Wagger Designs

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Wagger Designs specializes in creating innovative web designs and developing custom web applications for small to medium businesses and nonprofit organizations.

09/17/2012
Troy Library

The power of creative marketing and social media for an excellent cause!

Awesome interactive Google homepage today!
09/07/2012
Google

Awesome interactive Google homepage today!

Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more. Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

Test harnessing!  Jake reinforces his app with a little extra bulletproofing love.
08/09/2012
My Journey on Rails, Part 5: Tests - Wagger Designs

Test harnessing! Jake reinforces his app with a little extra bulletproofing love.

Jake writes some tests in his continued series covering creation of a large-scale web application using Ruby on Rails.

If you ERB when you're supposed to Haml, you're gonna have a bad time!  Jake converts the app to the Haml markup languag...
07/31/2012
My Journey on Rails, Part 4: ERB to HAML - Wagger Designs

If you ERB when you're supposed to Haml, you're gonna have a bad time! Jake converts the app to the Haml markup language in his latest article.

Why ERB when you can Haml? Jake continues his series while creating a large-scale web application using Ruby on Rails.

An advanced search form in Ruby on Rails!  Jake's latest installment in his ongoing series.
07/18/2012
My Journey on Rails, Part 3 - Wagger Designs

An advanced search form in Ruby on Rails! Jake's latest installment in his ongoing series.

Advanced search forms are a tad tricky! Jake continues his series while creating a large-scale web application using Ruby on Rails.

07/13/2012
Power Searching with Google – Inside Search – Google

Ever wonder how to find things on the web? Now you can learn how to become a search ninja with these free classes from Google

Google Search makes it amazingly easy to find information. Come learn about the powerful advanced tools we provide to help you find just the right information when the stakes are high.

New blog post: Working through building an application in Ruby on Rails, part 2!
07/10/2012
My Journey on Rails, Part 2 - Wagger Designs

New blog post: Working through building an application in Ruby on Rails, part 2!

Alas; work happens! I also took time out to skim some of the UC Berkeley SaaS class. The quality of the course is good, but I found myself ahead of many of the software engineering concepts and ended up toying with several of the exercises instead of following every moment.

06/15/2012

We prepared and presented an excellent presentation on Essbase Architure Assessment to one of the nations latest banks today. Our client was so impressed, that our claim that 100% of our customers engage us in more than one project remains unchallenged as we start negotiations for a second engagement!

Good read!
05/24/2012
The end of multitasking as you know it

Good read!

Multitasking doesn't work, yet it's a prized ability. Instead, learn how to manage interruptions so that they become part of your schedule

New blog post!  Working with Ruby on Rails and Git.
05/23/2012
My Journey on Rails, Part 1 - Wagger Designs

New blog post! Working with Ruby on Rails and Git.

We at Wagger Designs have been brewing up a custom web application for some time now. This blog series, in several parts, will follow my research and development process of taking our app from idea to reality. I’ll be sharing techniques and workarounds to issues that arise along the way.

jQuery Air: First Flight from Code School is free today.  It's a great introduction to get anyone interested in jQuery o...
05/22/2012
Code School - jQuery Air: First Flight

jQuery Air: First Flight from Code School is free today. It's a great introduction to get anyone interested in jQuery or JavaScript going.

jQuery is a JavaScript library that simplifies web development. Learn jQuery by practicing techniques such as manipulating style and content, responding to events, and even a touch of AJAX. Whether you're new to jQuery or want to solidify your basic s...

05/17/2012
Specifics on CSS Specificity | CSS-Tricks

Having trouble getting a CSS class to stick? Specificity! (It's easier than you think!)

This article was originally published on August 11, 2008. I am updating it now to fix some inaccuracies in how this concept was presented. I've never sp

05/08/2012

We're really excited that Corner Point Solution's web mock unveiling went really well today! On to the full design phase - Andiamo!

The Jimbo's BBQ's website content is now live! Now we all have a way to know what today's special is from the best Texas...
05/03/2012
Jimbo's BBQ & C-Store in Chantilly, VA | Homemade Texas BBQ

The Jimbo's BBQ's website content is now live! Now we all have a way to know what today's special is from the best Texas BBQ in the DC Metro area!

Visit Jimbo's BBQ & Country Store and discover some of the best homemade smoked Texas BBQ in Northern Virginia.

We're finishing up final touches on Jimbo's BBQ's killer new site.  Here's a preview of the homepage:
05/02/2012

We're finishing up final touches on Jimbo's BBQ's killer new site. Here's a preview of the homepage:

04/27/2012

Google "Zerg Rush" for some Friday fun

04/26/2012

We are thinking about a redesign: Do you think our current website, http://www.waggerdesigns.com, clearly and quickly states our business offering to visitors?

04/24/2012
Tips for Pediatric Dentist Websites - Wagger Designs

Learn some tips about conveying a successful message to the right audience when designing a website for a pediatric dentist

While we formed the legal structure of Wagger Designs in 2009, our founding members were doing business under the name of Wagger Designs for several years before that. While going through our customer archives I came across our very first customer, a Pediatric Dentist operating in the Adams Morgan ...

04/23/2012

LOL at Harvest's password successfully changed message: "And don't you forget it."

Wagger Designs's cover photo
04/20/2012

Wagger Designs's cover photo

Friday Fun with Photoshop!
04/20/2012

Friday Fun with Photoshop!

Custom beatbox Flash mania.
04/18/2012
INCREDIBOX

Custom beatbox Flash mania.

Express your musicality, pump it up and chill!

Space Shuttle Discovery's DC tour past our office
04/17/2012

Space Shuttle Discovery's DC tour past our office

Space Shuttle Discovery's DC tour past our office

04/17/2012

We got some awesome pictures of the low fly over Udvar-Hazy that we'll be posting soon. The local schools had all of the children outside cheering, clapping, and waiving as Discovery made her tour around the metro area.

With our direct proximity to Udvar-Hazy and Dulles, we'll be hanging out in the parking lot tomorrow morning to catch th...
04/17/2012
Space Shuttle Discovery Fly-In Day - Discovery Arrival Events

With our direct proximity to Udvar-Hazy and Dulles, we'll be hanging out in the parking lot tomorrow morning to catch this spectacular fly over.

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is holding events to celebrate the arrival of Space Shuttle Discovery at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, in Chantilly, VA.

While this won't help with the really complex stuff, this is a pretty good go-to list of places to look for examples and...
04/11/2012
Awesome sites to find useful code snippets | CatsWhoCode.com

While this won't help with the really complex stuff, this is a pretty good go-to list of places to look for examples and quick bits.

As a developer, I really like to collect and keep a library of useful code snippets that allow me to save a lot of time when building websites or apps. Today, I have compiled a list of the most interesting websites to find useful code snippets.

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Wagger Designs was founded to help bridge technical gaps between ideas and opportunities for small- and medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. Our highly skilled team specializes in custom technology solutions to address both your internal and public-facing business challenges.

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