This coming weekend will be a big moment for swissmiss! My wonderful developer and friend John Ford and I are hard at work ‘packing boxes’ to finally move the site to my own server and reveal the much needed design overhaul. Some of the new functionality inlcudes: a much needed search, better filtering options and even a choice in how you’ll access the posts.
On a personal and ‘appreciation note’: I have never before worked with a developer that is as organized, zen and pleasant to deal with as John. He would actually challenge my designs and say: “Com’on, make it a little harder for me. We can do more than that!” Here’s my advice to anyone who works with developers: If you find a developer gem like John, treat them nice, send them gifts, don’t ever let them get away!
Only five more days until the big move! Hooray! John, you are the best!
You are the best! Thanks for always being so wonderful to work with. I always want to work harder and do more b/c I know how much you appreciate it. It’s so much fun building beautiful sites!
Feb 2nd, 2009 / 2:11 pm
Completely agree. And find a good developer too:
Feb 2nd, 2009 / 2:54 pm
I’ve worked with John. He is great
Feb 2nd, 2009 / 2:58 pm
Hard working programmer is looking for a great designer as swissmiss is ;)
Feb 2nd, 2009 / 3:43 pm
I know what you mean. There are loads of web developers (just as their are designers), but a developer you can hand your design over to and have it come back as a living and breathing website with great motion/ transitioning and true to the original design is a real find.
I’m looking forward to seeing the new site.
Feb 2nd, 2009 / 4:08 pm
This embodies the reason why I follow your blog. Great job Tina and John. I look forward to more goodness from the two of you. :) Good luck with the move!
Feb 2nd, 2009 / 6:13 pm
This is nice post :) wish you the best!
Feb 3rd, 2009 / 9:31 am