Sean Connelly

Personal Website and Blog

Hey there, my name is Sean Connelly, and this is my personal website. Want to know more? Connect with me on LinkedIn.

Objective-C, iOS7, and Xcode – First Dabble

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 In: Work.

I’ve been spending my whole career working on web projects, and although most of them are responsively designed to work with mobile, I have given myself almost no mastery of the native mobile landscape. Well, until now. Sure, I’ve toyed with some Javascript frameworks like Ember/Handlebars, and I’ve even deployed with Phone Gap. Sure, I […]

Online Registration – 2013 AAU Junior Olympics

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 In: Work.

Custom Ruby on Rails application to handle the registration for the 2013 AAU Junior Olympics of Inline Hockey. Organizes players and team staff onto their rosters, as well as placing teams into their appropriate divisions and age groups. Eliminates much of the tedious data entry required during the registration process. All members’ AAU Membership ID’s […]

Project JOscreens

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 In: Work.

Heads Up! I contributed to an open source library during this project. Blog post on my contribution Twitter Application Only Authentication Media screen implementation of Schedule and Results RSS feeds offered up by RSportz 1.0. Makes API calls Instagram and Twitter for a #firstopic and #aautopic, allowing anyone to submit their own content to the […]

Open Source Contribution – Twitter Application Only Authentication

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 In: Work.

This contribution came while working on Project JOscreens Application library https://github.com/jonhurlock/Twitter-Application-Only-Authentication-OAuth-PHP Merged Pull Request https://github.com/jonhurlock/Twitter-Application-Only-Authentication-OAuth-PHP/pull/4 The original implementation was using the depreciated `rpp` parameter, which was making the results always kick back at ~50. This simple change, in accordance with v1.1 of the Twitter API, updated the parameter to `count` so that you can actually […]

Project JOskin

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 In: Work.

Custom Ruby on Rails application for the Schedule, Stats, and Standings of the 2013 AAU Junior Olympics and FIRS World Championships of Inline Hockey. Leverages data from a separate administrative app (RSportz 1.0) via a common database. Ideation of product, creation of functional spec and wireframes, wrote all HTML markup and corresponding pre-compiled SASS stylesheets. […]

M2M Certified

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 In: Work.

In a nut shell: When it comes to WordPress and overall web design, Sean Connelly really knows his stuff!! I contracted Sean to assist as a project/product manager that required working with and managing another web design company. It turns out the other company was unable to deliver on its promise of providing a turnkey […]

HuluRandom.com – A Sunday experiment with Hulu’s hidden API

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 In: Work.

I wish we just had a random button to turn something on that we would never normally watch. Said my girlfriend on Sunday morning “I can do that.” As Netflix/Hulu Plus users who have officially written off traditional cable as a viable source of entertainment, we’ve adopted a new way of watching TV. We sit […]

UX vs. UI Infographic – The Difference Between User Experience and User Interface

Thursday, October 18th, 2012 In: Blog.

Last week, I wrote a post about writing project requirements, and in the process found this awesome little infographic on the difference between User Experience and User Interface. It’s such a great way of representing the subject of UX vs. UI that I felt like it deserved some deeper explanation and accreditation. The infographic uses […]

Protected: Project Requirements for Mobile and Web Application Development – Free Template Included

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 In: Blog.

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The Death of SEO – Infographic

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 In: Blog.

As a webmaster, freelance designer/developer, and WordPress junkie, I come across SEO questions daily. I’ve met all of the personalities in the left column, and can’t figure out for the life of me which one of them is craziest. I feel like the entire business of internet marketing is so diluted between sleazy approaches, snake […]