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Smart cities will soon churn out so much information that flash memory data centers might be the only way to control the environmental footprint. In an essay on IT ProPortal, NetApp’s Laurence James makes the case for smart cities switching Continue reading How will smart cities avoid data overload?
Behind every great invention lie dozens of sacrificed prototypes. It took Michele Ferrero almost five years to perfect the spherical wafer within the famous chocolates that bear his name. No great product or invention emerges fully formed, and this applies Continue reading A Deep Dive Into Axure 8: A Comprehensive Review
The SVG format has turned into a contemporary alternative to Flash in many regards. Not only is it vector-based, but it also renders animations and interactions possible. Due to the different ways to create animations and to integrate SVGs into Continue reading Animated and Interactive SVG: Essential Tips
Last week in Dallas, Texas, shots echoed through the crowded downtown scene of what started as a peaceful and cooperative protest. Things went from calm to chaos very quickly, leading police to falsely identify a suspect on social media, pursue Continue reading Was killing the Dallas shooter with a robot the right choice?
Any time a user’s experience is interrupted, the chance of them leaving increases. Changing from one page to another will often cause this interruption by showing a white flash of no content, by taking too long to load or by Continue reading Improving User Flow Through Page Transitions
Android phones and tablets are generally a lot more open than their counterparts running operating systems such as iOS, Tizen, or Windows 10 Mobile. If you don’t like the firmware the device manufacturer has installed on your Android device, you Continue reading An Introduction to Android Firmware
Do you like challenges? Are you willing to take on a task that you’ve never come across before, and do it under a deadline? What if, in carrying out the task, you encounter a problem that appears unsolvable? I want Continue reading Front-End Challenge Accepted: CSS 3D Cube
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What You’ll Be Creating Introduction Since their introduction in Xcode 6 alongside Swift, to their current iteration in Xcode 7.3.1, playgrounds have come a long way. With new features and better stability, they are evolving into a viable tool for rapid Continue reading Rapid, Interactive Prototyping With Xcode Playgrounds