React Native benefits, and why we recommend to our clients

React Native benefits, and why we recommend to our clients

React Native is a framework for building mobile applications. Not “mobile web” apps, “html5” apps, or “hybrid” apps, but real native applications for both iOS and Android. Facebook open-sourced the platform early in 2015, and has since seen tremendous growth and support. There are many React Native benefits for mobile development, and we want to share […]

Slow Response when Clicking on Mobile

Slow Response when Clicking on Mobile

When designing a responsive site for mobile you want it to feel as quick and fluid as a native app would. We recently came across an issue that left our web application feeling slow and cheap. We tracked the problem down to the way we were handling click events in our single page application. Using jQuery’s […]

Javascript console.log Prefixes

Javascript console.log Prefixes

Recently I was working on a project in Node.js that involved forking several processes. In order to make the console more readable (and easier for me to debug) I appended a unique tag to each individual processes’s console.log so that I knew which process was logging what. Here is how:

Google reCAPTCHA v2.0 on a Dynamic Page

Google reCAPTCHA v2.0 on a Dynamic Page

There are many reasons to switch over to Google’s reCAPTCHA 2.0. Most notably is the improved user experience. It is unbelievably easy to incorporate it into an existing static page, but what about those dynamic pages? I will walk you through the steps it takes to add reCAPTCHA 2.0 into a dynamic webpage or even […]

Rebuilding Our Site Pt. 1 : Wireframes, Design and Our Audience

Rebuilding Our Site Pt. 1 : Wireframes, Design and Our Audience

Every year around spring we do a redesign of our site. This time we went for a responsive design and added a few more HTML5 & CSS3 tricks we learned along the way. We also thought more about our content strategy and audience in this build.

Learn about our initial process when redesigning and rebuilding our new site.

What I learned from being a Lead Dev for a Startup (part 1)

What I learned from being a Lead Dev for a Startup (part 1)

I’m Ryuhei. I’m a PHP (Laravel) and NodeJS developer in Seattle, WA. Normally, I run Y-Designs with Max. Y-Designs builds websites and web applications for mostly business clients.

We’ve become proficient at taking in almost anyone (with or without much technical knowledge) and helping them create a website or web application for their business needs. We do sometimes take on startups if we find the idea intriguing.