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When Companies Want to Innovate, But Investors Won’t Let Them

Businesses understand the power of digital innovations to reshape industries and markets. Yet, time and again, they have struggled to innovate with new and disruptive technologies.<p>Clayton Christensen and others argue that an incumbent’s failure has little to do with the newness or complexity of the …

Innovation

Code smarter using universal components

There aren’t many speakers in our industry whose passion for front end development is as infectious as Sara Soueidan’s: her workshops and talks are …

SVG

A nostalgic journey through the evolution of web design

The World Wide Web was invented almost 30 years ago by Tim Berners Lee to help people easily share information around the world. Over the following …

Trends

New tool turns Google into a colour-picker

Colour tools are many and varied, but we've never seen anything like this before. Picular is a new online tool that gets its data from Google Images, …

Image Search

The Solo JavaScript Developer Challenging Google and Facebook

It's hard to escape the gravity of internet giants like Facebook and Google. Not only do they offer an ever-growing number of apps and services that …

JavaScript

Work-Bench enterprise report predicts end of SaaS could be coming

Work-Bench, a New York City venture capital firm that spends a lot of time around Fortune 1000 companies, has put together The Work-Bench Enterprise Almanac: 2018 Edition, which you could think of as a State of the Enterprise report. It’s somewhat like Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends report, but with …

Google Chrome now shows browser notifications in Windows 10 Action Center

Rather than using its own custom notification engine, Google Chrome will now switch over to display notifications using Action Center for Windows 10 …

Windows 10

Dart, Google's home-grown programming language, reaches version 2.0

Google Dart has evolved a great deal over the past few years. It was originally designed as a JavaScript replacement, with Google planning to add …

A beginner's guide to AI: Computer vision and image recognition

<i>This is the second story in our continuing series covering the basics of artificial intelligence. While it isn’t necessary to read the first article, which covers neural networks, doing so may add to your understanding of the topics covered in this one.</i><p>Teaching a computer how to ‘see’ is no small …

Free Material Design App Landing Page Template built with Bootstrap 4

When you want to create a landing page for your app, you would want to have the landing page design in-sync with your app design. Given that many …

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Freebies

Kubernetes and microservices: A developers’ movement to make the web faster, stable, and more open

The four years that William Morgan spent as an engineer at Twitter battling the Fail Whale gave him a painful view into what happens when a company’s rickety web infrastructure gets spread too thin. But while Twitter’s instability was highly publicized, Morgan realized that the phenomenon existed …

Introducing Progressive Web Apps: The No-Store App Solution

For developers, the Web has been in a constant state of change. Starting with static Web pages, developers quickly started building dynamic websites …

Web apps are only getting better

Slack is a web app. Trello is a web app. Google Docs. Gmail. Even Twitter.<p>The web started out as a collection of hyperlinked documents. The “Web 2.0” hype in the mid-2000s was about how the web was becoming interactive. At first we were just commenting and upvoting on hyperlinked documents, but …

Why Progressive Web Apps Will Replace Native Mobile Apps

The need for businesses to target customers on mobile devices is well-established at this point. The question is no longer <i>if</i> they should do it but <i>how</i>. A business that wants to appeal to mobile-based customers has three choices: build a responsive website, develop a native app or create a …

How Serverless Computing will Change the World in 2018

Serverless computing is a fairly new concept that has somewhat exploded in terms of popularity. This is in-part due to AWS’ Serverless offering, AWS …

Using Street View and Geocoding in your Android app

Today, Google Maps is easily one of the world’s most popular mapping services, allowing millions of users to plan their journeys, discover new places to visit, and get a taste of what it’s <i>really</i> like to walk around places they may have never even visited.<p>We’ve already looked at how you can use the …

Google Maps

The 10 Most Popular Open Source Front-End Web UI Kits

You can save loads of development time by working with frontend UI kits. The most popular is Bootstrap although far too many homogeneous sites rely …

Mozilla’s open source voice recognition tool nears human-like accuracy

Mozilla has released an open source voice recognition tool that it says is “close to human level performance,” and free for developers to plug into their projects.<p>The free-software company also on Wednesday released a first set of crowdsourced recordings under its Common Voice project, designed to …

A Pinterest Progressive Web App Performance Case Study

Pinterest’s new mobile web experience is a Progressive Web App. In this post we’ll cover some of their work to load fast on mobile hardware by …

WebAssembly Will Finally Let You Run High-Performance Applications in Your Browser

Online applications could work as smoothly as the programs you install on your machine Photo: Gabriela Hasbun Photo: Gabriela HasbunThe author, Luke …

UX Mapping Methods Compared: A Cheat Sheet

<b>Summary:</b> Empathy maps, customer journey maps, experience maps, and service blueprints depict different processes and have different goals, yet they …

Four Things Working at Facebook Has Taught Me About Design Critique

Critique is an important part of any design process, whether you work within a diverse team or independently. The feedback you get through a formal …

10 Beautiful Examples of Wireframes in Web Design

For most web designers the first phase of any given web project is wireframing. It allows the designer to map out exactly how the structure of the …

Wireframing

New Image of Jupiter Is So Beautiful It's Making Us Angry

Despite our squabbles here on Earth, the universe is full of so much beauty it’s almost stupid. Jupiter is perhaps the most unreasonably beautiful …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

Bye, Twitter. All the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon.

In the battle between a massive prehistoric beast and a fluttering bird, we all know what's destined to come out on top.<p>But in the case of Mastodon, …

Social Media

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Designing responsive web layouts in React Studio

Modern web must adapt to various screen sizes. Mobile is everywhere. Few web apps have the luxury of being desktop-only! But it’s hard to make such …

NASA Just Released a Bunch of Sweet Vintage Space Posters

This beautiful calendar was intended for internal use, but you can download it in high resolution for free.<p>Just like every other kid interested in the cosmos, my childhood bedroom ceiling was covered in luminous stars and planets. If the light had just turned, they'd burn on; I spent my nights …