Web Designers vs. Web Developers

SoCal CTO

Funny graphic by @shanesnow that captures the difference between web designers vs. web developers: Like the issue of Startup CTO or Developer , often startup founders who are less technical have this same question. Do I need a designer or a developer?

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

How we designed the tests. write(HelloDbResponse.mapper.writeValueAsString(worlds)); } catch (IOException ex) { } } }); return response; }. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries. March 28, 2013.

Break Out From The Comfort Zone | Networking For Designers

Tech Zulu Event

Most designers, at least the ones I know, hate to network and rarely do it. The key to networking in the tech world is you do not need to be the best in the world, you just need to be passionate, willing to learn and in a lot of cases be the best designer or developer that people know.

The #1 Question to Ask Before Starting Any Case Study

InfoChachkie

So, among the many questions I ask my client contacts before starting any stories, there's one that's chief: If you could design the perfect case study what key messages would it include? A customer story can't just be interesting or results-oriented. It also needs to sell.

How to Quickly Build a Customer Base With Lead Generation Tools

Tech.Co

This means paying attention to factors such as page loading speed, web copy, and design. It’s basically the only thing you need to make future design and layout changes on your site. With content management systems like WordPress , getting a site up and running is no big deal.

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Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

Amplify’s close mentoring is by design. Although the first draft of this post began when Kluge was a proud member of NextSpace; as of this writing we have moved to a bigger office to accommodate our expanding team.

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Framework Benchmarks Round 7

TechEmpower

This project is not a database benchmark so we believed it would be fascinating to see the performance of the full stack when the friction of the database writes is reduced to a bare minimum. Happy Halloween fans of web development frameworks!

The team behind Baidu’s first smart speaker is now using AI to make films

TechCrunch LA

Let AI write the script. Or Apple, which designs its own devices to carry out superior software experience,” explained Ma. The HBO sci-fi blockbuster Westworld has been an inspiring look into what humanlike robots can do for us in the meatspace.

Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

Amplify’s close mentoring is by design. Although the first draft of this post began when Kluge was a proud member of NextSpace; as of this writing we have moved to a bigger office to accommodate our expanding team. Accelerator Blogging Branding Design Agency Digital Strategy Entrepreneurs Founders Responsive Design Seed Funding Startup User Experience Venture Capital Web Design Amplify Eric Garcetti Greenberg Glusker NextSpace Social media marketing Sony Interactive Staples Center

Transportation Weekly: Uber’s spending habits, Tesla Model Y, scooters and AVs in Austin

TechCrunch LA

Harris writes: “The figures, dating back to 2016, paint a picture of a company desperate to meet over-ambitious autonomy targets and one that is willing to spend freely, even recklessly, to get there.

Software Development | How To Collaborate As A Team

Tech Zulu Event

As a creative director at a software development company, I am always looking for ways to speed up our design and development process and to include as many people and teams working on the project. These teams are usually: business, design, frontend, development, and quality assurance.

Timing and why we’re all VCs

TechCrunch LA

Start writing down predictions about people, companies, and markets. We get at least a dozen at the TC offices every week, which is why we write about books so often around here these days. Some more on metrics design and quantification.

Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

TechEmpower

A high-performance application is designed to perform well with a reasonable amount of hot data. In our Framework Benchmarks project, as of this writing, we have about 300 permutations covering 145 frameworks, and a huge universe of possible permutations we don’t presently cover.

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UX Workshops by Celebrated Author & Usability Expert, Eric Reiss

Tech Zulu Event

He has lectured on design principles at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, former Professor of Usability and Design at the IE Business School in Madrid, and serves on the advisory boards of several universities and institutes in both Europe and the United States.

Sexism Still Exists in Tech | Blatant Trolling at DeveloperWeek 2015

Tech Zulu Event

Several Gamergaters have also stated that she must have gotten others to write the code for her. Dev & Design Events DeveloperWeek Dice Dice Tech Jobs GirlDevWeek

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Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

How we designed the tests. write(HelloDbResponse.mapper.writeValueAsString(worlds)); } catch (IOException ex) { } } }); return response; }. You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks.

Everything about Java 8

TechEmpower

At the time of this writing, Java 8 development is still very much in progress. Actually, I think it's so well-designed that even people who have never heard of Joda Time should find it easy to pick up. It is essentially another way of writing Collections.newSetFromMap(new ConcurrentHashMap ()). It performs better than RRWL when used as a plain read-write lock. The following post is a comprehensive summary of the developer-facing changes coming in Java 8.

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Augmented Reality is Here, Thanks Disney!

Tech Zulu Event

If someone writes a note to you in the margin of your book or draws an arrow for you on a map, they are annotating a document for you. Could you write instructions for them to build a piece of furniture?

How GoToMyPC Kicked pcAnywhere’s A$$

InfoChachkie

Noted American architect Frank Lloyd Wright famously cautioned his design disciples that form should not compromise function. However, for many online startups, form should drive the design process. Good thing I was never entrusted with product design.

Mangling JSON numbers

TechEmpower

We should write an alternative to JSON.stringify that produces an exact representation of our number.” We can no longer write Mustache or Handlebars templates like this: {{! We can no longer write functions like this: function updateEmailAddress(user, newEmail) { // Oops, we failed for user #2^62! Here it is worth considering who we actually talk to as we design our APIs.

Five Things to Consider Before You Launch Your Fashion Brand Online

Tech Zulu Event

To start your own marketplace site to sell your fashion brand, you would need to design a website, set up an e-commerce system and market, market and market some more to draw people to your new site. Everything you write and say about your brand should fit your customer base.

The makers of the virtual influencer, Lil Miquela, snag real money from Silicon Valley

TechCrunch LA

McFedries, brud ‘s founder and chief executive, confirmed that the Miquela account had been hacked in a text exchange with me, writing, “some redditor idiots hacked the page we think.”

Hacker Zazen | Achieving Code Enlightenment

Tech Zulu Event

Presented by Codewars and Cross Campus , this monthly gathering has been organized to attract a mastermind of hackers to share ideas and write code. Dev & Design Codewars Cross Campus hackathon On Monday, May 6 th , 2013 hackers are invited to attend the first Hacker Zazen event.

Why I Backed a 24-Year-Old Trying to Assess Human Potential

Both Sides of the Table

Today Upfront Ventures is announcing that we’ve backed Rebecca Kantar ’s startup Imbellus , a company designed to assess human potential and ultimately change the way we teach children. We educate and train and test for a set of skills designed to succeed in 1950.

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How-To Series: Removing Items from the “OK Glass” Menu

Tech Zulu Event

Remount your devices /system directory as read/write. $ Apps & Software Dev & Design Google glass Health healthcare Hospitals Prestine.io This post was originally featured on the Pristine Engineering Blog. Why would we want to remove items from the “ok glass” menu?

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Bio Roundup: Senate Drama, A.I. Stories, Data Dives, Shkreli & More

Xconomy

There is no Obamacare replacement, at least not as of this writing. The Senate Republicans are fractured, with a handful of conservatives and moderates each giving a cold shoulder to their chamber’s version of healthcare reform, the Better Care Reconciliation Act.

How I Promise You One of the Most Meaningful Days of Your Life

Both Sides of the Table

Don’t worry whether you’re “qualified enough” — most of the ideas are about building businesses in landscaping, car detailing or graphics design — all businesses designed to cashflow. I will write about that as soon as Caroline is ready.

Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

Tech Zulu Event

Kaiser joined forces with Bruce Schwartz (Founder and CTO) to write an entirely new code language they called Interactive Television Markup Language (ITVML).

Down the Stack | How Low Do You Go?

Tech Zulu Event

I’m largely talking about whether to use an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) or a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and to some extent, how much to rely on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers or write your own application components. You’re a startup. You’ve got a great idea for an app.

Can you profit by serving early adapters?

Berkonomics

They allow me to preview new devices and technologies before release so that I might write about and speak about them in my “Tech Trends” keynotes. It did not hurt that Apple always seemed to trump the competition in design of the product and the product’s user interface too.

Fixing Tech’s Gender Problem Starts With Company Culture

InfoChachkie

Most men in the 1940's and 50's did not know how to use a keyboard and thus could not write code. Despite men's inroads into software development, many women continued to make significant contributions in the field of software design until the early 1970's.

Remind Me Why I Love You? (Why “In Person” is Everything)

Both Sides of the Table

It’s predictable, there is no reason to get mad about it and with a well-designed play book you can overcome this much of the time. You had an amazing meeting with an investor. Your product demo crushed. The dialog was great. They told you how much they loved your space.

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Here Are the Details About Upfront Ventures’ Newest EIR – @Chamillionaire

Both Sides of the Table

And after one meeting they started asking for his advice about marketing, customer engagement, product design, monetization – whatever. Five-and-a-half years ago I first met Chamillionaire at a tech conference in LA.

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Document Your MVP for a Developer

SoCal CTO

You likely are writing your first one of these. Send across any graphic designs you currently have. Towards An Integrated Approach to UX Design You should definitely look at Steve Blank's book and review his blog

Doppels Is the Birthday Matching App You’re Going to Love

Tech.Co

The Star-Match feature is designed to be a friendly connection builder. Writing a wish list for birthday presents at 10 years-old is expected.

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