Blog Posts By Author

Blog posts by Author

  • Wanted: Senior Web/Mobile Developer

    UPDATE 2/21/14: We are excited to announce that this position has been filled! Thank you for the overwhelming interest and stay tuned to meet our newest team member soon... Can't fall asleep until you figure it out? Do you have a strong sense of craft? Are you proud of your code? Come work where you will be appreciated and challenged to grow; a place where you can finally do your best work - no... read more

    WE WON'T HOVER OVER YOU WITH TIMESHEETS. WHY? BECAUSE TRACKING HOURS MAKES NO FRIGGIN' SENSE.

  • Wanted: Milwaukee-based Front-End Web Developer

    Tags: studio, about, matt, hiring

    UPDATE 9/3/13: We are excited to announce that this position has been filled. Thank you for the overwhelming interest and stay tuned to meet our newest team member soon... Can't fall asleep until you figure it out? Do you have a strong sense of craft? Are you proud of your code? Come work where you will be appreciated and challenged to grow in a digital shop that doesn't ask our clients to... read more

  • The Kids Want Content, Harvest It With Microsoft Orchard

    Tags: matt, cms, orchard, development, content

    I won't debate the virtues of every CMS on the planet and devolve this post into an iOS vs. Android fanboy war. I just want to introduce you to Microsoft Orchard, a free, community-focused CMS that you will start to hear more about. When it comes to CMS, we are technology agnostic and find the right tool for our client's content objectives. No one has seen it all but we have seen our fair... read more

  • Database: Word of the Week

    Tags: wow, matt, development

    Database.  No matter what anyone tells you, a spreadsheet is not a database.  Like a replicant in Blade Runner, they may look the same – but they are not. Databases are repositories to hold data in a structured format, and yes, so are spreadsheets.  However, a spreadsheet is not a database.  A database has powerful relationships that help keep your data intact, safe... read more

  • Our Simplest Pinterest Sharingest Tool

    Tags: matt, development, social

    When confronted with a creative or technical problem I search for a solution.  If I can’t find one, I make one.  That's why I love being a developer. Who says we don't make anything anymore? The great thing about code is that you are working with the most fundamental of tools. Like a metal worker, I don’t do it all with hand tools. One of my favorite tools to use is a... read more

  • Object: Word of the Week

    Tags: wow, matt, development

    An object. Normally we can touch, smell and see an object.  Not so in coding, but we can do one thing just like in real life: interact. Objects form the basis of interaction on the Internet, on your iPad, heck even your toaster may have a basic OOP language. Now before the programmers reading this get their keyboards in an uproar, there are other language types that are not object... read more

  • Programmers Word of the Week

    Tags: wow, matt, development

    Class.  Welcome to it.  In this weekly series of articles I’ll be covering off on some tech terminology designed to help the marketer in you communicate in the double meaning, acronym-heavy swampland that is what programmers verbally sling around “in secret” on any given day.  Our first word: Class. Like an author writing a character description for a person... read more