So you want to hire a freelance designer

I’ve had a lot of requests to write a blog post about my experience working with a freelance designer on HuBoard. Going into the project I only knew one thing, I need a logo and some branding help. Things I … Continue reading 

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EmberJS :: Beyond the tutorials

How I got started with EmberJS I’ve been trying to learn and get better at writing good idomatic EmberJS code. At times I’ve been extremely frustrated and at other times I’ve been extremely delighted. For the past 3-4 years ago … Continue reading 

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Climbing the green mountain

How to defeat the evil green mountain what is the green mountain? A picture is worth a thousand words. The green mountain is the response time graph from huboard. From time to time the GitHub api hangs and takes a … Continue reading 

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Huboard has been acquired

Who bought it? Technically, I did. I am no longer operating huboard.com under my own name. As of yesterday, I’ve created a limited liability company called Huboard LLC. What does this mean for huboard? Not very much is going to … Continue reading 

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The 30 Second Standup

The 30 Second Standup Every team should continuously challenge dogmatic practices and reflect on their value. Well written! Thanks Matt Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

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Huboard – socket.io backend

huboard.com! Your favorite open source kanban board built on top of the GitHub api has gotten a little bit more awesome. I’ve decided to release the socket.io backend that is keeping huboard.com all up to date and super fancy. Why … Continue reading 

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Huboard redesign (gif edition)

Huboard! I’ve been working on a big redesign of huboard since around September or so. I’m finally ready to reveal all of that hard work. So what better way to show off all the new features than animated gifs, right? … Continue reading 

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UX: Color is only meaningful if it’s different

Color is important for UX On the daily, when I’m not lurking imgur, I work on HR case management software. HR case management isn’t exactly the sexiest technology sector, but that doesn’t keep me from trying to provide the best … Continue reading 

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Huboard goes RealTime ™

Huboard! Websockets FTW I’ve recently added websocket support to the issues board in Huboard. Things I’ve added: Live update for cards moving from column to column Live update of issues closed from huboard.com Live update of issues closed from github.com … Continue reading 

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The *nix Rube Goldberg machine – shift

Learn your shell! If you have been following along, I love bash and use it all the TIME! I’ll go as far as to say its the greatest thing I’ve learned in my entire career. In my last bash post … Continue reading 

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