Web Design and Development Tips and Tricks

Source code management platform GitHub is making it easier for developers to find the right tools to improve and fine-tune their existing workflows. In a blog post, the company announced it is launching a new Marketplace to help its members effortlessly discover and purchase apps to use across the overall [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: NextWeb Free Apps Feed
In all great magic tricks, it is misdirection that convinces the audience that something magical took place. You can say the same for the privacy policies of various tech companies as it's like a mirage where you think that your privacy is safe and secure but it's far from it. [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: NextWeb Free Apps Feed
Sales of tablet computers are in a death spiral. It seems the novelty of the devices has long expired, and people have realized that if you want to do something other than watch Netflix, they aren't especially useful. But then again, maybe not. I just got back from TNW Conference, [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: NextWeb Free Apps Feed
Facebook has long struggled to adequately moderate its platform for potentially violent and abusive content. And a series of recently leaked guidelines and policies of its internal monitoring practices reveals all the chaos that goes behind the company's efforts to curb harassment. The Guardian has published a massive trove of [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: NextWeb Free Apps Feed
The rise and advances of new automation and artificial intelligence software algorithms, including those that learn predictive models from historical data, are making increasingly consequential predictive decisions. Such decisions are having an impact on the lives of people in domains as diverse as digital media, advertising, finance, credit, employment, education [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: NextWeb Free Apps Feed
When you organize an event with 12,500 daily visitors and 100+ speakers, you can rest assured that something will go wrong. You work hard to organize things well, but you need to accept a certain amount of chaos. Speakers will miss flights, attendees will lose badges, you'll have promised and [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: NextWeb Free Apps Feed
In 2008, I worked on Boots.com. They wanted a single-page checkout with the trendiest of techniques from that era, including accordions, AJAX and client-side validation. Each step (delivery address, delivery options and credit-card details) had an accordion panel. Each panel was submitted via AJAX. Upon successful submission, the panel collapsed and [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: Smashing Magazine
The World Economic Forum just published a fascinating article charting the growth of the European startup scene, contrasting it to the larger tech ecosystems of Silicon Valley and Asia. If you're a European founder, you've got cause to be optimistic — funding is easier to get, there's so much innovation [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: NextWeb Free Apps Feed
As an experience designer, you need to understand the power of words. You don't need to become a copywriter and you definitely don't need to become a novelist (unless you want to, of course). But what you do need, is a solid grasp on linguistics and an understanding of what [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: NextWeb Free Apps Feed
It's hard to believe that this used to be a totally acceptable way to advertise a product in America: Thankfully, our world has taken quite a few steps forward since this ad of the 1950s. Today, the marketing that wins hearts and minds is likely to look more like [...]
Mon, May 22, 2017
Source: NextWeb Free Apps Feed