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Interested in interns? Portland’s Planet Argon has a toolkit to help

For many organizations, the idea of taking on interns is equal parts compelling and frightening. Mentoring the next generation of employees has a ton of benefit, but managing that mentorship and people can be a challenge for many organizations. That’s why guides like the Planet Argon Tech Internship Toolkit are so valuable.

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Working with junior developers: Planet Argon shares some lessons learned

It’s been amazing to watch the growing prevalence of coding schools and platforms that are helping people learn how to develop in modern languages and technologies. It’s definitely the right first step in helping solve our industry’s issue with a dearth of dev talent. Read More

It's stormy in Portland… well, brainstormy anyway: Planet Argon and Opal take different approaches to getting us thinking

Portland is a town of creatives. And creatives do a lot of thinking. So it should come as no surprise that there are a couple of Portland startups focused on helping people do a better job of thinking. And brainstorming. Read More

Wanting to step up your front-end game? Modern Web Dev Workshop can help

Like everything these days, the world of Web development changes quickly. Staying on top of the latest technologies—let alone mastering them—can be a challenge for even the most talented developer. Local dev shop Planet Argon is hoping to help with a Modern Web Dev Workshop. Read More

Rails Boxcar hitched to a new company: Tacoma group acquires Planet Argon Ruby on Rails hosting

And while I love all Portland and Silicon Forest projects equally, those first couple of projects I covered will always hold a special place in my heart. So today’s news that Rails Boxcar was headed north to Tacoma got my attention.

Roughly two years ago—along about the time I launched Silicon Florist—Portland-based Planet Argon was launching a project of their own: a hosting service for Ruby on Rails apps called Rails Boxcar.

And while I love all Portland and Silicon Forest projects equally, those first couple of projects I covered will always hold a special place in my heart. So today’s news that Rails Boxcar was headed north to Tacoma got my attention. Read More

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