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28
Aug

How to Learn Angular

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AngularJS (commonly known as Angular) is an exceptionally powerful front-end development framework for building sophisticated JavaScript apps. Though learning Angular will be immensely rewarding, I’m certain many prospective initiates to Angular have had their desires of Angular mastery nipped in the bud due to the terrifyingly intimidating and complicated Angular documentation. That’s a shame, because Angular has so much to offer: Modularity that allows a team of developers to work on specific parts of an app concurrently Testability and maintainability of your app’s various pieces A big, thriving community of […]

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24
Aug

The Excuses for Not Having a Website (Infographic)

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With 84% of American adults using the Internet, it’s surprising to think that many organizations today, particularly small businesses, still choose not to invest a bit of time and resources towards building their own website. The following infographic reveals common excuses why 46% of small businesses still don’t have a website, with counter-arguments for each excuse. If you need to talk to a prospective client who has apprehensions about having a website, why don’t you show them this infographic? View Larger Version This infographic was first published on RapidWebLaunch Blog. […]

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22
Aug

How to Build an Award-Winning Web Design Team

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As Art Director over at Vintage, I have had the opportunity to build and grow an outstanding web design team. Together, our team has managed to work on plenty of innovative, award-winning projects. I would like to share some of my tips and techniques for hiring, helping cultivate the skills of team members, and creating a productive team culture. Hiring In the web design industry, there is no shortage of potential employees. A highly-driven individual with a bit of talent, a computer, and Internet access has the capacity to learn […]

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12
Aug

13 Free Data Visualization Tools

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Data doesn’t have to be boring. Adding a dash of visual appeal to raw data can make it easily comprehensible and instantly appealing. In the interest of (1) making your data more user-friendly and (2) not boring the eyes out of anyone who sees your work, picking a trusty data visualization tool is a must. With so many tools out there, choosing the right one that serves your specific needs can be a tedious task. As a first step, read this detailed guide on the factors to consider when choosing […]

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03
Aug

How Selling Pastries Helped Us Design a Better Product

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It’s 8:30 in the morning and employees are trickling into the office kitchen, bleary-eyed and cocooned in thick scarves. Soft greetings are whispered over the tinkling of Cheerios. What they don’t notice is Alan, one of our product managers, beaming from the center of an extravagant display of breakfast pastries. "Get your bagels! Muffins! Croissants!" Alan shouts. Within seconds, people swarm the table. Terry, a Scrum master, starts taking orders.  "How would you like to pay?" he asks. In Terry’s hand is a prototype of our new card reader, connected […]

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