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Why would you do such a thing?!?!

There are all kinds of great tools out there for prototyping software, like Sketch, Zeplin.io, Atomic.io, and Invision, just to name a few. So why would you want to use PowerPoint?

If you are a designer, and are already familiar with any of the afore-mentioned products, you might not want to use PowerPoint. All of those products have greater flexibility, and can achieve a higher level of polish if you know what you’re doing.

But if you’re not a designer, if you’re a Product Manager, an IT manager, or just an entrepreneur with an idea, PowerPoint was made for you.

  • Nearly everyone has used it before. …


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When you’re mapping out your 100th possible user flow, or you’re filing bug report number 10,000 for yet another edge case nobody thought of testing, you’re not alone. What you need is Time Travel.

For some apps, the number of possible interactions by users is nearly infinite. If you’ve ever designed a product configurator or e-commerce site, you know what I’m talking about. Multiply the number of available colors, by the number of available sizes, by the number of products, available in how many countries? …


Little improvements often get lost in the mad rush to get things done. But little improvements can go a long way. This article shows how to increase your productivity by using Webpack.

Read the original article on my company’s website.

Originally published at Robby’s Blog.


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Divi’s simple layout editor

Website builders like Wix or SquareSpace can get you started quickly, but they are quite limited in customizability. You can’t hire a software developer to build more advanced features when your company wants to scale, most cloud-based website builders won’t let you under the hood. More flexible Content Management Systems, like WordPress, have more features, but can be hard for the non-technical person to wrangle. Divi changes all of that.

What is Divi?

Divi is a WordPress theme published by ElegantThemes.com. It has the basics, nice font, an easily extendable, simple design, and a handy customizer (in which you can customize almost anything you can think of). But Divi’s major feature is it’s page builder. …


As a software developer for an accomplished digital agency, I have the privilege to work with a truly proactive team. CQL’s developers have generated millions of dollars of ROI for our clients, including multiple premium boat brand websites, international shoe apparel websites, and custom Product Information Management solutions. Even in lulls between projects, our developers expand our toolsets, building new tools that give us an edge, and contributing to open source software. What do we all have in common? How did CQL manage to attract such proactive developers.

Is it magic? Did we get lucky? No. There are a few basic principles anyone can follow to identify proactive developers during the hiring process, and to promote proactive behavior in the work environment. …

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Robby Emmert

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