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Improve Site Speed Using Google’s PageSpeed Tool

By | May 1, 2015 at 10:00 pm

If your website is slow, you’re losing revenue. Don’t believe me? Let’s take a look at a case study for proof. Urban Podiatry is a small practice located in Columbus, Ohio. For the past few months I’ve been helping them grow their business with…

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25 Mobile Developers Share Which Platform They Build for First

By | Apr 29, 2015 at 8:00 am

You all know how I feel about the Android platform: it’s something I constantly think of, this battle between iOS and Android. But I recently started to wonder about this issue on more of a macro level. Why do developers choose to build on…

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An In-Depth Look at the Scrolling Website Trend

By | Apr 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm

While we’re only a few months into 2015, one thing is becoming pretty clear: This is the year of endless scrolling and parallax design. Websites in every niche are investing in redesigns or makeovers, and the appeal of long scrolling layouts is widespread. As…

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10 Skills That Will Make Developers More Competitive

By | Apr 25, 2015 at 8:00 am

If you’re developing apps and are looking for good opportunities, you need to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it’s said to be. While a good portfolio helps, you also need clients to take notice of your application first…

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Most Popular Languages in GitHub [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Apr 20, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Here on Tech.Co, we’ve looked at the most popular programming language in each state, observed various programming languages in terms of their growth and popularity, and provided you information on which programming languages could earn you the most money. Well, now, according to a…

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Rover Releases Major Update in Open Source iBeacon SDK

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Over the past year, since we last spoke to him, John Coombs has been collecting feedback from marketers and developers who are using his Rover platform to build beacon-based content and experiences into their apps. All of the feedback has gone towards implementing the…

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Make Your IT Department Run Like a Lean Startup

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 5:00 pm

In 2011, Eric Ries published a book that redefined what it meant to create something from scratch. The Lean Startup taught entrepreneurs everywhere what it means to take a business from its inception and turn it into something beautiful. It was frighteningly honest and delightfully…

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This Discussion API Helps Track Millions of User Comments

By | Apr 7, 2015 at 8:00 am

Looking to find user comments across the web that mentions your company, organization, or relevant keywords? Unlocking the power of user comments opens a world of benefits and it’s all possible now with Diffbot. This new Discussion API allows you to do a whole…

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5 Tools Every Graphic Designer Should Consider

By | Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

As a graphic designer, you have to stay up to date on the latest trends in the industry. In most cases, this means steadily investing in the newest technology, devices, software, and design tools. Are you sufficiently caught up, or could you be losing…

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How to Deal with Difficult Design Clients

By | Apr 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Designing an end-product for a client means that you will come across people with different opinions. While client satisfaction is a priority, what do you do with clients who just are ignorant of the very basics? Misunderstandings are common if the expectations of the…

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Assembly is Basically Group Projects for Adults

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 12:30 pm

In a time where we’d rather power up the laptop than have actual face-to-face human interaction (eww), Assembly fills a nice gap and allows creatives and entrepreneurs to come together to create something great. Assembly is essentially a way for a bunch of people…

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Modernizing the PDF With an API and an SDK

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 11:00 am

For the past 22 years, the PDF has been the predominant solution used for document delivery. But despite its widespread adoption, it has been extremely cumbersome for developers to extract and put PDF data to meaningful use within their applications: formatting, extracting, and assembling…

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Here’s Why It’s Important to Design Like the User is Drunk

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Last week, we wrote about The User is Drunk, a website offering a service wherein a UX designer will get drunk to review your site’s usability. One of our top stories from last week, we reached out to Richard Littauer, the UXD and full…

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Pay This UX Designer to Get Drunk and Evaluate Your Site’s UX

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

When it comes to optimizing the user experience on your website, one of the core tenets of UX is to design as if the user is drunk. At least, so explains UX designer and full stack developer Richard Littauer on his website The User…

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