7 web design trends for 2016

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It’s the start of 2016 and web design companies are looking back trying to find out what worked last year and what’s going to be the trend for this year.

So go ahead and read on. We’ve collected some of the best web design trends you must know about in 2016.
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Essential WordPress Plugins For Developers & Designers (Part 2)

A while ago, we talked about unknown WordPress plugins that developers should use when setting up a new WordPress website. Aside from the ones I mentioned, there are, of course, way more great and essential WordPress plugins out there.

Because the first WordPress post received some great response, we thought about a follow-up post on the best WordPress development plugins for developers & designers.
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12 web development trends for 2016

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We have just entered year 2016 and it’s already a couple of days old. Just before New Year’s Eve, I showed you our take on the year 2015 in web development. Now it’s time to take a look at the new year.

With upcoming frameworks, powerful development tools and evolving technologies, this year looks very promising for web developers.

Here are our thoughts on the top web development trends for 2016.

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On-Premise vs Cloud Software: A Comprehensive Comparison

Today, businesses have a lot of choices when it comes to data storage. One of these choices is going on-premise vs cloud software to host your data as against just keeping everything within your own network.

In this blog post, I will try to give you a comprehensive overview of on-premise vs cloud software hosting, with a special focus on the topic of security.
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Designing forms for your website: The good, the bad and the ugly of web forms.

Building a web page or web app takes a lot of time, resources and patience. I get that. And because of these reasons, the little things get overlooked.

When building a new website or application, you probably count your website form as one of those little things.

But it really shouldn’t be overlooked, this little thing.

That is why I’m going to talk about the UI mystery of web forms and how you can build an awesome form for your website yourself.

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What I’ve learned about growth after 1 year in a SaaS business

My journey with Usersnap started about a year ago, on November 3rd 2014.

At that point, I’ve already gained some experience as a project manager in a digital agency and a media company. So I was already working on fast-moving projects beforehand. However, the last 12 months have been an incredible journey with a lot of new learnings and insights into the world of SaaS startups.

This is why I thought it would be fun to share with you some of the best lessons I’ve learned as a non-developer in a super fast-growing SaaS-startup. Continue Reading “What I’ve learned about growth after 1 year in a SaaS business”

Why we have to talk about client-side JavaScript error logging!

Web browsers got some superpowers over the last few years. The increasing speed of the browser engines has pushed browsers from being simple website viewers to a level where they are platforms executing our beloved applications like Gmail and Facebook day in day out.

Of course, this opened up the door for developers to do incredible things. But just like with everything that’s new, chances are high that bugs and issues occur. A lot of times, client-side errors give developers a hard time in reproducing and finding the bugs.

In this blog post, I’m going to show you why client-side JavaScript error logging is easy to implement and that it is just a few clicks away 🙂
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