Logos are one of my favorite things to design. They look like the easiest thing to design but they are actually one of the most difficult to do. Through my career (and a lot of trial and error), I’ve learned a few things that helped me with my logo design. Here are a few things to keep in mind when designing a logo.
Object Composition is a fairly common method to explain in very simple terms what Object-Oriented Programming is about. Most developers can probably remember seeing an example in a text book, blog or class that used the concept of a car to explain composition. In this example, the car is a composite type which contains parts, such as wheels, engine, seats, etc.
I’m an S. If I had started out with “I’m a B” you’d know right away what I meant, right? But “I’m an S”? That one requires a bit of an explanation. The S I’m referring to is “steadiness” from the DiSC profile. Simply put, DiSC is a personal assessment tool used to improve work productivity, teamwork, and communication.
Next time you work on a process or an intricate solution, try using a flowchart. There are lots of different and more elaborate ways to do workflows, but you can really get a lot done with some simple boxes and arrows.
Previously, we worked with linux commands cat and grep to search through text files for specific strings. Today, we will talk about combining cat and grep with a new command, awk, that will enable you to do much more with text files, log files, and CSVs (or any text-based spreadsheet).
Over the last year, I’ve been actively trying to say “yes” to more things such as accepting invitations, taking risks, and being open to what’s unfamiliar. I’ve found myself in plenty of better places for it, too. Last month I did something very out of character: I took a two-week trip to Europe.
Doing things you enjoy will make your life much more enjoyable, I promise. Take it from someone who worked all of those terrible jobs you hear about in high school. Cleaning, sweeping, making frozen custard, construction, sales... you get the picture. Luckily, during those dark days, I was able to find my little spot of sunshine.
Communication is an essential part of life. If someone says they never struggle with it, don’t believe them. We all struggle with effectively communicating because we are all human. Over the years, I have tried to perfect my communication skills as best as I can, but it is a learning process that I struggle with at times. We learn best from our mistakes and from the knowledge and experiences of others. So to help you progress in your communication journey, I want to share a few things I have learned as well as some tips to help you.
We've been busy fish! Creating websites with modern designs, responsive development, and improved functionality is a large part of what we do. It's incredibly rewarding to see how happy our clients are when they see the designs of their new website for the first time. Our developers do an excellent job of ensuring all of the features, functionality, and interactions the client wants are built into the site as its being developed. The final product is so well-executed, and the most gratifying part of it all is knowing that each member of our team went above and beyond to make it happen! Here's a look at a few of our most recent website launches over the past three months.
As liquidfish’s Project Manager, I am always looking for new ways to improve my efficiency and organization so that I am better able to proactively manage my tasks and reminders. Below are five things I do to achieve this. They're simple and easy but go a long way in helping me to do my best work.