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LSMSA Connections Weekend

Logan Leger on October 18, 2011

I was honored to be invited back to LSMSA, the high school that Evan and I (and a majority of our team) graduated from, to speak. I talked about my college and career path and also some mistakes I've made and lessons I've learned. The talk is titled…

Tags: Community, Talks

In Loving Memory

Logan Leger on October 06, 2011

I remember the first time I came in contact with a device Steve invented, imagined, dreamed. I was nine years old. My father had just brought home one of the new bondi blue iMacs. "Where's the rest of it," I said inquisitively. At this point in my…

Tags: Community, iOS

Fast JSON API Controllers in Rails

Logan Leger on October 04, 2011

We have a Rails app that essentially acts as an API for an iOS app. It provides JSON endpoints to pull some resources. The iOS app only reads data, so the only verb used is GET. There are dedicated controllers just for the API actions — the admin…

Tags: Ruby / Rails

Jambalaya Jam 2011 App Available Now

Logan Leger on September 27, 2011

One of the axioms of our mission statement is to be charitable. This community has done so much for us — it's given us a home, fostered our growth, and provides a platform for expansion — so we want to do what little we can to help give back. The…

Tags: Company, Clients, iOS

Using Pow without Internet Connectivity

Logan Leger on September 27, 2011

I was recently at lunch showing off a project to one of our clients. I don't often think about internet access before I go anywhere — these days I just assume I'll always have internet. Unfortunately, however, this particular restaurant didn't have…

Tags: Ruby / Rails

Being Awesome, One Build at a Time

Logan Leger on August 10, 2011

Being Awesome, One Build at a Time from NewAperio on Vimeo . We were invited to speak at LSU CCT's iOS Bootcamp. Hear our talk on our company, the development process, and how to be awesome.

Tags: Company, Talks, iOS

Welcome, Interns!

Logan Leger on August 09, 2011

On Monday we welcomed our first class of interns. I'd like to take a moment to publicly welcome to the team — we're really excited they're here with us! Beth Findley: Beth is a sophomore at MIT studying computer science. Cade Thomasson: Cade is a…

Tags: Company

LSU CCT iOS Bootcamp

Logan Leger on July 22, 2011

The LSU Center for Computation Technology is putting on an iOS development bootcamp August 1-12. It's open to all LSU undergraduates and costs $300. We've worked with CCT on developing this program and are excited it's something that they're going to…

Tags: Community

What They Don't Tell You About Entrepreneurship: Glamor

Logan Leger on July 13, 2011

I'm getting a lot of on-the-job training regarding entrepreneurship. I've started writing about it on this blog so that others can share in my experiences. The first was about failure and the second about focus . Today is the third post in this…

Tags: Entrepreneurship, Business

What They Don't Tell You About Entrepreneurship: Focus

Logan Leger on July 05, 2011

Last week I talked about failure and how it relates to entrepreneurship . It's worth a read if you're new to the whole entrepreneur gig or if you have to work with or are close with one of us (admittedly, we're a little neurotic). To summarize…

Tags: Entrepreneurship, Business

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