PhET Progress Report

Sam Reid

June 18, 2008


An online version of this report is available here.

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


   Refactor/cleanup/minor fixes


States of Matter
       Met with John to discuss/collaborate


   Discussed why Japanese version is launching when English is expected
       Rewrote forces-1d to use new common property loader

   Discussed Flash translation & deploy with Chris

Rotation 1.05.02
   Bugfix for charts
    Quick fixes for Trish; units labels were wrong for secondary character (beetle)

Translation-Deploy:   Marj has started deploying translations

Look and Feel
   Brief discussion of sim look and feel, postponed for a few weeks.

Maze Game
   Quick fixes for Trish, posted on dev as 1.03.01


Deployed Fitness 0.00.43 – 0.00.45

Meetings with Noah P & Kathy
Clean up to-do documentation
Renamed to Eating & Exercise
Tooltips appear and disappear at the right times
Changed graph range to 1 year instead of 5 years
Slider text box values can go outside the slider range
Here is a sticky link for to-do docs
Bugfixes for sliders, drag & drop, icon labels, rescaling
Need 1 or 2 more meetings to discuss outstanding issues in to-do list.


Upcoming Work

Fitness Simulation

Improvements for CCK

Discuss translation of Flash sims, with Mike & Chris & Dano

Lasers lifetime sliders and ease of lasing (see email from Sam M)