Monthly Archives

August 2016

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August 25, 2016

Tech events in Bristol & Bath for September

The low down on what's on in Bristol and Bath for tech events and meet-ups for September.
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CookiesHQ motivational posters in the office
August 23, 2016

You might not need to spend a fortune to create a happy workplace

I've recently been chatting with people from various agency setups across Bristol and the South West. When the subject of company perks arises, I've been proudly flashing what CookiesHQ has…
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Black and white alarm clock
August 16, 2016

Twelve ways to help turn procrastination into productivity

We so often procrastinate with things we don't want to do. Most people will leave them until the very last minute, which has a negative effect on the way we…
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Lego Star Wars scene with Drone using a laptop and a T scrabble tile
August 11, 2016

The importance of usability testing and how it can increase your users’ satisfaction

“Testing is an infinite process of comparing the invisible to the ambiguous in order to avoid the unthinkable happening to the anonymous.” - James Bach, Creator of Rapid Software Testing…
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Tablets sitting on a window sill
August 9, 2016

Service workers and browser push notifications (with Ruby on Rails example)

We were recently developing an app with a real-time notification component. Since we could be confident of the devices being used by end users, we decided to forego long-polling and…
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Multicoloured postit notes stuck to a wall
August 4, 2016

CookiesHQ girls discuss UX Bristol

Nathalie UX Bristol is one of my favourite conferences. Not only is it on our doorstep, saving us the hassle of organising travel and all that, but as I wrote…
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Inside of a bar
August 2, 2016

Tech events in Bristol & Bath for August

The low down on what's on in Bristol and Bath for tech events and meet-ups for August.
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