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Twitter, Elon Musk, and a critical lesson for developers

OUTSIDE EXPERTS Hidden in the rapid-fire series of headlines, tweets, kitchen sinks, and aborted verification checkmark introductions was a tiny tidbit of information around programming languages. When Mr. Musk first settled into Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters, CNBC reported he brought along a core team of software engineers and other staff from Tesla’s Autopilot autonomous vehicle team. According to CNBC, Musk has tasked this team to review Twitter’s source code and begin planning for a revamp of the entire platform. It is this decision that deserves to be studied more closely...

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How to Maximize your User Experience (UX)

When it comes to website and software accessibility, including how easy it is for all types of users to interact with, paying attention to user experience is profoundly significant. This is also true of all kinds of technology. Quality UX training is crucial to minimizing hiccups in human-computer interactions (HCI) and to influencing how users perceive the end product. By studying the user experience, you can learn about visual design, interaction design, and information architecture, as well as the roles that they play in usability.  Accessibility measures are another significant...

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What Can A Web Application Do for Your Business?

Think about the applications you currently have installed on your home computer or tablet. To manage a spreadsheet, you might fire up Microsoft Excel. If you’re into computer games, then you may have a program like Steam installed on your computer. Both Excel and Steam may reach out to the internet for specific data services, such as downloading new templates or adding a game to your library. But the apps themselves remain physically installed on your hard drive, and they do most of their processing locally.  Now think about some of your favourite websites. Perhaps you regularly...

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5 Reasons to Hire a Professional Website Designer

1. MAXIMIZE WEBSITE TRAFFIC One of the best ways to increase traffic to your business site is to use a professional website designer. Creating a unique website for your business can improve your position in search results and expand the outreach of your company. A professional website includes many features, such as a responsive design that loads quickly and is compatible with a variety of browsers. A professional website designer will focus on the latest SEO (search engine optimization) practices in creating a keyword-optimized site that reaches as many potential customers as possible. 2....

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