Vehikl attends Laracon US

by vehikl on August 16, 2015

The Vehikl team was excited to be able to sponsor and attend Laracon US for the second year in a row. This year, the team travelled to Louisville, Kentucky.

Thank you to all of the speakers, the staff at the Kentucky Centre for the Performing Arts, all of the Laracon US sponsors, the Laracon US organizers, and all of the volunteers who helped make the event such a success!

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Vehikl sponsors Laracon US & EU

by vehikl on August 7, 2015

We believe active participation in the design and development communities makes everybody better. That’s why the Vehikl team sponsors, attends, and participates in a number of conferences locally and around the world. We take pride in our work and we cherish the opportunity to teach and learn with our peers and playing a small part in helping those communities grow.

Laracon US/EU 2015

We’re excited to announce the second year we are sponsoring Laracon US, being hosted in Louisville and Laracon EU, hosted in Amsterdam.

Adding Twitter Bootstrap to Your Laravel 5 App

by Colin DeCarlo on August 5, 2015

When I’m starting a new project there are a lot of things I need to think about; too many things really and it’s because of this that I rely so heavily on open source projects. Like many developers, I don’t want to spend time writing the 80% of the mandatory code that every app needs to make my special 20% shine. That’s why I’m pretty excited that now, starting in Laravel 5.1.3, adding Twitter Bootstrap to my application got so simple it’s almost embarrassing that I’ve committed bootstrap.min.css to my project repo in the past.

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Google Analytics and Angular

by Caryn Humphreys on July 19, 2015

The Scenario: You’ve built your web app using Angular and you’re just about ready to launch. You’d like some tracking to keep an eye on flow and behavior through your app (because you build > test > iterate, right?!).

The Problem: What you need to track are states. You already know how to insert Virtual Pageviews with Google Analytics, but that won’t work with Angular. So what do you do?

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Hiring: Product Designer

by vehikl on May 22, 2015

Picture yourself one year from now. You are a CSS-slinging, HTML-wrangling, pixel-pushing Vehikl Product Designer.

You’ve learned that pleasing User Experiences are at the heart of great design. The products you design meet real user needs that reach beyond showcase pieces. As the result of in-depth analysis of the people who will use the product and the design patterns that will meet the needs of the users, the designs you create for Vehikl clients are useful and insightful.

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