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Pimpin' [Software Projects] Ain't Easy

by Working at Slash7 on Sep 27, 2009

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Even if you don't agree with evil marketing, you want people to use your stuff. Right? Right. That's why you shared it with the world in the first place. Whether it's open source or commercial, you ...

Even if you don't agree with evil marketing, you want people to use your stuff. Right? Right. That's why you shared it with the world in the first place. Whether it's open source or commercial, you should do right by your project by pimping it effectively.

Compares the marketing copy of Prototype.js vs JQuery as a case study. (Prototype is losing marketshare to JQuery and really needs an overhaul.)

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  • chrisburbridge Chris Burbridge, WordPress Helper, Guru, Technologist at The Avatar® Course This is fabulous. Looks like Prototype didn't listen? (I built my first jQuery plugin this weekend, BTW!) 1 year ago
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  • nilsdavis Nils Davis, Product Management Consulting at NPD & Associates Awesome deck! It rulez and you rulez too. 4 years ago
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  • tashmahal tashmahal This presentation has been certified as 'Fricken Awesome'. I for one, now feel empowered to be an software-pimpin', ass-kickin' ninja. You rule Amy. 4 years ago
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  • guestb4bf49fe Kathy Sierra This is going on my wall: 'OMFGZ I WANT EASED DEVELOPMENT'.
    Amy... this is one of the most inspired 'decks' I've ever seen. I so so so wish I could have seen/heard you deliver this!

    p.s. thanks for sticking my quote in there. This presentation is *exactly* what I wish I had been clever and talented enough to create. You rule. :)
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