Industry Commentary

There Is No I in Web Development Team

There Is No I in Web Development Team

Who’s on your roster? No, we’re not talking fantasy football here. We’re talking about your web development team.

Perhaps your team is one person who does everything. Although this can work well for simpler web projects, more complex sites typically require more skills than any one person has, and the work is allocated to different specialists.

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Web Design and the Internet of Things

Web Design and the Internet of Things

It probably has not escaped your notice that there has been a lot of chatter lately about the Internet of Things (IoT). In case you’ve missed it: IoT is the notion that pretty much everything—from refrigerators, automobiles, and industrial machines to environmental sensors, surveillance cameras, and baby monitors can be equipped with circuitry that enables them to connect to the Internet, providing information continuously or on demand.

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So You Want to Be a Web Developer

So You Want to Be a Web Developer

In an early “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” sketch, Mr. Anchovy, a chartered accountant (what we would call a CPA in the U.S.), seeks the help of a vocational guidance counselor in finding a new career, only to discover that the only job he’s suited for is that of…chartered accountant. A far cry from the lion tamer position he fancies.

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The Internet of Things: 5 Trends to Watch in 2016

The Internet of Things: 5 Trends to Watch in 2016

It’s impossible to predict the future. New trends are constantly developing, fads come and go, and what’s in vogue one day may be irrelevant the next.

Fortunately, the Internet gives us nearly unlimited access to the collective minds of the world, and with it, insight into what trends will likely take hold as the New Year unfurls its banner. In the interest of preparing ourselves, let’s review 5 trends of website development and security and how they’ll look in the coming year.

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It’s All About You: Creative Ideas for Your About Page

It’s All About You: Creative Ideas for Your About Page

Even if you think it’s clear that at a glance of your home page, people can see what your organization does and what it stands for, some visitors will want it spelled out more concretely or want additional details. This is where the “About” page comes in. Many websites have some form of an “About” page that describes the business or organization behind the site. It’s an important way to attract and keep customers, and it’s worth your while to put some thought into it.

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Building Bridges: Ways Developers And Clients Can Work Better Together

Building Bridges: Ways Developers And Clients Can Work Better Together

Men and women. Cats and dogs. Buyers and sellers. These three pairs have (at least) one thing in common: They don’t always speak the same language.

Of particular interest here is the third pair: buyer and seller, and specifically, client and web developer. When they don’t understand each other, the results are unmet expectations, bad Yelp ratings, and unpaid invoices.

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