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Nå har Wimp blitt lagt ut i en mer offentlig betaversion. Dette var nok noe mange har ventet på, inkludert meg selv. Men (det er alltid et men), det er ikke dermed sagt at alle får invitasjoner (som du fortsatt må ha). Likevel var jeg på rett sted (rettere sagt nettsted – twitter) til rett tid når NRKBeta ga ut 30 invitasjoner for Wimp. Disse 30 invitasjonen ble regelrett slukt av folket. Om jeg ikke tar altfor feil gikk det rundt 15 minutter før alle invitasjonene var sendt ut. Åpenbart er dette en tjeneste som er svært etterlengtet. Tar utviklerne, Aspiro, fordel av dette tror jeg det kan bli en suksess.

Foreløbig har jeg bare brukt Wimp i omlag 3 timer, så en skikkelig anmeldelse vil være litt i tidligste laget. Men det kommer, tro meg! Apropo omtaler og anmeldelse, dette (anmeldelse altså) var det eneste NRKBeta krevde i gjengjeld av de 30 heldige. Noe som er helt fair.

Da skal jeg få prøvekjørt Wimp en god stund til før jeg skriver en mer inngående anmeldelse av tjenesten. I mellomtiden, her er noen screen-shoots av Wimp:

Wimp

Wimp

Begge bildene er av meg, flickr-bruker andersha, og lisensiert under en Creative Commons Navngivelse-Ikkekommersiell-Ingen Bearbeidelse 2.0 Generisk-lisens.

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What is: Beta

Posted on: June 21, 2009

This is the #1 post of “What is”. In “What is” I’ll be discussing, explaining and presenting different words and situations, mostly tech-related.

I’ll start of with the beautiful word beta.

Beta is actually  the second letter of the Greek alphabet. It looks like this β. Related to technology, beta or a beta version is the second (occasionally  third) release of a software.

Illustration from wikipedia.

Beta versions is generally speaking the first version to be unveiled for the public. The main reason of releasing a beta version of a software is to let testers (also known as beta testers) try out the software before it’s given / sold to the public. In that way, the developers spend less time themselves testing out a product, and can at the same time develop a software with fewer bugs.

That was it for this first “episode” of What is.

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