Launching Going Serverless

At the end of April I attended the first Servless Sydney Meetup. While I had heard of AWS Lambda and API Gateway I had not spent the time to understand how they really worked or why I should care. In less that two hours I saw the amazing potential for building serverless apps and was completely hooked on the idea.

Designing your business

This isn’t a post about writing a business plan with market analysis, financial projections and other such fiction. It’s a post about creating a business that you, or more specifically I, want to work in. I’ve just been listening to episode 100 of Bootstrapped with Kids and part of the episode covered the issue of who you should be following. During the conversation Brecht spoke about not following people who don’t have a business that looks like your vision. But what is my vision?

Installing the mysql2 gem on Windows

I recently upgraded to Ruby 2.1 via Rails Installer. After doing that I needed to install all of my gems again. Most installed correctly by mysql2 was painful. If you get stuck then these instructions might help

The ultimate list of podcasts for bootstrappers

Are you looking for some inspiration to keep you going while you bootstrap your latest product? Below is my ultimate list of bootstrap related podcasts to keep you going during your late nights.

54 Great Bootstrap Examples

I’ve recently started mocking up the screens for Campaign Panel using the Bootstrap framework. As I’m not a designer I started by looking for Bootstrap examples to inspire me. During that search I came across Bootsnip. Below are 54 great bootstrap examples from that site broken up by category.