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Google launches Cloud Spanner, its new globally distributed database service

Google today announced the beta launch of Cloud Spanner, a new globally distributed database service for mission-critical applications. Cloud Spanner joins Google’s other cloud-based database services, like Bigtable, Cloud SQL and the Cloud Datastore, but with the crucial difference of offering …

LinkedIn, synced in: Website now feels 'more like using an app'

After more than a year in the making, LinkedIn's desktop redesign has arrived.<p>If the makeover, which launched Thursday, looks a lot like the professional network's overhauled sleek mobile app -- well, that's part of the master plan.<p>The professional network doesn't merely want the overhauled home …

Apps

UI/UX Design Glossary. Navigation Elements.

One of the basic features of product usability is thoughtfully created navigation. It doesn’t matter if the visual performance is creative, stylish, …

UI Design

10 best new web design tools for January

If you work in the world of web design, whether that be in a studio or working from home, it's vital to keep up-to-date with the latest industry …

Form Design for Complex Applications

13 ways to present forms and the future of data input<p>From complex ERP systems to Facebook, applications make meaning out of input. The form — in its …

UX Design

How to Create a Booking Form with jQuery UI

Scheduling is an important part of the online ecosystem. Not only does it play a huge role in almost every web and mobile application we use, …

jQuery

500+ free tools to help you bootstrap your startup - Updated for 2018

500+ free tools to help you bootstrap your startup – Updated for 2018<p><b>Updated 18th April 2018</b><p>I always get asked, what is a good tool for this or can I …

Are These The 7 Real Reasons Why Tech Projects Fail?

According to reports, 25 percent of technology projects fail outright; 20 to 25 percent don’t show any return on investment; and as much as 50 percent need massive reworking by the time they’re finished.<p>But the question is why: Why do so many technology projects fail — and fail so miserably? From …

Project Management

How to Stop Over Designing and Over Provisioning Large Projects

<i>In this article, I propose a way of thinking about how much design up front is necessary in large system implementations.</i><p>It is common cause in the …

Tech inspired by faith booms in Africa

<b>"You sign up to a church here and you are in multiple countries, because you have branches all over the world. So, from day one you are an international software company."</b><p>So says Nana Agyeman-Prempeh from Ghana, chief executive and one of four co-founders at Asoriba, which provides management …

Seattle angel investor Jon Staenberg on the state of startup investing

Jasper Kuria Contributor<p>Jasper Kuria is the founder and editor of Capital & Growth.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Pioneer Square Labs’ Greg Gottesman on the studio model for high growth startups<br>• Gil Penchina on angel investing, market timing, and his ambivalence to venture capital<p><b>Q: Gil Penchina</b> …

Want to Learn CSS Layout? Start With This Course

Do you want to brush up your CSS skills, without spending hours wading through complicated instructions?In our new short course, Start Here: Learn …

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

The essential usability checklist for web apps

5 things you should get right in any screen.The post The essential usability checklist for web apps appeared first on InVision Blog.

20 Best Web Forms Designs with Free PSDs

Share!<p>If you’re tired of seeing boring, unappealing web forms online, then this <b>best web forms</b> collection will give you a boost of inspiration! These …

The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

Advertise here with BSA<br>During the design process, some flaws in your product will go unnoticed. Those little (or sometimes big) things can do a lot …

15 Free Admin Dashboard Templates (PSD & Sketch)

Advertise here with BSA<br>In recent years, much has changed in the way web users interact with dashboard data and complete simple backend tasks. Layouts …

5 Excellent Prototyping Tools and Best Practices

The ability to test a design early and often, and the opportunity to collaborate easily with other project stakeholders, are but two of the benefits …

The 9 Web Development Resources I Can’t Work Without in 2015

There are amazing free resources everywhere on the web and nowadays you can accomplish almost everything you need without spending a dime. That said, …

Learning the Basics: Prototyping in JavaScript

In my book, Learning to Program, I teach the concepts, principles, and tools needed to program the right way. I’m not going to try to do that here. …

Third Pillar Of Mapping Data To Visualizations: Usage

This is only the beginning of the conversation. When it comes to data visualization, there are many areas that I haven’t covered yet (but hope to …

15 Free jQuery Plugins for April 2015 - Developer's Feed

We have collected for you the 15 fresh, free and handy jQuery plugins that will help to speed up the design of your projects and make it more user …

The ultimate guide to getting started in web design

Do you want to learn how to design your very first website? Perhaps you’ve designed a few and now you’d like to turn your skills into a career? This …

Coding for the Non-Coder: Designers Can Think Like Developers

There’s been this unwritten divide between designers and developers as long as we have been making websites. People who make things look good versus …

The UX And UI Tools That You Need And Should Use

As new UX and UI tools come on the market, many of them have new and improved features that can make your design efforts faster, easier, and with …

15 Beautiful Text Effects Created with CSS

Beautiful text or typography will make your design look attractive. In web design, CSS helps to give style to design including various effects in …

Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Why not learn a new skill in April? Get inspired with these fantastic new courses and tutorials.<p>Whether you need to perform site maintenance, close …

How to get started with CSS Shapes

The web has typically been a place of boxes and rectangles but an emerging CSS specification is going to change that. In this article I’ll introduce …