The Simplest ‘x’ That Could Possibly Work

Here is a great example of giving users a really simple solution without a lot of technical overhead. Dave Thomas of the Pragmatic Programmers describes how they had set out to build a robust wish list feature into their online bookstore with referrals, e-mails, messaging, automated suggestions, etc. Then they pulled back and released this instead: Pragmatic Bookshelf Wishlist. Doesn’t get much easier than that.


    Matt |

    Ha! What if you don’t have a red crayon though? The system should allow you to select a different color crayon.