42:40 How big is 37Signals?
44:00 You've had many opportunities to sell?
44:30 Amazon discussion
47:40 What do you think Apple should do know?
49:18 Do you think Apple is going to come out with another breakthrough product?
51:10 Samsung discussion
53:45 Chromebook/Google discussion
58:30 How much do you work?
1:00:58 Do you ever feel like you missed out?
1:03:13 What is the future for 37Signals? New products?
1:05:27 Where does your philosophy of …
When evaluating a redesign, your first instincts are to compare the new design to the old design. But don't do that.
The first step is to understand what you're evaluating. If you just put the new design up against the old design, and compare the two, the old design will strongly influence your evaluation of the new design.
This is OK if nothing's changed since the original design was launched. But it's likely a lot has changed since then - especially if many months or years have passed.
…devise:install" to create the default devise.rb initializer file. Then configure the omniauth provider for 37Signals:
Devise.setup do |config| config.omniauth '37signals', 'id', 'secret' end
You'll probably want to setup a model to interact with devise, go ahead and run that next "rails generate devise User email name". This will generate the User model as well as bunch of other relevant files and methods for interacting with your user. …
Thank you to 37signals for Campfire and Basecamp.
Thank you to New Relic for making performance monitoring pleasant.
Thank you to Dropbox for hosting large design assets and important files.
Thank you to Hoefler & Frere-Jones for their typography, which we're using on this very blog.
Thank you to Typekit for serving …
A couple of days ago we poked fun at . Microsoft depicts # campaign 365 as the perfect tool for working in as many awkward situations as possible - your morning bathroom break, happy hour with friends, or at your kid's soccer game. It was just too hard to resist.
But why should 37signals have all the fun? We should all be challenging the silly idea of working sunrise to sunset, and have a laugh while we're at it. So let's see what you've got!
Inspected DTrace scripts for . A lot more details about processes than you'll ever get our of OS .
Mind the gap From Pinterest's Founding Designer Shares His Dead-Simple Design Philosophy :
Figure out your product's purpose, and keep designing and re-designing it. Shrink the gap between what it does and why it exists, and don't stop until the gap disappears. As the founder ofJason Fried has said, "The design is done when the problem goes away."
And we're listening!
With this new version of Windows Server Monitoring, we're also taking a different approach that will allow us to keep improving the product and getting new features to you more quickly.
We've heard from our customers that there are even more metrics that we can report that will help them gain insight into their applications and hardware …
Propane: Chat client for ' Campfire. This is an indispensable communication tool.
Growl: Notifications for anything and everything. Used primarily for Campfire notifications.
iTerm: for . Mostly beneficial for it's ability to open multiple windows in tabs.
MacVim: . If you're not already using , take the time to start learning. It will greatly speed up your development time and if you're …
…we constantly entertained innovative ideas that might allow us to evolve into a product shop, ala 37signals. Actually, we didn't just entertain those ideas, I also tried to set them in motion by tasking people in my organization to execute them. In doing so, I learned first-hand about the motivations that drive normal employees and how they differ (dramatically) from entrepreneurs.
Risk is everything.
It doesn't make sense to throw people who aren't entrepreneurially minded …
has released their latest version of , , and with that, it's time for me to update my install guides. I've been running the GM Seed of Lion since it was released and I've only encountered minor issues along with way with my current development environment.