I’ve been wanting to learn Swift for years—but have found it hard to get my head around the core concepts. I’ve also been wanting to build a simpler weather app—focused on the current day and immediate future and nothing else. I have a beta! Making progress.
While it’s trivially simple to generate gift cards inside Shopify and send the codes by email, Slack, or whatever, it’s not the best experience for the recipient.
The Lucid Design Store is our agency’s online shop selling t-shirts, notebooks, pencils, and some of the books we have inspired us and that should be must-reads for our clients and new hires.
I originally created The Foodbank Project as an evenings-on-the-couch side-project. It was an experiment to use my skills and knowledge from Lucid to see if it would be possible to build an e-commerce website using Shopify as a platform to run a charity—where every product purchased is given away.
I've recently been experimenting with building a simple Shopify chatbot in Slack using Zapier and Google search.
I talk with Jesse about the launch of The Foodbank Project and the important role it plays in supporting Kiwi families in need—particularly around Christmas.
Republishing closing down letter from www.kiwipay.co.nz. It is with great sadness and regret that I write to let you know Kiwipay will be closing down on November 16th, 2015. I started Kiwipay in 2004 when the only way to process credit cards online was with a bank.
The Foodbank Project is a not-for-profit project created by Lucid with the support of The Salvation Army and Countdown. It is essentially an online grocery store where everything you buy is given directly to New Zealanders in need.
1. 817 items donated 2. $2,301 in total donations 3. $7,698 needed to reach the pilot goal of $10,000 in donations 4. Diced Tomatoes is the most-donated item foodbank.org.nz [https://foodbank.org.nz]
It was an overwhelming (and somewhat emotional) experience spending the morning with the Salvation Army Royal Oak food bank team. It was incredibly humbling talking to the people who work behind the scenes, many of whom have very little themselves.