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  • But, to be honest they're actually a bit rushed.

    I love the idea that some people think that I'd written twenty five tutorials in advance. No chance! They're written the night before, with a few spare that I can use on nights where I'm busy having a life.

    I guess each tutorial takes about three hours or so to write. It does help that I have some excellent modules to work with - the very nature of the calendar means I don't have to deal with things I don't want to.

    • by darobin (1316) on 2002.12.15 12:50 (#15431) Homepage Journal

      The odd typo may give away the fact that they've been rushed a bit but to be honest the quality is so good that I wouldn't have guessed they were written the night before. Many kudos on these!

      Two feature requests: 1) email reminders because I hate forgetting it one day and reading two the day after. Opening yesterday's box make it feel a little less "special" (ok, I use my agenda software instead, but I prefer mail ;); and 2) comments. There have been a number of times when I have wanted to say "hey, and you can also use that to [insert some code]".

      Again thanks!


      -- Robin Berjon []

      • Both of these features were slated for this year's realase. And both of them are 80% written too.

        Then I ran out of time. But hey, that's life. Now I'm too busy doing JIT advent calendar writing, and I'm really worried about mucking with a live site.

        However a) I will have these next year b) If plans pan out you won't have to wait that long for something similar to return.