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Voo2do has been growing fast lately, and more people are writing to me with suggestions and requests. One request is getting more and more common: could you make it faster? In my personal use of voo2do, I haven’t found it too annoyingly slow, except when saving changes to a large list of tasks. But of [...]
Loyal users of Voo2do, You may have noticed that the pace of development on Voo2do has slowed somewhat. I am working on some major new features — group support, reminders, a variety of UI improvements — but I have also just started a new job. Please bear with me while I finish a few of [...]
Web 2.0 directory eHub has posted an interview with me about Voo2do. If you’re curious about what prompted me to start Voo2do and where it’s going, check it out. eHub: What is your design philosophy? voo2do: Everything should be as simple, automatic, fast, and pleasant as possible. The problem with to-do lists and productivity methodologies [...]
New competitor! Remember the Milk is yet another to-do list manager with lots of Ajax interface tricks. I have to say though, I’ve found the navigation flow to be somewhat confusing. To do anything, you have to select a task, then click somewhere on the top or right side of the window to continue. I [...]
Here’s the current table of todo tasks for voo2do itself. The number in [square braces] indicates how many people have emailed me asking for this feature. Feel free to take a look and let me know if you’d like a certain feature pushed to a higher priority. Speaking of priorities: 1 = working on this [...]
Voo2do has grown rapidly in its month and a half of public existence. Here’s a chart of our confirmed user count to date (click thumbnail to expand): Is there a pattern here? I don’t see one. When a well-read blog mentions voo2do, hundreds of people register. On slow days, 20-30 people register. I check the [...]
Yesterday, voo2do passed the 3000-user mark. Thanks to everyone who has tried voo2do, and especially those who’ve shared suggestions, discovered bugs, and offerred compliments and donations!
As documented, voo2do now has a handful of useful new features, including adding tasks by email, time zone support, autocompletion of project names, printable task lists, and backup/restore of your tasks. Voo2do now has over 2600 users! Thanks, everyone! As usual, you may need to hit your browser’s reload button to load the new changes. [...]
Voo2do’s web server experienced downtime from about 4am to 10am EST this morning. This was due to some unexpected consequences of a bugfix I made yesterday; it worked fine when changing code on the live server, but failed when starting the server from scratch. So when the web server process was automatically restarted at 4am, [...]