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You’re an avid web designer or developer. It’s your thing; you love it, you breath it, you live it. If someone asked you what your passion was, you’d answer cool apps in a heartbeat.

But, how do you design and develop them quickly? How do you make sure you get that sweet idea that’s been bouncing around in your head out to the waiting public, without wasting time?

What toolchain do you have in place to let you (and your team) go from concept through to finished product — quickly?

If we’re anything alike, there’s so many tools available for every single aspect of the process. And whilst fantastic, it can be very distracting, even confusing.

So today I’ll show you 7 tools you can use to build an effective (and low cost) toolchain straight-away. Alternatively, if you already have a toolchain in place, one of these may help you improve it. Here’s the perfect tool set for web development. But let’s start with design.

Making web applications is fun. Well, it should be fun, but it’s often not. It’s not, because there’s so many browsers, operating systems, and devices to cater to. And who has the resources to cater to every device configuration and operating system setup which the average user is likely to have? Can anyone truly cover them all?

Yet despite this challenge, it’s our responsibility to deliver the best possible experience; and to do that, we need to find a way to do reliable browser testing.

So in this post, I’m going to show you how to get started by providing you a step-by-step guide to cross-browser testing packed with tips, metrics and tools. When you’re finished, you’ll have all you need to start.

Can web development be made easier, simpler, quicker, and more transparent? I guess that’s the question that keeps management and executives awake a lot of the time.

Whilst developers focus on techniques, patterns, principles and developmental concepts management, in contrast, is more focused on the broader picture, understanding where a project is at, will it meet its deadline, did it overrun and by how much. Here’s how to use Asana for bug tracking.

In modern society we’re always on the lookout for new ways to eliminate waste and improve productivity. In our personal lives, and especially in day-to-day business, productivity improvements are seen as the holy grail, to be strived for and achieved each and every day.

We’re regularly inundated with new tipsideasconceptssoftware and strategies. But which way do we turn? How do we sort the good from the bad? Today I’m going to show you a way that’s as simple as its name is short, one which will help you increase productivity with a minimum of effort — it’s called Kanban.