We are excited about Spring in the office, but still managing to get work done somehow. This week we're sharing about managing your physical and digital assets, common scheduling mistakes, visualizing garbage collection algorithms, an Internet map from 1973, and a craft beer branding guide.
Trends & News
We have a wide variety of topics this week to share, including: the iPhone VoiceOver feature, the importance of ACCURATE information, Instacart’s physical staging environment, file naming tips, and celebrating Adobe Illustrator turning 30.
And just like that, it’s March. Our reading topics this week include: why typography matters, is time tracking beneficial, using Lab color, and why you need internal IT.
Our diverse team members share an interesting article from something they’ve read that week. Some article highlights from this week include: email etiquette, overcoming imposter syndrome, Netflix Stethoscope, outage and recovery.
Here are a few interesting articles we read this week, with topics including: new grepping tool, ICT final rule, universal control system, and HTML email basics.
Each DesignHammer team member tries to make time daily to stay on top of the news and trends in our field. Here are this week’s highlights: visual attraction, Facebook page insights, weekend programming languages, pull request mistakes, what stops correct decisions, and legal immunity.
We work hard to be in the know, and because of that we read a lot. Here’s a list of some topics we’re reviewing this week: faster-than-light communication, better layouts and images, against multitasking, Facebook privacy, and surviving social media.
Welcome to the first edition of DesignHammer Updates where we will keep you apprised of news, tools, and tips. January can be a slow time of year, but we were busy onboarding new clients, sponsoring conferences, and staying informed on the ever-changing technological underpinning of the Web. I hope you enjoy the short contributions from the DesignHammer team; if you do, please complete the survey linked at the end to help us evolve into an even more engaging format.
One thing that makes DesignHammer unique is our diverse team. Each week team members invest time reading about individual interests to stay relevant. For example, this week a few things we read about include: Star Wars details, Google approved links, social media checklist, and improved tab sorting.
In the technical world, things are constantly changing. Because of this, our team members consistently seek ways to stay up to date. This week we address the following topics: using npm as a build tool, creating a great work environment, process, and project management mistakes to avoid.