GDPR is coming and many organizations are changing their ways – you must have noticed getting emailed from your favorite websites about their new policies. One of the most sensitive data pipes in every big organization is the CRM (Customer Relationship Management), which contains all of the private information of both the company and their […]
Let’s face it — it’s difficult to keep up with the pace (and price) of new technologies. Business owners face a barrage of new technologies, all promising revolutionary results. Wading through the hype can be time-consuming, but the right investments will reap dividends that more than make up for their cost. Technological advancements offer the […]
Congratulations on registering your new business! Or if you’re still contemplating forming your business, and just trying to better understand the steps required for having a bank account under the company name, you’re in the right place. Be sure you have seen our Lloyd & Mousilli guide on incorporation here for a step by step analysis. […]
Are you looking for some easy and effective growth hacks to boost your budding business? This is a fast-paced environment especially due to the rise of the internet. Hence the proverb, “Slow and steady wins the race,” does not fit the slot much in today’s world. You need to be smart enough to implement different growth […]
Every year, predictions about how consumers will spend their money crop up. Covering the most popular toys and the most wanted tech gadgets, these lists tend to push people toward a herd mentality rather than a thoughtful examination of their values at a crucial time of year. PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that consumers will spend $1,250 each […]
Running your own Web server is the ultimate mark of online independence—and it only need cost you $35.
Trust no one and build a server that encrypts your Web data from prying eyes.
Photo thieves, beware! Here are the best app options to protect your creative work.
APIs make the modern Web what it is today. Here’s a simple guide to what they are, how they work and why we care.
Cortes has visual guide on how he created it starting with simple pixels to be used as sprites and then animated with 3D vectors.
Marketing tactics change constantly. Each year new tactics become more impactful, and old ones fade into obscurity. Sticking to the same tactics is stale for your current customers and potential customers, too. Instead of just running the same growth tactics for years on end, it’s time to make a switch in 2020. Here are four unique growth tactics […]
You’ve probably heard of Markdown. Maybe you’ve heard the name for years. Perhaps you just encountered it, since it’s enjoyed a renaissance lately.
But do you know what it is? Are you using it? You should be. Here are three good reasons to use Markdown. There are no good reasons not to.
It’s a computer so simple, anyone can tinker with it. Here’s proof.
You build the app, it does the rest.
Never underestimate the power of human ingenuity paired with a machine that can print almost anything.
Make fun of your tweet-obsessed friends—or yourself.
Meet the projects that prove GitHub is a collaboration tool for all stripes.
How many times have you seen an online quiz and thought that it was silly, but took the quiz anyway? Glad you joined the quiz craze. Are you in a relationship and wondering if you’ve “The One?” Take this compatibility quiz to find out. Ever wondered, “What Career Should You Actually Have?” (Buzzfeed), over 5 […]
These tech skills are no longer in demand. Show recruiters that you can adapt and learn.
You built a functional VPN server! Now what?
The API team over at Google Buzz have been buzzing to say the least. If you recall the long lost Twitter feature known as Track whose disappearance spawned numerous impassioned pleased for return you’ll appreciate the latest from Google Buzz.
Last week the Google Buzz API team updated their blog to announce the general availability for Track as…
This one’s a classic case of “easy when you know how.” How many times have you grabbed a comma-separated string, exploded it into an array, and assigned each item in the array to its own variable?
If it’s a small array, it may not be too much of a problem. But it quickly gets tiring to type out all those array assignments if you have a lot of…
We’ve all been there. You want to isolate an issue with a server running on a port but want something quick and easy to verify if it is a host firewall problem or something else. Perhaps you are dealing with someone on the other end of the network that says it is a firewall problem. How you prove otherwise?
One of the most common suggestions to bloggers who use shared hosting is that they will be much better off with a VPS or a dedicated server. I agree in principle; however, this doesn’t mean the server will run smoothly without a bit of tweaking.
I’m currently in the process of moving several WordPress blogs from a dedicated server to a VPS. After…
Today is a slight departure from the usual Hack of the Day, as we recommend a site that’s bursting with Linux goodness. Bumper Link of the Day, if you will.
If you’re an avid user of the Linux command line, this one’s for you. A growing collection of handy hints, commandlinefu, makes light work of tricky commands. You can quickly find the top…
If you haven’t played with YQL before, put down that Hot Pocket and head over the Yahoo Developer Network. At the YQL console you’ll find a collection of resources to quickly attack problems with cut- and-paste simplicity instead of having to digest several pages of API documentation. You’ll also find examples with source code for putting your…
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is used for styling your site. It gives a wide variety of options, allowing you to change the size and style of fonts, colors, images and the positioning of elements on the page.
Identifying an element in CSS can be done in a number of ways. You can affect all instances of a tag, such as paragraphs, headers or links…
Twig is a must-have tool for any PHP developer. It’s a powerful templating engine that allows you to leave the HTML out of your back-end code, and put it where it belongs – in the template files. It’s particularly handy if you’re working alongside a front-end developer, as you can work in parallel. Caching helps to keep everything running…
Move it to the left. Move it to the right. Move it higher. No, move it lower. Make it Webbish – but not too Webbish.
Have you ever wanted to provide your clients with a visualization of audience browser window sizes that is based in something outside of opinion?
It’s one thing to have an opinion on where something should appear in a user…
JanRain Engage provides a convenient way to enable social logins on a site via a single API. This includes support for Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and over a dozen additional services.
Implementing JanRain Engage on your site is a lot less work than implementing each login provider one by one. Also, as any changes to each login will be…
In these economic times it can be hard to justify spending thousands on airfare, hotels, and party-life travel destinations. So save your money and let geolocation services do the work for you.
If you want to visit an exotic location, then Facebook Places and a few browser tweaks are all you’ll need.