Author Archives: Erik

Work Queues – Gearman

These are the slides from the Gearman work queue talk at CI Conf in San Francisco yesterday. Gearman and CodeIgniter from Erik Giberti

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CodeIgniter Clippings for BBEdit

BBEdit is a powerful text editor, for Mac OS X, that provides nearly everything AF-Design needs to be effective when creating apps. While it’s not perfect, it works pretty well 99% of the time. It provides powerful tools for manipulating … Continue reading

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13 Social Media Tips for Friday the 13th

1. Create social media presences for your company At minimum you should have a page on Facebook and Twitter. If you are a brick and mortar establishment, you probably have a Foursquare page already (created for you by your social … Continue reading

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Create a Compelling Facebook Page

The new Cover image on Facebook Timeline is a great way to provide a brand experience for your Facebook Page visitors. The newly squared profile image is an excellent opportunity to use your logo and associated iconography to have your … Continue reading

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Transitioning a Facebook Page to Timeline

Facebook will automatically transition all pages on March 30th. Page administrators are advised to be proactive in preparing for the transition now. AF-Design has created a Photoshop template to aid in the creation of Facebook design elements. Using this template, … Continue reading

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Timeline for Pages – What you need to know

This morning, via a Today Show appearance, Facebook announced the new Timeline for Pages. There are a few ways which this will impact your Page. 1) Timeline is the default landing page. A big change is that administrators will no … Continue reading

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Proposal for Website Content Reuse & Sharing

The current proposal to block sharing of content by Pinterest is insufficient in protecting the rights of content creators. An open, standardized, machine readable specification is needed. This specification should declaratively provide structure for the reuse of content in the … Continue reading

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OS X Lion vs. Windows 7 Adoption

Have you ever seen an info graphic or a chart and wondered if you could trust the information? This post grew from a discussion on Twitter about that very thing. Specifically a chart from the recent iPhone 4S launch that … Continue reading

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iPhone 4S – A glimpse into the future

Yesterday, Tim Cook introduced the world to a new and improved iPhone 4S. It’s been met with luke warm reviews and many jokes about how little it has been improved. I think most of the industry is wrong and here’s … Continue reading

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What Happened at F8?

Facebook came, it saw, it conquered and for those who were there (or watched the livestream) we saw the future of social networking and perhaps more accurately the semantic web. To paraphrase Mark Zuckerberg, the first iteration of Facebook provided … Continue reading

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