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User Experience audit – the missing link between you, your service and your clients

As an entrepreneur living in a digital age, you must base your efforts on hard data. Thousands of metrics determinate success (or failure) of every product and service on the web. It doesn't make any difference if you're Silicon Valley CEO with recently received C-round of funding, Asian Digital...

The first steps to become a Junior Web Developer

Recently, there has been a massive increase when it comes to the interest in programming, especially among the people who decided to start learning web development from the scratch. There are few reasons for that, about what I’m going to talk in my article. In addition to that, I’ll also do my...

What is User Experience? A guide to UX terminology

Since User Experience becomes a more and more popular concept in the IT industry, a lot of new terms came with it. As we noticed, plenty of them is confusing and meaningless for our customers. My attempt here is to explain this terminology and the whole UX universe. If you feel that you got lost in...

An HR gift not only for Christmas – how to go through the recruitment process

Each of us was looking for a job, apprenticeship or internship. Some have found their dream job; others are still looking for it. With each subsequent negative answer, they wonder why they haven't been chosen. If you are one of those people, then my article can be a short guide for solving your...

How to use prioritisation when working on web projects

What is the best approach for implementing projects? What are the best ways to start your work and what rules to follow when making a decision? You may make your decisions intuitively or meticulously plan your every move. In my article, I’m going to show you the approach that works for me. Do...

Code cleaning – waste of time or good investment?

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when you quickly wrote a project in the past, but now now takes ages to finish? If you have, then you were working on it too long without taking care of the code quality. In this article I will show you how to prevent such situations and set your work back...

Why web development industry should embrace Instagram

Instagram - seemingly a place for celebrities and the world's biggest brands. But should a software house join this aesthetics-obsessed world? Or maybe they should stick with more business-like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? Let's talk about it! A community of more than 500 million people can’t...

7 ways web development industry changed since it’s beginnings

Web development industry is rather peculiar. One day you can be a sought-after programmer and then you will become old news. Just take a look at Flash - it truly ruled the Internet before it became the butt of a joke. If you don't want to share the fate of Flash you need to constantly work on your...

Angular vs. React – choosing the right technology for your next project

  The last few years were incredibly intense for Front-End Developers. The transition from static server-side templating (where JavaScript's role was usually cut down to jQuery DOM manipulation) to the Single Page Applications (based mainly on a Front-End routing and REST API) made a huge impact...

HTML5 can be rocket fuel for interactive retail digital signage

Modern societies live in a distracting environment. Human's perception is very limited, and our brains are basically forced to select the minor part of the content delivered to us by marketers every day. In consequence, we're becoming more and more content-proof. For modern marketer, it is a great...

A few words about writing cold emails

  The golden era of cold e-mailing came back to bite us and the hangover from that is something that we're all still feeling. Sending dozens of pitches is an inexpensive type of company promotion and will be the most popular sales tool for a long time. However, the effectivity of this method is...

Why you should use test automation in web development

A product's lifecycle consists of a few phases: planning, design, development, maintenance and further stages of development. The first two steps require the evaluation of received results, but we won’t focus on them in this article. Further stages of product's lifecycle are all about reaching...

Laravel vs Symfony – Clash of the Frameworks

       Laravel and Symfony are definitely two top PHP frameworks. But which one is better? To find out the answer, I will show you what their strengths and weaknesses are, as well as talk about the reason why I like one of them better than the other. Apart from discussing the pros and cons of...

Magento 2: Wind of change in the world of e-commerce

Although the beginning of the development of Magento 2 have already been mentioned in 2010, the official roadmap was announced in December 2014. The implementation started immediately, so we soon can expect a launching of a public version of the platform. I had the opportunity to take a look at the...

10 benefits of automated testing in web development

If you want to improve the quality of web development, you should think about test automation. It can bring many benefits to your app and help you build a better product. But what are the specific advantages of using it in your web projects? Let's find out! Automated testing means using an...