How do frontend and design interact with each other?

Let’s discuss how the disciplines of frontend development and design interact with each other. Even though they are completely different skillsets, having a little bit of knowledge from the other discipline can significantly improve your core abilities, as either a designer or a developer. Full Transcript Below: Cris: Frontend development. …

Get to Know Aaron

Get to know Aaron, who started in markup and design, and who has added to his skills as a frontend developer. He’s also a new dad, an artist, a reader, and a dnd player! Full Transcript Below: Aaron: I’ve always been straddling the tech and design worlds painting and sculpture. …

How to Plan for App Accessibility

Whether it’s considering users who may be differently abled or even the user’s unique experience with the app, such as wearing gloves or goggles or even their location and connectivity, accessibility is something to start planning for from day one in your project. Full Transcript Below: Andrew: Understanding how different …

Let’s Talk about Algorithms

Algorithms are simply statements of logic chained together, but where they get really powerful is when machine learning is implemented in them as well. These are the types of algorithms we mean when we discuss how social media platforms can attempt to influence our engagement.   Full Transcript Below: Cody: …

Get to Know Alexandra

Alexandra joined Bixly after working with Bixly on a website that allowed teachers to use interactive curricula online in the classroom. She also enjoys literature and oil painting in her free time. Full Transcript Below: Alexandra: I ended up falling in love with the tech industry and what it can …

How to Spot High Quality Code

There’s a significant difference between “code that works” and “high quality code”. It really comes down to how you want to spend your time (and money). You can rapidly write code at the beginning, but changes and bugs are harder to fix down the line. Or, you can invest time …

Get to Know Sone

Get to know Sone, who transferred from hardware and IT, to programming and web development. Sone also enjoys gaming and disc golf! Full Transcript Below: Cris: What is your background in tech? How did you find tech? How did you get into it? Sone: I’ve always been on the hardware …

The Roles of Your Tech Team

We’ve talked about a few of the tech roles in the past, like project managers or product owners, but today we take a look at the team overall. What can you expect from your team? What can you expect from a freelancer versus a development firm like Bixly? Full Transcript …