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  • The Importance of a Minimum The Importance of a Minimum

    December 29, 2006 at 1:29 pm by Jason Berry

    Whether you’re a freelancer or full fledged corporation it’s important to pick and stick to a minimum initial development cost. Whether that’s $500 dollars or in our case $5000 dollars for brand new clients, it’s important to know that exact …

  • Steps to E-Commerce Steps to E-Commerce

    December 28, 2006 at 1:28 pm by Jason Berry

    Launching over 30 fully customized e-commerce solutions this year alone topLingo can certainly claim “We know E-Commerce!”  So, where do you begin?  It’s easy! I’ve put together a simple cheat sheet with the following steps: Choose a Developer Choose a …

  • Video in Flash Video in Flash

    December 27, 2006 at 1:27 pm by Jason Berry

    Take a lesson from YouTube and note that an ideal alternative to video formats quicktime and windows media to display on the internet is Flash. You’ll have less trouble with your audience having to download plug-ins, codec and compression conflicts …

  • Help with Code Documentation Help with Code Documentation

    December 26, 2006 at 1:25 pm by Jason Berry

    Writing application code can be tedious, but then writing about what or how you wrote your code is even more tedious. It’s called “Documentation” and these apps can help you out: NDOC for .NET JavaDoc for JAVA

  • Microsoft Tries to Claim Ownership of RSS Microsoft Tries to Claim Ownership of RSS

    December 22, 2006 at 1:24 pm by Jason Berry

    We’re a Microsoft shop but like a little brother we’re even calling bull$hit on this one. Apparently big bro is now trying to patent RSS technology as if they invented it. According to filing with the US Patent and Trademark …

  • Using Non-Stock Image Search Engines to Spark Ideas Using Non-Stock Image Search Engines to Spark Ideas

    December 21, 2006 at 1:22 pm by Jason Berry

    When creating graphics for your website stock agencies like iStockPhoto and Corbis are usually the first place artists go before they start drawing.  These agencies have a large selection and will meet all of your legal requirements but sometimes the …

  • 7 Habits of a Highly Successful Freelance Web Designer 7 Habits of a Highly Successful Freelance Web Designer

    December 19, 2006 at 1:21 pm by Jason Berry

    Found a cool list from industry expert Andy Budd who published a topic in his blog regarding the “7 Habits of a Highly Successful Freelance Web Designer.”  For anyone out there freelancing read it.  He’s dead on starting with #1 …

  • Prepare Your Code for a Private Label Prepare Your Code for a Private Label

    December 18, 2006 at 1:20 pm by Jason Berry

    As our company hit the 40th mark last week for times one of our applications has been “Private Labeled” we can strongly advise everyone to make sure your programming is prepared for this feature. Private labeling, in essence, is producing …

  • Web Developer Magazines to Pay Attention to. Web Developer Magazines to Pay Attention to.

    December 12, 2006 at 1:19 pm by Jason Berry

    Both are a bit pricey being based in the UK, but well worth the subscription. Web Designerwebdesignermag.co.uk Practical Web Designhttp://www.pwdmag.co.uk/

  • Original Signal: Great Design for Impatient News Junkies Original Signal: Great Design for Impatient News Junkies

    December 8, 2006 at 1:17 pm by Jason Berry

    Damn!    These dudes (or girls) nailed it … the design/layout that is.  Go to OriginalSignal.com and you’ll see a great way to display multiple RSS feeds in a tight design with perfect use of ajax mouseovers.  I’ve shown this site …

  • Technically it’s Just Technorati.  And What’s a Blog? Technically it’s Just Technorati. And What’s a Blog?

    December 5, 2006 at 1:13 pm by Jason Berry

    Summed up in their tagline “There are over 55 million blogs out there … some of them have to be good!” Technorati is an internet search engine focused on the world of weblogs or blogs for short. A blog is …

  • Where’s My Website Rank in the Engines? Where’s My Website Rank in the Engines?

    December 4, 2006 at 1:12 pm by Jason Berry

    Wondering where your website ranks amongst the billion other webpages out there. Check out www.googlerankings.com and see how high you’re listed in Google, Yahoo, MSN and Ask. The search will seem slow, but the results are worth the wait.

  • Podcasts via Phone Podcasts via Phone

    December 1, 2006 at 1:10 pm by Jason Berry

    Two services popped up that have a unique idea of allowing users to listen to ANY podcast via any phone. Not quite sure how far this idea will take off because it only hits that “Damn! I’m not near a …

  • Press Release: topLingo Offers Free Webinar for Website Owners & Developers on RSS Feeds and Their Relation to Your Website. Press Release: topLingo Offers Free Webinar for Website Owners & Developers on RSS Feeds and Their Relation to Your Website.

    December 1, 2006 at 10:49 am by Jason Berry

    Orange County website design firm topLingo debuts its first online webinar Wednesday December 6th which will address the question “To RSS or Not to RSS, should your website utilize RSS Feeds?” For information and free registration visit: http://www.toplingo.com/webinars Irvine, Calif. …

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