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Design Week Portland

We went to Design Week Portland (DWP) – here’s what we thought… Jason Eli Schiff (@eli_schiff) had some interesting thoughts and concerns about flat design. Although his views might not be shared by most, I do agree with a few of his key points. Things have gotten so flat and spare that some major usability…

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Another SSL Breach

On the tail-end of the Heartbleed bug that was exposed earlier this year comes a new vulnerability in web encryption standards: POODLE. What is POODLE? POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption, and it can affect any secure https connections made through your web browser. The danger of this particular flaw is that…

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Happiness in Business: From Pit Crews to Perfect Games

There are many reasons why I love being part of a company and being involved in the art of business.  Competition, teamwork, the continual testing of individual character, the pride people take in good work and the happiness I feel when clients notice our efforts. When I see other companies operating flawlessly, that makes me…

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How to Make a Blog That Gets Traffic

Blogging is a great way for businesses to generate organic traffic. Our Gravitate blog accounts for more than a quarter of our monthly unique visits. It seems that the more we write, the more traffic we get. It wasn’t always this way though. We didn’t really find our groove until about a year ago, and…

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Online Reviews: The Benefits, Best Practices and More.

When I was growing up my parents told me not to care what others thought of me and to continue being who I was. Sure, they were just my parents and maybe they didn’t phrase it as well as Dr. Suess, Bernard Baruch, or whoever it was that actually said: “Be who you are and…

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What makes quality testing for mobile devices so challenging?

With the advent of responsive Web design, most people can browse on their mobile devices and see a website that appears very similar to their desktop browser. Typically, a mobile site looks simpler than its desktop counterpart, giving the appearance that testing mobile applications is easier than testing of other software. However, there are certain…

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Gravitate Edition

We’ve been gallivanting through the halls in running shoes, on skateboards, atop scooters, and sporting reindeer antlers, but on a hot Wednesday afternoon, the Gravitate team resolved to dripping wet clothes and varying emotions between excitement and fear-driven anxiety. We took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a…

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Dear,
Lindsey

Recently, Gravitate received a letter from a young girl named Lindsey, an eighth grader from Wisconsin in the process of conducting some career research. She was looking to Gravitate for general web design knowledge along with some advice on pursuing a career in the creative industry. We believe it’s vital to our industry to selflessly…

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Over the past 15 years we've worked with many companies, of all shapes and sizes. Some of our most commonly served industries include:

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