More Time at the Office

On your deathbed, are you going to wish that you had spent more time at the office?

Do Bounce and Conversion Rates Matter?

I attended an interesting usability lecture/meetup today, with a talk by Jared Spool. I enjoyed the talk -- it definitely got me thinking, but I disagreed with more than a few points.

Can We Please Stop This Infinite Scroll Madness

Several years ago, a trend started to rise. I believe it was perpetrated by Pinterest, but perhaps it doesn't matter who started it. What's important is that it must stop...

SASS - Something Went Wrong Reaching...

Tearing my hair out, trying to figure out what's wrong with my SASS files. I keep get a "something went wrong reaching..."

Back to Horsethief

I always expected to return to Horsethief road sooner. We had a good ride out this road over a year ago, and I meant to get out there again and push a little further relatively soon after our first trip...

Random Thoughts on Strymr and Content Discovery

I jump from blog to blog. There is so much good content out there, people doing great things -- travelling, biking, climbing, backpacking. I want to find it all, but it's currently actually difficult. Sure, there is my facebook and google feeds pulling in content, but most of it's junk...

Using Handlebars Templates

It generally takes me a few minutes to tease out the right code on the handlebars page to get everything to work, here is the essential code for setting up a handlebars template via javascript...

A Simple Slideout Menu

I just wanted an easy slideout menu. Click on a link, and the menu slides out from the left side of the screen. Click on the link again, or somewhere else on the page, and the menu slides back in...

Two Directions

It seems like there are two directions an entrepeneur can take. One direction is to research a good market to enter, find a need, build a project, and hopefully make some money...

My Budgetting App Mockup

For the past year or so, we have been using a simple little budgetting app that I made to track our spending throughout the month. I decided to start making it a little prettier

Keep it Simple Stupid....Or Don't

In the startup world, simplicity is the way to go. Do the minimally viable product! Unfortunately the minimally viable product that I'm chasing with Ctitch, seems to be, if I'm going to borrow a religious term, irriducibly complex...

Why Isn't My SVG Image the Right Size in Internet Explorer

My svg images looked fine in the good browsers, but in Internet Explorer, they were appearing huge...

Badges on Ctitch!

I love tracking things, and feeling a sense of accomplishment. For quite a long time, I've been wanting to add badges to Ctitch -- a way to mark achievements and things done well...

Updating the Welcome Screen on Ctitch

I recently updated the page that visitors see after they first create a Ctitch account. Before, I did an ok job of giving the user a bit of direction, but I felt like it could do more to not only give them some direction...

Enhancements for jPlayer Implementation

I love the jPlayer for easily being able to add modern mp3 support to web pages.  I wanted a few additional features

Organizing Files for Web Projects

Historically I've always organized my website files pretty much based on file type. For example, I would have an images folder, and a folder for javascript files, and a folder for sass/css files. This isn't the best way.

Klonaqua Cradle Loop

Some time ago, I stopped doing really any more research into a backpacking trip than I really had to do. I generally just look at a map, find some interesting lake, meadow, or river, decide to go check it out, and go...

Preserving Click Events With jQuery UI

My click events weren't being preserved when using the jquery sortable functionality...

Is Failing Fast the Best Option?

There is a concept out there, which I think I agree with, that says to fail fast, and fail often. Basically try ideas out quickly, and if it doesn't look like it's going to work...

Change Placeholder Text Color

Change the placeholder font color for input boxes in a form...

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