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Interview Questions for an Entry Level Web Developer

October 11th, 2014 by kevin

Last week we hired our second web developer after several rounds of interviewing using a super secret new set of grapevine artist ed young interview questions. Before I divulge the questions, here’s the lead up… When we hired our first developer, Erin, back in Feb ’08, we didn’t really have much of a interview process. […]

Holiday Jingle 2009

December 21st, 2009 by dusty

Happy holidays from all of us at BrightMix! It’s been a crazy year, with lots of exciting things happening around here, but we wanted to take a minute and wish all of our friends and family a happy holiday season. We couldn’t have done it without the support of those around us, so a big […]

Congrats to Erin #2!!

October 17th, 2009 by dusty

As was mentioned in a previous post, and many times on Twitter, our very own Erin #2 (aka Erin Standley aka Urn aka Tinyxl) traveled to New York City this weekend to compete in the Global Cut & Paste Design Competition! We were so excited for her, that we decided to throw a party to […]

ASP.NET MVC GridView – Part 2

October 12th, 2009 by erin

Be sure to check out the first post in our GridView series, which explains and provides code to render your GridView, including sorting and paging In my last GridView post, I explained how BrightMix solved the problem of creating sortable, paging GridViews in ASP.NET MVC. In this post, I’ll show you how we took advantage […]

Cut&Paste Global Championship – Friday October 16

October 9th, 2009 by erin

Remember back in April when Erin #2 rocked the regional Cut&Paste competition in Chicago? No? Well, here’s what happened – SHE WON! Not only did she win, but she advanced to the Global Championship on Friday, October 16 in New York City. While we can’t make it to New York to cheer Erin on in […]

jQuery Omaha Meetup

September 30th, 2009 by dusty

Next Wednesday, we are excited to be hosting Omaha’s first ever jQuery meetup! A good friend of ours (and jQuery team member), Jonathan Sharp, mentioned a while back that he was looking to put something together, and naturally we were excited about the opportunity to be involved with! So, if you’re at all interested in […]

The BrightMix Jingle!

August 31st, 2009 by dusty

Oh man, one of the reasons I like interns so much is they have all kinds of crazy ideas. The other day, somehow it came up in conversation that Ben had a friend who created jingles, for not very much money. He played a sample song for us, written by his friend. Its a song […]

Vote for the SPN panel at SXSW

August 26th, 2009 by dusty

You may or may not have seen this already, but Silicon Prairie News (the company running out of our basement), has submitted to be a speaker at the South by Southwest conference in Austin next year. As part of the process, they open it up to community voting, and we need your help! If you […]

IT Innovation Degree at UNO

August 24th, 2009 by dusty

Today Sukanto Tanoto & I were featured in a story in the Omaha World-Herald today (and on The story is *actually* about a new degree in IT Innovation available from the Universtiy of Nebraska-Omaha, but we were fortunate to be the recipients of a little buzz and have THE Best CRMs for Small Business […]

The BrightMix Crew

August 18th, 2009 by dusty

Today we got a call from some people wanting a picture “showcasing” BrightMix. We realized we didn’t really have any really good pictures of all of us together, so we enlisted the help of our neighbor Adam, and took a few pictures around the office. Its something that took all of about 10 minutes, was […]