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Get The Basics On NoSQL Databases: Object-Oriented Databases

Object-oriented databases play nicely with object-oriented programming languages.<p>This post is one of a series that introduces the fundamentals of NOSQL databases, and their role in Big Data Analytics.<p>What is an object-oriented Database?<p>An object oriented database manages objects, like the ones used …

Databases

Glitch launches its 'YouTube for app creators'

Fog Creek Software (led by well-known entrepreneur Anil Dash) has spent about a year testing Glitch, a sort of YouTube for app creators where people can create, modify and host code in an easy to use, collaborative environment. And now, it's ready for public consumption: Glitch has dropped the beta …

Apps

Design a new logo and download it for free

DesignEvo's super-simple tools let you create a professional-looking logo -- and BBH's exclusive code lets you walk away with it at no charge.<p><i>ZDNet's</i> …

Graphic Design

60 Questions To Ask Web Designers Before Hiring Them. Part 2

<b>Still looking for a great web designer or agency for your new website?</b><b>After the great success of part 1, we’re happy to share with you the second</b> …

Web Design

5 Free Marketing Tools That Could Help Make Your Content Go Viral | Inc.com

<i>By Syed Balkhi, founder of WPBeginner.</i><p>Do you have trouble getting your content shared on social networks? You're not alone.<p>To get more traction, you need to understand what works best for your audience and curate content that's valuable and entertaining. I've been creating content online for close …

Infographics

SQL unleashed: 17 ways to speed your SQL queries

SQL developers on every platform are struggling, seemingly stuck in a DO WHILE loop that makes them repeat the same mistakes again and again. That’s …

Concurrency

Here’s how you write a good error message for your product

The concept of “embracing failure” is big in the tech industry. <i>Fail fast, fail often!</i> is almost an industry mantra<i>.</i> But there’s an everyday type of failure that doesn’t get much attention in the product development process.<p>That’s right. The humble error message.<p>Why error messages matter<p>We’ve …

UX Design

Any Startup Can Blow Up Their Website Traffic for Free With a Single Blog Post. Here’s Exactly How To Do It

Here’s the situation. You run a startup. You have a website. And your website has basically no traffic. Except your mom. (Thanks, mom.) Like any …

Marketing

Get Professional. Useful Habits for UX Designers.

To become a UX expert, designers need to work hard on the daily basis. Constant self-improvement and love to what you do are two key factors helping …

Common Responsive Layouts with CSS Grid (and some without!)

Example code for you to try out, change and make your own<p>CSS grid is now supported in Samsung internet v6.2 and many other modern browsers and has …

Web Development

8 great graphic design portfolio sites for 2018

Whoever your graphic design portfolio site is aimed at, you have to remember that people’s time and attention is limited. Employers, to take one …

Graphic Design

C++ Programming Cheat Sheet - FreelancingGig Blog - Freelancer Job Tips and Hiring Insights

C++ is a general-purpose programming language which has a lot of functionality. It is the object-oriented programming language with extensive …

When to Use Ajax and When Not To

What to Do When You Get the "Ajax Call" from Your Boss<p>I admit it, I've never been a huge fan of JavaScript. I was always really glad that About had a …

JavaScript

3 Steps to Build the Next Great App

Even online, you get one chance to make a good first impression. Your mobile storefront has to meet user expectations the first time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Progress bars inching forward ever so slowly. Confusing application layouts. Downloader’s remorse.<p>These …

Customers

How To Develop Goals In A Usability Test

Usability is the glue that sticks your user to your web and mobile designs. A well-designed user interface (UI) does not mean much if your users do …

UX Design

The 14 JavaScript debugging tips you probably didn't know

Knowing your tools can make a significant difference when it comes to getting things done. Despite JavaScript's reputation as being difficult to …

JavaScript

Fresh Resources for Web Developers – October 2017

This month Fresh Resouces is going to be a bit different than the previous months. We, web developers, are making a living in a fast-changing …

Web Development

15 Free Web-Based Apps & Tools For Web Developers

With the right tools you can build a website from scratch in less than a day. This requires some experience, but web development is easier to pick up …

Web Design

Node.js tutorial: Get started with Node.js

Node.js, a cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment for servers and applications, offers many benefits. Low memory usage, good performance, and …

JavaScript

Top 5 Youtube Channels To Learn Programming

October 14, 2017<p>With so many high-quality resources all over the internet, it has never been easier to learn how to program. One of the best sources …

Programming

5 Popular Big Data Technologies to Know

October 8, 2017<p>The concept of Big Data in the field of data management and analytics has encompassed several new milestones and technology …

Key Functionalities Your Mobile App Design Needs To Invest In

Mobile app marketing is a competitive landscape that has millions of apps available for download. Most likely, there is another app available that is competing for the attention from the same audience as you. Therefore, it takes a lot to stand out in the app market these days, so you can’t afford …

Apps

20 Underground Free Project Management Tools

<i>Update 9/25/2017: This piece has been updated to include 20 project management tools, and now includes screenshots of each tool.</i>I live in Washington, …

Project Management

5 Surefire Ways to Get Users to Scroll

The days of “above the fold” are over. Long scrolling and infinite scrolling sites are becoming more and more popular lately, and it’s no coincidence …

UI Design

The Top Prototyping Tools You Need & the Advantages of Using Them

Being an experienced designer, you naturally know what you’re doing. What you don’t always know, however, is how your design is going to turn out, …

Prototyping

A guide to your first mobile design project

If you’re a design student or a junior designer and you’re about to dig into your first mobile project, here’s some guidance on what to keep in mind …

UI Design

A Wikipedia For Data Visualizations Is Here

The Data Viz Project has more than 150 types of visualizations.<p>You have one dataset, and countless ways to visualize it. Bar chart? Tree graph? The dreadful pie chart?<p>Now all your options are in one beautifully designed location: the Data Viz Project, which has more than 150 types of data …

Data Visualization

Tableau is the data visualization program you need to learn (​ZDNet Academy)

Analyze data more efficiently with this essential program.<p>Sifting through data is a necessary skill, and when dealing with massive amounts of data, …