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The Time I Broke the Internet

Lindsay Hartfiel | Posted 11.18.2014 | Technology
Lindsay Hartfiel

Two months ago I embarked on a nine-week bootcamp. To most of you, that probably conjures images of some whistle-crazed drill sergeant yelling at a room full of fitness gurus eager to pump out 100 fingertip push-ups.

One Woman Turned The Pains Of Heartbreak Into An Online Experience

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts

Brooklyn-based artist and designer Sarah K. Hallacher has noticed a small but significant aspect of our social media existence. Many before her ha...

5 Tools for Learning and Writing Regular Expressions

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

I remember my first experiences with RegEx, it was when I'd build snippets and small scripts within the Perl programming language. Even back then, w...

3 Ways to Create a Documentation for Any Project

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.08.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

The idea of creating a documentation and/or readme files for your projects is nothing new, in many cases - it's essential, because without a good over...

3 Design Tips for Building a Website for a Small Business

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.06.2014 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

Many small businesses will turn to local developers when it comes to building their first business website, while others will rely on agencies, or even step up and take on the challenge themselves. Today, we want to help those who're brave enough to be building their own website.

What Your First Step In Digital Marketing Should Be

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 11.10.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Think your business is 'too complicated' for an app or there isn't 'an app for that' yet? Go get a sobriety test.

5 Workflow Tools for Front-End Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 10.20.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

Automation isn't always meant to make us less productive, it's merely a way of being more efficient and effective with our code and projects.

8 Ecommerce Mistakes that are Costing You Sales

Ian Mills | Posted 09.30.2014 | Small Business
Ian Mills

Converting visitors to buyers is one of the most important components of a successful ecommerce business because increasing this conversion rate has a...

The Right Digital-Marketing Partner in 5 Steps

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.22.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Most small-medium businesses (SMBs) would rather pick potatoes than pick a digital-marketing partner. Digital marketing is filled with clutter and confusion. SMBs know digital can help but are unsure of where to start. Having a great partner helps, but finding a great partner can be expensive and counterproductive to your goals.

13 Essential Questions to Ask When Hiring a Web Design Company

William A. Beachy | Posted 08.11.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

Before you settle on a website development firm, make sure you know what you're getting into! I highly recommend asking an exhaustive list of questions to each firm you're considering working with.

Thanks To Apps, Websites Will Never Be the Same

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 08.02.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

From the way we choose a restaurant to the way some people search for a date, mobile apps have encompassed almost every aspect of our lives. And unsurprisingly, the websites of yesteryear are beginning to disappear in favor of refined app-like experiences.

The Consumerization of Software Development in Business

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

Business users are beginning to bring their consumer devices and apps to work, and asking why they don't have such tools in the office?

Bower: Front-End Dependency Management for Apps

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 07.02.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

You can install, update, remove, modify your packages through Bower, within a single command. I'd like to introduce you to some of those commands.

4 High-Level Languages for Front-End Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 07.01.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

High-level languages involve giving the programmer all the necessary tools to make his/her life a lot easier. These high-level programming languages are more human, and more friendly to the eyes. Thus, a high-level language will usually be much easier to read, write and maintain.

Failing in Development is Acceptable as Long as You Learn

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.21.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

Get comfortable with the fact that your code is going to fail and disappoint you, because that's the only way forward.

PageSpeed Module: Improving Your Websites' Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.16.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

When you profile a web page with Page Speed, it evaluates the page's conformance to a number of different rules. These rules are general front-end best practices you can apply at any stage of web development.

Web Development Will Continue to Evolve in 2014

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

Throughout 2013, smartphone and tablet iterations altered how programmers and web development companies approached building web applications. In many ways this past year was a transition point.

Crowdfunding 2.0: A New Means for Capitalist Participation

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 02.09.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

The JOBS Act has opened the floodgates for small-time investors. Now there just needs to be a comprehensive platform that attends to this area. Such a tool could maintain momentum for the entrepreneurial renaissance occurring around us.

The Cache Money Theory

Tim Boisvert | Posted 12.17.2013 | Technology
Tim Boisvert

I've just spent 72 hours trapped in the seventh circle of hell. For the non-religious, I refer to the dark place in which a dedicated developer attempts to use a memory cache to solve his web performance problems.

Dear jQuery: I Love You!

Tim Boisvert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Tim Boisvert

You've made my life better. You've made my days easier. You've really turned into quite the friend, haven't you? All the time you've saved me has given me so much more time for other activities.

The Sweetest Website You'll Visit All Day

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 07.18.2013 | Weddings

To pop the question to his girlfriend, one Chicago web designer decided to put his technical skills to the ultimate test. With the help of illustr...

Don Fornes Business Profile: Putting People Over Profits in Argentina

Jerry Nelson | Posted 07.16.2013 | Small Business
Jerry Nelson

Currently in their eighth year, Software Advice has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States.

3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Website's Performance

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 07.15.2013 | Small Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

With more than 2 billion people surfing the internet, and more than $1.25 trillion rung up in on-line sales annually, your corporate website can be one of your most valuable assets. But how do you harness its true power to increase sales, move up in search and keep customers coming back?

How to Save Money on Web Design

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

Do you want to get the website of your dreams without paying a fortune for it? That is not a rhetorical question. If you want a web designer to in...

Get Active: Become an Entrepreneurial Volunteer

Jonathan Tisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Tisch

In the last few years, inventive new forms of volunteering have emerged, pioneered by committed professionals, who are using their expertise to solve old problems. I call this "active citizenship" and it can change the world.