Archive for the ‘Web development’ Category

Correct UI/UX user interface/user experience development in HTML5, CSS and jQuery

I love beautiful and full of art design. I love working with designer and customer pitching ideas about whole concept and different elements in design to make it a piece of art, yet user friendly and goal orientated. As I’m programmer, I also love to come up with innovative solutions in terms of programming the [...]

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5 questions before you contact your web designer

There are many web design questionnaires and some are good for some type of web design customers, some for other type of websites that need to be designed and developed. We have also used different web design questionnaires but here I try to create most general one that could suit to most of companies who are planning new website. [...]

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Why it’s better to do advanced web programming in Yii (= Yes It Is) framework compared to something else?

I have written why it’s always good idea to develop web on open source platforms like MODx, WordPress, Magento and I have written why MODx is better content management framework compared to others but today I want to explain why sometimes things should be written from scratch rather than using ready-made CMS systems. When you [...]

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MODx Revolution is here and MODx native shopping cart VisionCart comming soon

MODx Revolution 2.0.2 with some bug fixes is out already for a while and it’s really great. It takes time to learn as it’s quite different but it’s worth the time. Must move on and Evolution must become history. What is even greater news for many who have been thinking that MODx is great but [...]

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Draw the web site’s structure diagram & draw the web pages’ layout

Once you have gave a deeper thought about the goal of your website (read about “First steps planning your web design” by Carlo) you need to think about how the web pages (with text, image, video, input forms, etc. content) will be structured. Good starting point would be to first try to think of what [...]

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First steps planning your web design

What is the goal of the website? Of course you have to start from here. Is the goal to get the visitor to click “buy now” or “order now” button on e-commerce website and reach the “Thank you! Payment successful” page or just fill a form and end up “Thank you! Information submitted!” page so [...]

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Why it’s better to develop web in open source (MODx, Magento, WordPress etc.)?

Simple – if you order from X web development company or even worse outsource your CMS and shopping cart for example from freelancer in India who will use his Z content management system then what will happen if that X web design company or freelances one day disappears? Unfortunately that happens to really often. Now [...]

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How and why to develop website in a new server while old website is still live at old hosting until the new website is ready

Customers often want us develop new website to their domain name customer.com but until the new website is finalized, tested and the content added, the old website should still be live. I’m going to explain the easiest way to do so without extra time (=cost for customer) spent on transferring new website to another hosting server and [...]

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Communication – a key to customer satisfaction in web development

If you are working in the web development field you have probably come across the situation when you have created a nice new web page – it has the looks, it has the functionality, it has everything you’d wish for and most importantly everything the customer wished for but yet the customer rates it 3 [...]

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Nominate MODx best open source CMS @ Packt 2009

MODx won in Packt Open Source CMS Award 2007 first place at most promising CMS as it was still quite in a baby stage but seen that something good will come out of it. In August MODx Evolution 1.0 released and before the end of 2009 MODx Revolution 2.0 will release so let’s help MODx [...]

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