Why blockchain and Web 3 user interfaces will suck for a while

How Web 2.0 grumpiness + Web 3.0 hubris are contributing to terrible user experiences on the cutting edge of tech. Statler and Waldorf definitely aren’t interested in Web 3. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RF62EGPppFU My point in a nutshell: Web 3 people are generally not interested in lessons from the past, and experienced tech people don’t need Web 3… Continue reading Why blockchain and Web 3 user interfaces will suck for a while

Anonymous and Arrow Functions in PHP

I’ve already covered the basics of functions in PHP in one of a previous tutorials. Even though PHP has a lot of built-in functions, it gives us the choice to define our own functions as well. There are different ways to define our own functions in PHP. PHP Functions in PHP: Return Values and Parameters… Continue reading Anonymous and Arrow Functions in PHP

Figma for education: Design for learning experiences

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Why would a teacher be interested in Figma? Why would a designer be interested in classroom prep? Join our little Figgy educators group. Currently, I work in the EdTech product design industry (K-12) as an experience designer. I am a former 7th-grade science teacher and am planning to return to… Continue reading Figma for education: Design for learning experiences

How to Use PHP in HTML

In this article, I’ll show you how to use PHP code in your HTML pages. It’s aimed at PHP beginners who are trying to strengthen their grip on the world’s most popular server-side scripting language. Again, PHP is a server-side scripting language. That means a PHP script is executed on the server, the output is… Continue reading How to Use PHP in HTML

How to Connect PHP to MySQL

Do you want ot learn how to connect php to MySQL and perform different types of database operations? In this article, we’ll do just that—we’ll discuss MySQL database connectivity in PHP. PHP provides different ways to connect PHP to a MySQL database server. Until PHP 5.5, one of the most popular ways was with the… Continue reading How to Connect PHP to MySQL

Tips to Enhance Your Blog With Design Thinking Approach

Design thinking is an innovative method of coming up with solutions to problems. Design thinking places the users at the heart to the problem-solving exercise with their experiences and opinions used to develop solutions to the problems they are facing. Once a solution to a problem has been found, it is tested on the users… Continue reading Tips to Enhance Your Blog With Design Thinking Approach

How to Code a “Click to Tweet” Button

With Instagram, Snapchat and other “young” social media platforms taking over the internet, Twitter still remains one of the most popular marketing channels. It has around 326 million active users per month which means that your target audience is likely using it. This is why you should at least consider using it as a marketing… Continue reading How to Code a “Click to Tweet” Button

Understand Arrays in PHP

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;} In this post, you’ll learn the basics of arrays in PHP. You’ll learn how to create an array and how to use associative and multidimensional arrays, and you’ll see lots of examples of arrays in action. What Is an Array? In PHP, an array is a data… Continue reading Understand Arrays in PHP

Design Conferences are broken, but we can fix them

I just got back from a design conference. It was just one in a sea of poorly-designed design conferences I’ve attended over the years. I wont beat around the proverbial bush. Here are 3 easy ways for organizers to step up their game and put on an impactful, memorable, and successful design conference. Speakers are… Continue reading Design Conferences are broken, but we can fix them

Bill Nye the UX Guy

Photo by chuttersnap It was a cold Thursday evening in February and I was less than stoked to be sitting in an 8th grade classroom at St. Catherine’s listening to Deacon Colin’s dry jokes and speech outlining the importance of this marriage preparation course. Trying to look engaged and interested in the conversation at hand,… Continue reading Bill Nye the UX Guy

Beginner’s Guide to Angular: Services

Hello there! I hope you’ve followed along with our tutorials on Angular components and routing. In this post, we’ll go on to another interesting concept in Angular: services. Angular Beginner’s Guide to Angular: Components Divya Dev Angular Beginner’s Guide to Angular: Routing Divya Dev If Angular components are the presentation layer of our application, what… Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Angular: Services

Web Designers: Roll up Your Sleeves and Sketch!

Let’s talk about why you, as a web designer, should be using pens and pencils more often. I’m going to give you some tips, tool suggestions, and plenty of reasons to roll your sleeves up and sketch! Step Away From the Computer The design process tends to isolate designers from the rest of the team, meaning… Continue reading Web Designers: Roll up Your Sleeves and Sketch!