Tripwire Notes


5 Responses

  1. Jeremy Weiskotten Jeremy Weiskotten

    More detail on the new notes feature in Tripwire.

    - The "add a note" textarea grows vertically as needed.

    - The textarea is smaller and the Save button is hidden until the textarea gets focus, keeping the initial page uncluttered.

    - Users' gravatars are used to add personality to the conversation.

    - Note content has simple formatting applied (like paragraphs) and URLs become links.

    - It's extremely simple for now. We'll see how people use it and improve based on feedback.

    over 3 years ago

  2. Adam Darowski Adam Darowski

    Like the idea of things staying compact until they are focused/use up their space. Looking very slick!

    over 3 years ago

  3. Jeremy Weiskotten Jeremy Weiskotten

    Thanks, Adam. To be fair, the behavior is based on Facebook comments. It works well!

    over 3 years ago

  4. Rich Thornett Rich Thornett

    Annotations are always great (imagine if there were a patient site that allowed you to ... nevermind) but I wonder if it would be better to hold off on these until there was a strong organizing principle for the comments.

    I suggested centering the errors around the form itself (v. models or particular requests) which I think would serve as a good basis for comments such as these. Otherwise, I worry that they just get lost in the onslaught of data.

    Just my $.02. You guys are kicking ass, keep up the great work.

    over 3 years ago

  5. Jeremy Weiskotten Jeremy Weiskotten

    You could be right. We don't really have the concept of a form -- the closest thing is the URL, but that could be posted to from different forms. Some simple aggregation of comments based on common model or action might do the trick.

    over 3 years ago

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