For those of you who know me, I’m a huge fan and user of Slack; both the company and the product. Here are some things that Slack has done and continues to do right: Social Media: They know how to use social media to connect with their users. They respond to every tweet and do theirContinue reading “Slack: What Great Execution Looks Like”
I’m happy to announce that I have been hired by Lynda.com to author a video series entitled “Up and Running with IBM Connections”. I have been collaborating with IBM’s Luis Benitez on this effort and he has been great to work with. My producer at Lynda, Jonathan Sears is awesome as well. I have to sayContinue reading “Video Training for IBM Connections”
What is RandomUser? RandomUser is an API that provides you with a randomly generated user. These users can be used as placeholders in web mockups, and will save you time from creating your own placeholder information. More >
Adaptive Backgrounds – a jQuery plugin to extract dominant colors from <img> tags and apply them to their parent. Hat tip to Thomas Gumz for this. More >
Bootstrap Tour provides a quick and easy way to build your product tours with Twitter Bootstrap Popovers. More >
Emmet (previously known as Zen Coding) is a web-developer’s toolkit that can greatly improve your HTML & CSS workflow. Basically, most text editors out there allow you to store and re-use commonly used code chunks, called “snippets”. While snippets are a good way to boost your productivity, all implementations have common pitfalls: you have toContinue reading “Emmet (is Awesome)”
Snagit has been my “go to” app for on OS X for all things screen capture. This update adds some nice features that I have been asking for. Snagit in combination with Camtasia 2 for screencasts are the most used tools now in my “educators toolbox”.