Monday, June 11, 2012

yudi unboxes his android.wmv

Just a short post to test out the publish to YouTube feature on the phone:

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Saskatoon BarCamp

We sponsored BarCamp this year. It was a lot of fun and interesting. I enjoyed several of the presentations - a big thanks to all the VendAsta folk who participated and to the organizers.

The Sheaf: BarCamp Saskatoon

On Oct. 16 Louis’ played host to the annual Saskatoon technology “meeting of the minds.” The event, known as BarCamp Saskatoon, is a yearly who’s who of people in Saskatoon technology.

Open to anyone interested, BarCamp Saskatoon included people from all corners of the city’s technology scene — developers, publishers, students and end users. The 147 registered participants included key decision makers from Saskatoon technology companies...

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Everyone loves movies and pants - VendAsta and Direct West release group buying in Saskatoon and Regina

From Micheal over on VendAsta's blog:
Everyone loves movies and pants.
Today’s the big day!

The MySaskDeals website, which we built in partnership with local yellow page publisher DirectWest, has been “live” for a couple weeks already. But until today the only thing visitors could do was enter their email addresses to subscribe to upcoming deals.

As of this morning, the website is really and truly live. The first deals are up and we’re all pretty jazzed about it…especially the movie-goers and pants-wearers among us.

Customers from Regina can get half-price movie tickets at Rainbow Cinemas: ....


Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Hackathon -

VendAsta developers geek out for a worthy cause.

June 1st, 2010 by Michael A. Charles

This past weekend we turned over our offices to a bunch of scruffy hippies dedicated to “helping those in need by doing what they love”.

“What they love” is designing software, and their specific method of helping those in need is to build iPhone apps, sell them for $1.99 at the App Store, and give the proceeds to local charities.

This whole freaky idea was dreamed up by ex-VendAsta developer Dale Zak, who helped get it off the ground in Halifax last year. At that first iPhone Hackathon 4 Charity, fifteen developers donated their weekends to help create the apps Meet Me Here and Wish You Were Here, with proceeds going to the Halifax charities Feed Nova Scotia and Phoenix Youth Programs.

In the wake of that successful Hackathon, Dale and his Halifax buddies incorporated a company called Apps4Good and set out to spread their idea around the world. Now Dale has expanded the event to a second city, with over fifty developers participating this year in Halifax and Saskatoon. The Saskatoon group, which included Phoenix, Krystian, Jordan, and Allan from VendAsta, divided into three teams to design: