What’s In Your Toolbox?


It’s going to be a long weekend… With the help of my good friend Keith Crawford, I plan on reformatting my primary development machine today and doing a clean install of Windows 7. This project is long overdue, I can’t remember the last time I reformatted my drive, in fact this SATA drive that I am using now initially ran XP and then VISTA … [Read more...]

Do You Use Project Management?


I had someone ask me on Facebook and another on Twitter this weekend, which project management software I recommended.  I immediately said Basecamp. Although recently, we switched to ActiveCollab at Pleth for managing our open projects because it integrated w/ QuickBooks a lot easier than Basecamp. For a company like ours w/ offices in 3 cities and … [Read more...]

Current Projects: Streamlining Project Discovery

I have been developing websites for a long time now and over the years I have seen a lot of changes in the way that we, as developers, approach projects.  I suppose a lot of this has to do with the fact that we not only approach projects differently but we also build them differently.  Personally, I wouldn’t have dreamed of using an … [Read more...]

Week One with the iPhone

The other day I reluctantly went into the local AT&T store to find a replacement for my Palm Treo that I had been hoping would hold out for me until January when AT&T was supposed to get in the new Palm Pre but it just wasn’t meant to be.  I went in w/ the intention of checking out the BlackBerry Bold but the more I looked at the … [Read more...]

Keep Your Day Super Productive

I somehow bounced onto this guys blog this evening and thought that this was a pretty good post.  I recently introduced Energy Drinks into my daily routine so that I could squeeze out a little bit more creativity on client projects.  I have to admit that it has helped, I have two favorite Energy Drinks that I endorse exclusively, these … [Read more...]