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Permission Marketing and Ad Blocking

January 4, 2017 2:24 pm
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From 4 badass ways digital media can beat ad blockers (The Next Web): Browsing the Web without advertisements is nice. No obnoxious popups stealing your screen. No autoplaying videos slowing down page load times. And no creepy invasion of privacy. In fact, 89 percent of people who install adblocks do it to improve... View Article

resource fork, Finder information, or similar detritus not allowed

December 26, 2016 6:00 pm
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I keep getting this message in Xcode 8.2 with a project with SceneKit assets in a .scnassets folder. I have no idea if this is occuring elsewhere, I just know it’s when I update the images in my .scnassets folder. There is, for me, a simple fix. Simply navigate via... View Article

Dynamic video in FlashTalking instant ads

November 25, 2016 4:30 pm
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If you use the FlashTalking Ad Builder platform, this snippet might be useful to you. This snippet allows you to have an instant ad variable which can be completed by your PPC monsters. This will allow any video to be used in a banner creative as opposed to using FlashTalking’s... View Article

Shoppable Videos

November 21, 2016 12:01 pm
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I made a thing! This time I made a javascript thing. Wow, right? Tell me more! Well, I made some stoppable & HTML5/JS shoppable videos. Watch a video, like a product in the video, click the video and an overlay becomes visible allowing the user to select from products available... View Article

Is this good?

October 27, 2016 1:19 pm
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Would I use this? Would other people use this? Would I and most other people use it more than once? Ask yourself those three questions with every project. If you can honestly answer yes to all three you could be onto a real winner. If you can honestly answer yes to... View Article

How i fixed the worst remote in the world

October 26, 2016 1:17 pm
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This posts discusses the process I used on a recent app build project I was working on. My hope is by laying out this journey, it will help someone, somewhere, at some point with their planning and delivery of an app. As this article is quite long, you may want to... View Article

Stop using hash symbols in Anchor Hrefs for js triggers

October 26, 2016 11:43 am
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Hash symbols in the href attribute of an anchor breaks in-page Analytics tracking. It always has done. I have no idea why this is still common practice. Especially when there is a far easier solution that my man John Hickling clued me up on many moons ago and if I... View Article

Carousels, what about using them on mobile?

September 28, 2016 10:47 am
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Occasionally I get asked questions over email by colleagues. If I go mental with an in-depth answer I like to post them here. Mostly, in case they are useful for me later on. If you find something useful here as well, that’s great. I did something useful. Today we are... View Article

My Process Building An App

September 17, 2016 6:00 pm
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This post details the full UX process I took for a recent app build project I was working on. My hope is by laying out this journey, it will help someone, somewhere, at some point with their planning and delivery of an app. As this article is quite long, you... View Article

The Dancing Cat and Bin Cat Experience, featuring Example video

September 6, 2016 10:22 pm
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To celebrate/test the fact that I’ve done some fiddling about on this website and created myself a video header I’ve decided to try it out by uploading a cat video, located above. Apparently that’s what the Internet is all about. I’m here to service those needs. An interpretation of the... View Article