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  • fun times & startup launches

    slash7.com 10 Oct '13, 5am

    Posted on October 5, 2005, 6:40 am, by Amy Hoy, under Home , startups , web2 , work . Ahhh, there’s nothing like that new startup smell. And unlike the new car smell, it’s not carcinogenic (at least, not that I’m aware of). A project I’ve been working on for the past three months has ...

  • with Amy Hoy » Blog Archive » Rails HowTo: Pluralizing

    slash7.com 26 Jan '13, 6pm

    Posted on November 17, 2005, 7:32 am, by Amy Hoy, under Home , articles , rails , tips and tricks . Into JavaScript? Have I got good news for you! If you’re interested in JavaScript-driven web apps, snazzy visual fx, and generally confusing people into thinking your site is Flash—but ...

  • Rails Bloggin’

    slash7.com 10 Oct '13, 2pm

    Hi there. My name is Amy, and I’m a Jill of Many Trades living and working out of Baltimore City, Maryland, USA. I enjoy candlelit dinners, expensive chocolates, and long walks on the piers of Baltimore (when the Chesapeak isn’t going through one of its ‘fragrant’ days, anyway). One o...

  • Your Questions: Tough-love App Marketing Edition

    slash7.com 10 Oct '13, 2pm

    Your Questions: Tough-love App Marketing Edition Posted on February 5, 2009, 1:41 pm, by Amy Hoy, under Home , business , pimpin , web design . Jon Trelfa writes in with a nerd dilemma as old as time. Or at least as old as the goddamn “web 2.0″ moniker. I’ve tried the “if you build it...

    1. designer: divorce thyself slash7.com 10 Oct '13, 5am
  • @amyhoy Forget about Ning. I remember that blog design and those hair. And what about

    designer: divorce thyself

    slash7.com 10 Oct '13, 5am

    Posted on August 3, 2005, 5:10 am, by Amy Hoy, under Home , web design . Being a designer is a tough gig. Oh, I know, poor me , right? But wait. Let me explain. As a designer, it’s easy to make a fool out of yourself. Even the most self-deprecating designer has this problem occasional...

  • Time Zones

    slash7.com 09 Dec '13, 6am

    Every Time Zone Never warp your brain with time zone math again. design & dev by slash7 current local time your local time

    1. Time api.rubyonrails.org 08 Dec '13, 1pm
  • apropos of @zedshaw, How I Got Started Programming, where i eviscerate the idea of math prequisites:

    with Amy Hoy » Blog Archive » How I Got Started Programming

    slash7.com 21 May '12, 8pm

    You could argue that it wasn’t really my first real language because I never got a complete grasp on it, although I did things with variables and inputs and so on, learned about order of operations and procedural execution (although not in those terms), and typed in lots of programs f...

  • @seriouspony @LockeCole117

    with Amy Hoy » Blog Archive » How Tech Writing Sucks: The Five Sins

    slash7.com 05 Dec '13, 4am

    Is there any question that the state of tech writing is a state of, well, suckitude? Many of us have been there, struggling to keep our eyes open, beating on our skulls hoping that a little percussive maintenance will help the words on the screen or page make sense. We’ve read documen...


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