beta August 6, 2008

Bad News, Good News

I’ve got some bad news and some good news. I like to start with the bad news, and you don’t get a choice, so here goes: There will be no podcasts for the next two weeks. Joel is on an extended vacation. Our apologies, but the logistics of recording remotely are too daunting. Plus, we…
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Co-Founder (Former)

I’ve got some bad news and some good news.

I like to start with the bad news, and you don’t get a choice, so here goes:

There will be no podcasts for the next two weeks.

Joel is on an extended vacation. Our apologies, but the logistics of recording remotely are too daunting.

beary-sorry

Plus, we want Joel to enjoy his vacation, right? Me, I don’t get a vacation. I have to work frantically with Jarrod, Geoff, and Jeremy on this Stack Overflow thing. Not that I’m bitter or anything. I’ll just set my desktop background to something tropical. It’s almost the same thing as a vacation. Almost.

But, I also bring you the promised good news!

You can sign up for the Stack Overflow beta.

Hooray! Huzzah! Because who doesn’t love using buggy, incomplete websites filled with irate users?

Click here to sign up for the Beta

I asked around on Twitter and got a recommendation for a Google Spreadsheet Form. I looked at Wufoo and SurveyMonkey but their limits are too low. I must say I’m impressed with the Google docs spreadsheet form solution; it’s working amazingly well. And it’s so simple. Every time someone visits the form and signs up, a new row is created in the spreadsheet. Easy!

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