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Contrast for UI

A macOS app for quick access to WCAG color contrast ratios<p>AAA<p>111122<p>ffff00<p>17.35<p>WCAG What?<p>The Web Content and Accessibility Guidelines are provided as …

Design

2017 Developer Survey

Two years ago, 20% of developers surveyed were building exclusively with native tools instead of hybrid. In the next two years, that number is only …

JavaScript

Hybrid Mobile Apps are Overtaking Native

I typically encounter two types of hybrid app dissenters: those that haven’t tried the approach yet or those that did several years ago. Regardless …

How to remove location data from photos you share

When you share a photo via email, iMessage or most other apps, you also send the location of that image. No big deal, right? You’re only sending pictures to people you know anyway. But what about when you sell something on a site like Craigslist or eBay? If you don’t manually remove location data …

iOS

9 CSS Techniques You Must Use in 2017

Web design focuses a lot on visual appeal and designers rely on CSS to achieve this effect. CSS is a style sheet language that is used to determine …

Web Design

Netflix was the top grossing app in Q2, with mobile revenue up 233% since last year

Netflix’s booming subscriber growth, announced in the company’s earnings last week, is also being felt on the App Store, where its app has again become the top earner in terms of revenue. According a recent report from app store analytics firm Sensor Tower, the app in Q2 saw 233 percent revenue …

App Store

This startup is quite literally Airbnb for pets

In the digital world, there is one certainty: if there’s a need, sooner or later (and probably sooner) there will be an app for it. Digital technology has revolutionized, streamlined and enhanced just about every area of our lives. And now it’s time to do the same for our pets’ lives.<p>Now that …

Pets

Rumor: Apple Inc. Will Update iPhone SE Next Month -- The Motley Fool

Apple's retro iPhone SE is getting a bit dated, making rumors about an imminent refresh seem sensible.<p>In March 2016, <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) introduced …

Apple

Anti-drone radio wave startup SkySafe secures $11.5M from Andreessen

Drones are a threat to both military and public safety, whether flown by a terrorist or just a reckless pilot. SkySafe’s radio wave technology can detect and stop rogue drones from entering unauthorized areas like military bases, stadiums, prisons and airports. SkySafe’s radio frequency signals are …

Drones

10 Easy-to-Use Big Data Tools To Integrate Into Your Store

There’s an increasing amount of information available on shoppers and their buying habits. From product research to purchases to pick up, shoppers …

Analytics

Con Amazon tutti saranno chef: in arrivo i kit-pasto

Tutto l’occorrente per cucinarsi il pranzo o la cena, ordinato comodamente online e recapitato a casa con l’unica necessità di seguire le istruzioni …

Apple apre un blog sul machine learning

Apple è sempre più impegnata nello studio e nell’implementazione di tecnologie legate al <b>machine learning</b>. E, per confermare questo impegno, la …

Measuring web performance; it’s really quite simple

If you’re new to this whole ‘web performance’ craze, you may have noticed that it can be quite complex.<p>Should you measure load time? Responsiveness …

13 Persuasion Techniques to Convince Ecommerce Visitors to Buy More

When running an ecommerce store, it’s easy to forget that visitor #3456 is a real, live person. A person subject to cognitive biases, persuasion …

Marketing

Shopify vs. Magento: The Tide is Shifting

The jostling for top ecommerce platform is unending, seemingly to the advantage of Shopify.<p>Just a few years ago, it was virtually unheard of for an ecommerce site to use anything but Magento for their shopping platform needs. Certainly a platform like Shopify wouldn’t have been in the running for …

eCommerce

SaaS Startup? Here's How to Choose Between IaaS and PaaS

I’m often asked whether a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startup, is better off contracting for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) or …

IaaS

This device will let you record all calls on an iPhone

Recording phone calls on an iPhone can be a pain. You either have to pay for an app that probably only works through a custom dialer (or the phone app, which doesn’t help if you need to make a call through WhatsApp, Skype, or a different service), or you end up using a tape recorder or another …

Apps

This Incredible ARKit App Will Teach You How to Dance

Apple’s ARKit is already proving to be a powerful toolset for app developers, as we’ve seen in recent examples. And while some ARKit-powered apps are …

Augmented Reality

30 common challenges to DevOps and how to resolve them

As DevOps becomes mainstream, many teams are asking themselves, “Where do I start with my DevOps adoption?” “What challenges am I likely to face …

Using Google Cloud Emulators in Integration Tests

This post will be more like a tutorial about how to use Google Datastore emulator and Google Pub/Sub emulator for testing. And how to make it …

Storybook: 150% speed up React Components development

I heard the parts about <b>Storybook</b> from a lot of friends who is either working game or startup, spending about half of a day on doing the right …

JavaScript

An eyewitness history of SaaS in twelve chapters

Earlier this week, I attended a social event for SaaS business leaders in London, hosted by European SaaS industry conference SaaStock. As I chatted …

SaaS

Inside Station F, the startup megacampus that just opened in Paris

Station F is the world’s biggest startup campus. Thousands of entrepreneurs are currently moving into the new building here in Paris. But if you’re still wondering what it actually looks like, we visited Station F and interviewed the two persons behind it — Roxanne Varza and Xavier Niel.<p>Station F …

Startups

Google Calendar for iOS adds Today Widget

The Google Calendar app for iPhone and iPad adds a new ‘Today Widget’ for iOS in its latest update today, bringing a quick view of calendar events from the app into the iOS search screen when swiping to the right from the home screen.<p>The Today Widget for Google Calendar will show the next two …

iOS

GraphQL Backend as a Service

Flexible backend platform combining GraphQL+ AWS Lambda<p>built for backend developers.<p>Production-ready GraphQL backend in 5 minutes. Implement your …

Get up and running with Create React App, Apollo Client and Graphcool

In this short tutorial we will connect together create-react-app, react-apollo and popular GraphQL backend service Graphcool.<p>If you’d rather just get …

JavaScript

View raises $200M for their electrochromic smart glass

When you hear about companies raising tons of money for “smart glass,” the first thing that hits your mind might be something augmented reality-related like the HoloLens.<p>But View, which just closed a $200 million funding round after securing $70 million from BlackRock alongside an earlier …

Startups

iPhone-creator Tony Fadell: don't let smartphones threaten your 'analogue life'

On the week of its 10th anniversary, the inventor of the iPod, and a key member of the iPhone team talks exclusively to WIRED about how Apple’s …

Apple

2017 App Store revenue crushes Apple’s entire 2007 earnings

Apple is making more revenue off the App Store alone in 2017 than it did in all of 2007, according to a new study that analyzed Apple’s money-printing app empire.<p>When the iPhone launched in 2007, Steve Jobs absolutely refused to let third-party apps on his beloved device. Fast forward ten years …

Apple