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5 Essential Tools to Integrate with Trello for Web Developers

Web development can often be a challenging process, requiring a lot of collaboration and meticulous attention to detail. Therefore, organizing everything properly is of paramount importance to web developers. Trello, a collaboration tool that has recently hit 5 million users, is considered to be one of the most popular tools among web developers to manage a workflow. However, is it…

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Free Ebook: The Guide to UX Design Process & Documentation

Design documentation is much more than a pile of papers for occasional browsing. It is product narration, a formalized vision, and a compass for when things become unpredictable. Smart documentation brings people together and gives form to ideas. Documentation should inspire, not dictate. The Guide to UX Design Process & Documentation by UXPin looks at real-life examples of design processes…

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The Importance of Navigation Design Patterns

In this article we discuss the importance of navigation design patterns using examples from some of the hottest websites and web apps. Once someone starts using your website or web application, they need to know where to go and how to get there at any point. If they can’t navigate through your your application easily, you’ll quickly lose them. Thus,…

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4 Reasons Minimum Viable Products Fail

It is common belief that roughly 80-90% of products fail. Although this figure defies logic, the myth persists. If over 80% of new products truly fail, does it make sense for anyone to take a professional career risk by committing their time and talents to building new products? From a portfolio perspective, what must the ROI of the remaining 10-20%…

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Fantastic Flat Superhero Illustrations from Bunka

The flat design trend is fairly shaking up all aspects of the graphic design industry. We are entering a new era of simple and minimalistic modes of communication in which flat design seems to deliver in the best possible manner. Inspired by the flat format of design, French graphic designer Bunca has used the same methodology and created a series…

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How to Use Typography to Align Brand Identity

Selecting the perfect font for promotional materials is a vital aspect of brand identity. Many small business owners and marketing professionals neglect to give proper attention to the fonts they use and how they can help the company or organization connect to its audience. Some don’t realize that slapping a default font onto a logo is like putting your money…

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10 Massively Successful Minimum Viable Products

Today, lean startups and tech titans alike are increasingly using the minimum viable product (MVP) as a starting point for building successful software products. In the article 4 Reasons MVPs Fail we looked at the major risks you face in getting your product to market and how to overcome them. A successful minimum viable product helps you start the learning…