PhET Progress Report

Sam Reid

April 3, 2008


I was out of the office March 27-30 (Thursday through Sunday).  Last week’s report is available here.


An online version of this report is available here.

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



·         Investigated lifetime slider issues

·         Waiting for feedback/continued discussion regarding ease of lasing, or interview results



·         Commented on outstanding tickets mentioned by Archie


Phetcommon/Piccolo Discussion

·         Module initialization

·         About Dialogs

·         Piccolo node issues


Bio Sims

·         Immunology sim?  Very basic…

·         Health choices sim?



·         Deployed



·         Email notifier needs to be restarted sometimes (once every 10 days or so).


Special Relativity

·         Posted additional notes for discussion


Upcoming Work

·         Please see all my high priority issues in Unfuddle, mainly lasers and cck

·         Continue investigation for special-relativity

·         Literature search and initial design of health choices sim?

·         Sorting out and prioritizing (non-cck) unfuddle issues

·         Post new Lasers and Neon Lights & Other Discharge Lamps after Archie interviews (may also receive minor update requests)

·         Platform Issues