Due to the immense demand for Sharebar updates, I’ve started working on a major update to the plugin that I hope to release sometime next week. If you have a specific feature request or bug fix, please comment on this post with your feedback and I will try to implement what I can.
I’ve just spent the past couple of days rewriting a lot of the jQuery Mobile PHP MVC Framework. A complete list of updates is available after the break, so check it out and let me know if you have any feedback!
Over the past six months, I’ve lived and breathed the startup life, working full-time as lead designer/frontend engineer for a pre-Series-A startup in Silicon Valley. I’m back on the East Coast now tending to some family issues, but I wanted to take some time to reflect on what I’ve learned over the past few months.
And we’re back! First off, apologies for the dry spell in new blog posts over the past 3 months – I’ve been incredibly busy with a new job, moving to the Bay area, family/personal issues and a buildup of client work (all at once!). Thankfully things have settled down quite a bit and I should have some time each week to dedicate to DevGrow and my other pet projects.
So it turns out you guys really like Notepad++. It was the clear leader of our last poll, with over 31% of the total votes. What surprised me, however, was that Dreamweaver was second in popularity, followed by Eclipse.
One of the most important characteristics you’ll find in successful individuals (especially entrepreneurs) is belief in themselves. It’s no secret, many athletes use it to give them an edge to beat competitors and current billionaires have used it in the lowest moments of their lives as motivation to keep going. A lot of us know the importance of this important trait yet fail to make use of it in our daily lives.
Jason Calcanis provided some really useful tips a while back about how to save money when running a startup. While they’re great tips, a lot of them don’t apply to budding entrepreneurs who are simply trying to save money during the actual “startup” part (buy an expresso meeting for how much?).
What is the difference between passion and obsession? For starters, an obsession is usually an act that you are always (and sometimes uncontrollably) preoccupied with. A passion, on the other hand, is a strong love that can be the pathway to a healthy relationship or to a harmful obsession.