Design & Development Blog Posts

    • Portent.com Embraces HTTP/2 (with open arms)

      One of my goals this year was to get portent.com set-up utilizing HTTP/2 and optimizing that configuration. Late last week I was able to accomplish that, and the results are impressive. Like, 500 milliseconds impressive. We used to top out around 1.2 seconds after going to HTTPS, so I didn’t think the results would be that dramatic. What’s more, this was a relatively easy win.

      Portent, Inc- 12 readers -
  • GitHub Auto-Deploy Reprise

    … is the new command: */1 * * * * cd /path/to/webroot && git fetch --all && git checkout --force "origin/master" Note: the rest of the GitHub Setup Guide is accurate and should be used before the amendment of the auto-deploy solution described in this article. The post GitHub Auto-Deploy Reprise appeared first on Portent. …

    Portent, Inc- 17 readers -
  • Introducing Adaptive Reuse for Experience Design & Development

    The Concept of Adaptive Reuse Does the word redesign terrify you? I know it does to many. After all, there are so many risks associated with tackling a redesign, so many ways to screw up your online presence, so many stakeholders to piss off. Luckily, you don’t always have to redesign. Before you scrap everything, explore an Adaptive Reuse approach.

    Portent, Inc- 21 readers -
  • Why Page Speed Matters & PageSpeed Insights Fails – A Developer’s Tale

    … is getting more and more competitive — don’t think for a second that a potential customer won’t leave your site in search of a better competitor’s. Press your development team to make site speed a priority. If they avoid it or shrug off its importance, hire us, and I will personally analyze your current setup, design and implement your environment stack…

    Portent, Inc- 19 readers -
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