Category: Developers

When the going gets tough start coding

We get asked a lot about what technology is “dying” and what we suggest. New and veteran developers ask, trying to get a feel for how one solution is perceived vs another. Just a hint so they can start coding if it interests them – in a new more “progressive” language. There’s many benchmarks to analyze popularity. Brad Wood recently tweeted that CFML still ranked high on the Code2015 list. There’s many other languages there too. But is a code’s ranking enough to “adopt it”? Not always.. but sometimes. Similarly when Hostek plans it’s yearly goals. We know people are still interested in...
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Ethical Web Development

Inspired by a recent post from Anselm Hannemann this week we decided to share this link to Ethical Web Development. Hahnemann makes a great point. While most website and apps don’t manage life and death responsibilities some do. He said: And that’s why I think we should feel responsible for our users. And by making choices that are ethical and user-centered, we create a better web for everyone. See ethicalweb.org The point is not to pay special attention to development at these critical levels. Instead standardize the approach to web-development all together. So that websites or apps are created with...
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We Reviewed Perch CMS And Love It

When designing a new site most need a CMS. We write a lot about WordPress because it’s the most popular. There are some other AWESOME CMS options out there. We’ve tried & supported many. Perch CMS being one of them, we really like. If you search the phrase “best CMS” you’ll receive over 2.4 million results. Stuff And Nonsense a well known agency uses Perch, we found that interesting. Stuff And Nonsense doesn’t normally develop, but on occasion they’ll put their amazing designs on a CMS. Most of the times they choose Perch CMS the “really little CMS”. You can read why other people choose...
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10 Ways To Make WordPress Faster

You can make WordPress faster and there are some good reasons to. We can’t overstate the importance of speedy websites – we recently shared on improving website speed, and well kept webpages. Here’s some interesting stats about time impact of slow web pages: Microsoft Found “A two second delay in response time for Bing, reduced user satisfaction by 3.8%, resulted in 4.3% less revenue per user.” A Report By LoadStorm Confirms One second delay in your website load time means 7% less conversions, 11% fewer page views and 16% decrease in customer satisfaction. & Google counts poor performance against you....
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