On the Floor
Magic eight-ball, magic eight-ball, where does a customer’s experience begin and end? “Reply hazy, try again. The question of where a customer’s experience begins and/or ends is a trick. Read more...
What does it mean when you buy a website? I’ve touched on this topic before but it’s even more timely this week in the wake of the Heartbleed security vulnerability. There are many technical and non-technical articles describing the issue, so I won’t talk about the basics or the details. Read more...
Often you will want to have behaviour where clicking outside of a certain element will close it, for example, maybe you have a menu and you want to close it when the user clicks outside of it. By firing stopPropagation we stop the click from bubbling up to the document and so @hideMenu is never called. Unfortunately there's an annoying issue with this. Read more...
On Monday evening we were extremely proud to have been recognized at the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Outstanding Business Achievement Awards, specifically in the Communication Technology category. We were nominated in this category alongside our colleagues at the also awesome Orbital, a fantastic fellow Hamilton studio that we greatly admire and respect. When we were compiling our nomination package, we were actually surprised at how we met these criteria. Read more...
Last summer we were approached by Cobalt Connects to work on their cultural planning project, Expressing Vibrancy. It had previously been noted, by the wonderful people at Cobalt, that in many cultural planning documents, the word “vibrant” is frequently used. This made them wonder, what exactly does “vibrant” mean in relation to cultural planning? Read more...
One of the most common tools for deploying Rails websites is Capistrano. At release, its notable features were SCM integration, rollback capabilities, and extensive configuration through a project's Capfile. Having used Capistrano for nearly six years, I've had the opportunity to learn a lot about it and its nuances. Read more...