Interesting topics of the day include the death of Google+ (how many of you actually use your Plus account anyways?), the persistent and overused infinite scroll feature as a web design choice, and something anybody can relate to–how to get work done when you don’t feel like it.
Featuring an eclectic mix of development, design, and industry news; today's staff picks will keep your industry knowledge up-to-date and well-rounded!
We are really excited about this week's edition of Reader's Corner! Today's articles span a variety of interesting topics, such as the future of autonomous driving technology, a fascinating review of how Best Products (a retired showroom retail store company) challenged the "big box" store archetype in the 1970's with postmodern architecture, and a neat tutorial on using the CSS Flexible Box Layout.
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!
How easy was it to find our blog on our website? What about our team section? Our designers and developers are constantly scrutinizing potential UI/UX concepts, especially as we redesign our website. So it's only appropriate for this week's RC theme to cover trends & news in the world of UI design! Find out how Ubisoft is approaching accessibility, the origins of UI design's historical use of [x] to close a window, and 7 elements of good UX in 2018.
What tech trends can the team teach us today? I'm glad you asked! The DesignHammer team is back at it again and ready to share their finds of the week. Today we are covering how artificial intelligence is benefiting the business world, updates on the Vue CLI release, and Google Tag Manager for structured data.
After a refreshing Independence Day off, our team is back in the office both writing and reading about code. The top staff reads for this week’s RC cover Square’s iPad replacement, Google’s new Indexing API, and how to design the perfect gradient.
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.
Another Reader's Corner this week means another opportunity for learning more about ever-evolving technology trends and news! This week we cover a little unknown iOS feature you should consider, cheating bots that are causing quite a stir in the mobile game community, a thirty-year-old programming language to reconsider for beginners, and why using Internet Explorer (people still use that?) has become an increasing issue for web developers.