Brad Demoed Popfly

Brad Abrams demoed Popfly at ReMix Boston. It was in the context of explaining RIAs and Silverlight, but it’s always nice to be called out as a cool example of something.   Technorati Tags: Popfly, ReMix, Silverlight

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Diminishing Returns

I read “Product Management is Politics” with some interest. James’s post covers several areas that are perpetual (frustrating) truisms of product development, including the time-quality-features-people (pick two) dilemma. It got me to thinking about my own experience and perceptions. The natural behavior of development teams is to make incremental improvements to existing software. Yes, there are…

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Can Marketing Learn from Development Teams?

About two years ago I decided to move from product marketing to a development team to ship something (at the time I was a bit vague on what exactly I’d be shipping, but it eventually clarified to become Popfly). Crossing over opened my eyes to some cultural differences and misunderstandings that marketing has about the…

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VS 2008 Beta 2 Express Editions

Available now along with the Coding4Fun Developer Kit. We’ve upgraded the Popfly team to using VSTS 2008 beta 2 as well.   Technorati Tags: Visual Studio, Express

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Preparing for the Popfly Town Hall

I’ve been preparing for the Popfly Town Hall meeting tomorrow and realized that we’re going to be making some interesting announcements about Popfly. I’m not sure they’re “news” in the sense that, say, Darryl Taft or Mary Jo Foley follows news, but to us they’re interesting. In deference to our marketing guy’s blood pressure, I’m…

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FAM, SteveB, and Popfly

According to one of the Popfly team members (Sriram), SteveB mentioned Popfly a few times during his financial analyst meeting presentation: “…Whether it’s three guys in an office creating Popfly or a thousand people building the next version of Windows, our employees are thinking big, and thinking in an innovative form 100 percent of the…

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Popfly Town Hall

One of the things that Dan Fernandez has encouraged the Popfly team to do is what he calls a virtual town hall meeting — basically a Live Meeting event where anyone can join in, see what we’re up to, and ask questions. Well this Friday we’re having another one. Join us if you want.  …

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Stephen Shankland’s Blog

My friend Stephen Shankland now has his own blog over at CNET covering open source software, digital photography, and science. Kind of an odd group of stuff, but all things he’s both knowledgeable and passionate about.   Technorati Tags: CNet, Stephen Shankland

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Latest Popfly Deployment

We’ve pushed our latest Popfly build to our production servers. This release includes a host of new features, but what I like most about it is that I can finally start to see what it’s going to look like. And also with this release we deepened our integration with some of the services that power…

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Office Hijinks

You go away for a week and you get pwned.  Office Hijinks Technorati Tags: office hijinks

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