Over the past few months there’s been an increasing amount of discussion and excitement around one particular area of web development: ‘Progressive Web Applications’. Ryan explains why it’s the future and shares his research of early adopters and an overview of the technologies you can use to progressively enhance web apps today.
This post explains how using a pattern library has benefitted our clients’ projects, and whether it would be a good tool for yours.
We run customer research sessions at the start of a new project, or when introducing a new feature in order to validate that the problem we’re trying to solve exists. Having run quite a few of these sessions over the past couple of months we thought we’d share some of the lessons we’ve learned.
Interesting Stuff Club – where we share what we’re up to in our own time. Ryan has been following the Guardian’s Mobile Labs team on their mission to deliver content to their users via web notifications (very interesting!)..James has discovered why ‘women stopped coding’ and Rachael has been reading about Typography…again.
We tried a new type of retrospective: Continuous Attention to Individuals’ Needs (CAIN) and here’s what happened…
Instead of our monthly code kata session we decide to switch things up a bit and give Mob Programming a go. For this, I decided to pose as a typical client and send a small project idea through our website enquiry form. And then allow the ‘Mob’ to interpret those requirements and build some software following MobProgramming techniques.
Interesting Stuff Club – where we share what we’re up to in our own time. Ryan has been learning about the user research process, the guys have been to an Elm meetup, and Kirsten tells us how we can all take our learning up a level to mastery.