All posts tagged: Web Development

Designing a Corporate Site

It’s always tough trying to come up with how to design a corporate site. On one hand, you want to convey an influential image of your company. On the other hand, you don’t want to come across as boring and blend in with every other company. The key to pulling off a great corporate web design is to figure out what your main goals are. From there, you can think about creative ways to present your company and engage the visitor. To help you start brain storming concepts, here are some jump off ideas. Idea #1: A minimalist site with custom photography If your corporate site has clear intentions on what it is supposed to achieve, then a minimalist design can do the job. Combined with custom photography, you can let your copy do the talking while giving an impactful imagery of what you want to portray about your company….

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1 year, 6 months ago

The Connection Between Branding and Web Design

There are many aspects of web design to focus on, but one of the most overlooked topics is company branding. If you spend the next couple of hours using the search engines to research company websites across a variety of industries and markets, you’ll notice that many of them lack a strong brand identity. The prominence of the brand is important in web design because it creates brand awareness to the user and leaves a strong impression. If you compare two different eCommerce sites that sell the same types of products, you’ll probably notice that the products, site structure and product organization are all very similar. What’s going to distinguish these two websites is the brand. A memorable and relevant logo is a big part of the overall brand, but too many companies fail to go beyond that.

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3 years, 6 months ago
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Web Redesign

At a certain point, every website is in need of a face lift. Trends change, the internet advances and matures and visitors to a website eventually grow bored when a competitor with a glossy new look emerges. For a website to stay relevant and thrive in an online business environment, an occasional redesign is a necessity. The problem many web designers have is that the process can often drag out for much longer than anyone would like. There are always minor issues that need to be addressed, but when creating a new design, there are some main points that should be emphasized and approaches that should be taken.

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3 years, 10 months ago
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Questions To Ask A Web Design Company

At this point, many users are expecting a high level and quality in web design on the sites they are visiting, which cannot be easily accomplished by individual marketers, freelancers or in-house marketing teams or by popular self design site builders. Because of this, more people are looking into hiring a web design firm to get a professional and well coded website.

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3 years, 11 months ago

Magento eCommerce Stores And Responsive Design

If you are running an eCommrce store by now shire you experianced  a significant increase in the amount of traffic you are receiving from mobile devices. It seems everyone  has a tablet or a smartphone. More and more, people are choosing to make purchasing decisions from their mobile devices, making the need for a mobile friendly eCommerce store that much more important. Of all the open source eCommerce solutions, Magento seams to be the most popular. With structure in place of giving way to responsive web design, it is important to understand the benefits, capabilities and other considerations to be aware of.

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3 years, 11 months ago

Web Design Considerations For Web Developers

Web development is evolving at a fairly rapid rate. From basic HTML pages to complex CSS, mobile dedicated sites and responsive web design, it has been difficult for some developers to keep up. While there is no future proof approach to web design and development, there are some issues to consider that will ensure that projects avoid the need to constantly be updated.

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4 years, 5 days ago

The Importance of Web Usability

Web Usability is important and shouldn’t be overlooked when it comes to new website design and development. It directly reflects on effectiveness of the website and overall user experience, so it’s important to put a lot of attention and analyze elements not just in the begging stage but also frequently once website is launched. There is a link to the post bellow, we did a while back that may help you stay on track with your web usability, it covers following: Begin By Analyzing User Activity Improve The Web Site Design A>B Testing To Find Winners Think About User Interface Design and User Experience Usability for Mobile Sites Read more…

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4 years, 12 days ago

Why mobile web apps are slow

Interesting article by fellow developer Drew Crawford, very long but worthwhile reading… Essentially there are three categories of criticism about this benchmark: 1) The fact that JS is slower than native code is not news: everybody learned this in CS1 when they talked about compiled vs JIT vs interpreted languages. The question is whether it is appreciably slower in some way that actually matters for the kind of software you are writing, and benchmarks like these fail to address that problem one way or the other. 2) Yes JS is slower and yes it matters, but it keeps getting faster and so one day soon we will find ourselves in case #1 where it is no longer appreciably slower, so start investing in JS now. 3) I write Python/PHP/Ruby server-side code and I have no idea what you guys keep going on about. I know that my servers are faster…

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4 years, 17 days ago