Delightful Reveal #50

A weekly update on all things Flagrant

Jack Permenter
By Jack Permenter
March 25, 2024

“Those developers…what’re you up to?”

What we did:

  • Designed and built the splash page for RubyConf 2024 for release next week.
  • Played with kittens.
  • Began redesigning Training Tracker presentation slides.
  • Upgraded to Turbo 8 and learned about some cool features it contains.
  • Created an inline edit form for mobile table rows and then made the rows clickable to open the form with Turbo.
  • Began working on signage for RubyConf Detroit.
  • Planned for and led research (road test) sessions with four prospective customers and users. Sent thank you emails.
  • Analyzed stakeholder interviews.
  • Solicited feedback from early adopters.
  • Filed taxes in two countries.
  • Call for speaker proposals for Madison+ Ruby is officially open! What inspires you to be better at what you do? How do you use Ruby in fascinating ways? Don’t miss the April 30th deadline – submit your talk now!
  • Cleaned up an association in a client app and made it required instead of optional.

What we’re reading:

What we’re watching:

What we’re listening to:

What we’re interested in:

What we’re struggling with:

  • Plex Meta Manager and overlays
  • Competing actions on an input field
  • Sleep +1
  • Broken laptop screen
  • Grief and rest
  • Improving mile times running

What we’re buying:

  • A replacement case for my ISOTunes earbuds, because the current one has been dropped one too many times
  • Casio Classic wristwatch
  • ETFs
  • A memecoin
  • External monitor and new Macbook Pro
  • Notebooks made using delicious and fountain pen-friendly Tomoe River paper
  • A metric set of Forstner bits

What we’re celebrating:

  • 50th Delightful Reveal
  • Public domain images of old-time cat memes
  • Prepping for an art show!
  • Finding a buyer for a smooth housing transition
  • Spring Equinox
  • Going to see Brett Goldstein in Milwaukee
  • Spring fly fishing in Northern California
  • Kittens!

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