Adios, CodeCademy

I’ve taught COM 302 Web Design at LCC International University for a few years now. It’s an introduction to building websites, which also discusses a lot of the related topics (marketing, usability, working with clients, etc). The course is required for all Communication majors, and many Business Administration majors take it as an elective. I… Continue reading Adios, CodeCademy

.whatever registry? Idea: also get whatever.com

I was working at WordPress.com when Automattic, the parent company behind WordPress.com, launched the .blog TLD. (For the non-technical, that means that they were the owners and operators of whatever.blog, seths.blog, tim.blog, etc.) One thing I often wished was true (but isn’t), is that Automattic would also own blog.com, and then automatically create whatever.blog.com and… Continue reading .whatever registry? Idea: also get whatever.com

Gate A29, CPH

Gate A29, CPH, oh, how I appreciate ye. Copenhagen airport is one of my favorite airports – there are many obvious reasons: 1. It has great direct flights to the US, and a direct flight to our little local airport in Lithuania. 2. It has a lot of things to explore inside security – there’s… Continue reading Gate A29, CPH

Requirements Definition: Programming edition

I really enjoyed this post from DHH at Basecamp. He’s talking about how Ruby on Rails is more implicit, because it’s designed for a different use case than other programming languages. His key observation is that different programming languages/frameworks are designed with different programming styles in mind. Different programming languages/frameworks are not only for different kinds… Continue reading Requirements Definition: Programming edition