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Letter from client, 9ZillA.com

I was introduced to Switchbox when 9ZillA was still in the development stage. Issues with my previous web developer had me wondering if 9ZillA would ever launch. That’s when Switchbox saved the day. When they took over the project, I presented them with the challenge of completing my vision of 9ZillA. They didn’t disappoint. From […]

Peebles Creative Group

Congrats to one of our partners, Peebles Creative Group who are featured in the Blogo’Sphere section of this month’s Business First! “Keeping up with the latest in smart client strategies, innovative solutions, marketing insights, and yes, a few team antics, from Peebles Creative Group, one of Central Ohio’s leading branding and marketing firms, where design […]

AICPA

Congratulations to our client, American Institute of CPA’s, which just launched their Total Tax Insights Calculator that Switchbox Inc. created!! The Total Tax Insights Calculator is a way to give the taxpayer greater insight into the number and types of taxes they pay each year. It is an easy-to-use tool that is free to the […]

May 24, 2012
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Switchbox is happy to announce one of our clients, Buckeye Shapeform was featured in the Better Business Bureau’s Spring 2012 issue of The Beacon! The article details how the company has been able to remain a sustaining business by ambitiously shaping its company periodically in order to meet the demands of different times. Starting as […]

Apr 23, 2012
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Another responsive website design and development …

We have another great tool for testing responsive websites. http://screenqueri.es/ This allows you to test your site in a grid layout with height and width adjustments. It’s great when you are slicing a site from a Photoshop file and you need to test your HTML and CSS. Our developers at Switchbox love it. Hopefully you will […]

Responsive Web Design and Development Tool

Evan found a great tool for quickly testing your site to see how it looks on a few common mobile platforms. Just enter your site’s address in the upper right and see how it looks. http://jamus.co.uk/demos/rwd-demonstrations/ BTW: We have seen a huge increase in request for building out responsive design recently. If you need any […]

Load testing

Need to perform some baseline load testing? Check out this free online solutions here – http://loadimpact.com/ Test up to 50 concurrent users on your site.

Feb 27, 2012
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Thanks to Telerik

Evan just got us so great giveaways for our .Net Developer Lunch for this week. Telerik donated 2 “mystery” items for us to give to the people with the best submittions for newest ideas on jQuery which is our theme for this week. Good job Evan and thanks to Telerik.

Feb 05, 2012
Culture

Check out our article in the Dispatch

We have two organizations to thank. First the State of Ohio for approving our economic development loan and the Dispatch for covering it. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2012/01/31/tax-credits-could-bring-300-plus-jobs-to-area.html

Feb 01, 2012
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iPhone development

A lot of clients ask us what it takes to build an iPhone app. Most people assume that developing an iPhone app is as simple as writing the code and pushing it to Apple or Google. There is a lot more work and a lot of things to consider. This article does a great job […]

Dec 02, 2011
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How NOT to Design a Website

If you need to create a website, you could hire any old company to do it for you. However, you might end up with results like this (be warned – may induce epileptic seizures in sensitive individuals). …Or you could just hire Switchbox to build your site. Our work tends to be of much higher […]

Oct 24, 2011
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Easy AR with Javascript

After doing some digging, I’ve finally found a decent Javascript Library for Augmented Reality. It uses Flash to receive data from your web cam. From there, it looks for a marker in the video feed. From there, it can tell where the corners are. I took it a little further and threw our logo on […]

Oct 17, 2011
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Batch Install Applications with Ninite

Prepping a new computer with a fresh load of Windows is often a pretty tedious task – critical apps that take significant amounts of time to install (Visual Studio, SQL Server, Management Studio, etc.) mixed together with hundreds of updates and service packs with your odd mix of browsers, media, chat, and other random apps […]

Oct 10, 2011
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2011 Design Trend – jQuery Parallax Scrolling

How’d they do that? Parallax Scrolling is a type of scrolling technique that gives a pseudo-3D appearance and is truly eye-catching. This technique has been simplified with jQuery Plug-Ins. Check it out at http://tympanus.net/codrops/2011/01/03/parallax-slider/

Our newest Droid App

And to top off the launch of a brand new site (see our previous blog post) we just launch another Android mobile app. This one is designed/developed to be both a tablet app and an phone app. You can download it in the app store https://market.android.com/details?id=me.lifecubby.mobile.