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The Radar: October 14, 2015

October 14th, 2015 - by Michelle Mann - 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.

Using Responsive Images

A great article outlining techniques which you can use to optimize the use of responsive images.

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Load Testing Tool

Load test your app using SendGrid’s cloud-based load testing tool.

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Interactive Data

Bret Victor gave a talk a while back about allowing ourselves to represent data in a more interactive and meaningful way. Apparatus, originally developed by Toby Schachman, let’s you do just that.

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Machine Learning for Developers

“Machine learning is explained in many ways, some more accurate than others, however there is a lot of inconsistency in its definition.” This article clarifies these definitions.

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Brackets as Code Editor for Dreamweaver

Adobe will be using the code from Brackets in future versions of Dreamweaver. Brackets is an open source text editor from Adobe that has surpassed Dreamweaver’s features in many ways.

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Chrome is Killing off “Mixed Content” Warnings

Chrome downgrades your site to appear to be http (with the gray page) if you have http links or references on your page. It is better than the little yellow warning triangle which scares away some users.

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Frieze Art Fair Temporary Structure

Take a look inside the temporary structure built by Universal Design Studio to house the Frieze Art Fair. They worked to “balance the overall experience so that the quality of the space matches that of the art work”.

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