Elegant and intelligent podcast footnotes

I started listening to the Longform Podcast today and I noticed that they had this section underneath the player. It’s similar, in functionality, to what you can do on YouTube by linking to specific points in the video, but it takes it further by providing direct links. It’s footnotes for the Web and I think it’s an…

The #100DaysOfCode Challenge

I’ll be starting this challenge tomorrow (Wednesday). I must admit that I feel a certain amount of professional shame by doing it, but there’s a conjoined sense of need to do so, too. I’m at an uncomfortable juncture in my professional life as a developer. I have a whole lot of years of experience, but…

Writeup of June #Sthlmtech session

I attended the monthly #Sthlmtech session last night and watched three startups (Glance, Lunar Way, Happy Tails) pitch live to EQT Ventures. The meetup connects startups to investors. My notes below: Introductions Sam Cole, KnC Miner: You have to listen to VC’s Good regular communication with VC’s Raise more cash Have a strong team EQT…

Tweet from the commandline with Rainbowstream

I was searching for Twitter clients for the commandline the other day and I found Rainbowstream. It’s an excellent tool; this is some serious software right here. You can view images. Images! Images on the CLI… Check out the docs and give it a shot. If not Rainbowstream, what CLI clients do you use for…

My Dev Stack (or, welcome to my tech blog)

Hai! Welcome to my tech blog on minademian.com. This is my second post (I wrote a short post about Facebook’s Messenger app for Android a few days ago) and I wanted to introduce myself, along with my dev stack. I’ve been a web developer for the past eight years. My work has been primarily in PHP/MySQL…

Search on Facebook Messenger for Android

I never understood why the app hid the search function behind the new message button. Glad the search bar is at the top again, with the redesign in the latest update.