We Hold On

Sunday, July 1, 2007

It's common behavior in the technology arena to hold on and wait for the next big thing. Sometimes we wait for bug fixes. Sometimes we wait for new features. It's not just software – I've waited for phones and TVs because I know the next generation will be so much better.

Have you ever picked up a piece of hardware or software and said, "this is perfect - I can't imagine anyone ever making this better?"

If so - how long did that feeling last?


Comments
Peter Tilbrook Sunday, July 1, 2007
Absolutely! It was called "Cold Fusion" waaayy back in 1995. Now under Adobe steerage (and called "ColdFusion") version 8 is awesome (so far).
whiskers Monday, July 2, 2007
Turbo C. v2.01

Which raises another question: why do we let sales people near anything that's good?
scott Monday, July 2, 2007
I've never tried ColdFusion, but I loved those Turbo compilers. I remember using Turbo Pascal and Turbo C. The software fit on a single floppy!
Roger Lipscombe Monday, July 2, 2007
My empeg (http://www.empeg.com/). There's still nothing in the same league, even after 8 years.
Eber Irigoyen Wednesday, July 25, 2007
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