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Atomic interface design tool makes collaborating easy

Earlier this year we wrote about Atomic, a startup that’s building a browser-based tool for designing high quality, interactive prototypes of apps and websites.<p>The company’s public beta, which launches today, aims to get more designers onboard to understand how they use the tool and begin testing …

Prototypes

Javascript is the new Java

“<i>Write once, run everywhere!</i>”.<p>That’s the tag line that sold Java to developers since day 1.<p>Regardless computer architecture or platform your app …

A frontend JavaScript framework to pair with Node.js

Node has changed the way we write applications at &yet. Not just <i>sort of</i> changed, in fact, if it didn’t sound so cliché I would use “revolutionized” …

JavaScript

Developing Hybrid Mobile Apps with Phonegap, AngularJS, Bootstrap

In my post, Develop mobile applications using web development skills, I pointed out a list of possible frameworks which can be used to create a …

Google Releases a Tool to Launch Android Apps on Desktops

Google has opened up its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) to developers so they can run their apps on any desktop with a Chrome browser, reports Ars Technica.<p>ARC is a project that allows Android apps to run on Chrome OS, and it was previously limited to a small group of developers who got to …

Apps

Prototyping for Android with Material Design

Google caused a lot of publicity when it released its new design language, "Material Design" in 2014. Its inception in Android 5.0 Lollipop aimed to …

Why you should care about Vim

Recently I have started to use Vim for general text editing tasks, such as blogging and in certain cases, programming. For the latter, as most of the …

10 tips on prototyping UIs with Sketch

Since it was purpose-built for web and mobile design, it’s no surprise that Sketch is one of the fastest and most versatile tools for designing …

Master web UI design with this free ebook

Web UI Design for the Human Eye is free to download today<p>UI design is much more than just fitting together the puzzle pieces of a layout. To design …

eBooks

5 Lame Excuses for Not Starting Your Business

Get these weak-minded excuses out of the way and you'll soon have the courage to start your dream business.<p>In my experience, there are two types of people in this world 1) those who have started their own businesses, and 2) those who want to start their own business but keep finding excuses to put …

The 3 Biggest Benefits of Bootstrapping Your Company

Patience at the startup stage can pay off down the road for entrepreneurs who begin by self-funding their ventures<p>If patience is a virtue, it's one that's often ignored by the startup community. Anxious to create the Next Big Thing, many founders assume that the only way to reach their ambitious …

Startups

Startup Pitch Decks: Free Templates from VCs

Today, NextView Ventures is excited to release a pillar project in our Growth Guides series: pitch deck templates for raising seed capital. These …

20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors

Angel investors invest in early stage or start-up companies in exchange for an equity ownership interest. Angel investing in start-ups has been accelerating. High-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp, and Facebook have spurred angel investors to make multiple bets with the hopes of getting …

Was 2014 the end of enterprise computing?

It’s been just over a year since I left Netflix and joined Battery Ventures. So it seemed appropriate (if a couple of weeks late) to take a look back …