Cyberwarfare’s a Battlefield

Okay. So we didn’t break this story and we aren’t necessarily sure what they are talking about; specifically, where this is whole thing is going or how it will ultimately be applied. But, it is interesting. Oh yeah, it’s interesting alright.
Okay, okay. I will explain. It seems that the infamous DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects [...]

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Microsoft Looks to Attract New Web Developers with WebMatrix

If you haven’t yet heard, Microsoft recently released the first beta of WebMatrix, a light-weight (and free) software stack that provides everything you need to start building websites using Windows.

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3 Tools to Intensely Mock

Who hasn’t, at one time or another, needed to mock up a web page, a user interface, or even a complete application? For a designer or developer, sometimes it’s best to whip up a quick mock up for management or clients prior to starting a task. That way you get sign off from the VIPs [...]

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What’s your take on the Apple/Adobe Feud?

The San Francisco Chronicle recently ran a story that tapped into the anger many developers, particularly those who develop in Flash, harbor towards Apple and its stance against the Flash platform—a seemingly stubborn (or even spiteful) one, to some.

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Back to the Future

Back to the Future
Last month we announced the upcoming availability of DotNetPanel for our dedicated and VPS customers. This month we’re pleased to announce something for our shared customers: new ASP.NET 4.0 plans that are hosted on Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5.
But that’s not all, dear reader.
We’re also provisioning sites in their own [...]

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Not Your Daddy’s PHP

Back when .Net 2.0 was released, a few of the PHP developers we have on staff got a case of “framework envy.” For those of you who are not familiar with .Net 2.0, implementing it into your site is sort of like going from the brick mobile phones of the 1990’s to the 3GS smart phones dominating the market today.

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Beware (and Be Aware) of Wordpress Privacy Settings

Beware (and Be Aware) of Wordpress Privacy Settings
Not to start this off too tangentially, but there are times when writing a blog post is painful. Not physically, mind you, but definitely psychologically, and even spiritually (if you’re the spiritual sort).
This is one such time.
Here’s a quick tip for you Wordpress users: be sure to check [...]

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7 BIG Myths About WordPress

We’re here set things straight, if you will, and talk about the seven biggest myths that we hear about WordPress on a regular basis.

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Technically Speaking With…Cello Vergara

For this month’s “Technically Speaking With” column, we had the pleasure of speaking with Cello Vergara, President and CEO of Propoganda3, a leading interactive production studio based out of Kansas City, MO. Be sure to check out the full interview below, as Cello had lots to share about interactive design and the emergence of mobile marketing technology. In addition, he offered some great insights about the designer/client relationship, and how he and his team approach client work.

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What the Windows Phone 7 Series means to web developers

Just as the growing popularity of Apple’s line of Mac computers coincided with the growth and popularity of web applications—and largely dampening Microsoft’s huge Windows/PC “app” advantage—the Windows Phone UI enhancements could make it a winner when the dust settles.

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