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This past month I did something drastic to my blog. I removed almost everything from my post template except for the title and the content of the post. I was inspired by Evernote’s Clearly App, and how delightful it was to read content when using it. As a result I: Took away my menu Turned my “related […]
The DevOps landscape is quite expansive. The depth and breadth of tooling available to us as companies is baffling…. All of this is compounded by the fact that many tools overlap in their capabilities and are perpetually shrinking or expanding their offerings on a daily basis.
Something I’ve seen a lot of organizations struggling with is keeping their blog, website, and other web properties in “sync”, or at least being able to use content from the all of them in one place. For example, often times a company will want to pull their related “blog” content on their main website, or […]
At XebiaLabs we use Twitter Bootstrap for out general site grid and various UI components. We make extensive use of the bootstrap buttons for everything from our subscribe buttons to dropdowns. Something that I’ve always wanted to do as track link clicks as events using Google Analytics, but that was a little bit overkill. So, I […]
Kickbox is an email address validation service that helps separate low-quality addresses from high-value contacts. They enable you to do this via the Kickbox interface or their excellent API. To do this at XebiaLabs I began by webhooking out to the kickbox API. Then I mapped the response, and it’s various fields to fields I previously […]
One of the problems I routinely ran into at XebiaLabs was that not everyone knew the terms we would use in our webpages; terms like Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, DevOps and what those terms actually mean in the context of what we are saying. For this reason I created the “Ultimate DevOps Glossary” where my coworkers and I could define industry […]
This past quarter at XebiaLabs we got a bunch of new swag including t-shirts, portable phone charges, moleskine notebooks, and a bunch of other fun stuff! We wanted to showcase these on our site for an event that was coming up the next day, and didn’t have a photographer to get us a nice picture […]
Take a look at the finished product. This is the interactive version that allows you to change the frame, filters, order, and other aspects of the individual pieces!