Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.

Introducing the Seismograph

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As I see it, getting a Slope membership is kind of like buying a stock. First, it tends to go up in price (I’ve increased prices on four separate occasions). Second, what you get for what you are paying tends to increase over time, even though you’re not paying more than you were beforehand. This latest improvement is an example of the latter.

In that light, I am pleased pleased to introduce Slope’s latest innovation, the Seismograph, available to all paying members.

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Improved Preferences

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When you are improving a website over a long period, you tend to get “weeds”, which is the term I use for the kind of growth and clutter and crowds into a product. This was definitely happening with the Preferences dialog box in SlopeCharts, so we decided to give it a face-lift. What used to have three tabs now has six.

In the lower left of SlopeCharts are three icons, the rightmost which resembles a gear. (The leftmost one expands the chart to full size and the middle one brings up brokerage integration).

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