Delightful Reveal #44

A weekly update on all things Flagrant

Jack Permenter
By Jack Permenter
December 18, 2023

“I don’t know why I have the ‘yeehaws’ this morning and I’m sorry dude.”

What we did:

  • Finished a blog post on styling disabled buttons with Hotwire
  • Learned about using to allow me to use my mobile device while testing on my local environment
  • Wrestling with inline styling
  • Experimented with STI (single-table inheritance) to support flexible multi-tenancy settings
  • Deep dive into all the ways prices are represented in our system so we can create consistent visual language
  • Set up a new class of user (consumer, rather than provider) for a system
  • Worked on Brewing up goodwill
  • Paired with Glynnis to work on Madison+ Ruby responsiveness and styling
  • Good conversations with our client’s client and starting to build a relationship with them to participate in the feedback process
  • Wrapped up designs for a huge new feature
  • Redesigned RailsConf 2024 website
  • Met with CAT-Hiring to dig deeper into defining and revising our hiring process
  • Researched ways to improve our hiring process in response to CAT-Hiring needs
  • Creates social media assets for RailsConf 
  • Met with Jen to talk about Training Tracker projects
  • Created floor decals for a client to use at an upcoming expo
  • Started working on custom swag for the same customer
  • Enhanced read-only feature to allow attachment viewing
  • Attended the Madison College Portfolio show and saw a bunch of old classmates and instructors
  • Hired a front-end developer, SaVance Ford
  • Paired on a new client project, began working on components of the design
  • Onboarded Kelly to support an existing project

What we’re reading:

What we’re watching:

What we’re listening to:

What we’re interested in:

  • Sorcerer/Paladin multiclass (“Sorcadin”)
  • rdfind
  • Children’s book writing and illustration
  • Tailwind CSS
  • Did some Zig exercises

What we’re struggling with:

  • Holiday obligations
  • Holy crap it’s Christmastime already
  • Mortality, due to a friend’s passing
  • Body image
  • Pad thai
  • CSS

What we’re buying:

What we’re celebrating:

  • Passing a kidney stone
  • Celebrating a friend’s birthday with dinner and arcade games
  • Birthday cake
  • Increased my NAS storage space, about 3x
  • My friend’s event this weekend
  • Seeing old friends and getting pumped about design
  • Sleeved all the Unmatched cards

If you’re looking for a team to help you discover the right thing to build and help you build it, get in touch.