24 April 2014

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On ZURB 5 months ago.
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What We Learned From Foundation

We've learned quite a bit about frameworks over the course of five Foundation releases. The first, and most valuable, is that creating something of value takes time. Lots of time. Foundation is now over two years old and we've committed and removed thousands of code bits. We've answered countless emails. Since April alone, we've answered over 3,000 cases via email. The ZURB team has been incredible and stepped up to support the community. …

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What We've Learned About Content and Emails

We doubled-down on our email newsletters this year. We have some 145,000 subscribers spread across 10 properties. Each property has its own newsletter. Why put out so many newsletters? We can target a specific interest for a specific audience — like with our Responsive Reading or Product Design Lessons . And we've learned a few things since embarking on this journey.

1. Test, Test, Test ... and Test Again …

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> Eric Ries on Entrepreneurship: What He's Learned Along the Way

> GitHub's Secret 2 Success: Rethinking The Way We Work

> The Metrics Behind Hotel Tonight: Sam Shank Reveals It All

> The CTO & CIO of the USA: Innovating our Government

> Wufoo's 29,561% Return: Kevin Hale on Customer Development

> Etsy's [ Backend] Transition: From Startup to Superpower

> Meebo's Pivot to Acquisition

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By Jesse Dearing of New Relic over 1 year ago.
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Some may function beautifully working from home all the time, and some may want to be in the office every day of the week — but you may find that very few people embrace the all-or-nothing approach. True freedom means having the option to choose the working environment that makes each individual most productive.

The post Face Value: How I Learned to Love My Commute appeared first on New Relic blog .

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By Eric Python IDE of Lessons Learned over 1 year ago.
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Jocelyn Wyatt, IDEO.org, We Went to West Africa and Learned Our Key Assumptions Were Wrong

Adam Goldstein, Hipmunk.com, Moving Fast While Caring About Design at Hipmunk

Justin Wilcox, Customer Development Labs, Testing MVPs with Crowdfunding

Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora of Back to the Roots, Making Decisions By Ignoring Sales Metrics

Stephanie Hay, FastCustomer, Lean Content: Testing Marketing Copy (Instead of Spinning Your Wheels) …

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On carpeaqua by Justin Williams over 1 year ago.
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Learned Objective-C

Released Today for OS X

Got an iPhone

Built PocketTweets with Robert Andersen

Released an a native iOS app

Started FuckingNDA.com

Quit the App Store

Did a radio show for a year

Did a radio segment for two years after that

Got married

Moved back to Central Indiana

Organized Indie+Relief with Garrett Murray and raised $ 143,872 for charity

Started public speaking

Went back to the App Store

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By Assaf of Labnotes almost 2 years ago.
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…product managers from the top 10%?

They balance offense and defense projects appropriately. Offense projects are ones that grow the business. Defense projects are ones that protect and remove drag on the business (operations, reducing technical debt, fixing bugs, etc.)

Aspects of If you love mixins and aspects, you'll dig this presentation. How we Learned to Stop Worrying and Love JavaScript .

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By Lee of Lee Munroe over 2 years ago.
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A quick blog post about things I learned and accomplished in 2011 and goals for 2012.

I hope that by writing them down there's more chance of me actually doing them.

Things I learned and put into practice in 2011

Learned Haml and Sass for a couple of Rails projects

Started using HTML5 Boilerplate

Started making websites responsive

Am now using HTML5 and CSS3 for every web project

Learned how to deploy web apps with Capistrano

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