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The Importance of Documentation

The Importance of Documentation

Throughout daily work as a developer, designer, or any field that involves long form work will also involve some form of documentation at some point be it to keep track of your thoughts or to let someone else know what your thoughts were. For our purposes at Wide Open...

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My Dream Terminal

My Dream Terminal

I like having pretty things, so obviously I want a pretty terminal. I most often use the terminal to navigate git repositories, so I want my terminal to tell me what repository I'm in and what branch I'm on without me having to ask it through the 'git status' command....

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Magento Re-Indexing Strategy

Magento Re-Indexing Strategy

When working with clients using Magento you’ll inevitably get an email saying the ‘our search isn’t working’ or ‘the changes I made to products this morning aren’t showing on the frontend’. In most cases, especially with the search failing, the issue can be traced...

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Designing A Consistent UI Part 1: Color Palettes

Designing A Consistent UI Part 1: Color Palettes

Recently at Wide Open Tech, we've been busy designing and developing a proprietary digital product. It's called Brewfully, and it's a web app that let's you pre-order beer online to pick it up in the taproom. One of the most important components when building a...

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Newsletter Sign-Up Strategies (let’s grow your list)

Newsletter Sign-Up Strategies (let’s grow your list)

The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh, NC asked the Wide Open Tech team to recommend UX tactics to grow their newsletter sign-ups. So when I was recently tasked with integrating a MailChimp signup form for their website, I was excited to help grow their...

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