Category Archives: startup

Javascript Element Creator

Some time ago I was working on optimizing the client side code of my website, plnnr.com, an online trip planner. This website does automatic trip planning, and the problem was that recalculating trips was slow. After profiling, I found out … Continue reading

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My Startup – Plnnr.com

I’ve been waiting for this blog post for more than a year now. This is my startup, Plnnr.com. If you want, go there first, form an opinion, and then get back here, I’ll wait :) As you can tell, plnnr.com … Continue reading

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Actual Data Always Needs To Be Explicit

This might seem obvious, but it wasn’t to me it first. Now I consider it a database design rule of thumb, or even a patten. I’ll explain using an example. Consider an application where you also need automatic tagging of … Continue reading

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Mochikit Drag&Drop Corner Case

I found myself working again on the UI for my startup. As my Javascript library, I use Mochikit. One of the reasons for that is that it’s the Turbogears builtin, and I came to like it. The other is that … Continue reading

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Database Design Problem

A few weeks ago, I had to work out a database design for my startup. I had a bit of a hard time deciding on a design direction, but after thinking about it, I settled on a design I was … Continue reading

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Website development and not supporting Internet Explorer 6

My partner and I started to work on a website a few months ago. We have a working prototype, and we are always improving it. My work is mostly concentrated on a smart Python backend, and on a Javascript front-end, … Continue reading

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