Don’t let your world shrink - join the dots
Just over a year ago I stepped away from the corporate world and into the world of the home office. I swapped a team of colleagues, a multinational company and a compressed work week for a boutique company of two and a two and a half day work week. It was a huge change and I’m not going to lie, I've found it a challenge.Not so splendid isolationWorking from home can be lonely and the work is much ...
PushType: the path to version 1.0
2016 - a universally terrible year by most measures, but a pretty good year for our little Ruby content management system, PushType.What started as an internal side project was "soft launched" as an open source project at Bath Ruby in March. The project was then shortlisted for the Rails Girls Summer of Code, and we went on to officially announce and launch the project to the wider Ruby community ...
Push Code's 12 days of Christmas
To mark the festive season, and because Annika's got form when it comes to 12 days of Christmas tweets, we created our own Push Code version of the 12 days of Christmas #pc12d, with some dubious rhymes. Come on, you all know the tune, so we hope you'll join us in a rousing chorus!Push Code's Twelve Days of ChristmasPhoto via Hermann via Visualhunt
What can businesses learn from preschoolers about the importance of a consistent tone of voice?
I've got a three-year-old daughter and I remember the first time she said something that wasn't her. It was a phrase that I had heard one of her friends at nursery say before but it wasn't something my daughter had ever said. It made me stop what I was doing, someone else's voice was coming out of my daughter's mouth. It wasn't anything offensive, it just wasn't her. It’s a strange feeling, to hea...
Tachyons CSS - first impressions
Mastering CSS is something of a paradox. On the surface it’s a pretty easy language (if it can be called a language) to learn. Anyone that’s prepared to spend a couple of days reading the right material and following a few tutorials will get to grips with the basics.Yet at the same time, CSS is a beast to master. When projects become more ambitious and when they involve teams of developers, develo...
Why it's important to stay on top of your content and, how to do it
For any business, keeping on top of your website can be a challenge. But the website is where your customers will go to find out about what you do and what you offer, so it’s essential that it’s regularly checked and kept up to date. Does your website promote a product that the business hasn’t offered for the last two years, as we recently discovered one of our clients was doing, or is it encourag...