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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This week we are sharing three articles with a wide range in topics, they include: the 2:1 aspect ratio is everywhere, getting your site ready for Google's mobile-first indexing, and the Triangle UXPA Workshop: Overcoming and Managing Project Challenges with Brett Harned.
Finding a web designer is easy. Finding a good web designer that will deliver results is more difficult. Even tougher is contracting a great agency. The best are in demand and selective in who they choose to work with. Since reputation is everything in our industry, the best will only consider projects that have a high likelihood of success.
Wow, another month here and gone. And given how busy it’s been around the office it shouldn’t be a surprise. We wrapped up a few projects and others are about to begin. And with the holidays on the horizon, we’ll need to make time for a little end-of-year partying.