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Designing for Voice User Interfaces (VUI)

First off, what is a voice user interface? A voice user interface, or VUI, is an interface where the user interacts by speaking. An automated phone system is a familiar voice interface, but very poorly designed. Most automated phone systems tend to lack context and are designed for the way we write, not the way […]

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Creativity Rewarded: Perficient Digital Wins Hermes Gold

Perficient Digital has earned industry recognition for the second time for the mobile app we created for the Jackson Energy Authority (JEA). Only a few weeks after bringing home the IAC Award for the Best Energy App, the self-service app also  earned a Gold Award in the Mobile App category at the annual Hermes Creative […]

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Perficient Digital Brings Home IAC Award for Best Energy App

The self-service mobile app Perficient Digital created for the Jackson Energy Authority (JEA) was recently named Best Energy Mobile App by the Web Marketing Association (WMA) during its 2018 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC). JEA is a regulated utility company that provides electric, gas, propane, water, wastewater, and broadband services to customers in western Tennessee. Developed […]

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But How Do It Know? Dissecting Regular Expressions

To truly understand regular expressions, you have to actually use them. A lot of people who use regular expressions (regex) don’t care to understand how they work; they just Google one that looks like it might work for them, throw it in there, and hope for the best. I don’t know how it works, it […]

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The Magic of RegEx: An Intro to Regular Expressions

Despite its bad rap and its esoteric nature, the black-magic voodoo science of regular expressions intrigues me. Few things in web development grip me like regex does. And somehow, like magic, like the magic of regex itself; I become “the regex guy.” Weekly, sometimes daily, I get asked to help write a regex. I, of […]

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Perficient Digital Wins at W3 Awards for Mobile Work

Perficient Digital recently took home a Silver Award for mobile application, strategy, design, and development at the 2017 W 3 Awards for the work we did creating a self-service app for the Jackson Energy Authority (JEA) in western Tennessee. We designed and built JEA a cross-platform mobile app for iOS and Android. The app greets […]

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Detecting the Use of a Touch Screen

Here’s a fun one: Ever have some UI/UX interaction that needed to be one thing for mouses and another thing for touch devices? Ever used Modernizr? If you have, you may be familiar with this gem: Warning: Indicates if the browser supports the Touch Events spec, and does not necessarily reflect a touchscreen device You […]

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What’s In Store for In-Store Tech?

We wanted to close out a great week at Shop.org with another topic we found threaded throughout the conference and among brands and retailers: How technology is transforming – not replacing – the physical retail experience. I think we’ve firmly settled into the fact that omni-channel business is just business as usual. But is it […]

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Evolving Your Design to Fit the iPhone X

When Apple unveiled the iPhone X, it seemed like everyone on the internet immediately had an opinion. Not that this is anything new, it’s the internet. The X looks to take the iconic phone a big step further, combining a lot of new features with some that have been slowly ramping up across recent releases. […]

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What Apple’s Latest Announcements Mean for Your Company’s App

Today during its keynote address, Apple announced some big changes to its product line. If you weren’t able to watch the event yourself you may be wondering how this will impact your mobile initiatives immediately, throughout 2017, and into 2018. Here are the biggest changes coming to Apple products in the back half of 2017. […]

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