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.


Reader's Corner No. 70: Digital Accessibility Compliance, Javascript within the Spotify Desktop App, and Defeating Electron

August 14, 2018

I hope everyone has been keeping up with their reading assignments, because we are on our 70th edition of Reader's Corner! It's not too late to catch up, we've only shared 220 articles over the last year :-) Today we are covering digital accessibility compliance regulations, how JavaScript is used within the Spotify desktop, and defeating Electron (app framework)


Reader's Corner No. 65: N64 VR with Javascript, Why Your Emails Deserve Better Context, and the Future of Pokemon GO

July 10, 2018

Keeping our fingers on the keys so you can keep your finger on the pulse; our team is excited to present this week's Reader's Corner! Today we will be discussing N64 VR with Javascript, why your emails and recipients deserve better context, and the anticipated future of Pokemon GO.


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.


Reader's Corner No. 56: 2:1 Aspect Ratio is Everywhere, Google's Mobile-First Indexing, and TriUXPA Workshop on Managing Project Challenges

December 18, 2017

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.


Hiring a web designer: measuring success

December 13, 2017

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.


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