The Appnotist

Presents

"The Thing Place"

Appnotist Pictures
Presents
An Appnotist
Production
This spellbinding tale of
derring-do starts with our
dashing hero, Sally, a woman
of unparelled genius and
uncommonly good dental hygiene
impulsively purchasing the
domain thethingplace.com, for
what reason, she knew not.
And thus The Thing Place
sprang into being like Athena
from Zeus's head.
It occurred to our intrepid
heroine as she was busy
basking in her own radiance,
that she might make a design
demo site for her portfolio.
After all, she had, at the time,
little to back up her many
hyperbolic, self-aggrandizing
statements about her dev skills.
How could young(-ish) Sally
have the gall to call herself an
"appnotist" if she could not provide
even the barest wisp of mesmer-
ization in her work samples?
And so Sally set to work on
creating an attractive
ecommerce demo site.
Would it sell real things?
No. No it would not.
Would it have all the ecommerce
functionality one might
expect in an ecommerce site?
No. None of that.
Would it be pretty as hell with
some experimental design
flourishes that may or may not
actually work?
Yes! Yes it would!
And it was.
Fin
Fin

Fire Notice
Look around now and choose the exit nearest to your seat. In the event of a fire, walk (do not run) to that exist. Do not try to beat your neighbor to the street.*

Cast

"Sally"...........................................
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The Appnotist
"The Employer"............................
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The Appnotist
ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION The Thing Place is a made-up ecommerce website (that sells, er, things) that I built as a design demo. It's fully responsive, mobile-friendly, and pretty hot for a website. You know, if you're into that kind of thing. The styles were all developed using Sass (my CSS pre-processor of choice) and I decided to give the BEM naming convention a try (Spoiler Alert: I love it! So tidy!) I whipped up the logo myself, but the rest of the images are free stock art sourced from Pixabay and Pexels.

Sponsors

The following sponsors have been made possible by this production:**
*Fire notices like these were commonly used on theatrical playbills and programs in the early 20th century. This particular one appears in almost identical form on a number of different Ziegfeld Follies theatrical playbills and is attributed to whichever local fire commissioner happened to be wandering by at a given moment (ok the wandering bit may or may not be true). This may have become a standard warning after a fire at Chicago's Iroquois Theater in 1903 claimed over 600 lives.
**This is a link to The Thing Place website. Visit and be dazzled!