• Feb 24 2017

    Enhanced and Efficient Design with Rapid Prototyping

    BY: Ryan Teneyck
    Design is incredibly subjective and each person has their own opinions and interpretations. To ensure your vision is realized you can implement interface prototyping to visually display thousands of words worth of design and development requirements regarding how a system should both look and behave.
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  • Aug 06 2015

    6 Tips for Improving Your Website

    BY: Brian Renew
    A good website is a must-have for your business. How your website is laid out, what colors, fonts and images you use (or don't use) can mean the difference between success and failure. Check out these 6 tips for improving your website.
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  • May 14 2015

    Using Custom Sitefinity Layout Widgets to Create a Responsive Design Grid System

    BY: Zach Winnie
    Out of the box, Sitefinity comes with its own grid system that can be utilized to build the layout of your site or app. You can even use media queries in your theme CSS to mold this grid system into being responsive, if you want. Going this route is tricky though, and your media queries will quickly start to grow, become messy, and you’ll probably run into CSS inheritance issues that could break your layout in unwanted ways. There is a better way that will solve your own interface development headaches and also provide ease of use for your Sitefinity end user to add layouts that are responsive. They are called Layout Widgets – essentially .ascx file that define the HTML of your responsive grid. You can have as many as you want and they are easy to add to your project via the Toolbox.
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  • Mar 05 2015

    Lessons from Creativity, Inc.

    BY: Donald Bickel
    I try, at least once every couple months, to read a book that is not directly about software development, Scrum, etc. My thinking is that all tech and no business makes Don a dull boy; I really need to develop myself as a leader and developer of employees as much or more than a curator of custom applications. I recently finished reading Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull, one of the founders of Pixar. I found so much in a couple of value-packed pages that I want to share them and show it through my personal Scrum/software development lens.
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