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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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3 Foolproof Tips for Designing a Mobile App

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In 2015, a factor in driving conversions for many businesses depends on a well-designed app that complements an existing website. But making this happen is a lot easier said than done. If you’re looking for a way to develop an app that can direct…

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How Technology Has Revitalized Project Management

By | Mar 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Project management and collaboration are no longer limited to emails or sharing platforms such as Google Drive. Recent developments in technology have opened doors to a brighter horizon in project facilitation. With the right tools available to you, your projects are more likely to…

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4 Web Scraping Tools To Save You Time On Data Extraction

By | Mar 18, 2015 at 8:00 am

Either you are working on a product website, struggling to add live data feed to your app or merely need to pull out a huge amount of online data for analysis, an accurate web scraping tool can save you loads of time and keep…

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No More Boxes – Designing UI/UX in Real- Life

By | Mar 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Spending hours and hours creating boxes, circles, and rectangles all to show exactly how an app will look and feel is frustrating and confusing. But those days are over. The team behind Velocis has released UI Magnets. UI Magnets are an innovative way of capturing your app design…

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3 Easy Ways to Create an App with No Experience

By | Feb 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm

App development isn’t as hard as it was in the past. Business owners who want to get into the mobile space can make an app and test it too using app-building tools available on the market. While technical know-how is important to make a killer app, these platforms…

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5 Signs You Need to Improve Your Coding Skills

By | Feb 27, 2015 at 4:56 pm

Great developers have more than just coding skills to offer to an employer. They understand everything from business development to project management. They are self-sufficient and can work well with others. But most importantly, great developers write elegant and effectively tested codes. The demand for developers is…

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Masonry: Making Websites as Unique as Their Founders

By | Feb 19, 2015 at 9:00 am

Ross Brandon built Masonry, a digital design agency, on a strongly held dogma that websites are mere replicas of monotonous designs and unimaginative templates. He sees that there’s more to custom websites than simply showcasing distinctive displays. “To truly make a mark, a website must…