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Austin Paquette

Austin Paquette

Calgary, AB Software Engineer Joined almost 3 years ago

  • 1 story
  • 53 comments
  • 19 upvotes
  • Posted to What backpack are you rocking?, Jul 19, 2018

    Solo's Rival

    Website & Promo Video

    0 points
  • Posted to Balance Homepage (from former Stripe designer), May 01, 2018

    I can't click on the animated stuff though, must be losing his Stripe touch

    5 points
  • Posted to Stripe Billing, Apr 05, 2018

    I was just starting to think I was a good web developer again too.

    14 points
  • Posted to Good design & UX Slack channels to join, in reply to Rhys Merritt , Dec 05, 2017

    Slack does hinder it if you let it be a micro-distractor. If you set time aside during the day to focus just on slack affairs then you're best off. I typically take 15 - 20 minutes every 3 hour period to check it out and that gets so much more done than email ever would.

    To answer the first question though, I like being apart of them because they're good for throwing your problem into and seeing what feedback or opinions come back. It's an opportunity for networking and maybe you even get to help someone through their problem - which is fulfilling in it's own right.

    Slack responsibly!

    0 points
  • Posted to I need to find a good little design studio. What the hell should I do?, Oct 09, 2017

    Super surprised I don't see Crew.co on here.

    0 points
  • Posted to Ask DN: What side project are you working on this weekend?, in reply to Jason Etcovitch , Oct 09, 2017

    I love this. Unfortunately I just moved away from Github but this is fantastic.

    1 point
  • Posted to A new place to chat design, Sep 10, 2017

    I think it's a beautiful idea on paper but eventually the line gets blurred and then it turns into the same old song and dance.

    Starting one wouldn't be difficult (hell even creating something bespoke wouldn't be out of the question) but the evolution of what we do is by nature sharing and gaining exposure for the works of art we produce.

    no product releases, no external articles and no lists

    This is hard to enforce those ideals without being heartless. If something like that existed I'd be 100% for it and would definitely contribute, but it would take a hell of a team to make it a notable resource among my moshpit of semi-forgotten resources.

    0 points
  • Posted to CodePan: Online JS/HTML/CSS playground that works offline., Sep 10, 2017

    Love it when new services come around, but the name just strikes me as a childish rip-off of CodePen.

    100% for a new competitor into the field but the name is just distasteful.

    The boilerplates are a cool idea but I (personally) believe they should all achieve the same goal (timer, increment/decrement buttons or whatever).

    1 point
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