Tag: web development

How to Design the Best Navigation Bar for Your Website

How to Design the Best Navigation Bar for Your Website

The navigation bar is the most important design element on a website. Not only does it guide your users to pages beyond the homepage, but it’s also the singular tool to give users a sense of orientation. With this in mind, it’s important to adhere to time-tested design and usability conventions. Doing so will give your users a comfortable and easy reference point to fully engage with your content.

HTML5 to create new challenges for security pros in 2012

HTML5 to create new challenges for security pros in 2012

Security firm Sophos says there are benefits to using HTML5, but warns it also introduces new risks from cyber criminals targeting the browser to steal its data

Touch-oriented apps: A developer’s guide

Touch-oriented apps: A developer’s guide

User experience and UI nuances pose the biggest challenge to tap into gesture-savvy iOS, Android, and Windows 8

Five Easy Tools to Build a Website

Five Easy Tools to Build a Website

No matter how modest your launch, your business will need a web presence. Maybe you’ve been putting it off. After all, we weren’t all put on earth to write code on the web–and hiring someone who was is expensive. Luckily, you don’t have to know a thing about programming to build a respectable website these days. There are loads of affordable–even free–tools that do the grunt work for you.

7 CMS features nobody asks for, but everyone needs

7 CMS features nobody asks for, but everyone needs

Selecting the right CMS is in many ways a fascinating process, where you make decisions that will have tremendous impact on your digital presence and productivity over the coming years.

HTML5 and native apps: A winning mobile strategy

HTML5 and native apps: A winning mobile strategy

As smartphones continue their exponential growth and consumers get increasingly comfortable with using them to book travel, conduct research and make purchases, it’s essential for organizations to leverage next-generation mobile technologies into their overall marketing efforts.

Top 10 Mobile Web Development JavaScript Frameworks

Top 10 Mobile Web Development JavaScript Frameworks

Creating web apps and sites for the Mobile Web has its own sets of challenges and techniques. From UIs optimized for fingers instead of mouse cursors to the bandwidth limitations that most portable personal devices have, developing for mobile devices requires a paradigm shift for those of us who’ve traditionally created products aimed at desktops.

Social Business SaaS Applications

Social Business SaaS Applications

A couple of years ago while analyzing the ways SaaS business applications could evolve we started thinking about the social web’s impact on business processes. At the time, Facebook’s success was accelerating while Twitter and Zynga were emerging. We know that consumer-oriented companies want to engage their customers and prospects in the places they frequent, i.e., the social web.

The power of Web 3.0 – how to prepare

The power of Web 3.0 – how to prepare

The advent of Web 2.0 allowed users to go beyond the passive consumption of web content, enabling them to participate fully in the actual generation of content on any number of new media.