PhET Progress Report

Sam Reid

Feb 26, 2009


An online version of this report is available here.

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



·         Deployed a batch of sims for simulation testing

·         Discussions and meetings regarding test plan

·         Clean up console output for new IOM features

·         Bugfixes for XML parser on Java client

·         Identify whitespace problem for flash jars, resolved by Jonathan, may have same problem for Java jars, see #1308

·         Collaborate with Dano to obtain <project>_all.jar instead of <sim>_<lang>.jar for installer updates

·         Look at gdata api for autodownload of spreadsheet data, not working yet

·         Look into "older version of java required" bug

·         Test JNLP + signatures

·         Collaborate with John to add signatures to PBG, still has some problems for Flash sims (probably shouldn't be signed).

·         Fixed Locale (+ country code) issues in build process and phetcommon

·         Added offline jar generation on tigercat using build-tools implementation



·         Several fixes, see change log and latest version here


Upcoming Work

·         Issues for IOM implementation, testing, deploying

·         Motion series suite, including Ladybug 2D

·         Make spot JAR generation optional

·         For details, See ticket report "Sam R: Report" here