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But I've been thinking about what I would call such a thing. My first favorite name was/is InstaForm (because though it doesn't make form construction instantaneous, once the HTML form is written it just works without all the overhead of the programming time -- much time saved), but of course someone's already got a product named that. PolyForm? Taken by Oracle. QuickForm, DiversiForm, VariForm, ManiForm, all taken (not necessarily by other computing products, but by products in other fields where you'd have to fight a copyright anyway).
So what if you put 'Form' first? Then, of course, it's too easy to bump into another software company's naming convention, i.e. FormShop, FormMaker, FormSmith, FormMill, etc. A lot of decent names are taken!
I could take a really boring name that multiple people are probably already using like FormPro, FormIt, EZForm, MakeForm, RapidForm, etc. Bleah.
I don't want to make the name too long (since the form writer will have to use it in the form a few times), so RapidDevelopmentForm is a bit much.
If I were to use my own naming convention for the other software I'm going to be cooking up sometime, TableFutz, this would be FormFutz. But that doesn't sound very good -- too many F's and too many consonants in the same place. Go ahead, say 'rmf' out loud. Doesn't work.
So here are the ones I've so far come up with that A) don't appear to be used, B) aren't too close to someone else's naming convention, C) sound okay as words and D) don't make me gag:FormLeverI could live with FormJack. But I sure did like InstaForm...
FormHand (like farmhand, see? Um...maybe not...)
and my current favorite: FormJack (as in lumberjack, steeljack, jack-of-all-trades, Jack Nicholson, and jackhammer. Not as in hijack, carjack, or jack ***t).
Feel free to send me your ideas too, or comment on these...
(P.S. I sent the apparent owners of the InstaForm name an e-mail inquiring about the possibility of using it for something like this. I'm not holding my breath.)
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