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First International Gaming Summit on Mental Health set for October

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 26 August 2019 - 12:56pm

The first International Gaming Summit on Mental Health is being held this year in Toronto, Canada to address the unique mental health challenges faced by people working in the video game industry. ...

Categories: Game Theory & Design

Math Field (Mathematical Expression Field Formatter)

New Drupal Modules - 26 August 2019 - 12:19pm
Task

Create a simple (plus / minus / multiplication / division) mathematical Lexer & Parser service and make it available as a field formatter plugin in Drupal 8. Output this field to the Frontend.

Categories: Drupal

Promet Source: Exciting Awards, Awesome Clients!

Planet Drupal - 26 August 2019 - 11:56am
Promet Source is humbled to announce that this summer, two websites that we designed and developed for our clients have won three prestigious awards. 
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Commerce InvoiceXpress

New Drupal Modules - 26 August 2019 - 11:54am

InvoiceXpress integration with Drupal Commerce.

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1xINTERNET blog: Atomic Design: Consistency that pays off

Planet Drupal - 26 August 2019 - 10:54am
Atomic Design: Consistency that pays off jule Mon, 08/26/2019 - 19:54

Web design has changed significantly in recent years. 

In the past all pages of a website were designed individually. Designers often did not pay attention to the re-use of elements, but rather treated all pages separately.

When websites started growing in size and complexity, this often led to inconsistent user experiences, because existing templates were used to display content they were not designed for.

Today, a much more holistic approach to web design is needed, taking current, changing, and future requirements into consideration.

Categories: Drupal

Mail management system

New Drupal Modules - 26 August 2019 - 8:36am
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How to Fail in F2P Mobile Games, Part II: Undisciplined Innovation - by Matthew Emery

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 26 August 2019 - 7:58am
Every day, F2P developers must ask: “Should we innovate or copy our competitors?” In a fiercely competitive market, what’s a self-respecting PM or designer to do? In this article, a frank discussion on this topic for F2P designers.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Depiction of War in Games: Can You Do Better? - by Andrew Barron

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 26 August 2019 - 7:52am
War is frequently portrayed in games, but are we treating this subject responsibly? Andrew Barron (Design Director - Bohemia Interactive Simulations) discusses differences between war in games vs war in real life and in training simulations.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Video Games & Nostalgia: An Intertwined Relationship - by Matt Boyer

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 26 August 2019 - 7:49am
A deep dive into the psychology behind why nostalgia and video games are so uniquely related.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Reminder: Why You Joined Game Development - by John Nelson Rose

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 26 August 2019 - 7:48am
I don’t know who needs to hear this, but there’s a reason you make games.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

10 Themes Commercial Indies Should Abandon - by Nicholas Lives

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 26 August 2019 - 7:47am
So many indies continue to use themes for their projects that make marketing them an uphill battle. These are some of the most saturated game themes I've found that should be avoided by those with commercial prospects.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Self-confrontation, cloud testing, paper prototypes: The new faces of playtests - by Pascal Luban

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 26 August 2019 - 7:45am
Two new trends are emerging in playtesting: Their integration very early in the development cycle and the multiplication of their formats, from the most economical to the most expensive and complex. Let's review three formats that illustrate these trends
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Second Looks At Snowballing - by Nikhil Murthy

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 26 August 2019 - 7:45am
A deeper look at snowballing in video games.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Augmented reality glasses may help people with low vision better navigate their environment

Virtual Reality - Science Daily - 26 August 2019 - 6:22am
In a new study of patients with retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited degenerative eye disease that results in poor vision, researchers found that adapted augmented reality glasses can improve patients' mobility by 50% and grasp performance by 70%.
Categories: Virtual Reality

Hook 42: Drupal Core Initiative Meetings Recap - August 19th-23rd, 2019

Planet Drupal - 26 August 2019 - 4:47am
Drupal Core Initiative Meetings Recap - August 19th-23rd, 2019 Alona Oneill Mon, 08/26/2019 - 11:47
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Jacob Rockowitz: How top US hospitals approach their online appointment request form

Planet Drupal - 26 August 2019 - 3:24am

My previous post explores how requesting a medical appointment online begins a patient's digital journey. A hospital's appointment request form might be a new patient's first interaction with a healthcare institution. As such, it is one of the most public-facing forms for a healthcare institution, establishing the baseline for the quality of other external and even internal facing forms. The user experience of the appointment request form sets the tone for the entire patient experience.

Experience

A patient's successful user experience when finding, filling out, and submitting an appointment request form is determined by the visual, information, and interactive design of the website and form itself.

Visual design matters

Visual design identifies a healthcare institution’s brand and aesthetic. The quality of care at a healthcare institution is reflected on their website. The website's visual design should be clean, efficient, and caring. Since an appointment request form results in a call back from a live person, including a photograph of a nurse or clinician on the form or landing page can visually reinforce this expectation and experience.

Information design matters

Information design ensures that the patient understands how to navigate the form and makes it clear what information is required and what information is optional. Appointment request forms act as an ambassador of sorts, beginning an interaction between a patient and healthcare clinicians. The form's information design and corresponding editorial sets the tone of a patient's interaction with a healthcare institution.

Interactive design matters

Interactive design improves the flow and process for filling out a...Read More

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Why All Of Our Games Look Like Crap - by Jeff Vogel

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 26 August 2019 - 3:03am
For 25 years, we've sold games with super low-budget graphics. In the view of many, our graphics look TERRIBLE. This article is about the financial reasons why we don't fix the problem, and how it's possible to make a living focusing on your strengths.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

ADCI Solutions: How much does it cost to build a website with Drupal in 2019?

Planet Drupal - 26 August 2019 - 12:29am

Almost every day we are asked the same question: “How much does it cost to build a website with Drupal?”. We understand that customers are tired of hearing that everything depends only on the complexity of the development, so we decided to answer this question in more detail. Of course, we didn't take into account the specific wishes of customers, but in this article, your client will find the information about factors that influence website development cost, where it is better to look for development teams and how long it takes to develop a website. 

Read this article and share it with your audience to make their knowledge of this issue more complete.

 

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Fuzzy Thinking: Top Ten Signs Your Players Are All Veteran Gamers

RPGNet - 26 August 2019 - 12:00am
Fuzzy masters of the game.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Sector media gallery

New Drupal Modules - 25 August 2019 - 4:16pm

Documentation: Incoming

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