There are several openings on the application development teams at Barefoot Proximity. The roles sort of mix together during the day to day work but we assign work based on expertise, mostly. We keep it interesting and new even if sometimes it seems standard. You'd think that everything in marketing and e-Commerce has been done before. I have found that there is a lot of work in getting it right. We are always inventing better ways to solve the same problems the competition has. It gives us an edge. Front End Developer more info HTML and CSS – they aren’t a necessary evil that a front-end developer has to suffer through. At Barefoot Proximity, they are valued skills on equal footing with all other aspects of application development. As an advertising agency, design is in our DNA. We love our Macs. In fact, the only PC’s in our office are the loaners from our clients. Our attention to detail and passion for design have led us to appreciate that a well-executed visual design c
I’m really enjoying my new laptop. About a month ago I splurged and upgraded to the Dell XPS 15 9570 . It has the 8th Gen 6 core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD and Nvidia GTX 1050 TI. So far I’ve only been running Windows but I might make it dual boot later. I’m running on the latest preview builds of Windows and its been pretty fun. This Dell has everything I would need to code almost just about everything. With the GTX, I decided to add some games and the Unity developer tools on it. It’s doing quite well. It a really good gamer compared to other laptops that I’ve owned. One thing that I downgraded was the monitor. I didn’t appreciate the glossy high res touch display on my XPS 13. I actually prefer to code on this matte finish, non-touch, HD display. 1080 is fine and I don’t need the 4k. It has been said that I’ll get better battery life with this set up also. When I’m presenting, 4k doesn’t help all that much either. Most conferences barely have HD projectors. So at a lower reso
Time: Feb 2 Alan and I haven't spoken together for a while. I mean we talk often but not presenting in front of an audience. Last year, Alan and I submitted our Grudge Match: XML vs JSON session to Cleveland and were delighted when chosen. It's a lot more work to coordinate with a speaking partner when choosing when and where the both of us can be. I'm really glad it worked out again. The responses we received the first time were great. Place: Cleveland Northern Ohio has a vibrant .NET and SQL community. Cleveland puts on several meetups each month and a couple yearly events like SQL Saturday that bring a large number of people together. The larger companies like Hyland have great facilities and share them with the community and put on great parties. Cleveland is great. It's a big event with great crowds that give awesome feedback and support. Sometimes with other venues there are issues but I have found that Cleveland really never has many. I'