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joeldev
    @manton @pbur fascinating. I think those changes are pretty telling.
    joeldev
      @pbur yeah, figured. They launched their app analytics platform somewhat recently didn't they? TestPilot or something like that? Maybe their lost all their native developers or something.
      joeldev
        @pbur Hockey on the other hand is absolutely killing it
        joeldev
          @bryanjclark ah I see. Have you looked at Path's image cache thing? I usually just write my own, it's always the best way to get what you actually need...
          joeldev
            @bryanjclark looks like you're blurring with Core Image, right? have you tried other methods for better looking results?
            joeldev
              Latest Blixt build is seriously awesome.
              joeldev
                Muni is awful tonight. I was so close to just taking uber...
                joeldev
                  @stevestreza playing with a few shiny things. Haven’t tried riposte out in forever. It has also become quite a bit shinier.
                  joeldev
                    @chriskrycho oh, must be thinking of 10.9 @isaiah
                    joeldev
                      @chriskrycho comes pre-installed on a Mac, so that part is easy until you get to windows (as usual) @isaiah
                      joeldev
                        @chriskrycho no scripts. Honestly I think the only model that actually makes sense to people is the wordpress/blogger approach where it’s hosted for them. People don’t get how servers work, they just want to sign in and post things @isaiah
                        joeldev
                          @isaiah the other thing I would say is that open source very rarely cares about end users. Every once in a while it tries to produce something useful to regular people, but otherwise fails completely
                          joeldev
                            @isaiah and not to say that that’s the right thing for the tool, just seems to be the path they took. It’s kind of a shame.
                            joeldev
                              @isaiah the website is stuffed full of lingo and technologies that a non-dev wouldn’t understand. It’s not just the installation method.
                              joeldev
                                @isaiah Jekyll disqualifies itself by requiring all sorts of other knowledge. If they wanted regular people to be able to use it, they would change the distribution method. As is though, I wouldn’t consider it an end user tool, nor one really trying to be
                                joeldev
                                  @isaiah your parents would never need to install a tool distributed over a package management system. It’s all about different audiences. Package management is meant for devs, not end users. And for devs, it’s great and super easy.
                                  joeldev
                                    @isaiah you mean if it *doesn’t* begin with gem install? Gem is much easier than most alternatives...