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So, you’re thinking of becoming a web developer, eh? All you need is a computer to act as a server in your basement, a few basic I.T skills and qualifications, a few clients, charge them a few bucks to set up a CMS and buy a theme, and host them from your basement server with a power surge cord, and make a million by next year? Sounds pretty good, right? Wrong!
Let’s face it, the business world today is more competitive than ever before, with competition fierce, and small up and coming companies looking to stamp their authority and leave their mark in the marketplace. In terms of making it in the business world, one of the key elements required is a professional looking website, that not only looks great, but also functions effectively in the process.
Having a great website is important for helping people understand what you do and why they should care and most of the people that come to your website are probably landing on your homepage. With the homepage being the first impression you have to make sure that it is communicating the right message in the right way to your user.
Cloud computing is a great advancement in technology as they allow you to collaborate more effectively. Using cloud computing for your business can also help to reduce cost, increase profitability, improve efficiency, and support innovation.
Android and iPhone mobile phones now combine for over 85% of the US smartphone market, and the majority of development is focused on these two platforms. There are however, subtle differences and if you are faced with the budgetary constraints that allow you to develop for only one of the two markets there are a few things to consider before you make this decision.
Being one of the most impressive places in North America if not the world, Toronto is a vibrant metropolitan mega-city with plenty of things to do, many places to see and sights to visit. With around six million people living there, finding something to do with your time hasn’t been easier as the city tries to keep each and every one of those numbers happy.
Recently we developed an awesome website for a far away client who flew in to meet with us and they were considering moving their company to Toronto. The only thing they really knew about Toronto was the CN Tower and Rob Ford in the news! So, rather than being unprepared on what to talk to clients about when it comes to living in and around the GTA, here are some thoughts!
Responsive design is quickly becoming the standard website design style to accommodate all of the various devices that access the internet. Creating a responsible website with a good website designer then becomes an ongoing process that requires consistent iterations. Creating a good responsive website should keep the user experience in mind and seek to make the website design simple with good content flow and navigation. Applying these 5 responsive website tips will increase the quality of your users’ experience.
The availability and ease of customization of cool web fonts is pushing more web designers to use tools such as Google Web Fonts to create fonts that match their brand. Google Web Fonts provides high-quality fonts that you can create or use as is in your website design using the Google Fonts API.
Having a great website is important for helping people understand what you do and why they should care and most of the people that come to your website are probably landing on your homepage. With the homepage being the first impression you have to make sure that it is communicating the right message in the right way to your user. A great homepage not only helps to set the expectation but can be the factor that makes people decide to continue browsing your site or, if they aren't pleased, to click away. The homepage must blend good aesthetics without sacrificing any functionality to have the most impact.

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