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Eight Ways To Align UX With Brand and Business Objectives

17th August, 2017

  Designing your user experience (UX) to simultaneously cater for your customers and your business objectives can be a tough task. But with this advice you’ll find the process both easy and effective. Bringing business into a new age. Digital transformation is about adapting the way you do busi...

Introducing Iconic: Our Custom Web Application and Content Management Platform

01st March, 2017

  Introducing Iconic™. We have created a Web Application and Content Management Platform that is both simple and scalable. The platform contains four key products, of which Cobe, the Content Management System (CMS) is already in use, powering websites and web-apps we have created for many...

CSS - Cascading style sheets

Internet styling; can we break free from css and stylesheets?

17th June, 2016

Whilst researching my previous post, and during day-to-day development with CSS, I’ve come to realise the true dependency that the web has on CSS. No website on the internet would be the same without it, and it’s a tool for creating everything from wonderfully creative sites to simple but necessary...

CSS - Cascading style sheets

Cascading Style Sheets: Exploring the Cascade

05th April, 2016

  Many of the technologies we all use in our day-to-day lives have some very humble beginnings, and web technologies are definitely no exception. They have evolved and transformed over time into the complex, yet powerful tools that we get to use on a daily basis. Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS,...

Cookies Policy – What You Need To Know

28th September, 2015

If you haven't already heard, the new european laws now require that digital publishers give their visitors information about the use of cookies when visiting their website or apps by the 30th September 2015. Google has recently started writing to customers of its AdSense, DoubleClick and Analytics...

Introducing Andalay.js to Easily Create Model Layers in Angular Javascript Apps.

07th June, 2015

Andalay.js is our latest open source library to aid with the creation of an easy to use model layer in client side Angular js applications. It essentially creates a similar interface to that defined by Backbone.js however it is optimised for use within Angular applications. Using Andalay vastly redu...

Hotspot app and apache cordova

5 quick steps to create an offline iOS/Android app prototype using Cordova and Hotspot

06th July, 2014

During the application development process there is usually a stage in the development where we need to show off how the application will look and feel, and how it will work, before we have written a line of code. This means people can start to understand what their software app will feel like to us...

Snap SVG animation

Adventures with SVG animation and Snap.svg

24th June, 2014

My mission should I choose to accept it: to revamp the Newicon website's front page graphic by adding some animation. The graphic as it stood was a static image of a fantastical device, in the vein of a Rube Goldberg machine or one of Wallace and Gromit's inventions, depicting our company's customer...

From LAMP stack to the MEAN stack

02nd March, 2014

So we have decided to embrace the MEAN stack as the official development stack for all Newicon projects going forward, and where possible update and upgrade projects to use these technologies where appropriate. what is MEAN? MEAN stands for MongoDB, Express, AngularJs and Node.js. The most important...

Responsive Web Design

28th August, 2013

For those organisations that don't act now, they may find themselves behind the curve. Here's why: A million screens have hatched and we need to build for all of them. With literally thousands of devices all running different versions of mobile operating systems, this has become a major headache for...

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