Omi vs. pumpkin hot chocolate? No contest. (Taken with Instagram at Milk & Honey Café)
Too many designers attempt to save their designs with fluff without understanding they are pouring gasoline onto the fire.
If a design is not enjoyable to read then it is not an enjoyable experience, no matter how many images, colors or sounds you decide to add to it.
Sitting outside and reading every morning is a new personal goal of mine (Taken with Instagram)
Tosh last night at the Santa Barbara bowl. Beautiful venue with the beautiful @sheagilliam Happy anniversary love! (Taken with Instagram at Santa Barbara Bowl)
@jpchookaszian say who? (Taken with Instagram at Four Barrel Coffee)
I was thinking about MVP’ing an idea a few weeks back around languages and crowdsourced translation. The default way to do so (in my mind at the time) was via Launchrock. For some reason I had the thought of building it myself (as a learning project) and actually went so far as to google ‘launchrock signup rails’ and boom in flew this site!
I’m really glad as it’s one of the best tutorials I’ve found for what I’m interested in doing. Many Rails tutorials focus on building something like a shopping cart that certainly has a place but let’s be honest Shopify and other’s have the market well cornered in e-commerce. This tutorial hits all the major points from authentication to setting up mailing lists via mailchimp to even explaining basic git commands and BDD for nubes and finally managing deployment to Heroku.
A grand thank you to Daniel Kehoe for putting it all together, check him out at: http://blog.railsapps.org/
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Coconut, espresso, and cayenne, here goes nothin (Taken with Instagram at Ipsento Coffee House)
We just hit 53 full-time people at Treehouse. I’ve never managed this many people before so I’m having to learn as I go. I have zero formal training in management or business. I love it though, as I have a naively fresh view on how to run the company.
One of the biggest challenges I’m…