Archive for August, 2016

10 great landing page designs

There are plenty of rules and principles of great design but when it comes to a website’s landing page, it is almost an exact science. It’s about ‘conversion-centred design’, or using the design of the landing page to persuade a user towards a particular action.
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Netlify, a service for quickly rolling out static websites, raises $2.1M

Mathias Biilmann a former CTO of a firm that built websites for small businesses says developers have gotten so used to using Github as a central workflow, they expect the entire rest of the developer experience to work the same way. The way that a front-enddeveloper would work would be to go into a server and change how things were structured, but then Git came in and became the basic way of operating, Biilmann, co-founder of Netlify, said.
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Is This the Beginning of the End for OpenStack?

I was struck by a conversation I had earlier this year during the OpenStack conference in Austin with a technical architect from one of the bigger players. He was seeing baffled IT teams who had OpenStack clouds in which the users (developers) were not spinning virtual machines (VMs) up and down as expected.
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Why startups need a defensive IP strategy

Joe Medved is partner of SoftBank Capital at Lerer Hippeau Ventures. One of the things I really love about working with startup founders is that they are by nature an optimistic crowd: They set out to build amazing things, change the world and fundamentally shift the way people view things.
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