March 10, 2009
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Appreciating The Mundane

Chris from Gimcrackd gives us a nice blog post contemplating marquee selection.

Take a moment to go to your desktop, hold down the mouse and drag a selection rectangle around. The box moves so effortlessly, doesn’t it? Isn’t it kind of neat how the files select themselves on and off as you drag? It works so well that you forget that someone actually had to write code to make it happen.

Reminds me of a poster campaign the screenwriters’ union put together a few years ago, with the tag line: “Someone wrote that!”