Entries tagged: planet argon

Article  |  Project Management

Creating and Implementing D^5: Discovery

5 Apr 2012

As my bio indicates, this software business was entirely new to me. I dabbled with web apps in the past, created a handful of websites, and managed β€” from a very, very high-level β€” a few web projects. But my experience is in the much more progressive-sequence world of construction, manufacturing, and marketing. These are industries with well-defined, industry standard work-flows.

Part of the draw to the web studio was the unknown.

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Article  |  Development

Observations of an Android to iPhone convert

23 Jan 2012

I bought a Motorola Droid in the summer of 2010. I wanted a smartphone so I could check my email on the go, replace my aging GPS, and browse the internet occasionally. I bought a Droid because Amazon had a great deal (it was basically free), and I wanted to be able to do whatever I wanted with it. I rooted it within a week of getting it since that was the easiest way to get the updated version of the Android OS at the time.

I was really happy with the extremely easy and tight integration with all of the Google services I used (email and calendar mostly). But my wife really wanted a smartphone as well, specifically an iPhone. I was against the idea because I knew she’d have questions about how to use it, and without one of my own I’d be in the position of supporting two kinds of devices. When I started working for Planet Argon where everyone has an iPhone, I encountered my first small disadvantage…

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Article  |  Studio

2011 Year in Review

30 Dec 2011

As we look forward to 2012, we’ve also been taking time to reflect on this past year. There are a lot of new faces, a lot of personal stories, and it seems that we’ve been able to squeeze out a lot of projects for both our clients and ourselves.

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