Just recently I found myself in a situation which required instant design feedback. I like exchanging thoughts and ideas through real-time conversations, however, I wasn’t prepared for the question: “What do you think about this design draft?

And seconds later, I was providing unthoughtful design feedback.

In this article, I’m going to elaborate on the benefits of asynchronous design feedback, and why you should give it a try as well.

In today’s guest post, Rainer Stropek, co-founder of software architects, gives us some insights on how to evaluate PaaS solutions in order to find the best one for your product.

At the moment, we are working on a SaaS project in which IoT (Internet of Things) plays an important part. While reviewing my work from the past weeks I was surprised to see how my work as a software architect has changed since we made the move to Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).

In this article, I’d like to provide you with a guide on how to evaluate other PaaS services.

This article was brought to you by Usersnap – a visual feedback & bug tracking tool, used by software companies like Facebook, Google, and Microsoft.

The new year got us motivated to think about learning a new programming language. Inspired by Alexander Falks’ post “Learn a new programming language this summer” we are opening the learning season 2017: What programming languages should I learn in 2017?

It’s one of the most popular questions that gets asked. The only issue with that question is that it’s almost like someone asking what car they should buy.

The answer depends on a lot of things. Do you want new or used? What shape would you like? What specs must it have?

With web development, it follows exactly the same pattern of the car scenario.

Do you want to work for yourself or for a company? How much are you willing to invest on learning? How much time do you have available? What is your current web development knowledge? What is the purpose of you studying programming? Do you prefer backend or frontend?

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Technology changes constantly, so to be at the top of your game as a web developer, it’s vital you’re keeping up.

It can be confusing and discerning when so many updates and developments are being released every few weeks. With 2017 just getting started, we’ve put together some information about the anticipated trends for this upcoming year and some advice about what areas of development you should be focusing on.

Discussing new frameworks, techniques, and tools which are all working to enhance UX, consider this blog your one-stop-shop for all things 2017!

We at Usersnap put together all our thoughts in this article.

An appealing user interface can have a significant impact on the success of your application.

The challenge for web designers is thinking about how users are navigating the UI and which actions they expect to happen. This involves evaluating the skills and technical know-how which they can expect from their users.

We will give you a few tips about how to design an appealing UI and ensure a good user experience.

Christmas is approaching fast, and that means one thing: get ready for next year’s conference season!

We had a look at 15 events that are already confirmed for 2017. From UX Design to JavaScript, the conference schedule of 2017 will feature something for everyone.

Read on but make sure you have an (empty) calendar next to you when you do.