Five Linux Commands Every Web Developer Should Know

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The prevalence of code frameworks has benefited web developers greatly. Web developers can focus in on the application layer of the software stack and churn out web sites with unprecedented quality and speed. Meanwhile, the database layer and operating system are largely unaffected by the application. That is, until something goes wrong. In my 20 years as […]

New Feature: A Splash of Color for Calendar Notes

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Calendar notes are a great way to keep track of reminders and keep your team apprised of upcoming events. Previously, private notes were shaded yellow and public notes were shaded blue. Enter too many notes onto your calendar and they would start to blur together. We’ve added the ability to change the shading of the note […]

Magento and the Intervals Emogrifier Class

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When we originally developed the “Email this Page” feature for Intervals, we faced a significant hurdle. How were we going to combine the HTML and the external CSS into one email so clients like Gmail, Outlook, and Mac Mail, could display the email properly? These email clients do not play nice with external CSS, nor […]

How to Build Long Lasting Client Relationships

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The secret to running a successful agency isn’t your great portfolio, newly redesigned web site, or the designer furniture in your office. It’s the relationships you forge with your clients. A bad relationship with a big name client will get you nowhere. But, a good relationship with a smaller client will result in more profitable, sustainable and quality work. A […]

New Feature: HipChat Integration with the Work Request Queue

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The request queue has a new feature that integrates incoming work requests with HipChat, the popular messaging app. When a new work request shows up in your request queue, Intervals will notify your HipChat room. Once the message appears in your HipChat room it becomes part of your chat history, where you can discuss it with […]