We finished! After 48 hours of design and programming (with plenty of breaks for sleep, Rachel's soccer game, and general visiting), may we introduce vlnteer.com.
Low-Fidelity Pencil Wireframes Wireframing is a common and time-tested tool to hash out app details. While working through our “team Phaser Beam” app idea we have found wireframing to be useful. Yet for hackathon efforts such as Rails Rumble, this planning step is often...
We have a Team! Last year my entire family participated in the Rails Rumble. We built a garage sale app called MayMySales and had a fun time doing it! In 2008 ("BidBuildBill") and 2009 ("AffiliApp"), I entered solo. Having a team is much more fun than going solo for 48 hours. So, in the spirit of … Continue reading Rails Rumble 2013: Team Phaser Beam!
37signals is the poster-child for recurring-revenue SaaS apps. They have several blockbuster successes, most notably Basecamp. The [...]
Today I drove to work. To drive to work is seemingly un-remarkable except that every other day my commute consists of walking down the stairs to my office, pictured here. Today the CEO was in town so I drove [...]
Today was a banner day as a parent. We went to honor roll assembly for Jonathan this morning (4.0!). In the evening we went to a band concert where R played both the flute in beginning band and the snare drum [...]
You have no idea what an amazing thing it is to have a vote. And even more rare is to have a nation and leaders that respects the vote of the people and allows for smooth transitions in offices of power. [...]
"Bold prayers honor God, and God honors bold prayers. God isn’t offended by your biggest dreams or boldest prayers. He is offended by anything less. If your prayers aren’t impossible to you, they are insulting to God."
Today, Jonathan and I attended Kids Code Camp downtown. We had a great time playing around with Scratch, Ruby, and Spheros but the main reason to go was to do something fun together. [...]
I had a great time at RubyConf 2012. Matz kicked it off with a good, short talk on the importance of being happy. Here are some notes from that talk. – big crowd – warm welcome – “I’m a happy programmer.” [...]