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@asher-sterkinAsher Sterkin Software technologist/architect. 40 years in the field. Focused on Cloud Serverless Native solutions Straight to the Point Software developers are busy people. They have no time to read long, glossy texts. This post is for the experienced Pythonista, so let’s get straight to the point. The Composite Design Pattern is one of my …

Edinburgh publishes key design principles for the George Street and First New Town project Posted August 17, 2021 The essential elements of an ambitious final concept for the transformation of George Street and First New Town (GNT) in Edinburgh have been published by the local authority along with an updated future operational plan. A final …

Universal design principles will be used where possible in the future when Central Coast Council designs places and activities. Universal design means planning the built environments so that they are usable by a wide range of people, regardless of age, size or disability status. The decision is part of a new draft Central Coast Disability …

As a good JavaScript developer, you strive to write clean, healthy, and maintainable code. You solve interesting challenges that, while unique, don’t necessarily require unique solutions. You’ve likely found yourself writing code that looks similar to the solution of an entirely different problem you’ve handled before. You may not know it, but you’ve used a …

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees is working with MIT’s D-Lab to develop design strategies that enable refugees to solve their own problems rather than relying on solutions provided by aid agencies (+ interview). UNHCR has teamed up with D-Lab, a unit at Massachusetts Institute of Technology that develops user-centered design strategies, to explore …

Louisa Blackwell and Nicky Rogers, Office for National Statistics 1. Introduction Alongside many other National Statistical Institutes (NSI), the Office for National Statistics (ONS) is committed to increasing the use of administrative data in the production of statistics; to reduce costs, reduce respondent burden and to improve the quality and granularity of our statistics. ONS …