Tag: web development

by Ryan Sholin

[I’m going back to the proverbial drawing board for ReportingOn, working with the development and design team at Lion Burger to build the next iteration of the backchannel for your beat from scratch, more or less. Here’s some of what we’re talking about in front of the whiteboard…] I’ve been pitching ReportingOn using the same [...] more »

by Ryan Sholin

DIY development, design, community management, and marketing isn’t for me (this year). This is an update about what’s going on with ReportingOn, which is to say, there’s not much going on with ReportingOn. For now. My Knight News Challenge-funded project to connect journalists on the same topical beat with their peers launched on October 1. [...] more »

by Ryan Sholin

First things first: ReportingOn is live, it’s a public beta, and it’s built in Django. Whoo-hoo! I have a long list of things to polish, add, tweak, revise, and rethink, but it was time to open the site up to users and let them help me figure it out. Last time I wrote about the [...] more »

by Ryan Sholin

In the past few weeks, I’ve ramped up development of ReportingOn. Of course, for me, that means I’m spending time early in the morning and late at night exploring different options, creating mockups, ditching everything I’ve done and starting over again. Here’s a few paths of exploration I’ve been down lately: Drupal: Drupal 6 isn’t [...] more »

by Ryan Sholin

TimesPeople is the beginning of a social network from the New York Times. Sort of. It’s a pleasant interface and a clever application, living in the browser as a Firefox add-on that doesn’t get in the way of my NYT browsing. It’s simple: Hit the recommend button on any story or blog post and a [...] more »

by Geoff Dougherty

I’ve been ignoring Facebook for as long as I can. And most other social networking applications, too. I already get several dozen e-mails a day. Add to that a dozen or so phone calls, voice mails and letters, and I begin feeling like I need to be less networked, not more. But I finally sat [...] more »