PhET Progress Report

Sam Reid

Jan 17, 2008


An online version of this report is available here.

Here’s a pie chart representation of the time distribution.


Hiring Process

·         Received about 25 applications.

·         Narrowed down to best 5-or-so, with rough ordering

·         Interviews next

·         Notify applicants?



·         Rewrote Translation-Deploy utility

·         Used to post Dutch CCK and Serbian Wave Interference

·         Difficult to test: we’ll proceed with caution and manual tests for first several usages.



·         Build Process

1.      Should we switch from shared-jar to one-jar-per-flavor paradigm?

·         Flash Player Issue (see Unfuddle Ticket)

·         Rotation: increased graph font sizes


Upcoming Work

·         John’s resignation

o    Transfer of knowledge

o    Hiring process

·         Rotation/Torque

·         CCK

o    Organize requests into unfuddle

o    Bugfixes

·         Continue developing Moving Man, Force1D, Ramp with new common libraries, (with Chris)

o    Moving man basically complete, start on Ramps next, and use that as the basis for Force1D

o    Add “draw-in-graph to create” function for moving-man.

·         Generate better reports from Unfuddle/identify ticket times in Unfuddle

·         Convert translation utility to use latest version of all-sims.jar (discuss with Chris)


See also Unfuddle for detailed remaining work.