Background Info Ruby on Rails has a pretty steep learning curve. I should know, I’ve been working with it all summer and I’ve just recently crossed the break-even point in my code to Google ratio. It doesn’t help that I’d never seen Ruby before. I’ve been working with PHP off and on for over 10 […]
My wife is currently in graduate school to become a speech and language pathologist. She was looking for a way to practice phonetics and was looking for an app that allowed her to text and email phonetically. To our surprise there was nothing available in the App Store to do such a thing. After some convincing she commissioned me […]
It’s been a while since we’ve posted to the blog but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy. Here’s what’s been going on since our last post: SugJester SugJester ran into a number of problems right after our post. While we’re still excited about the prospect of this service we’re not actively working towards an […]
“Things Like The Things You Like” Today we are excited to announce our latest project: sugJester. sugJester is a tool to help people find great new things. We’ve been working hard putting the finishing touches on the sugJester recommendation engine and are planning on releasing the beta within the next few weeks. The main idea behind sugJester […]
As of February 11, the Salt Lake City branch of Techapolis has closed its doors for good. Generating ideas, creating designs and developing working code is just easier for us right now when the team can work together in close proximity. Facing the decision of moving to Boston or returning to Minneapolis and putting more […]
What is Techăpolis?
Techăpolis started in 2010 when we decided to stop wasting ideas and start pursuing them. We’ve got a lot of ideas; some good, some not so much. Techăpolis is an opportunity for us to explore those ideas and see where they take us.