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How we built a Project Management Tool @ Experience Design Center.

A typical day in a program or project manager’s life includes keeping a check on every project that the company is involved with, plan for future …

The lies we tell ourselves as designers — and more UX links this week

A weekly collection of UX links, brought to you by your friends at the UX Collective.The lies we tell ourselves as designers →What we say:<br>“Let’s look …

Introduction to web scraping with Node.js

For a long time when ever I wanted to try and create websites for practice I would visit a website, open the console and try to get the content I …

These are the Bitcoin alternatives to watch in 2018

Bitcoin’s surge may be ending. The cryptocurrency took the spotlight last year, skyrocketing into mainstream consciousness with a massive price rise. …

10 Examples of Responsive Text Techniques

When designing a responsive website, we often spend most of our time ensuring that items such as layouts and images work properly on smaller screens. …

Why CSS Grid is better than Bootstrap for creating layouts

CSS Grid is a new way of creating layouts on the web. For the first time ever we have a proper layout system available natively in the browser, which …

Website uses neural networks to enlarge small images, and the results are pretty magical

You know how in <i>CSI</i>, the cops always try to "enhance" a shot to zoom in and read (non-existent) details in photos? It's amusing to the rest of us, but …

Machine Learning

This tip will save you hours of color matching in photoshop

Here is a quick little tip that can save you hours and hours of color matching in photoshop. Surprisingly, it does not involve reviewing real colors …

How JavaScript works: memory management + how to handle 4 common memory leaks

A few weeks ago we started a series aimed at digging deeper into JavaScript and how it actually works: we thought that by knowing the building blocks …

20 Free UX eBooks You Must Read

There is always something new that you can learn about UX, whether we’re talking about best UX practices, new trends, prototyping techniques, or …

10 Free Lightweight CSS Frameworks for a Fast Start

Using a quality responsive CSS framework can give you a nice head start on any web design project. Some, like Bootstrap, are a bit bloated with …

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

15 JavaScript Methods For DOM Manipulation for Web Developers

As a web developer, you frequently need to manipulate the<p>DOM, the object model that is used by browsers to <b>specify the logical structure</b> of web pages, …

Fresh Resources for Web Developers — October 2016

PHP7 was released with an exciting new feature: <b>speed</b>. And we have seen a growing number of <b>new or improved PHP libraries</b> released in the web …

Why Product Managers Should Use Wireframes To Communicate Across Teams

Wireframes are often very bare-boned. This is because they are created before front-end development or design is implemented -- the wireframe captures only the most essential elements. Because of this, product managers can use wireframes to spur meaningful discussion among the product team at an …

A Quick Guide to Getting Started with User Experience Design

The better it is, the less people notice it.<p>That’s the paradox of user experience design. If you make a website or app with a good user experience …

The Apple Watch epitomizes how Apple lost its magic touch

This would have never happened if Steve Jobs was still alive.<p>I've heard and seen this phrase overused since the Apple co-founder and former CEO …

Smartwatches

Designing Great UIs for Progressive Web Apps

Progressive Web Apps give us an opportunity to reset our expectations and to loudly declare that We Can Do Better when designing user experiences on …

15 Web Design Tools to Try in 2016

If you are the owner of a business and website, or you are planning to be in the near future, there are various web design tools that you need to be …

JSON in SQL Server 2016: Part 2 of 4

Storing JSON Data in SQL Server<p>Since external systems format information as JSON text, JSON is also stored in SQL Server as text. You can use …

Databases

10 Reasons Why Web Projects Fail

Nowadays every project uses some sort of CMS. Instead of painting a canvas in the old days of HTML, the requirement is to build software applications …

I have had to write JavaScript for a living, both client-side and node.js.

I have had to write JavaScript for a living, both client-side and node.js. This picture explains my feeling on JavaScript better than any 1000 words …

JavaScript

4 clues your design neglects the user (and how to fix it)

During my first full-time UX design job, I remember a lot of the conversations within our UX team would go something like this:<p><i>“The user wouldn’t really think this way…”</i>• <i><br>“The user would probably do this…”</i>• <i><br>“The user will get confused here…”</i><p>Throughout our discussions and design presentations, the …

UX Design