2006 Rocked.

SitePen had a fantastic year. The projects were fun and challenging, we met cool people with even cooler ideas, and while we may still be cringing from some, the lessons learned allowed for 3 gigantic, scissor steps forward! It has been such a liberating experience to work with so many intelligent, energetic, and seriously hilarious people. Even when deadlines were looming and the stress was nearly unbearable, from hundreds (wait…thousands!) of miles apart, our team pulled together and made unbelievable

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SitePen Project Praised by the Fool!

One of our recent projects was mentioned on the Motley Fool on September 18, 2006! Against that backdrop are both AdMob and Handango, each of which could profit handsomely from smartphone demand. But I’m a bit more intrigued by AdMob. Founded just a few months ago (!), AdMob has one of the most impressive websites I’ve seen in a start-up. It just reeks of business opportunity. For example, the home page keeps a running tally of ad views — currently

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Greenplum and SitePen Bring Real-time Visualization to the Web

Companies collaborate to contribute first in-browser real-time charting capability SAN FRANCISCO, Web 2.0 Conference, Nov. 7, 2006– Greenplum, the leader in the use of open source databases for enterprise-class business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing, and SitePen, Inc., a web-development company known for its work with cutting-edge technologies like AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML), today announced a joint contribution to the Dojo open source project. The contribution enables any web developer to bring real time charting to web applications using

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SitePen at the Ajax Experience

The Ajax Experience is this Monday October 23 through Wednesday October 25 in Boston. If it is anything like the one in San Francisco in May, it is going to be a great show.We are giving four talks at the conference. Alex Russell is giving two sessions on Tuesday morning: Intro to Dojo and Dojo in Depth. At the same time as Alex’s first session, Jesse Kuhnert of SitePen is teaming up with Howard Lewis Ship of Tapestry fame to

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Mobile Ajax: Hype, Reality, and SitePen

“Mobile Ajax” is a code word for “snake oil” and the folks who claim it’s the future probably aren’t working with it. SitePen has been digging pretty deep under the covers of the carrier/content/developer mess, and here’s what we found.

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SitePen At LinuxWorld

I’ll be at LinuxWorld this week, and I’ll even be giving a talk on Thursday. If you’re going to be at the conference and want to catch up, just send mail to alex at sitepen dot com.

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JavaScript and Ant

—last Modified on 25 Aug 2004 This tutorial is a collection of information about using JavaScript and XSLT with Ant, and is focused towards intermediate to expert client-side web developers. It is presently a very rough draft. Information in this tutorial was taken from several sources including the ant-user mailing list and the ant manual. Where possible the date and location of a source material has been noted to provide credit to members of the community and to aid in

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