On Making Web Things

Deck.js Post-mortem Quick Hits

20 October 2011

Two months ago marked the launch of deck.js, a jQuery frame­work for cre­at­ing HTML pre­sen­ta­tions. The next few days fol­lowed the same path as my last open source ven­ture: A Forrst post. Spir­ited dis­cus­sion on Hacker News. A lot of eyes. At the time of this writ­ing deck.js is the 37th most watched JavaScript project on GitHub.

The project has been and will con­tinue to be an absolute blast. Things are still young and chang­ing all the time, but here are a few of my thoughts so far: