This is a guest post from Shannon Wagner. There, I said it. Client-facing server software is obsolete. That means we don’t need it anymore, shouldn’t be writing it anymore, and should as quickly as possible replace any of it which is currently “in the wild” with more proper and appropriate stuff. Like… “client-facing client software”.… Read More Client-Facing Server Software is Obsolete
I finally read Don’t Make Me Think by Steve Krug. I have long believed in the title of this book as many web applications are much harder to use than they should be. When arguing about usability, I always tell people “pretend that I am an idiot” and then you can talk about real usability… Read More Applying Krug’s Usability Rules To Startups
I read some interesting news this morning when I saw that Intuit will acquire Mint.com. I have been following Mint for quite some time mainly because I always wanted to track my spending in a simple and effective manner. However, it was not until a few months ago that my bank accounts were finally accepted… Read More Why Did Intuit Buy Mint?