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November 2015
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How to ship software, the easy way

Do you think you have what it takes to ship software? I’ll let you in on a secret: it’s not easy and takes a lot of effort—but it’s all skills that you can learn. Here’s my checklist for getting software projects done, in a way that they actually ship and actually work well: To ship software, first learn how to design things for [...]

Thomas FuchsThomas Fuchs

Stack Overflow is down. What now?

The Internet is awesome. Information is right at your fingertips. Always-available help from people all over the world is one of humanity’s dreams come true. I’m not sure if the philosophers of antiquity included copy and pasting of code snippets in this dream, but hey, it’s a fact of daily developer life. Copy and pasting is awesome, [...]

Thomas FuchsThomas Fuchs

To #tag or not to #tag

The other day, one of our two amazing developers Thomas “Tagging It” Cannon wrote an advice email. As much as I wanted the email to be about men’s fashion (he’s a sharp dresser), alas it was a solid bit of guidance for an IT team to get the most out of Freckle. In his defence, the email was a lot more useful (at least [...]

Thomas FuchsThomas Fuchs

Timesheet approval and locking entries

You have a team to manage. Maybe it’s only 3 or 4 people. Maybe you’re leading projects in three different departments and have 46 folks that should be logging time in Freckle every day. Regardless of crew size, you need everyone to log their time consistently. You also need to make sure that tags are appropriate for each part [...]

Amber GohnAmber Gohn

Week Numbers for European Frecklers

If you’re one of the many European Frecklers out there, you’ve probably asked yourself one or all of these questions about America. Why can’t Americans drive manual cars? Why on Earth doesn’t America use the Metric System? Why is it so hard to get week numbers in my calendar apps? All very valid questions.  All deserving [...]

Devon KreiderDevon Kreider