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Over a million downloads for user ‘SpiderX22’!

Filed under: Software Updates — by at 7:14 pm on Sunday, October 25, 2009

We’ve just reached a cool milestone.  One our most prolific file submitters, SpiderX22, has now had his files downloaded over a million times! He’s submitted more than 1200 files to the site over the years, and the total downloads for those files has just passed 1,000,000.  Great work, Spider!

I also want to recognize two other big submitters — McMaster_de and sladys.  They’ve both submitted more files than Spider has, though neither has reach a million downloads yet.  McMaster is well over 900,000 and will probably reach a million pretty soon.

You can see the full list of our Top 50 Submitters on this page.

It’s worth mentioning that sladys has also been an animal with our StreetView area, adding more than 3300 locations to that database!  He’s the main reason that section of the site has grown as large as it has.  There are a lot of neat things to find in there, so be sure to check it out.

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Comment by Farid

November 14, 2015 @ 10:37 am

I read Code Simplicity cover to cover yesterday! (Do ekoobs have covers ?). And enjoyed it! I’d say about 50% I agree with and the remaining 50% I strongly agree with! I guess I could nit-pick a couple of points, (and look forward to doing so at some future date!), but on the whole, I agree mostly with your initial statement that, whatever else it may be, it’s a start! And a very *workable* start!I wouldn’t mind seeing a blog/class/lunch series, with one rule or law per class period (or blog entry) put up for discussion! That would be an interesting conversation!I have two irrelevant-to-the-point-of-coding comments to add:One totally new thing I got from the book was the physical organization. Each Law, Rule, Fact, Definition, is identified as it occurs and then when I got to the end, I was treated to an Appendix listing every one of them! That created a fantastic review of the whole book! I liked that a lot, it was like scanning over, almost mentally re-reading, the entire book in the last 5 minutes! Awesome!Another irrelevant but maybe interesting point was the WAY I read it: via iPad iBooks app. I read an AWFUL lot, but almost always via a web browser. I notice I pretty constantly scroll as I read; on the iPad my thumb keeps the text rising like an auto-prompter so that my eyes always stay at about the same height; and on the Mac, I read with two fingers resting on the trackpad doing the same thing. But iBooks keeps the text stationary and my eyes went from top to bottom. I can’t say whether that was superior or not, I just struck me as different, and a reminder that we’ve come a long way since, what are they called, those paper things, oh yea, BOOKS!One humorous stupidity: I went to the iBook table of contents once and it only goes to Chapter 2 on the screen. I spend a good five minutes trying to get the remaining chapters to display. The page wouldn’t turn! I almost gave up and decided it was a bug, when I realized, the toc SCROLLS!!!!!! Anyway, you have done a very nice job, thank you very much! I enjoyed it, and I’m sure my programming will gain from it in the future!Steve – We are having fun now!

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