What a Poopy Weekend

May 22nd, 2017 Blog

All of us have tasks or activities we don’t love. But that’s not the same. Poo shoveling – when you’re doing it – feels like it has no redeeming values. While there’s a lot of good that comes from it (hygiene for the animals, fertile soil, developing humility in the shoveler, etc), when you’re doing it you aren’t thinking of any of that.

  • Michael Kelly

    Michael Kelly

6 Tips on How to Hire and Retain the Best Developers

May 12th, 2017 Blog

Are you in need of cutting edge tech talent but just thinking of seeking out, training, and retaining the best people makes you exhausted? What if you could find the perfect person with very little effort?

  • Jen Burk

    Jen Burk

New Hire Interview with Jen Burk

May 25th, 2016 BlogMarketing

Before Jen came to DeveloperTown, she was the 12th hire at ExactTarget where she worked for 7 years, then moved on to run her own marketing consultancy, and would eventually cross paths with DeveloperTown.

  • Matt Robinson

    Matt Robinson

DeveloperTown Adds New Digital Marketing Lead, Mitch Briggs

May 17th, 2016 BlogMarketing

What do chocolate-covered grasshoppers, raccoons, and R. Kelly all have in common? They’re all parts of the world of Mitch Briggs, Digital Marketing Lead at DeveloperTown.

  • Matt Robinson

    Matt Robinson

The #1 Reason New Products Fail and How to Win

April 5th, 2016 Blog

Few startups or established companies build a new product thinking “We have no idea if people want this, but we’re going to do it!” and yet, it’s the “people don’t actually want this” part that sinks most ventures.

  • Nick Wangler

    Nick Wangler

Audacity Is Not Enough

March 22nd, 2016 Blog

Audacity will give you the strength to take risks but not the wisdom to know which risks to avoid. Humility will help you recognize if and when you need help. You absolutely need both, because while audacity is a beautiful motivator, it’s a terrible coach.

  • Nick Wangler

    Nick Wangler

User Friendly? More Like Loser Friendly.

December 17th, 2015 Blog

Approaching the design of a new product with the goal of creating an experience that makes things “easy to use” is a losing proposition, and the wrong way of thinking about UX in today’s world. The expectation people have of software today is much deeper.

  • Randy Fisher

    Randy Fisher

The Password Paradox

December 1st, 2015 Blog

Protecting passwords and usability at the same time. The idea of masking is to prevent observers from reading the password & stealing it. But the small security advantage of detouring these observers doesn’t outweigh the user experience disadvantages.

  • Adam Yale

    Adam Yale

Redesigning Twitch

October 13th, 2015 BlogDesign

Twitch has nearly identical experiences on iOS and Android, we believe that creating one mobile experience for both platforms is a bad long term investment. Mainly because it means you are “settling” on a design that works for both but is optimized for neither.

  • Daryn Shapurji

    Daryn Shapurji

Apple TV UI Kit for Sketch

September 17th, 2015 BlogDesign

We’re so excited about creating apps for tvOS, we had to create a Sketch UI kit. 20 different screens for you to work from. This tvOS UI Kit uses the latest Apple Human Interface Guidelines and was carefully compared against the latest screenshots.

  • Adam Yale

    Adam Yale

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