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Does Your Website Have Purpose? (Or, What’s the Point?)

How To Accurately Estimate a Web Development Project

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By Jessica Gleason

As a junior developer, getting promoted was exciting for a lot of reasons. It meant I had proven I could take on responsibility without always leaning on more senior developers to guide and supervise me. But it also meant I was being trusted to answer what was quickly becoming one of my least favorite questions: how much time will it take to do this task? I wanted to find a method to the madness...

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Ascedia Appears on the Inc. 5000 List for the 3rd Year in a Row

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By Ascedia

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Inc. magazine has ranked Ascedia number 4193 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs. 

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A Developer’s Manifesto

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By Nate York

In a recent client meeting, I was asked to explain why my team kept pushing for a complete overhaul of their website, versus just working with what was created a handful of years ago. It’s hard to not come off as jerk in this situation, so I took a step back to reflect on what was going on at the time the site was originally developed, and how technology has progressed since then.

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5 Steps for Creating Effective User Tutorials

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By Jessica Gleason

Tutorials are a common feature of sophisticated interfaces in websites and apps. They can point out useful features and walk users through complex workflows and interactions so that they can accomplish tasks quickly and without frustration. If your tutorial is not designed well, however, it can cause annoyance and frustration and users might ignore it entirely. So how do you create an effective user tutorial? 

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