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Google’s Been Busy With Guetzli and Chrome

Guetzli “Cookie” breaks JPEGs down even further Google has been driving the movement towards a mobile first internet. Amongst their repertoire of methods, markups, and tools are AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages), Brotli (better compression rate than GZip) and separate SERPs (Search Engine Result Pages) for desktop and mobile browsers. Their latest development, Guetzli, is a JPEG compression tool that boasts a 35% reduction in file size with minimal sacrifice in quality. When put head to head with libjpeg, the Guetzli algorithm typically.

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The Purr Panther has a New Stomping Ground!

Like many modern creatures, the Purr Panther has continued to grow beyond the limits of its habitat, finding a new dwelling in the City. Saddened to be leaving its Lion brethren in Trafalgar Square, it hasn’t wasted any time taking over Blackfriars! So what does this mean for the Purr team? It means we now have a huge office, with ample room to grow, on Tudor Street. We have all the same facilities as the Whitehall office and our services will only.

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Senior Citizen Coders, .Net WordPress and ISIS WordPress Sites

This week, we take a look at an 81 year old lady who’s had an app published on the iOS App store, a company that have built a compiler for WordPress using .NET and WordPress.com’s inaction against ISIS’ use of their blogging platform. It’s never too late to start coding! Most people associate coding with younger generations, imaginging the typical developer as a teenager sat in a hoody in front of a laptop. All signs point towards a growing new generation of.

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DeepCoder and The Beginning of the End

Microsoft has been a market leader in many different areas of technology for years. Whilst it’s often beaten by other behemoths in certain elements, there is one way in which they are definitely the market disrupters (and not just by removing a USB port or a headphone jack): their latest innovation, DeepCoder. DeepCoder is a form of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that allows computers to write code themselves. The implications of such software, in a mature form, are often portrayed in apocalyptic movies.

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Want to Visualise a Site or APP? Start Prototyping with Invision

Why Prototyping is Useful When looking to make a serious strategic move in digital, whether it’s redevelopment or market entry, an important step is prototyping. This makes sure the idea you have is feasible and that you iron out usability kinks before moving on to the development stage, where changes are not so easily made. There is a stark contrast between emailing dozens of JPEG files to a client or colleages and sending them a link to an interactive prototype that they.

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Zendesk Customer Portal Login

We’ve been using Zendesk to provide support to our clients for almost as long as the company has been active. We really like it for a whole load of reasons. You may have raised a support ticket with us before by sending an email to support@purr.zendesk.com. It’s great that the whole Purr team are notified about the new ticket, and we like that we can track the status and history of this ticket until it’s effectively dealt with. We also get monthly.

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Twitter Trump Blunder, Facebook new two factor verification and Google Maps gets wheelchair friendly

Twitter may have made you follow Trump People who were fans of Obama will have most likely been following the @POTUS account on Twitter. When Trump took office, the @POTUS tweets from the Obama administration were archived under @POUTS44, the tweet count was reset but all followers continued to be followers of the main account. All of this sounds normal, except for when Twitter started to encounter issues after not realising how difficult a task migrating millions of followers would be. Due.

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The Latest Web Scam and Wifi Jammers

We’ve had several news stories this week relating to web crime and punishment, beyond the saturated topic of Donald Trump and the alleged Russian cyber breach of the US government. We’ve compiled an overview of the two biggest stories, the latest browser scam you need to be prepared for and wifi jammers as a potential new punishment technique. Autofill web browser scam It has been revealed this week that web users should err on the side of caution as Finnish web developer.

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Dashing through the snow, on an open source WordPress website

T’is the season to be jolly, all across London the decorations are twinkling day and night. So why don’t we bring a little Christmas cheer and deck some websites, and not just the halls! Here are a few free plugins that you can easily add to your WordPress website and show a little seasonal cheer. 1) Adding a WordPress snow plugin If you want to create a snow falling effect on your website, there are multiple options. If your site is already.

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Tech Smart – Purr Traffic, Centre Stage

Purr Traffic, is Purr Digital’s new sister company, which exploded into the SEO market at the start of November. It’s headed up by Deepak Shukla, a marketing wizard with an impressive resume that also includes ultra marathons, SAS selection and a music career. Now as MD of Purr Traffic, Deepak was the man behind Tech Smart’s SEO and social media work, as well as one of their Keynote speakers. TechSmart is the only place to go for information on the range of technologies.

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