Reader's Corner No. 61: Undervalued iOS Features, Cheating AI Robots, Why Qbasic is Still the Best and the Slow Death of Internet Explorer

June 12, 2018

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.


Reader's Corner No. 60: GDPR Hall of Shame, Airbnb's New Typeface and the Student Loan Crisis

June 6, 2018

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.


Preparing for the GDPR: Basic Information and Implications

May 22, 2018

The European Union's new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) becomes effective on May 25th, 2018. Here's what we understand about the privacy law: what the implications are, who will be impacted by them, and how businesses can remain compliant.


Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2018: WCAG and Legal Updates

May 17, 2018
Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2018 is today, May 17! To celebrate the occasion, I’ll be attending the a11yRTP meetup Accessibility Unconference at the SAS Institute campus in Cary, NC. As an "unconference", there will not be any planned sessions. Participants will suggest topics, and sessions will then be selected based on mutual interest. Two of the topics I hope to be able to participate in are the upcoming WCAG 2.1, as well as a review of recent and pending Web accessibility legal cases.

Updates: November '17

December 14, 2017

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!


Reader's Corner No. 55: Chat and Voice Interfaces, Making the Stranger Things Intro, Scrum for Newbies, and Using HTML Headings Properly

December 11, 2017

We are all hunkered down over here in the DesignHammer office, and pretty heads down trying to finish up work before the holiday break. That being said, we still have some awesome articles to share with you: comparing chat and voice interfaces, the making of the Stranger Things title sequence, Scrum for newbies, and how to use HTML heading elements properly.


Reader's Corner No. 54: Every Frame a Painting, Learning from Failed Projects, and Remembering "event" Markup

December 4, 2017

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.


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