Research exploitation platform, META Group
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IPBooster is the ‘launch project’ for META’s research exploitation platform, which is one of the three externally-facing platforms we’re building for META Group (context).

RUN, don’t walk away from that $5/hour dev shop – The Startup – Medium
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they had on-site Project Managers (PMs) and looked like a professional, full-service firm, but they outsourced the actual dev work to $5/hour shops and freelancers.... so-called “expert” firms and consultants only pretend to have in-house dev teams...Smart, experienced software engineers are keen problem solvers. They’re incredibly valuable... A …

If Architects Had To Work Like Web Designers
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Please design and build me a house. I am not quite sure of what I need, so you should use your discretion. My house should have somewhere between two and forty-five bedrooms. Just make sure the plans are such that the bedrooms can be easily added or deleted. When you bring the blueprints to me, I will make the final decision of what I want. Also, …

Living Monuments
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One of those projects you feel privileged to work on. It’s not often you get to experiment with crowdsourcing, augmented reality, faceted search and commemorating US war dead in one project.

Google's Web Starter Kit
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"Today Google launched Web Starter Kit, a download that consists of all the templates and tooling developers need to create sites that function on any device and any display... Google doesn't plan to compete with Bootstrap in terms of user interface components, of which it has notably less... may tie into some new design concepts coming from Goog…

Your site is too slow

A study by Guardian, but applicable, I suspect, to just about every site out there: "trying to make load a lot faster in its new, responsive design, and there are a lot of ideas in here ready to be stolen by other news site developers. ... of 17 key product drivers, the speed of the site ranked No. 2, behind only whether content w…

Kill All Your Darlings - Learning - Source: An OpenNews project

"I should have built in a switch ... that would have taken it from the dynamic site it was to a static site, built for archiving. It would have cost me some time on the front end and saved me money on the back. And it would still be online today.... In all your excitement starting a new project, spend a little time thinking about the end."

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