Hop Studios Prepares for SXSW
Within days everyone at Hop Studios (that’s right, all three of us!) are heading for Austin, Texas, for the annual SXSW Interactive Festival. Last year we had a great time, met tons of people, had some BBQ and made some excellent connections with companies. We’re hoping for more of the same…Read More...
Hop Studios Has a Brand New Site, and a New Duck, Too
Last month, Hop Studios launched a brand new identity, logo, and website design.
I didn’t mention it on this blog at the time—you’d call that a soft launch, I suppose. I guess I didn’t want us to fly to close to the sun, Icarus-like, with our new wax brand wings. Also, we were so darn…Read More...
We’re Hiring: Web Developer
Job Description: Web developer
Hop Studios is looking to hire a versatile Web developer who has experience in journalism, building communities and content management systems.
Required skills and experience:
- ExpressionEngine templating
- Basic SQL
Why Backups Are Important Before Upgrades
Last night, we attempted to upgrade the OpenAds installation of one of our clients. (OpenAds is a free ad-serving tool.)
We’d done this upgrade before for other websites, and for this client, too. This time, we were going from OpenAds 2.4.0 to 2.4.3—to close some security holes and maybe…Read More...
Vote (Once) for Truthdig!
I know, it’s tempting to stuff the ballot box in support of your favorite person, place or thing.
And since I heard that our client, Truthdig.com, was nominated for three different categories of Blogger Choice Awards—Best Political Blog, Best Blog Design and Best Podcast, to be…Read More...