It’s been very gratifying to see people continuing to discover Capsule this week, and seeing it resonate with them. This was typed into the demo earlier today:
This software is an example of a thing that everyone wants but doesn’t exist until a great idea suddenly comes and voila! it appears!
There are a couple of new features committed to GitHub that you can play with if you like.
feature/hotkeys branch1 in the
ui submodule, you’ll find some additional keyboard shortcuts:
- shift+h = navigate to home
- shift+n = new entry
- shift+f = set focus to search field
Make sure to update submodules as the jQuery Hotkeys library has been added.
Capsule Server Queue
feature/queue branch you’ll find an implementation of a very basic “send at least once” queue so that pushing posts to Capsule Server is no longer a blocking action (it makes saves faster). Another benefit to this feature is better support for using Capsule while offline. Saved entries are stored in the queue and sent to Capsule Server once Capsule is online again. To test this out, you’ll need to update your Capsule Server to the latest code in the
We’ve also fixed a few bugs and incorporated a few submitted enhancements. Thanks to everyone who has contributed.
My team and I are building a new web application and are looking to collaborate with a UI designer to help us bring it to life.
- You understand that a great application is one that delights the user with its elegance and ease of use.
- You have reasons for your decisions and enjoy the opportunity to discuss them.
- You love iterating over fine details.
- You understand that design (in an app) needs to be cohesive and consistent to be great.
This is a contract position that will be at least a 2-3 month engagement, with follow-up expected. You don’t need to work in our office, but regular in-person/high-bandwidth meetings will be required. While there is no substitute for sitting together and working through the details, exceptions can be made for exceptional individuals.
I believe we have the opportunity to create something great, and I know my development team can execute faithfully on the design. This is an opportunity to see design come to life without compromise.
You’ll be working with me directly on a project I’m very passionate about. I have opinions, I expect you to have them too. We will disagree, and from that disagreement will come better design and a better product that we’ll both be proud of.
Sound interesting? I look forward to hearing from you. Please send work samples, etc. to email@example.com or through my contact page.
I really do miss the BlackBerry keyboard. I’m a passable typist on the iPhone, but I had to correct 8 typos while just writing this. That didn’t happen when I typed on a BlackBerry.
If my memory serves me, there are a good portion of participants who wear nothing but a backpack for this event.
Clear backpacks: harder to hide bombs in, easier targets for for bag-snatchers. Discuss…
I talked to anyone who would listen about the need for alternative WP Admin interfaces at various WordCamps over the last year. I thought hard about hiring someone just to create one as a plugin. Awesome to see Ghost taking the reins here.
GameTonight now creates a module for Panic’s excellent Status Board iPad app. The URL is simple, add ‘/statusboard’ to any metro URL or, while on your iPad, click the link at the bottom of each GameTonight page to install the current metro in Status Board. Example:
Here’s what you get:
It currently looks best at a minimum size 4×4 units, but it probably wouldn’t be hard to add some media queries to support down to a 1×4+ ticker-style display. We’ll see if there’s demand.
I actually created a web app similar to Status Board a few years back that I called GlanceBoard. I had modules for traffic, weather, GameTonight, Twitter, etc., but was missing a good way to do layout and never got around to releasing it. I’m thrilled to completely mothball that project and use Status Board instead.
Pretty cool to see plugins for Capsule already popping up. This one creates a Gist from a Capsule post.