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[nycphp-talk] Inspiration for projects.

David Krings ramons at gmx.net
Wed Jan 20 17:32:57 EST 2010


On 1/20/2010 3:08 PM, Anthony Wlodarski wrote:
> I have a large amount of free time on my hand and was sitting around the
> house trying to come up with an idea for a piece of software that people
> would actually use.  Unfortunately the blank canvas that is my mind is
> still blank.  I guess it would be called "coders block" akin to writers
> block.  How do you counter measure this?  I have been trying to think of
> a unique cool idea for about four hours now and have not come up with
> anything.

Hmmm, a nice and easy to use PHP based GIS client would be nice. Should pull 
from public map sources and allow for layers to be drawn in a simple editor.
Or a workflow management app for documentation teams. That is not the same as 
a CMS, but surely borrows ideas from it. It is more a mix between bug tracker 
and CMS without focus on publishing anything through that system.
The only other thing that comes to mind is programming games. People love games.

David



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