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Tech roundup - August 2018 cover image
Jag Singh

Jag Singh

Sep 2018

3 minute read

Tech roundup - August 2018

We live and breathe software and technology! So we thought we’d share our pick of the 10 best articles every month about web development, user experience and technology insights.

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Web Development

Interesting advancements and insights in to the work of web development

Strategies to deliver JavaScript more efficiently

1 August / Addy Osmani

Strategies to deliver JavaScript more efficiently

Building interactive sites can involve sending JavaScript to your users. Often, too much of it. Have you been on a mobile page that looked like it had loaded only to tap on a link or tried to scroll and nothing happens?

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A guide to agile for the maintenance-focused enterprise

22 August / Jim Peers

A guide to agile for the maintenance-focused enterprise

Legacy software is a challenge to maintain. As much as you want to move on and build new software, keeping the old system running is important. Often, that old system is a company's flagship product, and will be until your new software is released.

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Why You Need To Know About Low-Code, Even If You’re Not Responsible For Software Delivery

8 August / John R. Rymer

Why You Need To Know About Low-Code, Even If You’re Not Responsible For Software Delivery

Whether you’re responsible for software or are a business leader whose team uses software, you know this: You need customized software, and traditional software development can’t keep up with your demands.

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Work tech

Tools to save you and your team time, and increase your productivity

Okmeter.io

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Okmeter.io

Okmeter.io shows you what's going on with your server infrastructure with a detailed and meaningful picture of what's happening in any part of your tech stack.

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Codellama.io

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Codellama.io

Codellama.io performs automated code reviews to check code style, code duplication, design, maintainability and complexity on every change.

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Tech Insight

Interesting insights into technology to Level Up your knowledge

Innovation: A classic TedX on innovation that’s refreshing as ever

March 2012 / Regina Dugan

Innovation: A classic TedX on innovation that’s refreshing as ever

'What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?' asks Regina Dugan, then director of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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4 Ways Global Defense Forces Use AI

26 August / Naveen Joshi

4 Ways Global Defense Forces Use AI

By rendering artificial cognition to computers, AI has broadened the scope of application for machines.

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Tech news

Cherry picked the juiciest stories and awesome tech stuff we love

Wireless Passwords From Airports And Lounges Around The World

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Wireless Passwords From Airports And Lounges Around The World

Never be without the internet when you're between countries

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Check out these brilliantly weird Japanese inventions

10 August / Callum Booth

Check out these brilliantly weird Japanese inventions

A report from the Tokyo branch of the Maker Faire – a festival where people show off their homemade inventions.

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Acer unveils new gaming cockpit and other tech news

31 August / LJ Rich

Acer unveils new gaming cockpit and other tech news

BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the week's best technology stories

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