WidgiLabs Interview

Our CEO, Nuno Morgadinho was interviewed as part of a school assignment entitled “Entrepreneur Interview”. Find all about this Portuguese entrepreneur and founder of WidgiLabs in the article below: Click to download the interview in .PDF...
Observador

Observador

Major Portuguese News website. WidgiLabs was hired as part of the WordPress development team of 7, with the mission of writing code, doing load testing and making sure everyone was happy with the features and performance of the website.
Macrometria

Macrometria

Macrometria is an independent economic consultancy based in Lisbon with expertise in macroeconomics and econometrics providing research on Portugal and Portuguese-speaking African countries.
Vodafone BIG Apps Lisboa

Vodafone BIG Apps Lisboa

Vodafone BIG Apps Lisboa was a joint venture between imatch supported by Câmara Municial de Lisboa, and Vodafone Portugal, collaborating in the launch of a competition with the objective of developing mobile applications based on the use of open data sets provided by Câmara Municipal de Lisboa on its Open Data LX...

WidgiLabs Interview

Read this interview and get to know about WidgiLabs: What Products and/or Services does WidgiLabs provide How long have we been in business What is the ownership structure of our business How did we chose the name for our business Who are our direct competitors What was the most difficult aspect of opening our business What is the biggest day-to-day challenge in operating our business What is our biggest reward in operating our business A typical work day at WidgiLabs How do we see WidgiLabs evolve in the next 5 years Read the full interview in PDF format...
Innovation Week

Innovation Week

During the last week of August, we’ve held an “Innovation Week”, where the goal was for the team to get inspired, see and explore new things, and be fully dedicated to developing and improving our internal products. Each morning, one of us would choose an inspirational video to set the mood for the day. It was really fun to see which video each one choose and why. As a result we started to populate our Facebook page with these inspirational videos, so that others can get inspired as well. For the kickoff a board was used, with the areas of improvement we wanted to work on; as we shared it with the team, we asked for new ideas, and what each one would like to work on. We didn’t want to specifically assign tasks, but rather for each person to choose what they would like to work on. Myself, I decided to start on the WP Conference Theme, with improvements to our online shop checkout process;  we had clients reporting that they couldn’t find the download link for the theme, so I changed the process for them to receive it directly via e-mail. It may not seem much, but this particular issue accounted for a lot of our customer support requests, and since we’ve implemented it this way, no one ever complained about it again. Dylan was working on our new identity prior to that week and so set himself to make improvements on the last version he had designed, based on everyone’s feedback;  we now have the best logo ever 🙂 He actually did a great quiz about WidgiLabs and...
Explorers Festival

Explorers Festival

The Explorers Festival is an event about entrepreneurship, innovation, open minds, idea generation and networking. One of the biggest startup events in Europe with speakers from the European Space Agency, Microsoft, Adobe, Sage and others.
Widgi Weekly Round-Up #7: Guided by a beating heart

Widgi Weekly Round-Up #7: Guided by a beating heart

This post is part of the web series we call the “Widgi Weekly Round-Up”, a gathering of the best posts, products and websites from the past week handpicked by our team; They can go from science to arts, so enjoy! Subscribe Responsive Design Bookmarklet This bookmarklet will help you test your responsive design or website in a very easy way. http://responsive.victorcoulon.fr/ Slim Your Wallet A beautiful approach to educational marketing by Bellroy. Learn about the brand while also enjoying some good tips on how to slim your wallet! http://bellroy.com/pages/slim-your-wallet-1 Pronto jQuery plugin for Faster Page Loads Building on concepts like pjax and TurboLinks, Pronto is a simple way to harness the speed increases that HTML5’s pushState() can provide on nearly any site imaginable.   http://www.benplum.com/projects/pronto/ Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography Business Insider has a story about Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer, be sure to save it, print it and read it (be warned it’s a long and complete article). Maybe not that related to Web Design but we think it well deserves the mention....
Widgi Weekly Round-Up #6 : Everybody get up!

Widgi Weekly Round-Up #6 : Everybody get up!

This post is part of the web series we call the “Widgi Weekly Round-Up”, a gathering of the best posts, products and websites from the past week handpicked by our team; They can go from science to arts, so enjoy! Subscribe   ExtraBold: It´s more than a book Serial Cut it’s a digital agency that made a beautiful crafted book gathering more than 150 great images. Take a look! As easy as a marker and a piece of paper. Smore is a great web-app that brings us an easy way to produce digital flyers. If you thought it would take a course to make one, well smore is a hell of a deal! Codeacademy Codeacademy is a great website that it’s fit for webdesigners, developers and anybody who wants to learn more about any of the main languages of the web. With a new interactive way to teach you can create your account and already get started learning PHP, CSS, Javascript, etc. Hide my WP Want to use WordPress but don’t want everybody to know? Here’s a great tool that can help you with that! Design Inspiration This is a great source for design inspiration. Use it carefully, with great power comes great responsibility! Let’s Yep! Along with a beautiful design language and very modern, Yep! brings us a new way to meet people. We are all waiting! Bellini Borelli Here’s a concept for a site that we can’t wait to see in action! Take a look and the ‘folio in Behance! See you next...