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The All New Stark Raving Sane

By Lachlan Sylvester

Hypothetical Solutions has just launched their all new, long overdue blog Stark Raving Sane.

This is were we will be talking some sense to ourselves and some nonsense not to ourselves. Hence the name.

Here you will find our musings on web development and design, as well as news from Hypothetical Solutions.

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Buy a BMX at the Anchor

By Vicki Ball

One of our favourite clients is the crew at Anchor BMX – their blog keeps us endlessly entertained and amused.

Recently we’ve been helping them out by extending their online catalogue to include a shopping cart and online ordering through PayPal.

By utilising PayPal’s merchant services, Rails’ adaptable framework and our own awesomeness, we were able to implement the whole project within three weeks and within Anchor’s budget.

It’s a win for everyone! Especially me, because I’ve just ordered this awesome Best Friend’s tee.

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The Hypothetical Blog: Stark Raving Sane

April 05 Icons, icons and icons!

Building any kind of web interface, particularly one that requires any kind of human interactivity, will at some time utilise icons. Whether they be on buttons, used in headings, or tabs or panels, icons are like little visual pieces of informative haiku: small, succint and should make you smile.

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Railscasts

In our opinion, Ryan Bates is something of a Rails stevedore: since March of 2007 he’s been packaging and delivering Railscasts to the interwebs on a weekly basis.

Available through iTunes or via download on the Railscast website, each episode lasts between five and twenty minutes, with shownotes and additional resources also available on the website.

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