How to use Wunderlist for tracking bugs & collecting website feedback

Firstly, I have to admit: I’m a huge fan of to-do apps. As someone who’s working on web projects for quite some time now, I know all about to-do lists, tasks apps and finding the perfect match for your web projects. Lately I got stuck with Wunderlist.

Wunderlist is probably the prettiest to-do app with a range of functionalities. From adding sub tasks, assigning tasks to co-workers, adding notes and setting events. Wunderlist takes it all.

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How to Get Started With Browser Testing In Less Than 2 Hours

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.

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Integrate your chat tool with your project management software [productivity tips for web developers]

This article was brought to you by Usersnap – a visual bug tracking and user feedback solution for every web project.

Recently we’ve presented our favorite chat tools and the basics of project communication.

This time we’d like to take the next step and show you how to get more out of your team communication. Simply by integrating your favorite chat messenger with your project management software.

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How to use Asana for bug tracking!

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.

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Get the process right with requirements engineering!

As we presented you some awesome chat tools (Slack, Hipchat and Hall) in our last blog post, we want to focus on the web development process itself. You probably heard and read a lot about all kind of different processes and how to do it right. We can’t show you the “perfect web development process”, because from our experience there is no right process. But we’d like to acquaint you with the concept of requirements engineering.
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Productivity tips for web developers: How to manage project communication with Slack, and Hipchat!

As mentioned in our last week’s blog post about productivity tips for a better time management, improving the productivity in web development is quite challenging.

A lot of web developers are often wondering about their team communication and how to get them on the next level. On the one hand there are a lot of enterprise solutions for team communication (e.g. Yammer), on the other hand there are consumer-oriented tools such as Whatsapp, Facebook, iMessage. And don’t forget about Emails. All of them compete for being the communication tool for enterprises. We took a closer look and provide you some productivity tips for managing your project communication.
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Productivity tips for web developers for efficient time management

We at Usersnap have a long experience in developing web applications and want to share our thoughts and knowledge how to work more efficiently on web projects/products. Read our best tips about reducing the time spent with each project and getting done more of a project in a shorter period of time.
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Chrome Extension Update: New Shortcut Feature & Tab Update

We are happy to announce new features for our Usersnap Chrome Extension! We added a new keyboard shortcut to the chrome extension, as well as an update for managing the browser tabs.

New Keyboard Shortcut

We added a new shortcut (default: Alt + U) to the Chrome extension which lets you open the extension in a very simplistic way. Instead of clicking on the extension icon you can open Usersnap by pressing “Alt + U” (or any other shortcut of your choice). Find the option in the extension options by right-clicking on the Usersnap icon.

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The added feature is particularly helpful for annotating mouse-over popups, dropdown boxes or any other pull-down menu. By using the shortcut you can now annotate all these “dynamic contents”.

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Tab Update

With the updated Chrome extension we improved the behaviour of the extension. If you open the Usersnap extension by clicking the extension icon in your browser, the screen for your annotations will now open in a tab right next to your opened browser tab. After finishing your annotations you are redirected to your “old” browser tab which allows you to continue browsing the web just where you stopped beforehand.

Do you miss any features?

If you have any feature ideas, don’t hesitate to contact us: help@usersnap.com or leave us a tweet @usersnap.

You don’t have the Chrome extension installed?

Visit the Chrome Web Store and download the Usersnap browser extension.

Review of the new Firefox browser: the Firefox Developer Edition

For the 10th anniversary of the Firefox browser, Mozilla announced a new Firefox developer edition. This browser version explicitly for developers. We at Usersnap took a closer look at the new browser version. Read what we think about the new Firefox browser and if it keeps up with the Google Chrome dev tools.

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Kanban, It’ll Rock Your Productivity

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.

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