Making of a Web App: Part 11 – Technical Interlude

For people with an interest in the technical side of the project, here are notes on the configuration of our development, test, and production environments. For those who couldn’t care less if PlaybookIQ is powered by mongrels or mice – don’t run away yet. Later this week, I will have the beginnings of actual product […]

Making of a Web App: Part 9 – Why I Hope No One Reads My Use Cases

Making of a Web App is Synap Software’s step-by-step look at designing and developing a web app. In this article I share why, despite best attempts by the anti-paperwork crowd, I like written use cases. Use cases: Contribute directly to the final, deployed app. Expose risks to simplicity. Expose the level of development work required. […]

Manage Leads

LeadsOnRails.com automates lead management and lets you implement lead followup best practices to convert more leads and free your up more of your time. This system was born from discussions with small business owners who often spend a fortune on lead acquisition only lose the lead information or fail to effectively followup on it due […]

Ruby for Rails Book

Ruby for Rails is a must have for Ruby on Rails developers. While you could develop Rails applications without understanding Ruby, to do would completely miss out on the reasons Rails was created in Ruby. Ruby is a powerful and enjoyable language. For those of you that do not know of David Black, here is […]