Posts about Development

October 26, 2011 by Art Williams
HTML5 Semantics

When web developers moved from table-based to non-table-based layouts, the syntax change was relatively simple: use a <div> element instead of <table>, <tr>, or <td>. The hard part was learning how to use position, float, and clear in your css to make it all look right.

October 18, 2011 by Amy Peveto
Marketer’s blueprint to mobile website design and development

With over a quarter of the world’s estimated four billion mobile phones able to access the web, mobile Internet is poised to overtake desktop usage by 2015. More people are using mobile search than ever before, and ignoring mobile website development is a luxury you won’t be able to afford for much longer.

October 14, 2011 by JD Collier
Enhance Drupal with other products

Drupal is a powerful content management system. I sometimes joke with clients that I've used every CMS out there but I landed on Drupal because of its flexibility and power.

The truth is, I'm an opportunist; I pull together a suite of solutions based on budget and requirements. Sometimes I may do everything in Drupal....

October 12, 2011 by Art Williams
Display Suite Module

Yesterday I ran across a module called Display Suite that blew my mind. This module fills a gap in Drupal that I was only vaguely aware existed, but now that I know it is there I can’t see myself building many sites without this module installed.

September 30, 2011 by JD Collier
OpenLayers Map

I'm a fan of the OpenLayers module in Drupal 7 (and 6 too, for that matter) and here's why you should be too.

You can allow for both latitude/longitude mapping, KML property boundary mapping, geocoding entered addresses (with a helper module) and more. With this module, you can input the geo data and then display all...

September 29, 2011 by AMac
San Antonio Web Design

A few months ago, I came up with an idea to design and build a Digett landing page that would break down the state of the San Antonio web design community and explain to the average consumer why the Digett way is the only way to go. Today, I'm proud to announce the launch of that page — San Antonio Web Design.

September 28, 2011 by Art Williams
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

This comic about restaurant websites started me thinking about the way most websites are built. My experience over the past 5-6 years of building sites is that the motivation for a new site ranges from “our current site’s design is out date” to “it is difficult to use” or even “we need a website because we don’...

September 23, 2011 by JD Collier
Mobile Website Development

For the last two weeks, I've talked about A Developer's Perspective on Mobile Websites (part 1 | part 2). This week, I'd like to close out by going through a couple of the decisions I make for each mobile...

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