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  • The new AddThis.com homepage

    Yesterday my team relaunched AddThis.com, consolidated our brand, and launched a bunch of cool new features. One of my favorite parts is the map on the homepage which shows real-time shares as they are happening. The map was interesting to build. We wanted it to be fast, look good on all browsers (including mobile and […]

  • Walkabout Philly Photos

    The day after BarCamp News Innovation Philly I took a walkabout Philadelphia with two friends. I got some pretty cool pictures as well. Check out my Flickr to see more pictures

  • A list of HTML and JavaScript based slide shows

    Since I have used HTML and JavaScript based slides for a couple of years, I often get asked what the options for HTML and JS based slides are. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but should be enough to get you started if you want to checkout the options for building slide shows […]

  • Real Time Search and Social Analytics

    Over at AddThis, we just released an expanded version of our Live View Analytics. We now are bringing together what was multiple screens of live data in to a single live view. This was a pretty fun project. The server generates a stream of data that we then use client side to render all of […]

  • Thoughts on Post Meta Boxes in WordPress

    I’m generally of the opinion that the screen for adding content should be as simple as possible in a CMS. Β It’s one of the reasons I really like the new Distraction Free Writing in WordPress 3.2 (sneak peek if case you haven’t seen it). Β It’s why I was a huge fan of WordPress reducing the […]

  • Get AddThis Refresh

    We just launched an updated process for getting AddThis. We took a multipage process that wasn’t always clear and condensed it down to one page. Together with my talented coworkers, we created what I think is a much simpler way to go from wanting sharing tools on your site to putting them there. Head on […]

  • Good Morning America: Featuring Aaron Jorbin

    Ok, featuring may be a bit of an overstatement, but I did make an appearance in some b-roll. clearspring where I work with some of the most talented people I know was featured over the weekend in a story about how the economy is improving. You can see Hooman and I going over some potential […]

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