POSTS FOR 2004

37 Signal's Basecamp™ Is Cool!

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I’ve just started using the brand-new Basecamp™ project management system (created by 37 Signals to begin handling a few web design projects that I have going right now.

So far, I’m impressed.

It really says a lot, actually. It takes a lot to impress me. Sure there are plenty of things out there that are cool, but they’re not necessarily impressive. Basecamp is impressive.

One of the niftiest features, is that it generates both an RSS feed (which is great for an RSS-junkie like me), and an iCal file (compatible with Apple’s iCal as well as Mozilla Calendar). This makes it easy to keep up with my client’s comments as well as my upcoming milestones (deadlines).

I’d suggest it to just about anyone who has a need for (or could benefit from) a project management system. There’s even a free trial. Have a look.

Ryan Parman

Ryan Parman is an experienced software engineer, open source evangelist, and passionate user advocate currently living in Seattle. He is the creator of and , and worked on DevOps and Security at . He is now bringing learning into the digital age as an Engineering Lead and Site Reliability Engineer at . Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than .