After working for so many years on NextReports I wondered what was it's actual birthday?
We started on early 2006 to work on it (perhaps first classes where written even at the end of 2005), but the first installer for users was created at the end of the year. Keeping all old releases even far before the first one which hit the shelves as a downloadable on NextReports site (version 2.0 on 6 of March 2009), I found it easily: it was a 0.3.21-beta created on 18 of December 2006. So I guess this is the real birthday date.
9 years and 4 months have passed from then and so many things happened meanwhile. Year after year a new release was born with new features, new hopes and new wishes. Year after year people
encouraged us to continue and to not give up. And we did. For ten years.
I look at the first article published on NextReports blog "NextReports : A Reports Tale" and even now I can sense the joy, the unrest, the vision and most of all the simplicity of NextReports.
Now, the time has passed and the steps will guide us to other horizons. The work is there , our part of life is there and I just hope it will continue to exist long time from now.
NextReports Log : April 2016