Sholly Creative, Inc.

I'm Mitchell Sholly, a designer and developer living in Orange County, CA.

You deserve a beautiful Wordpress website or awesome cross-platform app.

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AngularJS, App Design, Rapid Prototyping, UI/UX
UI/UX Improvements to existing platform An otherwise well functioning single page web application, I was tasked with bringing the design up to modern standards. Screens are intentionally white-labeled. (more…)
E-Commerce, Rapid Prototyping
Real Game, Unsolicited Redesign Banished is a city-building strategy video game developed by Shining Rock Software. It was released for Microsoft Windows on February 18, 2014. The game focuses on careful resource management and survival as an isolated and growing society. Its gameplay can be compared with economic theory on sustainability and optimization. (more…)
AngularJS, App Design, Current Projects, Rapid Prototyping, UI/UX
Consulting contract for a technology firm in California. We're using the best and bleeding edge web technologies: AngularJS LiveReload Automated Tasks with Gulp Unit testing with Karma Advanced SCSS Node.js powered running on Microsoft Azure servers
News, Wordpress
Shutdown, but not forgotten. SanFranPreps.com was a widely successful niche news agency, operating in the under served market of San Francisco Bay Area high school sports. Despite a growing and engaged following, the site was forced to shutdown after two prior rounds of successful crowdfunding. Still popular with the students they used to feature stories, I relaunched the site with a new magazine style layout in late 2016.
App Design, Current Projects, Rapid Prototyping, UI/UX
Supported by web technologies, Out'n About! Mobile will allow users to manage their workforce from anywhere in the world. Clickable prototype app already completed using Invision App.
Video
Non-profit assistance Using pre-built motion graphics, we were able to deliver an engaging "reveal" video for a non-profit client. Built visuals and animations matching client's specifications. (more…)

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From the blog

ramblings on random stuff

The Simpler Way to Rebuild Native Modules in Electron

This issue has plagued me more than I care to admit. Since Electron is developing at a furious rate, you may have a new Electron version to compile to every few days it feels. Each time they update something in the core, you'll have to recompile any native modules that your project might be using. In my case, I was using paulcbetts/node-system-idle-time. Each time I upped the Electron version, I would get 5 different compile, node, or app errors. Just Rebuild they say... When in doubt, run electron-rebuild they say. Use node-pre-gyp. Set a few environmental variables. None of these…
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From Designer to Developer Part 1

Hello Internet! Quick introduction, my name is Mitchell Sholly and I recently started a small creative agency in Irvine California called Sholly Creative, Inc. Original I know. I was always a designer at heart. As a business major, I was much more interested in designing the letterhead or logo of in-classroom fake company, than anything else. (more…)
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The Simpler Way to Rebuild Native Modules in Electron

This issue has plagued me more than I care to admit. Since Electron is developing at a furious rate, you may have a new Electron version to compile to every few days it feels. Each time they update something in the core, you'll have to recompile any native modules that your project might be using. In my case, I was using paulcbetts/node-system-idle-time. Each time I upped the Electron version, I would get 5 different compile, node, or app errors. Just Rebuild they say... When in doubt, run electron-rebuild they say. Use node-pre-gyp. Set a few environmental variables. None of these…
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From Designer to Developer Part 1

Hello Internet! Quick introduction, my name is Mitchell Sholly and I recently started a small creative agency in Irvine California called Sholly Creative, Inc. Original I know. I was always a designer at heart. As a business major, I was much more interested in designing the letterhead or logo of in-classroom fake company, than anything else. (more…)
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