Tag: tools

Using Chrome DevTools to profile the jsconf.eu site

This is a fascinating look into diagnosing scroll performance issues using Chrome’s dev tools. I immediately thought back to the days before dev tools existed and although it was before any of the fancy stuff we’re doing today, I do not envy the days before these tools existed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU1JAW5LRKU

Posted: June 19, 2015

16 Productivity Apps and Productivity Tools Used By Shopify

http://www.shopify.com/blog/6644078-16-productivity-apps-used-by-shopify I love talking about process and a big part of process for me is the tools that support it. I have to consciously work to ensure I’m not focusing too much on my toolset, however. I believe there’s a fine line between tools helping and hurting you. Not because the tool is sub-standard, but […]

Posted: January 02, 2013

I Went to the Dentist & Here’s What I Learned About Client Work

I recently spent some time at the dentist’s office and through my anxiety, took some notes to compare my experience to our client work. There are a lot of parallels aligning our industry with other service industries, and it’s rare that I get a conscious, extended look from ‘the other side’.

Posted: September 05, 2011

Of Course it’s About the Tools, it Always Has Been

I’ve said before that tools don’t matter, but there’s a lot more to that weighted statement I think we can agree on. We’ve got our trusted toolset, our trusted workflow, but what if we could be doing it better?

Posted: January 03, 2011