Posts Tagged ‘development’

Dear Mentee

Mike | May 15th, 2012

Hi. I’m Mike. Yesterday Amanda posted an article in which she talked about the experience of professional life for a young person just starting out in her career. Well, as of tomorrow Amanda has been working at crowdSPRING for one year (note to self: get cake for Amanda); for the first few months she was an unpaid […]

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Dear Mentor

Amanda | May 14th, 2012

Hi.  I’m Amanda. I know you’ve seen me in and out of these parts for a little over a year now, but here’s a formal introduction: I’m 22-years-old and I just graduated from college.  I’ve been fortunate to have three internships during my undergrad years.  My tenure at crowdSPRING has included working on PR, marketing, […]

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Building Great Software: Less is More

Ross | November 23rd, 2010

My experience with crowdSPRING over the past several years has proven to me that with few exceptions, startups and established companies should strive to keep their software features simple. Simple features allow you to release software more often and to iterate and leverage feedback from users. Time and time again, we’ve made the mistake of […]

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No more (support for) IE 6

Chris | January 22nd, 2009

As of early March, 2009 we will be phasing out support for Internet Exploer 6 (IE 6). This does not mean you won’t be able to use our site with IE 6. It means that all future improvements and fixes will not be guaranteed to work properly for those still using IE 6 after that […]

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Forget Rock Star and Ninja – How About Warewolf?

Ross | July 23rd, 2008

The labels “rock star” and “ninja” are overused in software development.  After all, even the late Chris Farley was a ninja but he couldn’t even spell CSS. I’m suggesting a new label: warewolf. Hear me out. At the start of a complicated project, a developer usually starts out clean shaven and proper. Here is Chad, […]

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