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2010-04-26

Why CodePlex sucks ?!

Let's be frank !!!
Microsoft tries to lure developers always ... , but they STILL do not know exactly what to do to open source

There might be some internal forces trying to create some change , but ... the push is weak ... Why ?

Well here is my experience .


I have IMHO greate ideas. As a MS developer I want to submit them to CodePlex and ...

First you start with the somewhat clumsy interface ... Ok I can bear that ...
Than the navigation is somewhat peacky ... go forth go back ... did you remember to check that

Than you succeed to create the project ... but hey ... now you have to download either the Tourtoise or whatever it's name is client which WILL break your Explorer and force you to reinstall the whole Windows with the whole environment you have spent some 3 days to set up or start using some command line tools with some mystical error messages and freacky logic ....

I gave up. This is why all the my crappy code will be published using Google's Blogger. I don't care that noone will download / read them ... I am just happy that I CAN publish them without much of a hassle.

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