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The Sad State of Web Development

Random thoughts on web development<p><b>Going to shit</b><p>2015 is when web development went to shit. Web development used to be nice. You could fire up a text …

JavaScript

Geo Open Data Informations of Italy Administrative Structures

The use and valorization of Open Data by IPA – Index of Italian Public Administration in the form of Web Gis 2.0 available from the domain …

Open Data

Making sense of MVP (Minimum Viable Product) – and why I prefer Earliest Testable/Usable/Lovable

(French translation)A couple of years ago I drew this picture and started using it in various presentations about agile and lean development:Since …

Product Management

My Favorite Public Data Sources

In case you missed the memo on a cool opportunity to win $5000 and to get your work showcased by Microsoft, our BI product team is hosting a creative …

Open Data

Drupal 7 vs. Drupal 8 vs. Backdrop CMS – the contenders in a changing community

Let me preface this blog post with a disclaimer: I am a developer primarily working with Drupal 7, so my opinions will likely be subconsciously …

What To Expect From JavaScript In 2016 – Frameworks

<i>This is the first part of a 3 part series on what to expect from JavaScript in 2016 taken from an upcoming white paper of the same name. Today’s post</i> …

JavaScript
GIS

JavaScript Is Eating The World

JavaScript is eating the world.Well, it is if you believe Kevin Lacker, co-founder and chief technology officer of Parse.At the Web Summit in Dublin …

JavaScript

Why the Future of Work Is Remote - Remote.co

<b>If you’re considering taking your company into the telecommuting realm, you’re in good company.</b><p>According to the article “Will Half of People Be …

The Workplace

Cool cartography: the art of mapmaking

Mind the Map, a new collection of artwork published by Gestalten, shows the skill, humour and care involved in map design, including one depicting New York’s smells, and a meticulously hand-painted ski map

Art

The Cartographer Who’s Transforming Map Design

PITTSBURGH—Cindy Brewer seemed to attract a small crowd everywhere she went at a recent cartography conference here. If she sat, students and …

37 Must-Have Digital Marketing Tools

Isn’t there something extremely meta about using a software tool to drive people to your own software tool? It may seem like a funny concept, but if …

Digital Marketing

Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles

<b>Work on something that matters to you more than money.</b><p>I addressed this topic in my commencement address at SIMS a few years ago, and I’ll think I’ll …

Beam directions from desktop Google Maps to your Android phone or tablet

Good news, friends! It’s now super easy to send location information, complete with directions, from Google Maps on your desktop to your phone or …

Cookie, il chiarimento definitivo

Il web italiano è, da giorni in “stato di allarme” dopo che lo scorso <b>2 giugno è scaduto il termine di dodici mesi che l’Autorità Garante aveva</b> …

New Web trends: immersive interaction design

The wheel of progress is changing what we think of as “new” or “old,” and users can easily scorn the sites and apps they loved only a few months ago. But for every door that technology closes, a new one is opened.<p>Below we’ve collected some of the modern IxD techniques that users are flocking to. …

UX Design

Drupal core updates for April 22nd, 2015

What's new with Drupal 8?Happy Earth Day! Since the last Drupal Core Update, the Drupal Developer Days event brought lots of exciting progress: we …

Web Design

Service taglio laser online

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More than you ever wanted to know about GeoJSON

Let’s look at GeoJSON in a little more depth, from the ground up. Understanding these concepts will help you understand geospatial data in general, …

React Native Now Available, Build Native Apps In Javascript

Facebook announced today that its React Native library is now available on Github. The library allows you to build native iOS and Android applications with JavaScript and Facebook’s React library.<p>React Native compiles apps written in Javascript into native views, providing the platform-specific …

JavaScript

Viaggio andata e ritorno sino al confine dell'universo conosciuto.

Mapillary is Building a Crowdsourced Street View with User Submitted Photos

Google’s well-known Street View service is one of several monumental efforts to document the world’s travel routes through ground-level photos. These …

Giovanni Donelli, Astropad: “Lavoriamo con quelli troppo matti per stare in azienda”

Chi scrive ha conosciuto Giovanni Donelli a San Francisco alcuni mesi fa, durante la scorsa WWDC, grazie a un’amicizia comune. Giovanni è un …

World Football Ranks

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What it's like to own a Tesla Model S - A cartoonist's review of his magical space car

Humor

Solar Energy Can Now Be Converted Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

Renewable Energy

Hello, World! Flipboard Launches on the Web

We smile when we think of 2015 as the year of our <i>Web</i> launch, but it’s here: a beautiful version of Flipboard for the desktop and a major new frontier …

Web Design

Stampa 3D impiegata per costruire un intero palazzo in Cina

Una casa stampata in 3D. Sebbene sembra difficile da credere in quanto siamo abituati a vedere impiegata tale tecnologia per produrre utensili, …