Rails Rumble

Rails Rumble is a “48 hour design/develop/deploy competition”. The 2008 Rails Rumble is the weekend of October 18th and 19th (GMT) and the Rails Rumble blog is now online. The organizers explain the rumble this way. For those of you who weren’t involved last year, the Rumble is a 48 hour design/develop/deploy competition. Basically, you … Continue reading Rails Rumble

Developer Notes: Mor.ph and Five Runs

Morph Labs and FiveRuns Partner Mor.ph is a scalable cloud-computing deployment “Platform as a Service (PaaS) ” with features like backups, distributed processing, and 99.9% reliability built-in. FiveRuns “provides simple and affordable products for monitoring Rails applications and their supporting infrastructure.” I have used both companies’ products and services and am excited to see they … Continue reading Developer Notes: Mor.ph and Five Runs

Developer Notes: NetBeans, ScreenFlow, and Viddler

NetBeans Started using NetBeans for development this week. So far, so good. Things I have found useful: Inline, real-time syntax error checking (no more missing ‘end’ statements or misspelled keywords at test or runtime – catch them while typing and in the ‘flow’ instead). Code completion, including model attributes (was that attribute name “mac_enabled” or … Continue reading Developer Notes: NetBeans, ScreenFlow, and Viddler

This week in PlaybookIQ – Export Lists, Live Search, Flexible CSV Import

Here is a summary of PlaybookIQ updates this week. List Export PlaybookIQ users can search by any contact field, by tag, and by combination of tags. The search results can then be exported as a csv file. This is a powerful way to create lists for email or postcard mailing providers such as Vertical Response. … Continue reading This week in PlaybookIQ – Export Lists, Live Search, Flexible CSV Import

This week in PlaybookIQ – NetBeans, Viddler, Screenflow, Export Lists, Live Search, Flexible CSV Import

Here is a summary of PlaybookIQ updates this week. List Export PlaybookIQ users can search by any contact field, by tag, and by combination of tags. The search results can then be exported as a csv file. This is a powerful way to create lists for email or postcard mailing providers such as Vertical Response. … Continue reading This week in PlaybookIQ – NetBeans, Viddler, Screenflow, Export Lists, Live Search, Flexible CSV Import