Web Programming

Making Sense of the Website Development Process

Posted on October 25, 2014 at 1:24 pm

If you’re looking for a website development company to help create your online presence there are a few things you need to be aware of before you embark on your project.
Before you ask a qualified company to create your website, there are three specific tips that you must keep in mind when it comes to budgeting, timeline, and the final outcome of the project.
Here are three great tips that will keep you and your developers happy.

Know Your Timeline – Do Your Part

The first step to any website project (large or small) is to set a rough timeline of when the project will be complete and which milestones will be achieved along the way. It’s important to note that this is NOT a one sided process for only the developer or project manager, it also involves YOU. Before the project begins there must be the understanding that you and your company will be providing content, answering questions, and making key decisions on the project as it unfolds. For example, if your company is unable to deliver the required images or text content, your designers will have a very hard time integrating your content with their design structure. It’s critical that you stay up to date on your agreed upon timeline and deliver your share of the workload in a timely fashion. (more…)

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Advancing your skills as a website programmer

Posted on October 9, 2014 at 9:21 am

Website programming is a great skill to have and has many levels to it. As a programmer there is always more that you can learn to further advance your career. It may be that you are only confident in programming in one or two languages, but there are so many that is would be useful to learn a new one if possible.

Even if you decide that you only want to specialise in one particular language, PHP for example, then you always need to keep up to date with the latest industry news and new methods that are being released. Even the most advanced programmers still have something to learn. If you trained as a programmer a little while ago then it may be time for a refreshers course to check that your knowledge is still correct.

With new browers and HTML updates constantly being updated, some of the old techniques programmers use to use simply do not work now or have been improved to save time or improve security.

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