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Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Apps

The Right Way to Scale Agile: Scaling Value Delivery over Process

Fourteen years on, “agile” is no longer solely in the domain of software dev teams. “Agile” is a word well known throughout the business world as …

Do UX designers exist?

I have been UX designer for a few years now and I have come to a realisation that this role doesn’t exist. UX design exists but UX designers …

One of the most successful business apps in the world is splitting into three

Over the past 13 years, Atlassian's JIRA has gone from a simple bug tracking tool for programmers to the project-tracking software of choice for over 35,000 companies across industries and global borders.<p>In fact, JIRA is a major reason why the profitable and reportedly soon-to-IPO Atlassian can …

Project Management
Singularity

Automation Technology and Its Impact On Jobs

Shutterstock photo<p>Fundamental to technological advancements are a transition from manual labor to automation. While automation has been a buzzword …

Artificial Intelligence

Psychology Of Color To Improve Site Conversion

Studying the psychology of color is crucial for maximizing your site's web design. Using the right colors can help put your customers in the frame of …

Psychology

Bringing Your Logo into Lightroom (with a transparent background behind it)

Posted By Scott Kelby on Friday, July 24, 2015 in Featured, Lightroom Tips, Print Module | 6 comments<p>Happy Friday everybody. Here’s a tip on how to …

14-bit vs 12-bit RAW – Can You Tell The Difference?

12-bit image files can store up to 68 billion different shades of color. 14-bit image files store up to 4 trillion shades. That’s an enormous …

Cameras

How to learn 30 languages

Some people can speak a seemingly impossible number of tongues. How do they manage it, asks David Robson, and what can we learn from them?<p>Out on a sunny Berlin balcony, Tim Keeley and Daniel Krasa are firing words like bullets at each other. First German, then Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Croatian, …

Language Learning

10 Color Inspiration Secrets Only Designers Know About

<i>“Color: what a deep and mysterious language!”</i>[1] Specific hues can provoke different emotions, associations, and responses that affect how your brand …

Graphic Design

Logo Design: Heraldry

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Graphic Design

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

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ISPs

How iSketchnote Works

The New Apple Store In Istanbul Is Absolutely Beautiful

According to Dezeen, Foster first started working for Apple in 2009, when he received a cold call from Steve Jobs himself. Jobs reportedly told the architect, "Hi Norman, I need some help." Apple was looking for someone to design its new campus at the time, and Foster + Partners was soon …

San Francisco

smokingdesigners.com Is For Sale

Typography Mania #234

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at …

Typography

360° Panoramic Music Video for ‘Booka Shade’ Filmed from a Hexacopter | Colossal

<p>Just a few days ago we saw a contingent of GoPro cameras lifted above a bicycle to create a fun “tiny world” effect. Now director Ryan Staake …

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Design