Posts from // 2018

5 Excellent LGBTQ+ Events for Pride Month in Chicago

5 Excellent LGBTQ+ Events for Pride Month in Chicago

Whether or not you realize how many opportunities Chicago has for celebrating its LBGTQ+ community during Pride month, it can still be overwhelming and difficult to navigate all that the city has to offer. Our friends at Choose Chicago, the city’s official destination marketing organization, have maintained one of the most comprehensive and easy-to-navigate lists […]

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Understanding GDPR and Its Impact in the US

Understanding GDPR and Its Impact in the US

On May 25th, 2018, the culmination of over six years of legislative work will officially become the rule of the land in the European Union. I am speaking of course of the General Data Protection Regulation — GDPR; aka, the first major international attempt at regulating and standardizing online data storage and its use. If […]

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Bing Slings the Right Rail

Bing Slings the Right Rail

Bing announced that at the end of March it decided to “remove sidebar text ads on Bing inventory in the United States.” While the only surprise here might be why it hadn’t happened sooner, they are once again following Google’s footsteps. The strategy here is that removing sidebar ads will lead to increased clicks on […]

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Pros & Cons of Front-End Frameworks

Pros & Cons of Front-End Frameworks

As developers, we often find ourselves looking for ways to be more efficient. For many of us, this means turning to front-end frameworks. Whether it is robust, full-featured frameworks like Bootstrap or Foundation or more foundational frameworks such as Skeleton or Pure, developers are turning to these tools to get a jumpstart on web projects. […]

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Don’t Judge A Website By Its Cover

Don’t Judge A Website By Its Cover

Front-end Development Best Practices There are too many nice looking websites that are actually extremely ugly on the inside, not to mention they become a code nightmare behind the scenes. I blame this bad trend on marketplace themes and templates. Why? Because they’re not built for you! They’re built to be as customizable as possible […]

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Welcome to envisionit! Recent Additions to our Growing Team

Welcome to envisionit! Recent Additions to our Growing Team

The past year was big for envisionit. So big that we didn’t have time to introduce some of our newest hires! Here’s some fun facts, solicited opinions and at times, useful advice from envisionit’s latest crop of talent. Jim Barrett, Digital Project Manager From: Memphis, TN What is something (non-work related) that you are proud […]

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