Startups of Puerto Rico Platform

Two months ago I opened an issue for CAP-0003 proposing to execute a platform to contain what I’ve been able to identify as useful tools for the Startups of Puerto Rico community. A couple of people showed interest and a conversation was immediately started to discuss it in more details. About a month ago I got… Continue reading Startups of Puerto Rico Platform

Blimp en Luz De A’lante

Autofinanciado por tres jóvenes puertorriqueños, Blimp ha llevado su sistema de gerencia de proyectos a más de 8,000 usuarios en más de 100 países. ¿Como lo han logrado?

Being a self-starter

I spent the last 4 and a half years getting my Bachelors degree in Computer Science. Throughout those years I worked on different things ranging from small personal projects, with small to medium size companies, government, and co-founding Blimp. I accomplished all of these because 4 years before I began college I decided to I… Continue reading Being a self-starter

From Day Job to Entrepreneur: Interview with Giselle Zeno

It’s not everyday someone thinks to themselves “Fuck it, I’m doing this”, quits their job, risks everything and starts working on something they truly believe in, embracing failure every step of the way. Since Startup of Puerto Rico and events like Startup After Hours, Founder Institute, Startup Weekend, and others started I’ve slowly but surely seen it… Continue reading From Day Job to Entrepreneur: Interview with Giselle Zeno

Shifting to “new-style” url tag in Django 1.5

Prior to Django 1.3, the syntax for the url tag was {% url project_create %}. Django considered project_create to be a name of a view in your urls.py, not a template variable named project_create. I recently upgraded Blimp from Django 1.4.5 to Django 1.5.1. We have around 200+ template files that were using the old… Continue reading Shifting to “new-style” url tag in Django 1.5