Things to check out

May 27, 2008 ⋅ 2 Comments »

A roundup of the latest links from

I was wondering when this was going to happen. Google announces that they are now providing hosting and distributing of popular JavaScript libraries. No longer do you have to include the kitchen sink in your application. Well, as long as you are willing to put your eggs in Google’s basket.

An interesting idea for bug tracking. Your bug database starts as a simple to-do list, and then you add fields as you need them. Only one working on a project? Don’t need the “owner” field. Just starting to write the code? Don’t need the “release” field.

Really cool concept for a desktop interface based on zooming and spatial organization.

Michael Feathers explains how method length seems to have a power law distribution.

via UsabilityBlog

How will your web app change when (and not if) your users can easily share their location data?


  1. owen - June 3, 2008:

    google slowed up today I almost lost my mind - bad basket!

  2. Patrick - June 3, 2008:

    owen: Hmmmm, yeah...that's why I'm a little wary. But, which do you think is more likely: your host going down, getting slow, etc., or Google?