Useful Techniques for Testing Websites

Perform Cross Browser Testing To ensure your website works for as many users as possible, we recommend testing your website across a multitude of desktop and mobile browsers. Some of the main browsers to test with include Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer.   There are many tools available to…

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Coding Standards: Something to Sniff At

Respectively, the answers to these questions are: tabs (obviously), yes (less obviously) and no (sort of). The importance of standards has been covered by others at length so I won’t go into detail here, but the crux of it is this: internal consistency is desirable within a given project because it improves readability, limits surprises,…

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Nottingham Digital Summit

The Nottingham Digital Summit is an inspirational digital marketing conference that brings together Nottingham’s marketing, creative and tech communities. We have handpicked our favourite speakers that we know and admire from leading organisations like Speedo, Google, Smart Insights, Microsoft, State of Digital, and Userfy. We’re covering all the essential digital marketing topics from search marketing…

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Alexa Skills Development

What is Alexa? Alexa is a cloud-based voice recognition and response service provided by Amazon. It allows users to control their devices and access information by speaking commands. It can work with various devices, including Amazon’s Echo and other third-party manufactured devices. Why Alexa? This is purely based on my own familiarity. The other main…

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A SysAdmin’s Guide to the Web Galaxy

The internet can be a scary place, with lots of information and terminology that can often feel overbearing and alien. However, there are a few things that anyone using the internet as part of their work should be comfortable with. We’ve compiled a non-exhaustive list of common terms and concepts below. What is DNS? DNS…

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What Is Quality Assurance?

What Does Quality Assurance Mean? So, what does quality assurance (QA) really mean? Well, if we break these words down to their core definitions then we have “quality” which, according to the Oxford Dictionary means: “The standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something.” Then…

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