This is a small big thing that is ridiculously easy to implement and yet so underused.
I’m currently slowing down the feature development on the MixifyRequests-site and concentrating on little finishing touches like this in preparation of an official 1.0 launch. I already did one release concentrating on reducing technical debt (by improving the codebase in general, adding more tests, etc.) and now I’m kind of doing the same with UI and copy.
This is usually the part of software projects that gets neglected the most due to tight deadlines and budgets, so it’s fun to be able to do it with no hurry.
(This post was originally posted to my other blog called Spinning Code.)
Some of this Web 2.0 nonsense is slowly starting to get to me. One of the most irritating things about this phenomenon is the way that people equal
The saddest thing about this is that I’m fairly certain that this is something that is not going to go away. Ever. It’s like the
I’m planning to extend this a little bit in near future to use it with a general Django templatetag, much like
contrib.comments. That way you could add ratings to any Django object as easy as adding one templatetag to your template. At the moment this is only on planning stage, so I wouldn’t hold my breath for it just yet 🙂