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How to choose between Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

Andrew Badham - 2024-05-10 11:37:35

As someone who trains Adobe courses, one of the questions I get asked most frequently is, which product should I learn? For those who purchase the Creative Cloud which would include all three, that is a bit of a redundant question. Still, they might ask, which one should I learn first? That can be a really tough question to answer because, in many scenarios, all three products can do what the user needs. Of course, there will be specific functions in each app that are completely unique. For ex... Read more

What is Laravel and why is it a great framework for PHP?

Ryan van Rensburg - 2024-04-25 14:55:15

PHP is an easy-to-learn server-side scripting language used for web development, which has been around since 1995 and is used by around 76% of websites on the Internet. (W3Techs March 2024.) So, if you're a web developer, there's a strong chance you use PHP. If you're an aspiring web developer, it's going to be a very useful language to learn. Like many languages, PHP has a host of frameworks that make programming that little bit easier and more structured. One of those is Laravel If you have... Read more

Simplifying Work and Empowering Teams: How Microsoft Tools Can Boost Your Business.

Lawrence Maoka - 2024-04-10 13:31:37

Do you feel like your team is spending too much time on repetitive tasks like tracking timesheets or managing approvals? That’s not an uncommon experience. Repetitive tasks take up our time and mental energy, and they can often lead to mistakes. That’s why automating and streamlining processes is crucial. The problem is, for many companies, they just don’t have dedicated programmers to automate their tasks. Thankfully, with Microsoft's Power Platform you won’t need sen... Read more

All Logic and No Data: Critical Thinking Red Flags Part 5

Andrew Badham - 2023-07-11 15:07:14

Making sense is a crucial part of any argument. If you’re listening to someone’s advice and the pieces of their logical puzzle don’t match up, that’s probably a good sign that their ideas are misguided. However, just because something makes sense doesn’t mean it is true. When we believe things are true just because it makes sense, we are effectively using deductive reasoning. Deductive vs Inductive Reasoning There are two ways we can make sense of information, t... Read more

Overcomplicating Simple Things: Critical Thinking Red Flags Part 4

Andrew Badham - 2023-05-30 11:41:41

In the last installment of our misinformation identification series, we looked at the red flag of making complicated things seem too simple. In this article, we’re going to be looking at the exact opposite, people who overcomplicate simple things. In our previous article, we mentioned that, in almost every subject, there is an overwhelming depth of complexity. So, it feels slightly contradictory to now say that you can overcomplicate anything. But hear me out; both ideas can be true at... Read more