New Breeze Blowing in Digital Derry

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

His interactive graphic novel Operation Ajax (for the iPad) takes storytelling to a new space entirely, it’s an innovative blend of content and entertainment, and his talk was a real eye opener even for those of us who have some idea of what’s happening in digital media. There is a new breeze blowing in the once troubled land of Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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5 Collaboration Tools Demonstrate How the Future Web Will Act

Duct Tape Marketing

With the eventual adoption of HTML5 and its heavy support for AJAX, web pages are quickly becoming web applications in a foreshadowing of the next standard for web sites. Social Media Web Marketing AJAX Collaboration Google Plus GroupZap Hangouts HTML5 MS web apps TalkWheel Vokle Web apps

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Infinitum Electric Closes on $12.5 Million in Additional Funding

SiliconHills

The Austin-based startup, founded in 2016, closed the Series B round of funding led by Cottonwood Technology Fund with participation from Chevron Technology Ventures and AJAX Strategies and other investors. Infinitum Electric, an electric motor maker, announced Thursday that is has raised $12.5

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How To Disguise Your Security Measures At Home

YoungUpstarts

If you choose a system from a reputable brand, such as a Hikvision or Ajax alarm system (Dutch: Ajax Alarmsysteem ), the system already looks pretty modern. Having a security camera next to your front door or an alarm system in the house, is always a good idea.

Mobile Monday Colorado with Dion Almaer

Feld Thoughts

Besides his involvement with TechStars as a mentor, he is a celebrity in the AJAX community as the co-founder of Ajaxian.com , and previously held senior positions within Mozilla and Google. Mobile Monday Colorado is hosting a member of the TechStars mentor family, Dion Almaer, for their July 19th event. Dion is Managing Director of Developer Relations at Palm (now part of HP).

4 Tips That Will Make Your Home Office More Efficient

The Startup Magazine

If you’re ready to move your business out of the spare bedroom, talking with the folks at Penguin Basements in Ajax is a good idea. Operating your own business out of the home is something that more entrepreneurs are choosing to do these days.

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Visual SEO Solutions In A Modern Market

YoungUpstarts

Consider this animated commercial for Ajax you might have seen on the Colgate Comedy Hour with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. Advertisements often follows trends. Trends are always shifting. The long-form commercials which can still be found on old television show compilations from the forties and fifties simply wouldn’t work today; but they do provide excellent windows into the past, and by extension, what is and is not effective advertisement.

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Are Business Plans Still Necessary?

Both Sides of the Table

Ajax was the new buzzword and many companies went overboard. People mistook extra doses of Ajax for a successful product. This is part of my ongoing series of posts and I need to file this one under both Raising Venture Capital and Startup Advice.

The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

Both Sides of the Table

A series of standards emerged known as “AJAX” (asynchronous javascript and xml) that gave the web-based designer much more control over the browser. AJAX was one of the major drivers of the “dot com renaissance” that became known as Web 2.0. Also note that AJAX finally took off when Google open-sourced a bunch of its internally built AJAX frameworks.

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SXSW Pitch Finalist: Plantible Foods

Austin Startup

Having been born and raised in Amsterdam, my favorite team was assigned at birth: Ajax, Amsterdam. In the end, Ajax lost and my pain was more or less covered by the fact that I didn’t spend $2000 on a ticket to fly back home.

The Web is Against the Ropes, But it’s Not Dead

Both Sides of the Table

Over time, with the growth of the popularity of AJAX we had a richer experience as users and as developers. I had a really fun 20-minute interview with Howard Lindzon of Stock Twits as part of a 5-part series on whether the web is dead.

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Micro funnels: What They Are and How to Use Them

ConversionXL

This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Lead generation is vital for any business. Once you’re generating some leads, the next logical step is to improve the conversion rate. Depending on your niche, there are different tactics and methods for improving conversions. One you may not have heard of is creating and optimizing micro funnels.

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Why You Should Make Your Competitors Your Frenemies

Both Sides of the Table

Yesterday I wrote about how to talk to investors about your competitors. In short, acknowledge they exist, be transparent about strengths & weaknesses and use your differences to talk about how you want to position yourself in the market.

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Talking to a VC About Your Competitors

Both Sides of the Table

Because our product wasn’t built 6 years ago we were able to take advantage of many of the Ajax-based toolsets that are newer on the market and thus have a more intuitive design. Competition. Unless you’re Microsoft selling an OS for a PC you probably have some.

Debugging and Source Code Tools

Feld Thoughts

They’re also essential for figuring out how to fix a layout when it’s broken, or how to figure out why an ajax request didn’t respond the way you would expect. More from our friends Nate and Natty at Everlater – this time on debugging. One of the most important techniques we used when learning how to code is debugging.

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What Was Day 1 Like?

Feld Thoughts

The first week was spent just googling "web site design", "web site architecture" and "web server" to try to get a handle on all of the acronyms we were coming across (such as CSS, HTML PHP MYSQL, ROR, JS, AJAX). To start off the Learning to Program series with Nate Abbott and Natty Zola from Everlater , I asked them the simple question “What Was Day 1 Like?” Nate responded first: Day one was totally overwhelming.

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11 Analytics Experts Share Their Favorite New Features of GA and GTM

ConversionXL

Ideally, any type of validation errors that exist on the website should be tracked via the application layer, i.e. having dataLayer pushes directly sent from code integrated into form validation scripts or within AJAX responses for server-side validation errors. Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager are tools that most marketers use on a daily basis. New stuff is added to both of them all the time. What’s something new and useful that was added in 2017 the top experts love?

How to Do a Competitive Analysis: A Step-by-Step Guide

ConversionXL

This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” ” —Napoleon Bonaparte. When your competitors make mistakes, it makes winning so much easier. But what if it’s you who is making a mistake, while your competitors are off to the races? You won’t know until you figure out what your competitors are up to.

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“The Core Value of a Good Leader is Humility:” Sam Schillace, Box Engineering SVP

Hunter Walker

I was one of the founders of Upstartle, had the idea and wrote the first version of Writely (I was interested in experimenting with what was then called AJAX and some new browser capabilities around text editing). I first met Sam Schillace when we were both product leads at Google. It was clear that Sam was a builder – and one who combined maker chops with thoughtful management.

Ask the Experts: Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting a Business

Up and Running

Joe Apfelbaum of Ajax Union advocates that entrepreneurs look to themselves first, and make sure they are on track to meet their own personal development goals, in addition to business goals. “My While it’s generally good to be forward thinking and avoid dwelling on the past, most of us have made a few key, crucial mistakes that we’d reverse if we could. The same is true for small business owners. In every startup story, there is bound to be a wrong turn here or there.

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Client-Side Vs. Server-SideA/B Testing Tools: What’s The Difference?

ConversionXL

This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Marketers of all stripes are obsessed with tools. This obsession has bred comprehensive lists of growth tools , SEO tools , and general online marketing tools. It is no different with us in conversion optimization. We nerd out on testing tools.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter – February 2012

VC Cafe

The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Ajax, Canada. As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. OECD: ISRAEL 2ND MOST EDUCATED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD.

App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

Both Sides of the Table

Enter the huge innovation in AJAX (asynchronous Javascript and XML), which let us redraw individual portions of the screen and therefore mimic user behavior on on-premise applications. Absolute Power Corrupts, Absolutely.

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When to Use Tabbed Navigation and How to Optimize It

ConversionXL

Remotely-loaded content using Ajax can be an option for dynamic and remotely-located pane information but presents a challenge for screen reader users who may not be aware of asynchronously DOM-inserted nodes in the document’s tree.” (via One of my favorite UX quotes comes from Chikezie Ejiasi , UX lead at Nest. He wrote: “Life is conversational. Web design should be the same way.

Client-Side Vs. Server-SideA/B Testing Tools: What’s The Difference?

ConversionXL

This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Marketers of all stripes are obsessed with tools. This obsession has bred comprehensive lists of growth tools , SEO tools , and general online marketing tools. It is no different with us in conversion optimization. We nerd out on testing tools.

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Knowledge

Occam's Razor

Podcast: Measuring Rich Media (Ajax, Flash / Flex, RSS & Blogs). Here you'll find all my blog posts categorized into a structure that will hopefully make it easy for you to discover new content, find answers to your questions, or simply wallow in some excellent analytics narratives. To assist with that process everything's organized into these sections: ~ Digital Marketing: "What is amazing out there? How can my company become great?"

A Hack for Technical Interviewing

www.readwriteweb.com

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Venture Capitalists, Super Angels and the State of Startup Funding

mashable.com

View Comments Watch Facebook, Groupon and Quora’s Founders Speak at Startup School [VIDEO] View Comments Mashable Weekend Recap: 19 Stories You Might Have Missed View Comments Groupon’s Founder on How to Get Super Rich View Comments PHP, MySQL & AJAX Developer at Comentum Corp.

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Best Web Metrics / KPIs for a Small, Medium or Large Sized Business

Occam's Razor

Every awesome large website delivers complex experiences (videos, demos, dynamic slideshows, configurators + + +) via sophisticated technologies (Flash, AJAX, Gadgets + + +). We have access to more data than God wants anyone to have. Thus it is not surprising that we feel overwhelmed, and rather than being data driven we just get paralyzed. Life does not have to be that scary. In fact a data driven life is sexiest digital life you can imagine.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – February 2012

VC Cafe

The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Ajax, Canada. As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. OECD: ISRAEL 2ND MOST EDUCATED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD.

How to Find Great Outsourced Help Online

Growthink Blog

Some website projects require that the provider knows certain programming languages besides standard html, such as PHP, AJAX, etc. There are three main benefits I typically derive from outsourcing: 1. Cost savings. I'm often able to pay less for jobs I outsource, particularly if I outsource them to people in lower cost-of-living states or countries. Reduce overhead. Usually I outsource projects that are not full-time or that I am able to easily stop if they aren't working out as planned.

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How To Create a Web App

www.readwriteweb.com

A Word on AJAX You seemingly can’t launch a new web site these days without using a few dollops of AJAX here and there. However, you can’t incorporate AJAX into your mock-up, as there’s no functionality. Where there is a functional requirement for AJAX, you’ll need to use a new page in your mock-up (the complete opposite of what AJAX gives you). Therefore you need to explicitly include your AJAX requirements in your functional spec.

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Startup Investor Makes a Deal: Engineers for Equity

mashable.com

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Innovative Techniques To Simplify Sign-Ups and Log-Ins

www.smashingmagazine.com

Using AJAX to Get City and State from ZIP Code Auto-Complete the Country Field The conventional way for users to specify their country is to select it from a drop-down list.

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Programming Resources

Spencer Fry

This exercise packs in so many different aspects of Ruby on Rails and programming (database theory, unit testing, security, AJAX, etc.) I started learning to program in earnest at the beginning of February 2012. Since then, I've compiled the programming resources that got me to where I am today. Various books, screencasts, online documents, and forums have helped me along the way. I've listed them in the order in which I read them over the course of my development.

11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

View Comments Related Stories 4 Game-Changing Trends in Web App Design View Comments How the iPad Is Transforming Web Design View Comments Behance Develops Revolutionary New Model for Crowdsourced Design View Comments Apple Declared “Marketer of the Decade&# View Comments PHP, MySQL & AJAX Developer at Comentum Corp.

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Bubble Trouble? I Don’t Think So

Ben's Blog

Programming languages were radically less functional, hardware was literally a hundred times more expensive, and there was no virtualization or cloud computing or AJAX. I’m going back to Cali, Cali, Cali. I’m going back to Cali…hmm, I don’t think so. —LL

Good enough never is (or is it?)

Startup Lessons Learned

The team was demoing their AJAX-powered map solution, the first of its kind, to senior management at Google. The team was demoing their AJAX-powered map solution, the first of its kind, to senior management at Google.

Google Analytics 102: How To Set Up Goals, Segments & Events in Google Analytics

ConversionXL

Events can track non-pageload or AJAX clicks to show you who clicked the “yes” button and who clicked to close your pop up. Some of you out there may find this Google Analytics feature overview to be mostly review. That’s awesome! That means you’re really taking ownership of your data. However, if you’ve never used any of these features, only experimented with them a little, or aren’t sure you’re using them correctly, you should read on.

Venture Capitalists, Super Angels and the State of Startup Funding

mashable.com

HOW TO: Hire the Perfect CTO

mashable.com

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Guide to Website Navigation Design Patterns

sixrevisions.com

This of course is unless you’re doing something like jQuery AJAX tabs. Six Revisions. Skip site navigation. All Articles. Tutorials. Freebies. About. Contact. Subscribe: RSS Feed. Follow on Twitter. Tweet. Guide to Website Navigation Design Patterns. Feb 8 2011 by. Cameron Chapman |. 40 Comments |. Stumble. Bookmark. In web design, there are certain common design patterns that are used for interaction.

The Definitive Guide To (8) Competitive Intelligence Data Sources!

Occam's Razor

The advent of rich experiences such as video, Ajax, and Flash means no page views, which makes it difficult for monitoring software to capture data accurately. Competitive intelligence, the "what else", is one of the core tenets of Web Analytics 2.0. The reason is simple: The ecosystem within which you function on the web contains mind blowing data you can use to become better. Your traffic grew by 6% last year, what was your competitor's growth rate?