The time has come to separate CapitolBuddy' posts from Paul's posts. This blog will remain a place for my other projects and a host for my own musings. But if you're not following this blog for those reasons, then it's time to unfollow me and head over to the new official CapitolBuddy blog, where you … Continue reading CapitolBuddy’s blog is moving
When I worked around a state legislature... I spent some time at Missouri's state capitol as part of my work with Renew Missouri, but more often I heard about the struggles from my colleagues, who at peak times, might have to make the trek to Jefferson City 4 out of 5 business days. And when … Continue reading A vision for working around legislatures
I've created a functional prototype of the web app. I don't feel like it's quite ready to share for real and open it up for the public, but there are some screenshots below. Upon stating what it is that I'm trying to do with CapitolBuddy in last week's post, I gained some real focus and … Continue reading Web App in Development
Last week, I released an update for CapitolBuddy that adds some key features. The "News" section is the most obvious addition. But there's also an updated interface for notes. And Vote Count is a little more sophisticated. See more about each of the big changes below. News Read something interesting about a legislator? Go find … Continue reading What’s new in CapitolBuddy 1.5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTASkOzZnYk If you work at a state capitol in any capacity, you likely need to know the lawmakers around you, and you also need to take well organized notes on those lawmakers. CapitolBuddy gives you the info you need to succeed. Take a look at Rhode Island's info for free by downloading the app on … Continue reading CapitolBuddy puts legislators in your hand
The roll out of new states continues for CapitolBuddy. We're working to help our state capitol people become more efficient one state at a time. Pennsylvania, you're up! This new product includes the normal info for each legislator, same note taking, and same vote counting -- still only $24.99. Here's a list of the info … Continue reading Pennsylvania is for sale
If you'd been using CapitolBuddy on the iPad, you might notice that it's really just a blown up version of the iPhone. Well not anymore! Now opening the app on the iPad has the interface you always wanted: a side menu of legislators that displays all their info in a large window to the side … Continue reading iPad version looks good now!