Thursday Tech Tip – JQuery Conditional Draggable & Droppable

This example changes the background of the droppable element depending on whether there are an odd or even number of other elements dropped within it. There are probably more advanced uses of this functionality you can come up with. You can preview it here or copy and paste the code below into your own local file.

Experiencing the Boston Marathon

We were lucky enough this year to get to experience first hand the 2014 B.A.A. Boston Marathon. A few of our friends qualified and we wanted to make sure we made the trip out to support them and all runners alike; especially given the events last year. Although, I am not a fan of running marathons, I do love running. The Boston Marathon is the pinnacle of running; for those who qualify. The Unicorn logo is an elite club that even if you don’t chase after it, you have to acknowledge it’s meaning and importance.

Thursday Tech Tip – Password Security

I thought I would share some thoughts on the recent Heartbleed SSL flaw that comprised potentially half of the internet sites out there including many popular ones you and I use. From facebook, to twitter, to yahoo and many others. I spent essentially a whole day changing passwords of dozens of sites and even with all that effort, I believe one of those sites which holds some of my credit card info, was compromised.

2014 HITS Napa Sprint Triathlon Race Report

The 2014 HITS Napa Sprint Triathlon was the first official triathlon on our race calendar for this year. I had heard a lot of good things about the HITS series coming into this year. Now that we live close to one of the venues, it was time to give it a try. Combined with the fact that the event was near all the vineyards in Napa, made it an almost must do event for us. HITS is known for providing races that cater to all skill level and provides an opportunity to compete at all the standard distances in one weekend.

Thursday Tech Tip – Power3 for iOS

Based off of the hit game 2048 by Gabriele Cirulli but with a twist. Take your number matching to the next level with Power3 on iOS. The game is iCloud and Game Center enabled for saved progress and competitive ranking against friends. Why play by 2 when 3’s company. Available on the iTunes App Store today.