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  • 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... more

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

  • WANTED: MILWAUKEE-BASED FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPER

    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 ... more

    YOU MAY EVEN DESIGN TANKS IN LOGO. YOU REMEMBER.

  • THE KIDS WANT CONTENT, HARVEST IT WITH MICROSOFT ORCHARD

    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 righ... more

    YOUR CUSTOMERS ARE THE KIDS IN THIS METAPHOR, GET IT?

  • DATABASE: WORD OF THE WEEK

    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 th... more

  • OUR SIMPLEST PINTEREST SHARINGEST TOOL

    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.... more

    "EARL, ARE YOU ON PINTEREST YET? UM, YUP."

  • OBJECT: WORD OF THE WEEK

    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 langu... more

  • PROGRAMMERS WORD OF THE WEEK

    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 ... more

    HOW DOES THIS COMPUTER WORK!?