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What are Programming Languages & What are They Used For?

You have likely seen one or more of the acronyms like CSS, HTML, SQL, and PHP or heard someone talking about Java or Python. To start with, these strings of letters actually have some meaning in web development, Java isn’t coffee, and Python is not the snake. Each of these languages performs an essential function

Frontend VS Backend Web Development

If you have a business website, you’ve likely heard of web development, and you may feel like you’re starting to get a good grasp on what exactly that is. Then, you start hearing people talking about “frontend” and “backend” development. Suddenly, you’re feeling a little confused again, and that’s understandable. Luckily, it’s not actually that

Database Driven Website 101

In recent years, more and more websites are offering personalized content for their users. Whether your website includes recommended purchases or client reviews, you may want to consider using a database to keep the information up to date. In this blog, we take a closer look at database driven web design and how it can

The Importance of Good User Experience

Not designing online business experiences with the end user’s needs in mind is one of the most significant errors that businesses (of all sizes) are making. Studies indicate that you have not minutes but seconds to catch a user’s attention, give them the information they came to your site for and encourage them to take

Value-Added Personalization & Your Professional Website

A 2006 article in The Economist titled “Post-Modernism is the New Black” discusses the philosophical ramifications of post-modernism in the retail environment. While Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault might not have seen this coming, their post-modern (and often anti-capitalist) philosophies are being applied to the reconstruction rather than deconstruction of the capitalist system. One of

Live Video for Business 101

Social media live video broadcasting was launched by Twitter with the Periscope app in 2015. Since this launch, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and numerous other social media platforms have launched their own live video streaming apps. With billions of users a month across platforms, live video may be the next big thing for your business’ integrated

Top 5 Tips for User-Friendly Web Design

Today, having a website is no longer an option for businesses it’s a requirement. Many businesses rely on drag and drop website builders or purchase a template. These sites can be difficult to customize for your unique business, creating a less-than-ideal user interface. Having a business website is an important first step, but once people