November 1st we launched an early version of our new project 21times.org. Some members of the Hacker News community committed to launching an application by the end of November as an effort to fight off procrastination and get their projects out into the world. Since we were already working on 21times.org we decided we could [...]
I’m proud to announce the launch of FriendFeedback.com. A simple application that lets you quickly and easily get anonymous feedback from your friends. The idea is that if you want some feedback on something from your friends, they may not always be willing to give you an honest opinion to your face. This application lets [...]
I just finished adding some final touches to a new app: ftweet.com. FTWeet.com is just a simple application that lets you see what your FTW (for the win) to FTL (for the loss) ratio is on twitter.com. I wanted to get a cumulative score of my overall emotional read based on how many times I [...]
Gordon Brander and I have launched another side project: CheckYesOrNo.info. It’s a super simple site that allows you to ask quick yes or no questions. It’s like those notes you used to get from girls back in Junior High. Jump right in and check it out by answering this question: http://checkyesorno.info/5.
Gordon Brander and I are proud to announce the Beta launch of a new web application we’ve been working on for the last couple of months, Townsquare.biz. Townsquare allows businesses to create an online presence quickly and easily. The idea behind it is that there are a lot of small businesses that would like to [...]
When I first started freelancing I was looking for a way to get an RSS feed of all the computer gigs on craigslist.org for every city in the USA. Since most of these postings were telecommunting position it didn’t matter what city they were posted in. But grabbing the feed manually from 300+ cities on [...]
I find myself creating a fair amount of forms for websites. I normally want to grab the $_POST variables and assign them to local variables. I found a relatively easy way to do this using the power of TextMates Regular Expression Search and Replace. Once the form is created I submit it, dump the $_POST [...]
Joomla! is a good CMS as far as CMS’s go, but as with any piece of software, it has it’s limitations. Of course it can’t be all things to all people, but it does a fairly good job. Recently I was looking to create some content pages using Joomla!’s article setup. The idea was to [...]