Posts Tagged ‘experience’

Building A Simple AI Chatbot With Web Speech API And Node.js

Using voice commands has become pretty ubiquitous nowadays, as more mobile phone users use voice assistants such as Siri and Cortana, and as devices such as Amazon Echo and Google Home1 have been invading our living rooms. These systems are built with speech recognition software that allows their users to issue voice commands2.
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A Complete Guide To Switching From HTTP To HTTPS

HTTPS is a must for every website nowadays: Users are looking for the padlock when providing their details; Chrome1 and Firefox2 explicitly mark websites that provide forms on pages without HTTPS as being non-secure; it is an SEO ranking factor3; and it has a serious impact on privacy4 in general. Additionally, there is now more than one option to get an HTTPS certificate for free, so switching to HTTPS is only a matter of will.
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json-api-normalizer: An Easy Way To Integrate The JSON API And Redux

As a front-end developer, for each and every application I work on, I need to decide how to manage the data. The problem can be broken down into the following three subproblems: This article sums up my experience with consuming data from JSON, the JSON API and GraphQL back ends, and it gives practical recommendations on how to manage front-end application data.
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Designing Voice Experiences

Voice-based interfaces are becoming commonplace. Voice assistants such as Siri and Cortana have been around for a few years, but this past holiday season, voice-driven devices from Amazon and Google made their way into millions of homes.
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Using Slack To Monitor Your App

For the past few months, Ive been building a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application, and throughout the development process Ive realized what a powerful tool Slack (or team chat in general) can be to monitor user and application behavior. After a bit of integration, its provided a real-time view into our application that previously didnt exist, and its been so invaluable that I couldnt help but write up this show-and-tell.
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