Last month, in What's wrong with my site, I picked three small improvements and assigned them each to a different "Future Shane". fix the Information Architecture (IA) of this site. If someone comes to ShaneG.ca and reads an interesting article, it’s difficult for them to explore. That’s a problem because there’s over fifty great articles… Continue reading Fixing the information architecture of my site
In late-2015, my now-wife and I decided to move away from the city we'd lived our whole lives in. I applied for tons of development jobs in London before the move but hardly heard back from any of them. I figured it was because I had nothing to show online and was 7000km away. The… Continue reading What’s wrong with my site?
We use Confluence at work for internal documentation. It's kind of like Wikipedia, but only us developers can see and edit it, and the articles are things like How to set up Server x, or How to Test y. I love it because we previously used long email chains with the answer buried deep within,… Continue reading Organizing documentation with card sorting