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Three ways Zeplin streamlines the design workflow

Published: October 5, 2017
By Jared Christman

Collaboration between designers and developers is essential for any software project to succeed, and Zeplin is proving to be an excellent tool for aiding that collaboration. (Read more)

Virtual Badge Mobile app helps thousands of Hurricane Victims

Published: September 18, 2017
By Staff

Hurricane season is fully underway and our new mobile app, Virtual Badge, developed with Pathfinders Task Force, is helping victims of the powerful storms access all the resources they need. (Read more)

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In the News: Ten Forward client recognized for efforts to help former inmates find work

Published: September 14, 2017
By Staff

At Ten Forward, one of the factors regarding how we choose clients is their capacity for social impact; this is why we're proud to be the development team for WhenPeopleWork, which was recently featured in VICE and the New York Amsterdam News. (Read more)

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How to build and sustain an inspiring design culture

Published: August 30, 2017
By Jared Christman

I recently attended the Design Thinking Conference hosted by Better By Design in partnership with UW-Madison as part of Forward Fest in Madison, WI. It was a great opportunity to network and hear some inspiring presentations and case studies from designers who’ve worked for Spotify, Minecraft, The New York Times and more. (Read more)

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#juniordevlife: Why pairing matters

Published: July 20, 2017
By Charielle McMullan

Our intern shares her three reasons why pairing with other programmers is important for junior developers. (Read more)

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New Crew Member: Jared Christman

Published: July 11, 2017
By Staff

Our new designer takes the time to answer crucial questions, such as "Star Trek or Star Wars?"

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RailsConf2017: Watch videos from our favorite talks (including the one we gave!)

Published: July 7, 2017
By Staff

Ten Forward president Brian Samson and software dev Hilary Stohs-Krause made their way to gloriously hot Phoenix this past April for RailsConf. While there, we saw a ton of great talks; check some of them out here. (Read more)

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Finding my version of "developer happiness" through Write/Speak/Code

Published: May 2, 2017
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

If you're a woman or gender non-binary person in tech, you should make every effort to attend Write/Speak/Code. Here's why. (Read more)

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Recap: Midwest PHP 2017

Published: April 6, 2017
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

I recently attended and spoke at a conference in Minneapolis, giving my talk on basic UX for non-designers. It was my first time at Midwest PHP, and I had a great time (despite not being a PHP developer). These are my big takeaways. (Read more)

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Ten Forward has a busy spring ahead

Published: March 10, 2017
By Staff

Ten Forwarders are moving and shaking this spring, from Madison to Phoenix to San Francisco. (Read more)

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How to Make Your Websites Not Ugly

Published: February 13, 2017
By Staff

Ten Forward developer Hilary Stohs-Krause recently gave her talk on basic UX for a Madison Women in Tech/Codecinella joint event. Watch it here! (Read more)

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Repost: "2016 Recap: The Madison Startup Scene"

Published: January 25, 2017
By Staff

Capital Entrepreneurs looks back at the growth and expansion of Madison's startup community in 2016 - everything from employment to funding to office space. (Read more)

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New Crew Member: Charielle McMullan

Published: January 4, 2017
By Staff

Our newest intern takes the time to answer crucial questions, such as "Cats or dogs?" (Read more)

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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad(works) world

Published: December 13, 2016
By Staff

After idling away the time in a temporary office for the last few months, Ten Forward is back in the newly remodeled, even more awesome space at Madworks Coworking! (Read more)

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CSS responsive trick: "ellipsify" class

Published: December 6, 2016
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Tables aren't known for being particularly responsive, but at times, using them is unavoidable; when that's the case, sometimes all it takes is a little CSS to make a big difference. (Read more)


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