PaaS Is Cool. You DO Want To Be Cool Don’t You?

We love Platform as a Service. All of our projects start (and so far stay) on Heroku. This is a pretty easy decision up front since Heroku (and most other PaaS providers) offer free trials that are likely to get most apps through the development phase without costing a cent. Why would you choose something you have to pay for? Now I know what you’re thinking, free development hosting is all well and good, but aren’t these PaaS services more expensive than what it would cost to run my application directly on Amazon Web Services (AWS)? Why pay all that extra money? Well here’s why.

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The Evolution of an Idea to MVP

Every Idea Needs Validation. We’re all selling, monetary transaction or not, something that solves a problem. I stopped asking for feedback from friends about ideas a long time ago. I also stopped trying to build businesses around problems specific to my life. Solving your own problems could be the next big thing, but you need to validate […]

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Quick Color with Sass

With powerful tools like Foundation and Bootstrap, along with Sass, designing as you code feels much more natural than trying to replicate a static mockup in the browser. One issue I’ve had, however, is finding the right colors without having to go back to Photoshop. Luckily, Sass has some pretty amazing color functions that can automate your color choosing process.

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