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Meet Your Newest Demandware LINK Partner

CQL is pleased to announce our acceptance into the Demandware LINK Partner Ecosystem. We are thrilled to join the exclusive group of solutions providers implementing enterprise customers on the Demandware platform.

Over the years, our team has proven they can handle complex eCommerce implementations. We believe this alliance reflects our standard of excellence and ability to get projects done on time and on budget.

Demandware has an amazing toolset that offers state of the art functionality to its customers and this partnership is key to expanding our offerings at CQL.

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5 Ways to Make Mobile Users Hate Your Site

Congratulations! It's 2015 and your company has some kind of mobile site (note: if you do not have a mobile optimized site, read this and immediately begin the process of creating one). So, you're done right? 

Not exactly. It’s not enough to just have a website people can visit on mobile devices. It has to actually be efficient to access and navigate on those devices or you will lose traffic.

We’ve all been to sites on a mobile device that were impossible to use or somehow annoying. Your mobile site should encourage users to stay, not drive them away. Read these five mobile pet peeves to make sure mobile users don't hate your site. 

1. Painfully Slow Page Load

Or any delay in page load. The other day while testing the load speed of a website I joked that it didn't pass the "Millennial Test." Pardon the stereotype, but as a person who grew up with an abundance of technology, I have very little patience when it comes to the internet. Particularly on my phone. If a website takes more than a few seconds to load, I’m out of there.

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5 Key Software Testing Lessons from GR Dev Night

I’ve been hearing about GR Dev Night (and GR Dev Day) ever since I began searching for a job in West Michigan. My friends from college who now work in the Grand Rapids area all made sure to give me the inside scoop on these fun and educational events.

Because there are only four events per year, it took some waiting before I was able to attend one of the events.

When the time finally came, I was excited to experience the most recent GR Dev Night with a couple of my coworkers to learn more about software testing!

This particular GR Dev Night was co-hosted by the GR Testers Meetup, which, as it turns out, is made up of a bunch of smart and good-humored local testers and developers. Pete Walen, a self-described Software Anthropologist and Software Tester, gave the keynote presentation. He had the crowd laughing endlessly all while teaching us a few things about software testing. Here are the top 5 things I learned that night.

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