Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Best and worst of 2007

Best and Worst of 2007, from a developer's perspective:

Best of the Best:
Reddit, Factor, Haskell

Best Website:

Best Movie:
3:10 to Yuma

Best Food:
Mexican Food (love the tacos!)

Best new project, you probably haven't heard about:

Another best language, that is gaining a lot of traction:
Haskell (honorable mention for Scala)

Best Project:

Best Printer:
Brother HL2040, works with linux (at least so far)

Best Politician:
Ron Paul

Worst Product:
Firefox2-3 on Linux. (Actually, flash plugins have a lot to do with the trouble on linux, but still).
(Honorable mention for HP printers)

Worst developer discussion forum:
Joel on Software, http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/?joel
when you get a bunch of VB developers together, this is what happens.

Worst websites:
Twitter.com, Facebook.com, MySpace.com

Worst political websites:
Slate.com, Huffingtonpost, DailyKos,

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