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  • HTML5 and mobile — random thoughts HTML5 and mobile — random thoughts

    March 4, 2011 at 3:39 pm by Jason Berry

    There’s been quite a bit of buzz around HTML5 and what it means for founders, project architects, and web developers. Relevance of HTML5 has be fueled by (1) rapid browser adoption of the as-yet-to-be-finalized standard and (2) the huge implications …

  • Social Networking: Takes More than Pretty Legs Social Networking: Takes More than Pretty Legs

    July 14, 2008 at 4:53 pm by The topLinguist

    In “Crash Into Me”, Dave Matthews sings, “Hike up your skirt a little more and show the world to me.” We can dig where Dave’s coming from, but are pretty legs enough to get site visitors coming back in 2008? …

  • Green coding?  Hmmm… Green coding? Hmmm…

    March 27, 2008 at 7:00 pm by Jason Berry

    The Green movement is oh-so-popular these days. I wonder how far we can take it. Over a great beer the other day, I was talking to a Prius-hugger about creating a smaller carbon footprint. As he droned on in his …

  • Web Development in the iPhone’ed Mobile World Web Development in the iPhone’ed Mobile World

    December 13, 2007 at 12:50 pm by Mike Glezos

    With great fanfare, Steve Jobs told the world the one of the biggest innovations of the iphone was bringing the “real” internet to a mobile device for the first time. No more junior, stripped down websites, with the iPhone you …

  • Social Networks to Social Platforms Social Networks to Social Platforms

    December 12, 2007 at 5:11 pm by Mike Glezos

    The hot buzzword in 2008 will be social platform. Rising social network star Facebook got the ball rolling this year when they announced their open development platform which allowed software developers to create custom applications to run inside Facebook. This …

  • Google’s Open Social Google’s Open Social

    November 16, 2007 at 6:07 pm by Mike Glezos

    Google has been making some big moves lately, one of which is in the social network arena. Open Social is a set of API’s (application programming interfaces) which will allow developers to create applications that will run on a variety …

  • Favicons: Small Graphic Thingys in the URL Favicons: Small Graphic Thingys in the URL

    July 11, 2007 at 7:41 am by Mike Glezos

    “I want one for my website! You know that square graphic thing-a-ma-jig next to where I type my website name!” They’re called favicons (not to be confused with decipticons) and these 16 x 16 pixel sized graphical icons in .ICO …

  • Smashing Magazine: 53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without Smashing Magazine: 53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without

    July 10, 2007 at 10:12 am by Mike Glezos

    Smashing magazine who recently gave me a headache from filtering through links in their article “42 Design/Tech Magazines to Read” recently published another informative list worth checking out … 53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without

  • Testing Webpage Message Variations – Google Website Optimizer Testing Webpage Message Variations – Google Website Optimizer

    May 11, 2007 at 2:47 pm by Jason Berry

    According to Google “Website Optimizer, Google’s free multivariate testing application, helps online marketers increase visitor conversion rates and overall visitor satisfaction by continually testing different combinations of site content (text and images).”   So, after I looked up what the …

  • Budget to Small?  Try Freelance, Craigs List or Overseas. Budget to Small? Try Freelance, Craigs List or Overseas.

    April 12, 2007 at 2:45 pm by Jason Berry

    Like any web development company in the U.S. topLingo has a minimum development cost to take on any new project. Our threshold is $5000 for new clients. Can we do it for $500? Sorry, no. But we offer three alternatives …

  • Ruby on Rails Buyer Beware! Ruby on Rails Buyer Beware!

    February 8, 2007 at 2:13 pm by Jason Berry

    As rapid application development like Ruby On Rails increases in popularity clients with strict deadlines will be requesting more and more of this type of development. The obvious upside is meeting shorter deadlines and deliverables but don’t forget to weigh …

  • Web Tip #468: Technology Cults Web Tip #468: Technology Cults

    February 5, 2007 at 2:08 pm by Jason Berry

    If you believe or have been led to believe that your web app can only be built with some specific  technology (e.g. .NET or PHP or Javabeans), your development team is not approaching your project with the right mindset.  As …

  • AJAX Samples AJAX Samples

    January 31, 2007 at 1:53 pm by Jason Berry

    The best way to explain the benefit of AJAX on a website for an end user is to see it in action. Check out this Microsoft site with some perfect examples of AJAX in action. Click the samples on the …

  • Chase Loves Our Fax Server Solution, We Used AJAX Magic! Chase Loves Our Fax Server Solution, We Used AJAX Magic!

    January 20, 2007 at 1:45 pm by Jason Berry

    AJAX certainly has its appropriate uses and I’m not talking about cleaning your toilets.  Launching in a few weeks is a cool project my team has been working on for about a month for JPMorgan Chase.  It’s a web application …

  • 2007 and the Technologies Our Clients Will Want this Year! 2007 and the Technologies Our Clients Will Want this Year!

    January 2, 2007 at 1:32 pm by Jason Berry

    Welcome to 2007 and Happy New Year!  Lots of great opportunities in the web development world this year and just like each year before it some cool technologies and ideas will emerge and some will fade away.  And although personally …

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