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Random Hacks of Kindness

By Serign Jobe on December 5, 2012

This past weekend I participated in Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) hosted by the OpenGov Hub in DC. I was extra excited this time around because RHoK was being held alongside the first ever Sanitation Hackathon, an event that tries to find technological solutions to some of the very serious sanitation problems around the world.

Building Modular, Scalable Web Apps? Of CORS!

By Michael Bleigh on November 12, 2012

Last weekend I had the opportunity to speak at RubyConf 2012 about a topic that is very exciting to me: Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS). CORS allows for true cross-domain AJAX in the browser which, while simple in concept, is powerful in potential.

Smashing Conf in Review

By Chris Tate on September 25, 2012

Given this is my first European conference, it's challenging not to be overwhelmed by the rush brought on by being in an incredibly beautiful city like Freiburg. Cobblestone streets, medieval architecture, Schnitzel, Spaetzle, copious amounts beer and rich regional food make this tiny town easy to love and grow attached to.

Intrideans in the Wild: from DC to Germany in One Weekend

By Intridea on September 18, 2012

This weekend we had Intrideans at four different events we sponsored from DC to Germany, talking about user experience, design, Ruby on Rails, and tablets. Here's a quick rundown of our experience at the events. MoDevTablet The first event kicked off early Friday morning. We partnered with GoMoDev to support their MoDevTablet event, and...

The Tablet Frontier: MoDevTablet

By Anthony Nyström on September 4, 2012

Last April we sponsored the first MoDevUX event in Washington DC and helped facilitate some important conversations about user experience design and application development with hundreds of industry experts. We had the opportunity to take the stage to share some of our insight gained from developing beautiful, modern mobile applications over...

Rails + Girls = A Better Rails Community

By Renae Bair on August 24, 2012

The Rails community has had its share of misogynistic controversy over the last several years. Dominated by male programmers (recent statistics suggest 94% of employed Rails programmers are male), the inroads to professional Rails development for females are not exactly accessible or welcoming. Of course, it's not just the Rails community...

Smashing Conf + Intridea

By Jürgen Altziebler on August 16, 2012

We’re excited to announce our involvement and sponsorship of Smashing Conference, taking place in beautiful Freiburg, Germany September 17-19th. This event brings together web designers and developers for three days of intense workshops and engaging presentations from design experts around the world. We’re sponsoring the sold-out event and...