According to the latest Re/Max sales report released earlier this week, Denver led the nation in various residential real estate categories, including rising home prices, fewest days homes stay on the market, and lowest amount of inventory.
Source: Denver homes sell the fastest in the country via Denver Business Journal
As a homeowner on the outskirts of the metro Denver area, the real estate market out here has been unbelievable. We were fortunate enough to have moved out here in 2012 before the market started to go through the roof. If we had to make the same move today, I’m not sure we would have landed in the same area as we did simply due to the cost of housing.
It was finally time to take some responsibility for my professional presence out in the world, so here I am with a new website for 2015 along with a new blog to share my thoughts on personal and professional interests I find worthy of sharing over time.
…During the prototyping process, designers tend to cherry pick numbers, names and images that best illustrate how the final app will respond to user inputs. In the process, they often forget just how widely varied and frankly messy user inputs can actually be — some of which can cause an app to “look off” or render it completely useless…
Source: How App Design Can Hurt App Development via TechCrunch
I just ran into this on a recent work project. This isn’t on knock on designers, rather, it is a recurring issue I’ve come across that can cause some heavy code refactoring when you are working on localizing apps for other languages. A single word used for a button action in English, for instance, may end up being a sentence in French.