Exactly one year ago, today, Gimme Bar
Gimme Bar has been the focus of my work for that entire time, and I haven't
blogged about it
Ironically (sort of), I've been far too busy working on Gimme Bar to
do much writing about Gimme Bar, but I thought it fitting to take a
couple minutes to write a few words about it today.
The elevator pitch for the project goes something like this: Gimme
Bar is a personal utility to help you capture and collect interesting things you
find in your day-to-day use of the Web.
5 Days of Gimme Bar is what they're calling it: the extended roll-out of a beautiful new service for saving links of interest from around the web. After nearly two years of development, starting today and for the next five days, San...
We use quite a few technologies to build our products, but Gimme Bar is still primarily a PHP app. To support these apps, we have a number of command-line scripts that handle maintenance tasks, cron jobs, data migration jobs, data p...
One of the coolest things about working on Gimme Bar has been the opportunity to build a platform. While most folks interact with our service via the web site, the site is just one application built on top of the Gimme Bar content c...
I'm happy to report that Gimme Bar has been running very well on MongoDB since early February of this year. I previously posted on some of the reasons we decided to move off of CouchDB. If you haven't read that, please consider it a...