Reader’s Corner No. 80: The End of Google+, Stop Building Websites with Infinite Scroll, and How to Get Things Done When You Don’t Feel Like It

October 25, 2018

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.


Reader's Corner No. 79: Voldemorting: The Ultimate SEO Dis, Why the iPhone X is a Whole New Camera, and Visual Studio Code Updates

October 16, 2018

Featuring some interesting developments in tech and communication, in today's RC we touch on the recent and conceptual online terminology of "Voldemorting" and how it relates to SEO, then we take a look at the new iPhone X's photography capabilities, and finally we top everything off with the Visual Studio Code updates for September.


Reader’s Corner No. 78: How to Build a Low-Tech Website, 11 Great Examples of Ecommerce Nav, and the Next Iteration of Vue.js

October 11, 2018

Our featured article of the day is a how-to guide on energy efficient, low-tech web design. Then a great depiction of the exceptional navigational designs of various e-commerce websites, and lastly a sneak peek of what’s coming in the next major version of Vue.


Reader's Corner No. 76: Google Analytics Alerts for SEO Specialists & Web Agencies, NodeJS micro-CMS "Vapid" Announced, Senators Seek Clarity on ADA Web Accessibility

September 26, 2018

Get caught up with the trending tech topics of today with this week's edition of Reader's Corner. Today we're covering a variety of topics from essential Google Analytics alerts, to the announcement of "Vapid" (open source CMS and hosting platform), and finally some legal updates on web accessibility under ADA.


Reader's Corner No. 74: 100 Most Popular Keywords on Google, Google Dataset Search, and New Search Console Graduates out of Beta

September 12, 2018

It's a windy day in NC as a historic Hurricane Florence approaches! So before the power goes out take a look at our themed Reader's Corner edition for the month, which today covers internet search engine optimization (SEO)! Discover the 100 most popular search terms over the last year, Google's new "Dataset Search" tool, and the official announcement of Google's new Search Console graduating out of beta!


Reader's Corner No. 72: Battery Breakthroughs, Unmaintainable Code, and Aqua Screenshot Library

August 29, 2018

Get through your afternoon slump this Thursday with a little bit of light reading and learning! In today's issue of Reader's Corner, we will be covering a new battery technology that doesn't catch fire, how to write unmaintainable code, and give you a quick look into the Aqua user interface screenshot library.


Reader's Corner No. 71: Your Phone is Listening to You, Google Maps Renames Neighborhoods, and Steps for Web GDPR Compliance

August 21, 2018

The team has contributed some fantastic articles today! Our first share is an eye-opening account of how one VICE writer determined that companies are in fact "listening in" to our spoken conversations via the microphone on our mobile phones. Next up is some intriguing evidence that Google may be running an unintended monopoly in relation to the naming rationale behind various cities and districts around the world. Lastly, our Project Manager Michael has provided a concise summary and relevant article on prepping your website for GDPR compliance.


Reader's Corner No. 67: Humans and AI are Joining Forces, A First Look at Vue UI, and Google Tag Manager for structured data

July 23, 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.


Reader's Corner No. 64: How Square Made its Own iPad Replacement, Indexing API for Job Post URL's, and Designing the Perfect Gradient

July 3, 2018

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.


Reader’s Corner No. 63: Why Health Insurers Don’t Care about Big Bills, Compromising Linux Desktops, Energy Efficient Tech, & New Online Sales Tax

June 28, 2018

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.


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