Advanced File Upload and Content Management With Filestack

We live in the information age. From communication to shopping to finances to work, we handle most of our interactions digitally through websites and apps. Yet even though the bulk of our information is digital, the sites and apps we use still need to access our data to manage it. As a developer, the thought… Continue reading Advanced File Upload and Content Management With Filestack

Top 7 Ways to Brush Up your Java Development Skills

1. Go Back to Basics [OOP, Data Structures & Algorithms] One can not build a skyscraper without having deep firm roots. Similarly, if you want to grow as a reputed developer, you must be great at the core concepts of Computer Science. We can not stress this enough, that having small conceptual issues in understanding… Continue reading Top 7 Ways to Brush Up your Java Development Skills

Programming for Android: What Language to Use?

Before you start your career as an app developer, you first need to acknowledge the immense value apps provide to their users and the responsibility that comes with building that sort of impact.   According to the latest research it was found that millennial smartphone users check their phones more than 86 times daily. From… Continue reading Programming for Android: What Language to Use?

Which Back-End to Choose? Node.js vs PHP

In this article, we’re going to discuss PHP and Node.js: two popular back-end technologies for web applications. We’ll discuss the key differences between them to help you choose the right back-end technology for your next project. Introduction First of all, let’s go through what exactly these two back-end technologies are and what they are used… Continue reading Which Back-End to Choose? Node.js vs PHP

Starting your project on the right foot

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Many times I’ve been asked by friends, mentees and design students: “What should I ask on the first kickoff meeting with my client?”. In this article, I will note all the questions that have made my design projects successful over the last few years, and hopefully, it will serve you… Continue reading Starting your project on the right foot

All you need to know about an API for Global News Data

4 Shares Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) allow developers to take news stories from day to day and showcase them on their platforms. Media Stack’s global news data base allows its customers to the do the following: Gather information in many different languages and easily translate it for their better understanding Have access to over 9,000… Continue reading All you need to know about an API for Global News Data

12 Best Google Design & Development Tools

Google resembles an iceberg: there’s the part above the water we can see and use everyday; there’s also the part beneath the water, that we don’t see and know little about. While many of us are concerned about the aspects of Google we don’t see — the parts that threaten our privacy, or monopolize the… Continue reading 12 Best Google Design & Development Tools

Choose Your Own Adventure with the Parsons Web Design and Development Certificate

Many people dream of a career in web design, but it may actually be more attainable than you think. There are countless online courses, of variable quality, with little to no academic structure; self-learning is an option, but it doesn’t come with a curriculum. Without a professional structure and a comprehensive curriculum your dream career… Continue reading Choose Your Own Adventure with the Parsons Web Design and Development Certificate

Exciting New Tools for Designers, June 2020

The best new tools for designers are ones that make your life easier and your workflows faster. You’ll find some of those in this list this month for sure. From tools to help you capture and manage color palettes to AI-powered design analytics to simple animations, there’s something for almost every designer or developer. Here’s… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, June 2020

Plug & Play Solutions for Fintech App Development 

Building an app that integrates financial services would certainly make it a very important productivity tool. Look at Intuit and Xero, for example. They’ve become synonymous with digital financial management solutions.  And with the integrated banking services inside their apps, they’re a staple for most businesses. But can you build an app with the same… Continue reading Plug & Play Solutions for Fintech App Development 

Exciting New Tools for Designers, November 2019

You’re sure to find some tools and resources that will help you save time as we enter what is often one of the most hectic seasons of the year. Here’s what’s new for designers this month. Screen Size Map Screen Size Map is a tool to showcase popular screen sizes and will even auto-detect yours.… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, November 2019

15 Best APIs for Web Designers and Developers

With an API, you create a connection between your website and an application for the purposes of drawing on its data or features. This allows you to not only enhance the on-site experience, but to streamline a lot of the processes that would otherwise require much tedious hand-holding behind the scenes. Many of you are… Continue reading 15 Best APIs for Web Designers and Developers

How to Create a Mailchimp Subscribe Form Widget for WordPress

In this tutorial I’ll explain how to create a “Mailchimp subscribe form widget” using WordPress, the Mailchimp API, and AJAX. It will be aimed at competent beginner developers, and requires some understanding of PHP and WordPress development. There’s a lot to do, so let’s get stuck in! A Quick Note on APIs “The web has… Continue reading How to Create a Mailchimp Subscribe Form Widget for WordPress

Best Practices for Better Mobile commerce UX

With the share of mobile users advancing exponentially, the number of users who shop via mobile phones is also increasing drastically. According to eMarketer, online sales through mobile devices would amount to $3.5 trillion by the end of 2021. It is a huge segment of total revenue and the total number of eCommerce shoppers. Mobile… Continue reading Best Practices for Better Mobile commerce UX

Mason Is a Front-End Builder Worth Exploring

Building a front-end for your site from scratch might be the hardest part of building a great web app. The idea and logic can be perfect, but if the user interface is a wreck, you’ll never be a success. That’s where tools like Mason’s front-end-as-a-service become so valuable. With Mason, you can visually build a… Continue reading Mason Is a Front-End Builder Worth Exploring

8 Best SEO Plugins For WordPress

You can build a beautiful WordPress site, but if you don’t optimize your site for search engine rankings, there is a good chance that very few people will see it. Google and other search engines use complex algorithms to boost some websites to first-page rankings and relegate others to obscurity. Search Engine Optimization is the… Continue reading 8 Best SEO Plugins For WordPress

What Elements are Associated with Effective International E-Commerce Solutions?

It is estimated that the online e-commerce industry will enjoy more than £2.8 billion pounds worth of sales in 2018 (1). This figure is expected to represent an increasingly influential portion of the entire retail market. One of the reasons for this stunning observation is that the virtual retail community is associated with a global… Continue reading What Elements are Associated with Effective International E-Commerce Solutions?

Testing Components in React Using Jest: The Basics

What You’ll Be Creating Testing code is a confusing practice for many developers. That’s understandable because writing tests requires more effort, time, and the ability to foresee possible use cases. Startups and developers working on smaller projects usually favor ignoring tests altogether because of the lack of resources and manpower.  However, there are a couple… Continue reading Testing Components in React Using Jest: The Basics

Build A Movie Player ― Scotch

Last week, we solved the code challenge #4: Build An Eye Tracking App with JavaScript. This week we will be looking at consuming API’s and utilizing APIs to fetch reusable data. The Challenge The challenge is basically to build a movie trailer player with image thumbnails for a playlist and a section to display selected… Continue reading Build A Movie Player ― Scotch

7 Great (Yet Free) Web Tools For Bloggers, Web Designers & Developers

There are many tools out there, but getting by free and good ones is not that easy. That is why we are sharing 7 Great (Yet Free) Web Tools For Bloggers, Web Designers & Developers. So, without any further ado let’s take a look at these and feel free to share this post with others.… Continue reading 7 Great (Yet Free) Web Tools For Bloggers, Web Designers & Developers

A Beginners Guide To Making Yourself Artificially Intelligent • (It’s A Lot Easier Than You Think)

If you are helping somebody, you are awaking somebody. A High-Level Overview Of The Design This is an awesome chance to begin to think about what you wear everyday. Sitting down, and analyzing what you like to wear allows you to refractor your personal source code that is written via the Python Script inside you. Let’s… Continue reading A Beginners Guide To Making Yourself Artificially Intelligent • (It’s A Lot Easier Than You Think)

5 Web Design Trends for 2017 and 2018

March 29, 2017 by abovepop Now that we’re comfortably in 2017, we can look back at the last few months to see how our “trends of 2017” predictions have turned out, and offer a few more to consider for 2018 and the rest of the year. Clean Layouts That Let Content Shine There was a… Continue reading 5 Web Design Trends for 2017 and 2018

Singer – Simple, Composable, Open Source ETL

Posted · Category: Framework Singer is an open-source standard for writing scripts that move data. It describes how data extraction scripts—called “Taps” —and data loading scripts—called “Targets”— should communicate, allowing them to be used in any combination to move data from any source to any destination. Send data between databases, web APIs, files, queues, and… Continue reading Singer – Simple, Composable, Open Source ETL

Visually Build Native Apps Right In Your Browser With Dropsource

Dropsource is a brand new mobile application development platform that was built with the developer’s needs in mind. What does this mean exactly? It means that its sole purpose is to make a developer’s job easier and to make building a data-driven native mobile app as simple as drag and drop. Dropsource comes equipped with… Continue reading Visually Build Native Apps Right In Your Browser With Dropsource