Sholly Creative, Inc.

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

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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…)
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.
Email
Better Notification Emails Looking to design a more engaging notification style email, this design took a simple list of information and turned it into a visually engaging and colorful layout. Also easily adjusted for white labeling, for supporting multiple brands. Out'n About Email Automation Out'n About! for Outlook is a in/out status board software that integrated with Outlook. Prospective clients can sign up for a fully functional free trial, and are automatically placed into a marketing automation drip campaign. Upon signup, they receive a welcome email with the most important information. Then a series of 3-5 follow up emails to…
App Design, Rapid Prototyping, UI/UX
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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
Video
Black and White Masked Ball 2017 Sholly Creative, Inc. worked with Foothill Family to build cost-effective short videos for their annual benefit gala. At the gala, participants could bid on fantastic prizes like tickets to Hamilton, VIP Kings tickets, and trips abroad. Sholly Creative provided cohesive branding to this years' event. You did a superb job! We appreciate your talent and all the extra time you spent with our committee to ensure their vision came to life. - Myrna Medina, Development Coordinator of Foothill Family

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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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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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