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By Michael Bleigh on June 15, 2012

Last weekend I participated in the first Hack the Midwest, a 24-hour hackathon in Kansas City. I was very impressed by the event: nearly 100 developers from the Kansas City area participated with tons of API sponsors and great prizes. I decided to go it alone and throw my hat into the ring with an idea that I had been thinking of for a while:...

Announcing OmniAuth BrowserID

By Michael Bleigh on December 21, 2011

I've been following the progress of Mozilla's BrowserID for some time now, and I'm a big fan. Having dove much deeper than most into the quagmire of fragmented authentication I've reached the same conclusion that Mozilla has: ultimately, authentication is a function that should belong to the user agent.

Intridea Client Homezada Launches Home Management Software

By Intridea on November 3, 2011

Last week Homezada officially released their home inventory software, a complete solution to the dispersed files, incomplete records, and scattered maintenance reports that plague homeowners everywhere. Homezada's formula is "Everything about your home in one place" and they're serious about that; their software allows you to easily document...

OmniAuth 1.0: Auth for All

By Michael Bleigh on November 2, 2011

Today I'm happy to announce that OmniAuth version 1.0.0 has been released into the wild. The result of more than a month of heavy development, the newest version of OmniAuth brings along with it a slate of new features, a whole new structure, and the tools to let OmniAuth be your only authentication library. The one thing that hasn't...

Intridea Client, Demosphere, Launches Mobile Score Reporting App

By Intridea on October 6, 2011

Demosphere, a leading provider of web-based administrative tools for youth sports organizations approached our mobile development team to help give their users mobile accessibility. For some time, they have provided an IVR interface to youth sports organizations to phone in results of soccer matches via cell phone voice commands. Demosphere...

Intridea Places Among The 500 Fastest Growing Companies In America

By Dave Naffis on August 23, 2011

Four years ago, what started as a team of three people with a conviction to create an agile, modern web development company has evolved into one the largest and most successful Rails development shops in the country. Today we are a strong team comprised of nearly 50 developers, project managers, QA engineers, and innovators. Making the Inc. 500...

Ruby Thankful

By Michael Bleigh on August 15, 2011

A lot has been made in the talkosphere recently about the brewing "multi-Ruby version manager" war, namely RVM vs newcomer rbenv. I'm not here to discuss the relative merits of either software solution, mostly because I take things pretty simple and straightforward in command-line world and I've never run into problems with...

GemNotifier Goes Open Source

By Roc Yu on July 8, 2011

In April, I announced GemNotifier, a new Intridea SparkTime project. GemNotifier is a web app I created to send notifications to users when the gems they subscribe to are updated. Today, I'm excited to announce that we are open sourcing GemNotifier. At Intridea, we have a long history of support for open source development, and we make every...

RefactorMyCode Goes Open Source

By Intridea on July 7, 2011

Earlier this week we gave you some updates on the RefactorMyCode project that we took over from its creator, Marc-André Cournoyer this April. When we made the announcement that we were taking over, we let everyone know that we intended to open source the project eventually. That day has come!