New build-your-own-web-app service from Fog Creek Software, debuting alongside the announcement of Anil Dash as CEO. Here’s how Anil describes it:
Many geeks of my cohort came of age building things on the desktop
using HyperCard or Visual Basic, or by using View Source in their
browser to tweak HTML pages that they uploaded to Geocities. The
web’s gotten a lot more mature and a lot more powerful, but the
immediacy of that kind of creation has been lost. Today, even if
you’re a skilled developer, the starting point you’re working from
is usually a pile of unassembled parts.
Gomix lets you start from a working app (or bot, or site, or
whatever) and then remix it into exactly the app of your dreams.
If you just want to change a button from blue to green, or add
your logo, you can be running instantly. See a fun or smart Alexa
skill or Slack bot? You can jump in, edit the responses to be the
text you want, and have your own version running in just a few