Hjörtur Elvar Hilmarsson

Hjörtur Hilmarsson

  1. Meet responsive.io - perfect images for every screen

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    responsive.io - a better way for responsive images

    As web developers that build responsive web sites, we experience the same problem on every project.

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  2. Case Study: Betting on a fully responsive web application

    Sports betting is a popular entertainment among people that love sports. Today people are always connected to the internet so betting is possible anywhere, even while watching live sports events.

    Kambi is one of the top sports betting providers and their services include popular sports…

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  3. Useful Search Features

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    It’s often said that “no interface is the best interface” and that rings true for search. Lately I have discovered some useful things to-do with search that I will share in this write-up.

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  4. Client Side Library Tradeoffs

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    The Client side vs. Server side

    Client side libraries such as BackboneJS, EmberJS and SpineJS have become very popular to build interactive web applications. These libraries take full advantage of JavaScript to create better experiences and to avoid unnecessary page reloads. While client side libraries certainly help…

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  5. Debugging Mobile Web Apps

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    You are building a mobile web application but are experiencing problems on some devices. Emulators never work the same as the actual devices, so we need to remote debug on the devices.Enter the world of remote debugging tools for HTML, CSS & Javascript. This article aims to cover the…

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  6. The evil genius

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    "Apple"

    Together, computers and the internet have formed a platform that enables us to make things that the whole world can enjoy. It’s been an even playfield for unlimited creativity.

    Apple is systematically taking this freedom away, by taking ownership of common design patterns such as…

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  7. Being Agile

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    I sometimes get confused by all the Agile methodologies out there. Scrum, Lean, XP, Kan-Ban and other variations. It seems like we get hung up on the processes all the time.

    Yet, if I look at the Agile principles they feel solid. I can understand and agree with almost every word of it.

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  8. Remarkable Purple Cow

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    "Seth Godin"

    When starting a company in any field, chances are that there are already companies around offering similar kind of product or service.

    So the question becomes how to position yourself, what to produce and importantly, how to get people to care ?

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  9. Sold on SASS

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    "Sass"

    This write-up is about why we pick SASS over LESS. If you are looking for fair comparison of the two read this article from CSS Tricks.

    If you want to know about few important features SASS has but not LESS, you came to the right place.

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  10. Inside look at Spotify

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    "Spotify"

    “There are 700 crazy people working at Spotify, we are crazy as we believe we can compete with Apple, Amazon and Microsoft” said Oskar Stål - CTO at Spotify on yesterdays web development meetup at their new headquarters in Stockholm.

    The modern workplace

    “As a company you can focus on…

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