News

Introducing Zoocha Brazil

Not only is Balneário Camboriú an idyllic place to be located, it also sits within close proximity to the highly regarded university of Vale do Itajaí and University of Santa Catarina which is geared towards producing graduates in Computer Science. It is also near Sapiens Parque, Brazil’s largest Technology Centre…

16 Feb 2018 Introducing Zoocha Brazil

Drupal,

Web Development

Extending Twig Templates with Blocks...

One of the many good things about Drupal 8 is the introduction of Twig. It's a lovely templating engine that, in my opinion, is far superior to PHPTemplate. For us frontenders, it has a much nicer user syntax that's more akin to handlebars or other JS templating engines. Imagine this…

14 Feb 2018 Extending Twig Templates with Blocks...

Web Development,

Hosting

Serverless traffic maps monitoring

Overview This is a small serverless app I created to take screenshots of particular coordinates on Google Maps with the traffic layer applied to it in order to track how the traffic changes during my commute. The idea is to load the map on a simple static website hosted on…

02 Jan 2018 Serverless traffic maps monitoring

Drupal,

Web Development,

News

Zoocha awarded ISO 27001:2013 certification

Just like quality, as we discussed in our post about our recent ISO 9001 certification , trust is one of our core values at Zoocha. An important part of this is ensuring our clients can trust that we are looking after their data effectively. As we already adhere to the…

21 Nov 2017 Zoocha awarded ISO 27001:2013 certification

Drupal,

Web Development

Zoocha awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

Quality, of course, is something that needs to be demonstrated rather than just talked about. So, earlier this year we set out on a journey to prove that we could practice what we preach by starting the process to become ISO certified. It’s worth pointing out it was key for…

21 Nov 2017 Zoocha awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

Design,

UX & Web Design

World Usability Day UXPA event...

A quick post from me to share some key points from the UXPA event last night to coincide with World Usability Day 2017 . The event theme was 'Inclusion through User Experience' and there were three talks, each giving insights into the incredible work the speakers are doing. First up…

10 Nov 2017 World Usability Day UXPA event...

Design,

UX & Web Design

World Usability Day - 09...

In case you hadn't guessed, today is World Usability Day and you may be thinking "Why are you telling me this?", "Usability is nothing new?" or even "Argh, where's the 'back' button!? I didn't mean to click this link!!". The simple answer to these questions is: usability matters. It matters…

09 Nov 2017 World Usability Day - 09...

UX & Web Design

Exploring design innovation in a...

In this article we will explore the site and how its execution is something to be admired from a design perspective. Then we will look at its function and how effective the site might be in driving tourism. Design and navigation The immaculate design and navigation achieves an impressive sense…

25 Oct 2017 Exploring design innovation in a...

General

GDPR, Privacy by Design and...

The General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ) comes into force in just under a year, but if you are feeling confused or anxious about what you need to do to ensure compliance, don't worry - you are not alone. In fact, only 54% of businesses surveyed by the Direct…

01 Jun 2017 GDPR, Privacy by Design and...