Sharing some pretty fun articles with our followers today in our 69th edition of Reader's Corner! Keep reading to learn more about the rise of Webmentions (@mentions) on the internet, the creative aesthetic behind the classic 1991 video game "Another World," and an entertaining run-through of some of the funniest things to ask Alexa.
It's been a busy month for the DesignHammer team! In addition to business as usual, we've also been giving a few overdue internal tasks some much needed TLC this summer. Reviving our newsletter and social media presence was just the first step of many efforts that we are taking to improve the DesignHammer brand, vision, and message. Be sure to keep up with us over the next following months to see what we have in store!
The Summer Solstice has passed, which means that the heat index in Durham is rising. School may be out for summer, however, there’s no shame in sidestepping heat exhaustion in exchange for some solid learning. In this week’s lesson we will be discussing health insurance, 6502 processor opcodes, an upcoming technology for energy efficiency, and a new supreme court sales tax decision.
It’s finally hot enough to complain about how hot it is! Thankfully, due to the nature of this industry, the DesignHammer team has the luxury of staying thermally content as we continue to crack out code in our North Carolina office.
Is the summer weather in your city as beautiful as it is in North Carolina today? If so then grab your laptop, a refreshing lemonade and soak up some rays while keeping up with our weekly reading list! This Thursday is our 60th issue of our Reader's Corner and the team is excited to be bringing our readers some fresh new content. The relevant topics we are sharing today cover the GDPR "Hall of Shame", designing a typeface that's applicable to any situation, and the ever-pressing subject of crippling student loan debt in America.
A chill has settled on the North Carolina air. It's perfect weather for hunkering down in the office and working hard. We are heading into the end of the year and we are heads-down on a number of site builds, building some new internal tools, and planning our end of year office party. Pour some hot cocoa and enjoy this month's round of updates!
Does snow on the forecast this week make it officially winter now? I'll take my 70 degree winter, thank you. Besides bundling up, we've a handful of interesting articles to share this week. Topics include: Every Frame a Painting, learning from failed projects, and remembering "event" markup.
Wow, another month here and gone. And given how busy it’s been around the office it shouldn’t be a surprise. We wrapped up a few projects and others are about to begin. And with the holidays on the horizon, we’ll need to make time for a little end-of-year partying.
DesignHammer team members share some of their favorite Thanksgiving dishes and recipes, including a few non-traditional items and spins on the classics.
Join us today, November 9th, in celebrating World Usability Day along with others around the world to ensure that the services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use. There will be dozens of events across the globe. We would like to share some of the most common problems we encounter, as well as some easy ways to make your website more usable.