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Written by Bob Walsh, Senior Developer

November 21, 2010 at 6:30 pm

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Show #88: Jeff Haynie of Appcelerator

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This week Bob and Pat talk again with Jeff Haynie, founder of Appcelerator, an open-source web technology for building native code desktop, mobile and web applications.

We interviewed Jeff back in Show #33 about a year ago: with how raging hot mobile is today, we thought we should catch up with Appcelerator, their Open Source tool for coding cross-platform while compiling native code binaries.

How has the past year been for Appcelerator? Well, there are about 6,000 apps in the Apple iPhone/iPad Store that were written using Appcelerator, and they just nailed down $9 million in Series B funding.

If you have been flirting with the idea of doing a mobile app, you definitely want to check out Appcelerator.

Note: We’re moving this site to WPEngine this coming week (for sure this time! – I’ve been swamped.).

Tired of being stuck in neutral in your startup? Why not do a MicroConsult with Bob Walsh? Instead of hypotheticals and too much information, Bob will work with you for an hour via Skype developing 8 to 10 specific todos that will get your startup in gear. Details at 47hats.com.

A quick word about our sponsor, InfluAds. If your startup’s market is other startups, web developers and designers why not reach out to them through with a small, tasteful ad at sites they already read? That’s how InfulAds works. Act now, mention “SSP” and save 20% on you first ad buy. InfluAds.com – ads for startups by a Startup.

Download Show #88 here: Show #88 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

Bob Walsh blogs at 47Hats, is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.

Patrick Foley blogs at PatrickFoley.com, is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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Written by Bob Walsh, Senior Developer

November 11, 2010 at 2:57 pm

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Show #87 Lisa Gansky, The Mesh

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This week Bob and Pat talk with Lisa Gansky, serial startup founder and author of The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing.

There’s a trend, perhaps even a movement, decoupling access to services and products from ownership, and we talk with Lisa about the startup opportunities that the Mesh economic model makes possible.

Software is now firmly established as a service – what happens when physical objects plus cloud infrastructure equals a better experience at a lower cost than actually owning everything we sometimes need?

Two podcast notes: we’re moving this site to WPEngine this coming week, and there will be no show November 8th since I will be keynoting Deploy 2010.

Tired of being stuck in neutral in your startup? Why not do a MicroConsult with Bob Walsh? Instead of hypotheticals and too much information, Bob will work with you for an hour via Skype developing 8 to 10 specific todos that will get your startup in gear. Details at 47hats.com.

A quick word about our sponsor, InfluAds. If your startup’s market is other startups, web developers and designers why not reach out to them through with a small, tasteful ad at sites they already read? That’s how InfulAds works. Act now, mention “SSP” and save 20% on you first ad buy. InfluAds.com – ads for startups by a Startup.

Download Show #87 here: Show #87 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

Bob Walsh blogs at 47Hats, is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.

Patrick Foley blogs at PatrickFoley.com, is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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October 25, 2010 at 5:37 pm

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Show #86 Matt Spradley, Impirus Legal Websites

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This week Bob and Pat talk with Matt Spradley, founder of Impirus Legal Websites.

Impirus provides a “WordPress/Basecamp” tailored experience for solo legal practitioners, and Matt talks candidly about the challenges and opportunities of selling to not-early adopters, how and why Impirus is using Windows Azure (“Have to pry it from my cold, dead hands.”) and more.

Quick note about this show – between recording it and today, SnapABug changed its name to SnapEngage – much better name for their cool service, IMO. One other note – we’re moving this site to WPEngine this week – no more outages!

Tired of being stuck in neutral in your startup? Why not do a MicroConsult with Bob Walsh? Instead of hypotheticals and too much information, Bob will work with you for an hour via Skype developing 8 to 10 specific todos that will get your startup in gear. Details at 47hats.com.

And a quick word about our sponsor, InfluAds. If your startup’s market is other startups, web developers and designers why not reach out to them through with a small, tasteful ad at sites they already read? That’s how InfulAds works. Act now, mention “SSP” and save 20% on you first ad buy. InfluAds.com – ads for startups by a Startup.

Download Show #86 here: Show #86 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

Bob Walsh is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.

Patrick Foley is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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October 19, 2010 at 1:15 pm

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Show #85: And now for something completely different!

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Warning: This podcast contains language you may find offensive and is not for children.

We break format for this show – to put it mildly. This is a (unexpected) recording of a conversation Patrick and Bob had after Pat’s return from the Business of Software Conference this year. You may find it interesting, you may hate it. But Pat strongly wants to include you in this conversation, and I’m going along with that. Let us know what you think.

Tired of being stuck in neutral in your startup? Why not do a MicroConsult with Bob Walsh? Instead of hypotheticals and too much information, Bob will work with you for an hour via Skype developing 8 to 10 specific todos that will get your startup in gear. Details at 47hats.com.

And a quick word about our sponsor, InfluAds. If your startup’s market is other startups, web developers and designers why not reach out to them through with a small, tasteful ad at sites they already read? That’s how InfulAds works. Act now, mention “SSP” and save 20% on you first ad buy. InfluAds.com – ads for startups by a Startup.

Download Show #85 here: Show #85 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

Bob Walsh is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.

Patrick Foley is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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Written by Bob Walsh, Senior Developer

October 11, 2010 at 3:40 pm

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Show #84 Rob Walling; Start Small, Stay Small

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This week Bob and Pat interview Rob Walling, serial startup founder, creator of the Micropreneur Academy and author of Start Small, Stay Small: A Developer’s Guide to Launching a Startup.

Rob explains how micropreneurs – self-funded software founders – can do and should do market research, concrete things your startup should focus on, why Digg is not your friend, and why email – yes, email! – may be your best friend.

Tired of being stuck in neutral in your startup? Why not do a MicroConsult with Bob Walsh? Instead of hypotheticals and too much information, Bob will work with you for an hour via Skype developing 8 to 10 specific todos that will get your startup in gear. Details at 47hats.com.

And a quick word about our sponsor, InfluAds. If your startup’s market is other startups, web developers and designers why not reach out to them through with a small, tasteful ad at sites they already read? That’s how InfulAds works. Act now, mention “SSP” and save 20% on you first ad buy. InfluAds.com – ads for startups by a Startup.

Download Show #84 here: Show #84 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

Bob Walsh is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.

Patrick Foley is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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Written by Bob Walsh, Senior Developer

October 6, 2010 at 12:33 pm

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Show #83 Brian Noll; selling developer tools to enterprise

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This week Bob and Pat interview Brian Noll, co-founder of Code Complete Software, on how his company markets developer tools to enterprise. Brian’s firm is the North American marketing force for JetBrains and other software companies who want to crack the enterprise market.

If you think you know how to sell to enterprise, realize this: we’re in a recession, Open Source has changed the game, and in this podcast Brian is kind enough to share the new rules.

And a quick word about our sponsor, InfluAds. If your startup’s market is other startups, web developers and designers why not reach out to them through with a small, tasteful ad at sites they already read? That’s how InfulAds works. Act now, mention “SSP” and save 20% on you first ad buy. InfluAds.com – ads for startups by a Startup.

Download Show #83 here: Show #83 Or if you prefer, Subscribe to the podcast in Apple iTunes.

Bob Walsh is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/bobwalsh or you can email him at bob.walsh@47hats.com.

Patrick Foley is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/patrickfoley or you can email him at patrick.foley@microsoft.com

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Written by Bob Walsh, Senior Developer

September 27, 2010 at 5:54 pm

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