PhET Progress Report

Sam Reid

June 4, 2008

 

An online version of this report is available here.

Hereís a pie chart representation of the time distribution.

 

         Flash Launcher

o   For usage in the Translation Utility

o   Allows launching of translated flash sims offline

o   All Flash sims will need to be standardized to fit into this framework

         Discharge Lamps

o   Fixed bugs in layout for energy level diagram

o   Address window size issue for this sim and other non-resizable sims

o   Redeploy Discharge Lamps to tigercat

         Met with John to discuss sim architecture, profiling, graphics, transforms

 

Upcoming Work

         Translation Deploy task can be reassigned

         Fitness Simulation

1.      Prioritize recommended to-doís

2.      Decide when we should post 1.0 on the main site

3.      Shall we handle translations of food/exercise repository?

         Improvements for CCK

1.      Iíll start with high Priority first (as specified in Unfuddle)

         Platform-issues

         Lowered Priority

1.      Other teams have provided bugfixes for Piccolo, we should try to benefit from these/share work

2.      Bug regarding Save/Load in CCK

3.      Improve support for sim testing

4.      Build-Process (handle failure for out-of-sync case), with Chris

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

6.      Improve versioning for Batch Deploy, with Chris

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

 

Iíll be taking a couple of days of vacation in the upcoming week.