During the last few months we have spent a good amount of time working with Wagtail, a really cool CMS built on top of the well-known Django framework. The fact we chose Wagtail to build some of our latest projects has been anything but accidental.
I embarked on a year-long mission to find better project management software for Springload. Here are a few notes from the journey.
Home Hunter is essentially a property search tool on steroids, bringing together the various threads of home buying – from looking at open homes to applying for pre-approval on a bank loan – into an app that makes the whole lot experience less angsty. Enjoyable, even.
Brand Lead Adam Cansino shares his thoughts on the shift in traditional brand engagement as it relates to ‘digital first’.
Springload wins big at the 2014 Best Awards.
How digital design thinking can help fight against banner blindness.
We've been working with Massey University to change attitudes towards politics.
Four of our favourite recent projects are finalists in the 2014 Best Awards — the annual awards of the Designers Institute where we collectively celebrate the best of New Zealand design.
A whoppingly large number of websites use Google Analytics and it’s a great analytics package. However, pulling understandable information out of the dense depths of it is hard. You need to know exactly where to look and you need a bunch of time.
Springload recently won Team Gold at the Wellington Gold Awards and we’re still buzzing. Feeling pretty golden right now!
Springload is a company with a strong focus on usability, so we spend a lot of time examining online user behaviour. One of the tools we use in this effort is Google Analytics Event Tracking.
We sometimes get asked by clients to provide advice on what makes a good web service. Recently one of our clients decided they’d like to move to a new service provider in order to give their customers access to richer and more relevant data via their website.
Chances are you're going to want to execute some code based on media queries in your snazzy responsive layout. At Springload we started by doing this with the window.matchMedia() function. It worked pretty well, but it always felt a bit, well... inelegant.
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