Thanks for checking out the March 2017 DesignHammer Updates! We have a bunch of news, tools, and tips to share. Spring is in the air and projects are moving along. This month, David and I attended two great conferences: HighFive 2017 (URL) and NTC 2017 (URL). We had a great time connecting with the participants. As always, I hope you enjoy the contributions from the DesignHammer team. If you have a few extra minutes, help us out! Please complete the survey linked at the end to help us evolve into an even more engaging format.
We hope you survived April Fool’s Day without too much stress! Our team members are kicking off April by sharing what they’ve read this week, including: successful RC Blimp Autopilot testing, the debate around the serial comma, how to help team members understand their impact, and Google advice on duplicate content SEO.
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.
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.
Welcome back to DesignHammer Updates! We are excited to continue to share news, tools, and tips. The year is off to a great start with new projects going and with the start of the 2017 conference season. I hope you enjoy the 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.
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.