tech/webdev magazine

June 30, 2015

Designing a great digital product

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There are a number of apps and online services that I use on a daily basis. I really value the ones that consistently solve my problems in a meaningful way. I’m familiar with their brands and more importantly, I have trust in them.

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PushBullet overhauled on mobile and desktop with new messaging-focused features

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PushBullet, an app that lets you move files easily between different devices or send them to friends, has rolled out a full overhaul of its mobile, desktop and browser-based apps. First off, the company says it’s made the app easier to use by re-organizing the way in which it displays received content.

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Designing Data-Driven Interfaces

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“Dashboard”, “Big Data”, “Data visualization”, “Analytics” — there’s been an explosion of people and companies looking to do interesting things with their data. I've been lucky to work on dozens of data-heavy interfaces throughout my career and I wanted to share some thoughts on how to arrive at a distinct and meaningful product.

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AngularJS Expression Security Internals

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As part of my research duties I tasked myself with becoming more familiar with the newer MVC frameworks, the most interesting one was AngularJS. I wanted to share with everyone my process for analyzing the expression functionality built in to AngularJS as I feel it's a pretty interesting and unique code base.

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Outline – The Clean Responsive CSS Framework

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Outline is a simple CSS starter responsive boilerplate for any new web project, created by Matt Harris. It’s a modular, mobile-first framework which includes todays best practices for responsive design and core components I use on every project. Outline is designed to be a starting point.

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June 29, 2015

3 SEO tips to boost mobile app downloads

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When talking about search optimization for mobile apps, the first thing that comes up is App Store Optimization or ASO. But did you know that you can also use Search Engine Optimization or SEO to boost downloads of your mobile app?

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Hackers exploit Zero day Magento e-commerce vulnerability to steal credit card details

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Researchers have discovered that cyber criminals are exploiting the zero day vulnerability in Magento’s e-commerce platform to steal credit card details. The zero day vulnerability which was discovered by Check Point, can allow an attacker to gain complete control over a store with administrator access, potentially allowing credit card theft, wrote Netanel Rubin of Check Point’s Malware and Vulnerability Research Group.

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OnePlus 2 images reportedly leaked

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As we inch closer to the unveiling of the next flagship from OnePlus, it looks as though a tipster has leaked a few images of the upcoming device prior to the official unveiling on July 27th. Naturally, these images look a bit off and are fairly blurry.

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Design UI: Don’t Punish The Humans

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The main reason computers exist is because we humans have very limited memories. Computers help not just in terms of storage, but in terms of working memory, memory that is used for comparison and decision making and calculation. A lot of us have a model of memory that is a lot like photography.

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Vodafone Fibra só com Internet e chamadas de voz

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Temos criticado os operadores por não oferecem pacotes competitivos para quem apenas quer uma ligação à internet e dispensa as centenas de canais de TV - e que começará a ser algo cada vez mais frequente com a chegada de serviços como o Netflix a Portugal (já em Outubro).

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Free Download: Solid Glyphs Icons Pack

Monday, June 29, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Squid.ink Solid Icon Pack offers 2000 handcrafted, consistent and pixel-perfect icons ready to use. The icons have been specially built to match the current design trends and to help you expand on your projects. This beautiful icons are perfect to create a unique design experience.

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June 28, 2015

33 powerful tools to get the most out of your users

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On one hand, “growth hacking” is quite an overused buzz word which personally makes me cringe, on the other one it well communicates the essence of experimental online marketing techniques adopted by startups and small businesses so as to extend their user base fast and cheap.

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Travão a vácuo pára os carros bem demais

Sunday, June 28, 2015 Teklinks No comments

De nada serve ter um automóvel equipado com os melhores travões do mundo, se depois não existir aderência suficiente entre os pneus e o solo para fazer desacelerar o veículo. É aí que entra este travão a vácuoo da Autoliv, cujo problema é...

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June 27, 2015

Self-Hosting Your Own Analytics Server With Piwik

Saturday, June 27, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Piwik may be the most polished open source analytics tool you've never heard of. Not only has it had more than two million downloads, it has a rich set of features and excellent documentation. This tutorial will describe how to install and use it to track web traffic to your own sites.

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tota11y

Saturday, June 27, 2015 Teklinks No comments

tota11y helps visualize how your site performs with assistive technologies. Check out the announcement blog post. The process of testing for accessibility (a11y) is often tedious and confusing.

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June 26, 2015

Rapid Front-End Prototyping With WordPress

Friday, June 26, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Prototyping is one of the best things that can happen within a project, yet it is extremely underutilized. Prototyping makes a project better suited to users, elevates user experience, increases the quality of your final code, and keeps clients happy.

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Unsuck the Enterprise

Friday, June 26, 2015 Teklinks No comments

There’s something strangely appealing about trying to make enterprise software not universally despised. I guess I believe in a utopian vision where enterprise software is useful, usable, and (gasp!) enjoyable.

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Startup Launch List

Friday, June 26, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Startup Launch List is contains all a​rticles you need to read before launching a startup. They are written by​ ​founders, designers, investors and thought leaders. “Make sure you read all of Paul Graham’s essays.” This little app sort of follows that thought.

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Bounce – The Fastest Way to Add a Banner

Friday, June 26, 2015 Teklinks No comments

Bounce is a script that allows you to publish beautiful banner bars on your site with no coding required. Target bars to users based on where they came from, what page they’re on and whether they’re blocking your ads. You can show a bar to users who have an AdBlocker installed.

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