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Our First Area 51 Site Goes Public

Our very first Area 51 site proposal to make it all the way through … Initial Proposal (May 25th) Definition phase (May 25th) Commitment phase (June 14th) Private beta phase (June 30th) Public beta phase (July 7th) … has just arrived — as a real live non-beta public site! webapps.stackexchange.com — Q&A; for power users…
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Co-Founder (Former)

Our very first Area 51 site proposal to make it all the way through …

  • Initial Proposal (May 25th)

  • Definition phase (May 25th)

  • Commitment phase (June 14th)

  • Private beta phase (June 30th)

  • Public beta phase (July 7th)

… has just arrived — as a real live non-beta public site!

Q&A for power users of web applications

webapps.stackexchange.com — Q&A; for power users of web applications

(briefly known as nothingtoinstall.com)

Thanks to our pro-tem moderators who helped expertly guide the site through the full public beta period:

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This is our first site to make it all the way through the Area 51 process that makes up Stack Exchange 2.0 from beginning to end, so we’re still working out some of the small details.

We’re incredibly proud of what the community has accomplished in the quality of the web applications Q&A; on http://webapps.stackexchange.com! We encourage you to check it out, participate, share great questions with others — and generally let us know what you think!

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