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5 things you can do to slow down brain decline as you get older

Sex and sleep are high on the list.<p>Hayley Wright, <i>Coventry University</i><p>Research into how we can keep our brains healthy as we age has gained momentum in …

12 Practical Steps to Become a Digital Nomad and Live a Location-Independent Life

Reliable internet access is all you need to make a living anywhere on this beautiful planet.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2014, Freelancers Union estimated that approximately 34 percent of the American workforce, or about 53 million people were freelancers, with …

If You're Not Converting Visitors to Customers, Blame These Common Landing Page Copywriting Mistakes.

The time and effort you spend on site design and marketing is mostly wasted if you don't get your landing page right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most marketers approach landing page strategies with the wrong mindset. After they've spent all their time and money on …

A Beginner’s Guide to Protocols and Protocol Extensions in Swift

Welcome to the tutorial on protocols and protocol oriented programming in Swift! In this tutorial, we’re going to talk about what protocols are and …

Programming

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Video Tutorials

"Tips on Getting Started with React"

I’ve been working on a new Node project. As a fairly longtime Angular 1 user, and after looking at Angular 2, I decided to try out React for the …

4 Lesser Known but Powerful Web Developer Tools that Increase Productivity

As a web developer, you want to deliver high quality content while maintaining efficiency and expediency.<p>The problem? Marrying these three qualities …

Machine Learning for Middle Schoolers

<i>(An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language is available in print, as an ebook, and free on the web—as well as in Wolfram Programming Lab in</i> …

Deep Learning

Elm: the Good, the Bad & the Alternatives

Sessions is temporarily moving to YouTube, check out all our new videos here.<p>Jon Kelly speaking at Front-End London in April, 2017<p>1442Views<p><b>Great</b> …

Breaking Out With CSS Grid Layout

A while back I shared a simple technique for allowing certain elements to fill the full viewport width from within a fixed-width container:As concise …

CSS

12 CSS Tools which you must have for your Web Design project

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is the most important part of the front end side of any web project. There are several CSS tools which are important for …

A Sensor That Could Soon Make Homes Scary-Smart

If you want to set up a connected home, you’ve got two options. You can buy a bunch of smart gadgets that may or may not communicate with other smart …

Machine Learning

Testing Made Easy: Better, Faster, Stronger Unit Tests and Integration Tests

Sessions is temporarily moving to YouTube, check out all our new videos here.<p>Norbert de Langen speaking at JS Monthly London in April,</b> …

UI/UX Designers: Hone Your App Design Basics With New ‘Adobe XD’ Tutorial Series

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Adobe XD logo via AdobeXD, video screenshot via Adobe Creative Cloud<p><b>To help tackle complex</b> real world problems that …

Designer vs Developer #5: Who is responsible for design?

Mustafa Kurtuldu’s Designer vs Developer series seeks to foster greater understanding between the two camps.Released every two weeks, each episode …

Who are we designing for? Designing for Buy-In (Part 1 of 3)

Methodology<p>These groups either need to buy-in to fund your vision, or they need to buy-in to truly sell it and market.<p>This is part one of a series of …

Getting the Most Out of User Tests

Getting prototypes in front of users is an exciting moment in the design process. Putting the design work through its paces and seeing whether users …

Size and layout of e-commerce product grids: a user research case study

If you’re in e-commerce, the way you lay out your products is a critical part of your customer experience.<p>It’s your digital shopfront. You need …

The Path to Design System Maturity

Methodology<p>It’s a lot like growing up, but not as awkward and embarrassing.<p>Carbon, Lightning, Clarity, Polaris, Plasma, Build. Am I describing names …

How a good user experience should feel!

How a good user experience should make you feel!<p><i>Great user experience is a very bold goal but it can be achieved!</i><p>First, let’s analyse what makes a UI …

Microsoft launches the Fluent Design System, its take on Google’s Material Design

At its Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft today announced Fluent Design, its design system for building user interfaces across devices. In many ways, the ideas behind Fluent resemble those of Google’s Material Design language. The main purpose here is to give developers access to a …

Tree Testing: Fast, Iterative Evaluation of Menu Labels and Categories

<b>Summary:</b> Follow these tips to effectively evaluate a site’s navigation hierarchy and to avoid common design mistakes.<br>Overlapping information …

11 Essential Laws of Product Development

This curated column is authored by Sean Johnson, Partner, Founder Equity<p>How to build and iterate your way toward a product people love to use. …

An Introduction to CSS Grid

CSS Grid has become one of the more talked about developments in web design in recent times. The reason for all of the excitement is simple: CSS Grid …

Pay your respects to dead tech companies at the Startup Graveyard

An innovative idea. Funding. Hype. Positive press. Kick-ass leadership, and a talented technical team. All of these things are vital for startup success. But they don’t guarantee it.<p>There are lots of companies that looked promising, but ultimately collapsed under the weight of their own …

How I went from zero to San Francisco software engineer in 12 months

One year ago, I was working part-time as a route setter at a rock climbing gym in Tennessee. Today I’m working as a software engineer at a cyber-security startup in San Francisco.<p>My journey to this point has been unforgettable and life-changing. And yet as challenging as everything was, I think …

6 Tips How to Apply Information Architecture in UX Design

Being a good designer means constant learning various sciences and methodologies helping to improve professional skills. One of the essential studies …

UX Designers Hate Scrum for a Reason

<b>Why do User Experience Designers Hate Scrum?</b><br>There are many problems when running user experience design in a Scrum team. Some are communicational and …