Have you ever had an idea that you wanted to draw but just didn’t have a pen and paper? Maybe even needed to do some brainstorming. Well this application is surely a good example of a “Perpetual Beta”.
Perpetual Beta just means that a product is still in Beta form and hasn’t been completely finished from development, which still is a while from it’s final stages of being released as a stable release for public use.
Bubbl.us is an online version of a brainstorming/mind-mapping tool that you might want to use if you have any ideas that you may need to further develop. Bubbl is simple, easy and free to use whilst allowing you to simply brainstorm online. Some features is that your able to create colourful mind maps, share your idea with friends and collaborate on it, able to embed the mind map that you create onto either or both of the blog or website that you may have, being able to e-mail then print your completed mind map and finally saving your completed mind map as an image.
The following link is a mind map that provides a full list of features of bubbl.
Bubbl.us whilst being an online brainstorming tool, it also compares against Microsoft’s Office Visio, where it also can create diagrams similar to a mind map for brainstorming or you may just use paint and be manually drawing the diagrams. Office Visio comparing to Bubbl is a proprietary software and needs be purchased before being able to be use whereas Bubbl is an online alternative to having Visio as it is free for users.
This potential website offers the great opportunity as to what the future of Bubbl may give its users into more brainstorming tools in its Beta version. This link is just some ideas as to what maybe implemented into the next version. Future for Bubbl.us