I Am Making Progress

documenting a new internet venture from day one

March 24, 2012
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Green Banana

I briefly worked for a software company that didn’t have a very extensive testing stage for the software we released. Our CFO referred to that as “putting out some green bananas.” That always made me laugh. My site has been … Continue reading

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March 6, 2012
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JQuery Masonry, Pinterest, Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

I’m still cruising along attempting to launch Feistie next week. Along the way I somehow managed a pretty major redesign of the site. One my think, “don’t make any major changes NOW??”  Well, that person might be right. This change … Continue reading

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February 24, 2012
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Recap of the last couple months. Lot’s of design, some networking and Ruby, Ruby, Ruby!

My hope that my last little post would get me back on track with regular updates on here has been dashed. It’s been about 3 weeks since I last posted. I have made a ton of development progress during the … Continue reading

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February 2, 2012
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Making Sinatra routes insensitive to the trailing backslash

Sorry I haven’t posted in A WHILE. It’s like all things with me once I get out of the habit it is a real chore to get started again. Hopefully this little post will get me back on track. Simply … Continue reading

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December 13, 2011
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Starting to look like an actual website??

I was feeling pretty fired up tonight, so I wanted to put up a quick post about the current status of things. I’m going to categorize this both as “technical” and “non-technical,” this post should be of interest to both … Continue reading

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December 8, 2011
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I’ve been busy! => Sinatra, DataMapper – actually writing code!

This past week has been great! Finding out about Sinatra really was a breakthrough for me. I’ve actually started writing code! Using Sinatra I’ve written a bunch of basic url routing directions for my site. Up to this point I … Continue reading

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December 3, 2011
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Sinatra – my Ruby “framework” of choice?

As I’ve previously written about my planned move from PHP to Ruby where I also discussed why I am NOT using Rails. I have been learning the basic Ruby syntax and structure via some very nice tutorials at netuts. I am using … Continue reading

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