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The Radar: September 2, 2015

September 2nd, 2015 - by Julie Hale - Salt Lake City, Utah

Keeping up with design and technology is a lot of work. Luckily, we enjoy wading through the noise just to find the gems of awesomeness sprinkled throughout. The Radar is our gift to you, Current or Potential Client, so that you can enjoy all of the awesome without any of the drudgery. Unwrap it each week, and know that you’re loved by the geeks and pixel-pushers at Objective.

UI Inspiration

Find UI and design inspiration, as well as the code to implement it with this library of posts.


Bootcamps to Careers

While dev bootcamps are generally a good thing, more needs to be done to prepare these candidates for successful careers.

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Are We in a Bubble?

The tech industry is in another bubble. But this time it’s not a financial bubble. It’s a psychological one.

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Learn how to code in java on the go.  Javvy is a gamified app for Android and iOs with 150+ bite-sized, interactive tutorials. Getting started with programming has never been so easy and so much fun!



This is an informative tutorial on how to more effectively use the bezier tool in Adobe Illustrator to create better curved lines.

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R.I.P. Flash

Google is making good on its promise to strangle Adobe Flash’s ability to auto-play in Chrome, starting this month.

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Google’s new OnHub is an easy to use router that cures bad WiFi.

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Google’s New Look

Google has changed a lot over the past 17 years—from the range of their products to the evolution of their look and feel—and they’re changing things up once again.

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React JS and Flux

This is a tutorial that shows you how to create a simple application using React JS and the Flux design methodology.

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Fast-forwarding the Web Platform

The problem is not that we are moving too fast with the web platform but that we still lack ways of providing developers easy ways to do basic things. We’re focusing on the wrong stuff. And that is what we need to fix. Wise words by Nicolas Bevacqua.

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Empty States

This article explains why we should take more time creating empty states in our applications. They are key to user happiness.

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