UX Disciplines: Should UXers be expected to perform research and design (or even code?) [a #uxchat roundup]

Last week on #uxchat, we discussed UX disciplines. Many good points were raised, mulled over, and then picked apart, particularly with the question about whether UXers should be expected to perform both research and design (and code, even.) Here are the talking points: 1. Should UXers perform both research and design? Equally, should you be…

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Understand the Basics of Laravel Middleware

In this article, we’ll dive deep into the Laravel framework to understand the concept of middleware. The first half of the article begins with an introduction to middleware and what it’s actually used for. As we move on, we’ll cover how to create custom middleware in a Laravel application. After creation of your custom middleware,…

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Uber acqhires social app studio Swipe Labs

Why would Uber buy a team that builds Snapchat competitors? To make its driver app feel more human. Uber has acqhired Swipe Labs, the social product studio run by Marwan Roushdy. He and a selection of engineers from the dozen-person startup will join Uber to work on the driver experience within the driver earnings team.…

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