about it is that it not only re-uses existing tools, it fits with how people already work. It's not "this application will change your life, but first you have to change your life". I know that the (mostly junior) academics I've mentioned it to have loved the idea, so it might have real users if it was developed, which would be lovely.

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