When testing for performance, WebPageTest is an invaluable tool. While the performance audit tab in Chrome’s Dev Tools tests a web page against Google’s performance algorithm and creates a score along with a list of opportunities to improve performance, WebPageTest offers an in-depth look at what exactly is happening when someone requests a web page from our server.Continue reading
We’re mid renovation now. Its hard to believe the GC when he says we will be back in our Chelsea HQ office by September 1st. We’ll see about that soon enough.
In the first part of this series we introduced the basics of JHipster – we scaffolded a basic monolithic Java/Angular application and used JHipster’s command line options to generate some entities, services, and web modules for creating, retrieving, updating and deleting those entities.Continue reading
Putting together and bootstrapping a solid application complete with all the building blocks can be quite an undertaking at the best of times, we have to consider so many things-for example:Continue reading
Last week the Boyle Software family got together for a party (as we do). The reasons for gathering were endless – to celebrate the start of a new season, to catch up with coworkers, customers and old friends. But perhaps the biggest reason of all: an empty floor at our 42 W 24th office before construction begins.Continue reading
alt attribute is mandatory. It serves several important accessibility purposes. That’s why it is the first guideline of the Web Content Accessibility Guide (WCAG).
We all have seen the most well-known example of the purpose of alternative text: a broken image. In order to make the original intention of the image accessible even if it can’t load the image the browser displays the text as an alternative.Continue reading
A web accessibility statement provides your users with information about the accessibility of your content. It shows that you care about accessibility and demonstrates social responsibility.
Last week I took an MTA bus for the first time in a few years and was reminded how slow it is to get anywhere by bus in nyc. It seemed to take forever to go even a few stops and let’s not mention how late I was to meet my friend for dinner.Continue reading
Microsoft just released its latest version of their Edge web browser. This one is called “Canary” and is based on Google’s Chromium. Hopefully it will be stable and more-robust than previous versions.Continue reading
The past two weeks have delivered two new product rollouts from the teams over at Google. One announcement comes out a little quieter, while the other has been long anticipated and sees the tech giant enter into an industry for the first time. Both show significant moves being made by Google to innovate within new spaces.Continue reading