Blog / Software Development

HTML5 vs. WordPress

A lot of people wonder about how to increase the SEO relevance of their WordPress site compared to HTML5.  With a variety of web design templates out there it takes a little more information to make an informed decision.

Sitecore Web Application Developers in Columbus, O…

Sitecore is quickly gaining traction as a preferred CMS system by companies here in Columbus.  We've been getting some request to do development work as well as a few simple questions.  Hopefully this blog give you a little more information if you are thinking about building a new website using it as your CMS system.

When big companies use bad UI (User Interface)

What is one of the absolute worst UI mistakes you can make?  Well I'm sure there are a lot but I just filled out a finanical application for one of the nations largest banks and I think their site qualifies.  This blog is not to embarsse them but I thought it was a good example of how even the largest companies with the largest budgets make bad decisions when it comes to website design, development and UI/UX.

Switchbox Props

Switchbox Props is a fun and engaging way to recognize and reward the hard work that your employees and coworkers are putting in on a daily basis.

Custom Product Configurations and Javascript

The web is built for display data in tables, grids, images and videos but not as much for custom online image processing.  The good news is that with a little help from Javascript you can build dynamic image and product configurators online.  Check out one of our newly launched websites for an example.

What are interactive wireframes?

Interactive wireframes are a great step in the discovery process of any web based project.  They go beyond the standard view of static wireframes and help clients explore how the website or mobile application will function instead of just showing what the website will look like.

GeoJSON Data Conversion

Working with GIS data for new applications can present problems.  One of the biggest is the fact that most GIS data is still in legacy formats.  If you are having trouble converting legacy GIS map data we can help.

Who owns your website?

Who actually owns your website?  Or maybe asked a different way, who has the ability to shut your site down if they want?  We are starting to see panic stricken clients asking this question more and more often and it's one you should be asking now.

ADA Compliance - A Web "Standard" that Needs to be…

As the federal regulations around stopping frivolous lawsuits are handicap accessibility are about to take effect more and more law firms are trying to file their class action lawsuits against organizations.  We have had a variety of companies reach out to us to help make their websites ADA compliant.  The problem is that while everyone wants to accuse our clients of not meeting the ADA standards no one seems to be able to say exactly what that means.

US Government Standards for Responsive Web Design

Most web developers and designers have used the Bootstrap framework for years but apparently the US government is getting involved now too.  If you do work at the national or possibly even state level for website and web applications you may see this pop up on an RFP requirement soon.