The perfect CSS for Organizational Chart Avatars

The requirement sounded simple; show a user’s photo next to their name.  The reality was that some photos were square and some wide while others were very large and some were small.  I thought this was a good chance to combine a few code and CSS techniques to see what could be accomplished. First I […]

Sept 4-5: WindyCityRails

In early September you’ll find us in the ‘Windy City’, Chicago, Illinois. WindyCityRails is Chicago’s single-track Ruby on Rails conference. At this conference we expect to meet some of the best developers and designers, sharpen our Rails skills, and meet like-minded technologists. Constant Contact is sponsoring on a Platinum level. Dinshaw Gobhai, Constant Contact’s Senior […]

Aug 2-3: DrupalCamp PA

DrupalCamp PA is taking place for the first time in Pittsburgh, PA, on August 2-3. We’re proud to sponsor this new and exciting event. This is going to be a 2 day conference with topical sessions, keynote speakers, “Birds of a Feather” breakouts, and code sprints. The theme of the conference “Bridging Higher Education & […]

CASL Update for Developers

The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) started being enforced on July 1, 2014, and is applicable to anyone who makes use of commercial electronic messages. This means if you have an email address in your email marketing campaign that you suspect belongs to a Canadian, or if anyone opens your email in Canada, this law is applicable even if […]

Aug 2-3: Burlington Ruby Conference

On the weekend of August 2-3 we’re going to be in beautiful Burlington, Vermont. Constant Contact is sponsoring Burlington Ruby Conference. This conference is held on the picturesque Lake Champlain waterfront; Burlington Ruby Conference is the event of the summer for Ruby enthusiasts to network, learn and relax in the beautiful state of Vermont. Burlington […]

July 10-11: Constant Contact’s Open Platform Innovation Jam

In the spirit of continuing innovation Constant Contact holds series of internal innovation events, or Innovation Jams. Theme of our next Jam is Open Platform. We’ll be looking for cool, useful concepts, apps, and things built by mashing together awesome pieces of different applications and platforms. All of Constant Contact is invited to spend two […]

Managing Technical and UX Debt

Constant Contact recently released one of our first release planned and executed with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), known externally as our Toolkit release.  There will  be a future post about some of the lessons learned from that experience, We see  major release as an opportunity to do a retrospective on our process. This post […]

Women Who Code Meetup, May 29 San Francisco

Women Who Code core organizers are meeting at Constant Contact San Francisco office on Thursday, May 29. Nevena Djaja, Constant Contact Software Engineer, will be one of the coordinators for the WWC events. More info on Women Who Code: http://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-SF/

June 6-8: San Francisco B2B Startup Weekend

Although Startup Weekend is no stranger to the Bay Area, on June 6th, 9Mile Labs, Salesforce and Constant Contact are teaming up to bring the region its first Business to Business (B2B) focused event. B2B is the concept of a business selling its product or service to another business, rather than to a customer. This […]