Starting a YouTube Channel

YouTube is the 2020-crown-jewel of social networks. With millions of pieces of viral content, strong communities and better engagement metrics, it’s a must have even for corporate types. Here’s my very first video! And here are ten reasons why it’s great for startup founders to have a presence on YouTube: It’s a great tool to build a community You can share the knowledge that helps with engineer recruitment/grooming Drives traffic to your site Branding Content…

Life After CoVid-19

Keep socially distancing and washing your hands. We’ll come stronger out of this. I touched death and I’m very lucky to be alive. What I’m now looking forward to is appreciating nature. You realize material things don’t matter. When I get outside I want to breathe the air, look at birds and enjoy the natural beauty of the world.A coronavirus survivor’s story: ‘I touched death’, originally published by the BBC Maybe life is more than…

The Latest in Software Testing

The software testing industry has seen dramatic expansion since 2010 when ever more complex software architectures and TDD grew into both a big problem and a big solution. We had Agile since the 90s but the industry required a new development focus given the exponentially increasing complexity of web applications – enter test-driven development. Rapid changes in technologies, platforms, and devices pressure software development teams to develop, test, integrate, and deliver faster and more frequently.…

How Flash Died

Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats. – Adobe The go-to technology for web animation and rich interface programming will disappear entirely by 2020. Flash has died a thousand deaths but the first major blow, as I recall it, was this epic letter/rant from Steve Jobs…

Double Your Traffic Using Multilingual Opportunities – Full AMA Transcript

  https://twitter.com/CTribesCo/status/837229224582868993 Posted in #tribebuildingYesterday at 4:18 AM This is the full transcript of Jordhy Ledesma’s AMA at #CreativeTribes on March 2.   “Double Your Traffic Using Multilingual Opportunities” with Jordhy Ledesma (@jordhy) | March 2 at 10 am Eastern Created by Mufidah Kassalias yesterday Sean M. Madden [4:29 AM] Sean M. Madden *Join us TODAY at 10 am Eastern (3 pm London) for our AMA with @jordhy: Jordhy Ledesma [9:37 AM] joined #ama_live_chat_02mar17 Sean…

Insight

Crafting great web destinations is not about technique. It’s not even about technology. You can have the best team, fast servers and amazing VCs behind you. But those things, although important, don’t matter as much as the golden key: insight. Insight gives you an invitation to explore the customer’s mind. It lets you know what they want. Hence, you can engage in customer driven development. It’s like a compass for your journey. Here’s why insight…

Prototyping is About Capturing the Essence of a Project

What is essential to a web property? What can drive traffic, achieve conversions and translate into profits for the company? What can change peoples live in a substantial way? These are the questions we should be asking ourselves when we talk about website prototyping. Version 1 prototypes should be embryonic, direct and effective at capturing the user’s mindset. You have to make do with less, but you have to make it as effective as the…

Full Stack Web Development at ASA College

I’ve partnered with ASA College to deliver a powerful educational experience and create a cohort of modern full-stack web developer for the needs of today’s fast-paced business environment.  The curriculum has been freshly developed to include an assortment of the most widely used web development technologies. We’ve also allocated several computer labs and schedules to accommodate practical, personalized and convenient learning.  If you’re in NYC, Brooklyn or Miami, please call 877-470-9638 or reserve your spot…

Bitcoin in 2017

Following an expected December rally, bitcoin surpassed the $1000 mark and flirted with reaching its all-time high. With a plethora of industry experts calling for a price to stabilize between 2 and $3,000 dollars, it is very hard to give differing predictions for movements in bitcoin.  However, consider the following: 1. Bitcoin’s volatility problem will likely continue and we recently experienced it in a 20% price collapse: The value of digital currency bitcoin crashed on…

Innovation vs Invention

Innovation is the application of existing technology in new ways. In contrast, invention is the creation of new technology. While innovation is a constant in web development, we’ve seen a good deal of invention in the past decades. Here’s how you can put each one of these to work in your next web development project. Innovation By nature, innovation is incremental, interdisciplinary and healthy to the bottom line. It takes a village to raise a…