A Thing I Made: Vitae

Posted 28 October 2014 under , ,

For the bulk of 2013, I worked with a talented Viget team to develop Vitae for the Chronicle of Higher Education. Think of it as LinkedIn for people in higher ed. Here’s a screenshot of my favorite feature, a bulk editing interface that uses 15+ custom parsers I wrote:

It was an enormous project, the biggest single project we’ve ever done at Viget (some engagements end up larger, but over a much longer period of time). I’m super proud of the work we did and that the application is seeing considerable growth. A couple blog posts I wrote based on my experiences working on Vitae:

Recent Posts

2 Feb
Another Thing I Made: WorldWildlife.org

Last year, I had the priviledge of working with a talented team at Viget to build and launch a new site for the North American branch of the World Wildlife Fund This was the first major project at … Read more »

8 Jul
A Thing I Made: PUMA.com

I’ve been working for PUMA (the shoe company) at Viget for about the last year and a half, developing a content management system (CMS) to drive several of their category marketing sites (including … Read more »

7 Feb
New Site: davidmade.com

I’ve been working on a small site for posting shorter-form writing and music recordings which I’ve called Davidmade. I was using Tumblr for a bit, but I’ve wanted to build a static site … Read more »

Quick Links (via Pinboard)

18 Sep
Best Boxers Ever in Heather Grey Peace Sign – Marine Layer

If you're the kinda guy that likes to hang out in his underwear, do we have a surprise for you. We took our bestselling boxer briefs and loosened them up a bit for when you're just tryna...hang.

18 Sep
Wax Field Jacket in Dark Navy – Marine Layer

This coat has it all: water-repellant waxed coating for protection against the elements, custom brushed flannel lining, engraved Marine Layer snaps, and a corduroy collar. Keeps you warm, keeps you dry, keeps it real.

17 Sep

Perkeep (née Camlistore) is a set of open source formats, protocols, and software for modeling, storing, searching, sharing and synchronizing data in the post-PC era. Data may be files or objects, tweets or 5TB videos, and you can access it via a phone, browser or FUSE filesystem.

12 Sep
Frank Bruni (Wednesday, September 12, 2018)

Life is about putting loss in perspective. It’s about developing the judgment, wisdom and grace to let go of what you can’t keep and to cherish what you still have, which is usually more than you realize.

24 Aug
SELF Journal Review – My Impressions After 13 Weeks | LifeDev

Disclosure: Links to merchants mentioned within this post might be using an affiliate link, which means that – at zero cost to you – I might earn a commission…

About Me

I’m the Development Director at Viget in Durham, North Carolina. I’m also an avid reader, traveler, cyclist, musician, coffee fiend, and friend of birds.

Status (via Twitter)

RT @NintendoAmerica: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . http://t.co/cRppuLARGe

Recent Photos (via Instagram)