Keir Whitaker Shopify Design Advocate & Podcaster

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Building Your First Ecommerce Store

On April 20th General Assembly hosted an evening workshop which was simultaneously broadcast live and is now available on their YouTube channel.

During the hour long session Ross Beyeler of Boston based Growth Spark covers all you need to know about building your first ecommerce store with Shopify from a web designers perspective.
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Intellihelper — Intellihelper is a new kind of automated helpdesk agent. With Intellihelper you can create beautiful and intuitive interactive tutorials that overlay on your website, showing your users how to accomplish certain tasks. (via @si)

Ecommerce Upsells for Web Designers — An article by me on ways in which web designers can extend their ecommerce projects beyond design and build

New York City Skyline — The lifts to the top of 1 World Trade Center now show an animated time lapse that recreates the development of the NYC skyline, from the 1500s to today (via Swiss Miss)

The Charm of Hotels — A video from The School of Life: "Nights alone in hotels are both lonely and alienating - and yet also strangely intense and illuminating"

Passport Index — An interactive tool, which collects, displays and ranks the passports of the world. You can discover the world’s passports on a map, by country name, by Passport Power Rank and even by the colour of their cover.

First Aid Git — A searchable collection of the most Git frequently asked questions

Paper Clips — "Every morning I would start with 120 paper clips in one jar and I would keep dialling the phone until I had moved them all to the second jar."

Lara Hogan Performance Rerources — Lara's frequently updated front-end performance resources page. Plenty here to consider for your next project. Also consider grabbing a copy of her book.

Jason Lengstorf — Tales from a digital nomad working a whole year in Europe. Some great insights into topics such as booking apartments, tax, mobile phones and more.