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Turning Your Office into a Green Space   Having recently moved to a new office in downtown Vancouver, we’ve been undergoing renovation growing pains. As [...]
The Stages of UI/UX Design     Experienced User Interface/User Experience designers will make sure your app appeals to your audience. An easy and intuitive [...]

Sprints and Milestones   In software, mobile, and web app development, a Sprint is a set period of time during which specific work is to […]

Website vs Web App: What’s the Difference?   At Essential Designs, we often get mistaken for a web design company, which is an entirely different bag […]

How to Clear your Cache When building and testing software and web apps, the first thing your Project Manager will tell you is “it’s important […]

What is a Functional Specification Document? Important first steps when building an app   A Functional Specification Document (FSD) is a document designed to give […]

5/5 Star Rating on Clutch   Essential Designs is a team of Canadian app developers. Here at ED we value our client’s feedback and satisfaction […]

What is a Progressive Web App?   A Progressive Web Application, or PWA, is a responsive web application that uses the modern look and feel […]

Posted on November 23, 2017 In News, Web Applications

“The Future is now!” How many times are we going to hear this line? Ever since the first iPhone was released and sequential releases after. […]

Posted on July 6, 2015 In Web Applications

To the average user, the word “API” seems like it is part of a foreign language. It is admittedly part of the ever growing jargon of technology, but it shouldn’t (and does not) escape simple definition. APIs are commonplace in the web today, since they determine how applications and websites interact with each other and to what extent. The article explores this topic, how developers are using them, and the reasons for the importance of APIs.