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My question to Mozilla: Whose web is it anyway?

Mozilla, the makers of Firefox, just announced that they are looking to block in-page popups (also known as overlays). These are the kind of things that commonly interrupt you to ask you to sign up to newsletters or to 'Like on Facebook'. In-page popups are very different to the traditional (and much more intrusive) popups which all popular browsers now all block, something that isn't at all controversial.

Four People-Centered Trends to Watch for in E-Commerce

To succeed in e-commerce, look for new ways to serve basic needs - David Mattin from TrendWatching told about 200 digital professionals at the Handelskraft conference in Munich, Germany. A seemingly simple statement, but as the lead trend spotter went on to show, innovation is about how we deal with emerging expectations. Look at how Uber has led us to expect one-touch service for getting from point A to B.

Mattin outlined four trends in e-commerce in his lively talk. Here they are in the order that the audience rated as important for their businesses.

Merrill Corporation secures Axios North America Project of the Year with DevOps Initiatives

Washington D.C., USA – February 20, 2018: Axios Systems, one of the world’s leading providers of “fit-for-purpose” IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Operations Management (ITOM) solutions, is delighted to present its Project of the Year award to Merrill Corporation, an Information Technology and Services Organization.

Confirmit Research Reveals Critical Areas that Drive Customer Experience Success

New York, NY: 29 January 2018: The State of CX survey, run by Confirmit and Engage Business Media, has revealed that customer experience (CX ) professionals are right to put ROI, data integration and executive buy-in top of the CX "wish list" for 2018.

The research found that despite increasing recognition of the importance of taking a customer-centric approach to business and investment in CX programs, ROI is the biggest area of failure with only 20% of companies scoring 9 - 10 for seeing a ROI, and 14% scoring 0-2.

Bootstrap: The Framework's What, Why, and How

A lot of people talk about Bootstrap, but you know what it's for? You may even know it as a front-end framework, but do you know who it's designed for, whether it's worth studying, or if it's something outdated? In this article, we'll try to answer all these questions. In addition to knowing more about Bootstrap, you'll know the framework's strengths and weaknesses and what makes it a great tool for when working with front-end web development.

OutSystems Announces New Styles Editor, Finishes 2017 with Flurry of Low-Code Innovation

London - 3rd January, 2018 - OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code development platform, today announced that it delivered six new releases of its flagship development environment in the fourth quarter. OutSystems has added a variety of new and innovative features to the product, further simplifying and accelerating how enterprise software is built. The latest innovation is a styles editor built directly into the visual development environment that dramatically reduces UX development time.

Redgate introduces SQL Server 2017 support for award-winning software suite

Cambridge UK, Thursday, 9 November - The SQL Toolbelt, the portfolio of SQL Server development tools from Redgate Software that won a Visual Studio Magazine 2016 Reader’s Choice Gold Award, has been upgraded to include SQL Server 2017 support. The toolbelt, which is regarded as the leading software suite for database and data development, now enables users to make the most of the latest features in SQL Server.

Perforce Helix Plugin for Microsoft Visual Studio Provides Tighter Integration for Developers

Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 2, 2017 - Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced that it has released the latest version of its Helix Plugin for Microsoft Visual Studio (P4VS). This version includes major usability enhancements that take advantage of Microsoft’s new extensibility hooks for source control providers to offer users tighter integration in their IDE.

New Modular pi-top Laptop Launches to Set Kids Up for Future RealWire Fri, 10/13/2017 - 22:18

Education technology company pi-top today launched a brand new modular laptop designed to make experimenting, coding and building electronics, simple and fun. The new pi-top laptop is a powerful platform that is ideal for both consumers and students and includes a “sliding” keyboard that allows users to access and engage with internal components and upgrade with kits for a host of inventions and experiments.