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Building Software at Etsy

A presentation on the culture of engineering at Etsy, given at CareerZoo in Dublin in February 2016.

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We Still Feel Fine

An update to the 2005 project “We Feel Fine” by Jonathan Harris and Sev Kamvar. Uses the Twitter Streaming API, Node.js, and d3.js.

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Ease In

Fade in DOM elements hierarchically with CSS transitions and 393 bytes of JavaScript. Possibly the world’s tiniest JavaScript plugin.

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CSS Specify Me

A simple CSS specificity calculator to help you learn how specificity works.

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SimpleSelect

A lightweight, cross-browser compatible JavaScript library for hierarchical DOM element selection without a framework.

Pick-a-Color: now with 10,000%* more colors!

Version 1.1.0 of Pick-a-Color is now available, featuring a new “advanced” tab that allows users to modify hue, lightness, and saturation to create any color their hearts desire. Plus: some modifications suggested by my friend Alex Cox. You can check out the documentation, read my original post about Pick-a-Color or look over the source code […]

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Pick-a-Color

Pick-a-Color is an easy-to-use jQuery color picker for Twitter Bootstrap.

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Patch Beta

A revision of the Patch homepage designed to promote serendipitous content discovery. Based on extensive usability testing and focus groups.

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Mashery Business of API Presentation

A presentation I gave at Mashery’s Business of API conference about how Outside.in’s API helped us form new business relationships.

RWW Real-Time Web Summit

On Friday I went to ReadWriteWeb‘s Real-Time Web Summit, repping outside.in and generally looking to find out what all the unconference craze was about and meet some nice fellow NYC geeks. I had a pretty great time (much better than I expected after this rather patronizing promo post for the event), so I thought I’d […]