How are the non-Windows versions of FogBugz doing?
Has it been worth effort? Seeing many OS X sales?
It's too soon for statistically meaningful data. I'll write something about it when we have about 3 months of sales.
Random data point:
Joel, like any good business man, will keep the data about his company sales secret.
To me even 6 months seems like a very early time to draw conclusions on something like this. My guess would be that it won't be until after at least the impact on a major new release is known that the cost/benefit analysis can be made (I'm assuming here there are no extremes and that at least the initial sales that could profit from novelty were OK).
Just me (Sir to you)
Why did you go for php?
PHP not object-oriented? It *has* been a while since you looked.
We thought that the ASP->PHP mapping was more direct.
I'm very happy with the PHP version.
"Surely you must know that a hybrid language that mixes presentation with business logic only encourages bad practice. Last time I looked, it didn't seem to encourage object-orientation either."
I recently made the switch. We were running the front end on a Windows 2000 server, while the database (MYSQL) was on an Apple Xserve running Panther. I was able to install the front end on the Panther server and connect to the existing db in under 30 minutes. The only issue I really had was with the PHP upgrade, but the directions for taking care of that were quite straightforward. Oh, and I had to reset all the passwords. Otherwise, it was super-smooth. I'll check in again if I run into any problems.
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