Bloglist: Roy Rubin

Name: Roy Rubin, President
Company: Varien

Roy Rubin

In Bloglist, we ask ecommerce professionals to identify their favorite blogs. For this installment, we asked Roy Rubin, president of Varien, the company behind the open source platform Magento.

This is the go-to blog to stay informed of major developments in the Internet tech industry as a whole. It’s the first blog I read in the morning, and the last I check at night. Its ability to break stories in this industry is unparalleled.

The Open Road (

Matt Asay provides a coherent overview of the open source industry in a style that is both personal and informative. It provides a glimpse into the trends and developments that can be missed by more general tech blogs, and as a member of the open source community, it is important for us to stay up-to-date on these developments.

A great way to stay informed of design and usability trends. We’re never ones to blindly follow whatever style is newest, but Smashing Magazine consistently showcases ideas which are not only new, but provide better usability.

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