Reader's Corner 91: WeWork's Terrible New Name Change, Conversations with Robots, and Dominating Search by Answering Questions

January 17, 2019

WeWork's new branding campaign faces backlash, why editors should consider the transition to structured content, and dominating search engine results by providing quality answers to what users are asking.


Reader's Corner No. 90: Beyonce.com Lawsuit Reminds Us How Shitty the Web Is for the Visually Impaired, iPad Pro as a Main Computer, and How Doom Fire was Done

January 10, 2019

See why accessibility has gone mainstream thanks to Beyonce Knowles, one argument for using an iPad pro as your main computer and learn how the fire feature from the game "Doom" was developed.


Reader's Corner No. 87: Gutenberg and the Future of Wordpress, RAID in Project Management, and the Shadow DOM

December 14, 2018

We've got some last minute articles for you to take a look at to finish off the work week! Find out what changes the Gutenberg editor will be bringing to Wordpress in the future, see this acronym designed to simplify some basic concepts within the context of project management, and learn what the Shadow DOM is (hint: it stands for Document Object Model).


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. 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. 77: The Logo Design Revolution, Search Ghost vs. WordPress, and Google Turns 20

October 2, 2018

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!


Reader's Corner No. 75: How HTTPS Works, Removing jQuery from Github.com Frontend, and the Accessibility Cheatsheet

September 19, 2018

Keeping true to our roots in our 75th edition of Reader's Corner with some very technical picks from our developers! The first staff-share is a neat infographic on why we need HTTPS, then comes the Github.com engineering department's explanation for removing jQuery from their frontend, and finally a great tutorial on all things accessibility.


Reader's Corner No. 73: The Future of Autonomous Vehicles, Postmodern Architecture for Showrooms, and Using Flexbox in Your Stylesheet

September 5, 2018

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.


The Why and How of Developing a Website MVP

August 23, 2018

Obvious to anyone even tangentially involved in website development projects, whether new builds, rebuilds, or continuous improvement, there are always constraints. The features and functionality are always limited by knowledge, money and time for all but the most basic of projects. This is why developing an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) is highly recommended, or at least a solution worth considering.


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.


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