Hit The Ground Running With Vue.js And Firestore — Smashing Magazine

Google Firebase has a new data storage possibility called ‘Firestore’ (currently in beta stage) which builds on the success of the Firebase Realtime Database but adds some nifty features. In this article, we’ll set up the basics of a web Continue reading Hit The Ground Running With Vue.js And Firestore — Smashing Magazine

Analyzing Your Company’s Social Media Presence With IBM Watson And Node.js — Smashing Magazine

If you are unfamiliar with Machine Learning (ML) technology, it has existed in science fiction for many years and is finally reaching its maturity in our society. One of the first ML examples I saw as a kid was in Continue reading Analyzing Your Company’s Social Media Presence With IBM Watson And Node.js — Smashing Magazine

Essentials To Turn Leads Into Conversions — Smashing Magazine

Do you like filling out forms? I thought not. It’s not what we want from a service. All the user wants is to buy a ticket, book a hotel room, make a purchase and so on. Filling in a form Continue reading Essentials To Turn Leads Into Conversions — Smashing Magazine

How To Use Heatmaps To Track Clicks On Your WordPress Website — Smashing Magazine

There are lots of ways to measure the performance of a web page and the most popular one is by far Google Analytics. But knowing exactly what images, words, or elements on your site catch your site visitor’s specific attention Continue reading How To Use Heatmaps To Track Clicks On Your WordPress Website — Smashing Magazine

Tips And Tricks To Work On The Road — Smashing Magazine

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel the world while working as a designer? It might sound like a dream, but all that glitters is not gold, and it might not be the right choice for Continue reading Tips And Tricks To Work On The Road — Smashing Magazine

Creating A UX Strategy — Smashing Magazine

(This is a sponsored article.) As designers working primarily on screen, we often think of user experience design as being primarily a screen-focused activity. In fact, user experience affects the entirety of what we build and that often includes activities Continue reading Creating A UX Strategy — Smashing Magazine

Using Ethics In Web Design — Smashing Magazine

Every design decision is a decision made on behalf of other people, those we often refer to as “end-users.” As the creators of designed experiences used by people all over the world, it is our responsibility to think carefully about Continue reading Using Ethics In Web Design — Smashing Magazine

What Can And Can’t Be Used — Smashing Magazine

Many people want to create the best email campaigns possible, and this goal can be realized by following best practices for email design and coding and by implementing advanced techniques correctly. This comprehensive guide, for novices and pros alike, delves Continue reading What Can And Can’t Be Used — Smashing Magazine

Lazy Loading JavaScript Modules With ConditionerJS — Smashing Magazine

Linking JavaScript functionality to the DOM can be a repetitive and tedious task. You add a class to an element, find all the elements on the page, and attach the matching JavaScript functionality to the element. Conditioner is here to Continue reading Lazy Loading JavaScript Modules With ConditionerJS — Smashing Magazine

Getting Started With The Web MIDI API — Smashing Magazine

As the web continues to evolve and new browser technologies continue to emerge, the line between native and web development becomes more and more blurred. New APIs are unlocking the ability to code entirely new categories of software in the Continue reading Getting Started With The Web MIDI API — Smashing Magazine