A Long Day of Coding

I got @ and : and | and {} and <% dancing in my head. The Ruby on Rails Training went quite well.  The instructor was Aron Pilhofer. He’s the editor of interactive news technology at the NY Times.  I first met him at the UT Online Journalism Symposium, and was glad to have the …

Here in dc

So, I made it to DC for the Online News Association Conference. I’m in my hotel in Adams Morgan. It’s not the conference hotel, but one I got for cheap on hotwire.com. I can see why. It’s omni shoreham, sounds perfectly fine. But I’m sequestered in the “parkview” building, an old low rise hotel adjacent …

September 3 News Update

We covered a lot of ground in class on Wed.  An article from Smashing Magazine talked about How Simple Web Design Helps Your Business.  It even mentioned a site that Sam talked about on our first day of class, Etsy.  Main points, keep sites simple, no clutter, leave out unrelated products, reduce # of columns.  …