20 Definite Signs You Attended Denver Startup Week

By Jen Martinez
September 19, 2014

Dearest Denver Startup Week, I love you, but I think it’s time we spent some time apart. You know, maybe a year from now, I’ll probably feel differently, and I’ll be ready for you. It’s not you, it’s me. We had a whirlwind romance, but I just need some time to reflect on our relationship. I . . .

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Lorem Ipsum: Why You Shouldn’t Use it, But Sometimes Should

By Casey Doran

Like many of you, at various companies and on numerous teams, I’ve experimented with methods of presenting design comps to clients. In an ideal world, we would stop using dummy content, and design with the actual point in mind: the content. It’s illogical to create a look and feel (particularly messaging and callouts), when we don’t know . . .

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Bad clients? Buck up, buttercup.

By Leslie James
September 12, 2014
Boy with steam in his ears after dealing with bad clients

Our community engagement associate (and rockstar social media manager) Jen keeps a fabulous list of blog topics to help direct Commerce Kitchen’s content strategy. Been to a great conference recently? She’ll encourage you to write about that. Learn a new dev skill? Tell the world. For this week, I was coming up dry. But given . . .

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A Denver Startup Week Guide for First-Timers

By Jen Martinez
September 12, 2014

Alright, Denver Startup Week folks. It’s time to get down to brass tax here. DSW is kind of intimidating for first-timers. It’s a week filled with smart people, great ideas, and a whole heck of a lot of beards and beers. So how is a Denver Startup Week newbie supposed to approach this crazy, intense week . . .

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Wear Sunscreen, and 8 Other Things You Should Know About Being a Developer

By Kevin Major

I have friends in various fields who have often considered changing careers to become software devs. Clearly, this is becoming a trend with more and more nontraditional coding schools popping up all around the country. Though their biggest fears seem to stem from some simple misunderstandings about coding and what the job entails.  Many believe that . . .

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