Remote working is becoming the norm across many industries, including technology. The industrial, one-size-fits-all, 9-to-5 desk job is becoming less and less appealing to the modern workforce. Companies are attempting to offset the exodus by offering in-office perks to accompany their traditional office jobs. Let’s take a look at eight reasons why a growing number of the modern workforce prefer remote options over in-office perks any day. 1 – Fewer Distractions, Easier to Focus By creating your own workspace, you
I found this really great shirt last week on the rack. I grabbed my size, tried it on, working each button down the front until it became painfully obvious: this wasn’t made for me. After a little investigation, I found the fine print on the label which read “European Cut.” Now, maybe this isn’t a problem you’re familiar with and that phrase would mean nothing to you. Congratulations, good for you. But for many of us, we need shirts with
“Do you have everything you need?” You’ve probably been asked this a few times in your life. And if you were wearing cargo pants at the time, you definitely said “yes” in response. Because with all of those pockets, how could you not have everything you need?! This post is a continuation of our “5 Signs Your Product Has Outgrown Its UX” series. If you haven’t already, you might want to start at the beginning with “Does This Make My
I don’t wear a dress, but I’ve watched enough Project Runway to know why a little black dress is a staple to most wardrobes. Firstly, it’s versatile. It’s a quick solution to any kind of fashion ensemble, elegant or casual. And second? Who doesn’t like how they look in black? I lose five pounds every time I put on this Van Halen t-shirt. This post is a continuation of our “5 Signs Your Product Has Outgrown Its UX” series. If
SitePen participates in a number of conferences around the world presenting new technology and ideas to engineers and designers. Recently Dylan Schiemann and Tom Dye spoke at the HalfStack Conference in London and Paul Shannon spoke at Phoenix TypeScript meetup. We demonstrated what Dojo and the Web could do by using Web Audio, Web Animations, and a number of other technologies to create a fun application.
VS Code gets a lot of love today, and rightly so, but there’s still something to be said for a text-mode, fully keyboard-controlled development environment. With tools like zsh, tmux, tsserver, and Vim, you’ll find you rarely need to reach over to the rodent on your desk. In this article I’ll go over some tools that I find useful in my own terminal based environment. As such, this article will focus on Macs, although most of the tools discussed here
Ensuring that your app or site is designed with accessibility as a priority isn’t only good design—it also makes good business sense. Giving thought to this early on in the product creation can save you headaches by reducing design and technical debt for your team. Better yet, interweaving inclusive user experience (UX) design principles into your team’s processes will make your product better for the most significant number of users possible, which in turn makes it more valuable to users
This article describes the features and functionality of TypeScript 3.1. While TypeScript is very simple to understand when performing basic tasks, having a deeper understanding of how its type system works is critical to unlocking advanced language functionality. Once we know more about how TypeScript really works, we can leverage this knowledge to write cleaner, well-organized code. If you find yourself having trouble with some of the concepts discussed in this article, try reading through the Definitive Guide to TypeScript