Taking the Plunge
Let’s be honest. Going freelance or setting up your own agency isn’t the utopia we all thought it would be. We thought it would give us more time…
Originally released in 1995, the Apache web server is a true Internet old-timer. Of course it’s true that newer, more nimble open-source web servers have come along in the last twenty years—you’re probably familiar with Nginx—but Apache still operates on the lion’s share of servers worldwide, with most estimates pegging its stake at 40-50% of all web-facing servers.
Caching Your Way to a Faster Website
Caching is one of those terms that has seemingly been around since the dawn of computer age. But what, exactly, is it and how can (should?) it be used when it comes to websites?
Do You Need to Upgrade to Angular 2?
The Angular 2 team has had a busy year so far. Actually, the two years leading up to the announcement of Angular 2 have been exceedingly busy for…
A Quick Look at the React and Redux DevTools
If you haven’t dug into React yet, I’d encourage it. There are lots of very satisfying feelings that come along with it. Building components that you piece together to assemble a complete working page is very satisfying, for example. The tooling is also quite satisfying. Working with Webpack and having it hot-reload just the components you’ve touched is awesome.
Six CloudTech Hosting Optimization Tricks – Part 2
Our CloudTech team is back with some crucial plugins and command line tricks to optimizing your hosting solution.
Web-based REPL’s for many languages
I only just recently learned the term “REPL”. It essentially means “command line”. You type code in, it runs, you see output.
Read, Eval, Print, Loop.
Attracting and Retaining Good Digital Staff
Recruiting good digital employees feels like a nature documentary. It is beginning to become a jungle out there! Although there is no shortage of candidates, the good ones are much in demand and you can become pretty desperate.
The 10 Best UX e-Books (for Free!)
From web design to prototyping and typography, our friends at UXPin have compiled this list of the 10 best e-books that teach UX design. The best part? They’re all free.
Are You Considering Your Clients’ Experience?
As user experience designers, we are hypocrites. We lecture our clients about the need to consider the experience of their users, yet we fail to apply the same standards to our own business.