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The importance of breaking down tasks

   

On the short time I have been working at Swapps, I have realized some curious situations. Sometimes there is a big task in a specific project, and I mean a big task that will take approximately two days. When the assigned person takes this task, he starts working normally,  but if he is assigned to […]

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What is SMACSS and how to use it

   

What is SMACSS? Smacss (Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS) is a style guide that follows five simple categories. SMACSS is a way to examine your design process and to fit those rigid frameworks into a flexible thought process. It is an attempt to document a consistent approach to site development when using CSS. And […]

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Website design for specialized dentists and doctors

   

Have you ever thought on having your own website but don’t know how to differentiate from others? One clear need for specialized dentists and doctors in their website, apart from showing their services, is making appointments. The usual thing, is making appointments through a phone call, which involves spending time, a telephone line and, above all, […]

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Bootstrapping WordPress Theme Development with Sage

   

If you are familiar with WordPress theme development, you know things can get a little messy when you are starting from the ground up. Building a theme from scratch is not easy, and setting it up can take a lot of the time you have, even before you start to write actual code. Because of […]

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How to secure WordPress from attacks

   

Information is power, and people like power, so there are people specialized on stealing your information. Internet is in an arms race between security experts and malicious agents, where every day new vulnerabilities are discovered, abused and patched. It is never a problem of “if it happens” but a problem of “when will it happen”. […]

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Project Management Tool: Teamwork

   

In our last delivery about Swapps organization tools we talked about JIRA, Slack, Toggl y Google Drive; but we missed one of our most important tools, Teamwork. Teamwork is a project management tool which lets you organize all the work in just one place. This useful tool has a lot of different features, like creating […]

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Animations with CSS3

   

In the last animations post we spoke about how to make animations with Javascript, this time we’re going to talk about how to make the same thing using CSS3. Worth mentioning that with CSS3 we are going to write less code, in this case we will use the hover selector and a some CSS3 properties. […]

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A quick review of Flexbox

   

As front-end developers we usually need to align vertically any type of content, or to define a grid with equal-height columns, to say the least. Before CSS3, these kind of tasks were done in a hacky, unclear way and didn’t always worked well in all situations. Fortunately for us, CSS3 introduced a new feature to […]

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Simple django wordpress integration with Django WordPress API library

   

Nowadays, WordPress is the most known CMS in the web. For creating and managing static content with no complex logic behind, it is a good point to start. The problem is when you need to start managing users, custom data and relate them through some degree of complexity; WordPress is not the tool to do […]

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Animations with JavaScript

   

When building a website, it is intended to be striking, but without sacrificing usability and functionality. To achieve this, different animations or effects can be used to call user attention. However, implementing an animation can be limiting; for example, the wide variety of mobile devices on the market generate the need of implementing  websites for […]

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Squash your response time in Django: Querysets

   

You just picked up this framework named Django, played around with it’s ORM for a while and you love how easy you can work with it. You start to notice that your perfect page is taking ages to load. You check your django-debug-toolbar and you find that your view has more than 100 queries!!! This […]

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