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.

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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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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).

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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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

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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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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.

“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.

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.

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.

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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

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.

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.

LinkedIn Explores What It Takes To Be an Entrepreneur [INFOGRAPHIC]

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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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Twitter Link Roundup #39 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Creating Slick Forms Using Ajax, jQuery & CSS: No More Ugly Forms – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week! What does it take to become a great designer? – [link].

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.

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.

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?"

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.

A Hack for Technical Interviewing

www.readwriteweb.com

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Venture Capitalists, Super Angels and the State of Startup Funding

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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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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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Lessons Learned: Why PHP won

Startup Lessons Learned

PHP may not be a great language, but the platform it enables does attract one particular kind of great developer: the cutting edge web gurus who work primarily in javascript, DHTML, and Ajax. Ajax is 10 times easier with php than any other language. > the cutting edge web gurus who work > primarily in javascript, DHTML, and Ajax.

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Startup Investor Makes a Deal: Engineers for Equity

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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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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.

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Twitter Link Roundup #38 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More

crowdSPRING Blog

30 Trendy AJAX, jQuery And Image Galleries You May Like – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week! The Differences Between Good Designers and Great Designers – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #31 – Design, Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Astounding Ajax/CSS Forms: 30+ Modern Trends , Tips and Techniques – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week! A Guide To Typography On The Web – [link].

How to develop live search textbox in Ruby on Rails | Aymeric.

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

get(url, formData, function(html) { // perform an AJAX get $("#big-search-box").removeClass("loading");

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

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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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How to develop live search textbox in Ruby on Rails

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

get(url, formData, function(html) { // perform an AJAX get $("#big-search-box").removeClass("loading");

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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.

5 Hot Ecommerce Trends to Watch

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16 Tips for Picking the Perfect Startup Name

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How Web APIs Unlock Value in the Cloud

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Why Launching a Startup Is More Expensive Than You Think

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4 Considerations for Expanding Your Startup to International Markets

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