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June 9, 2017
why learning core JavaScript is still important

The big deal now and the last several years with JavaScript is the modern frameworks. The most popular being Angular JS, React JS and Vue JS . It seems like every posting you see for a front-end web developer position wants you to have hard-core experience with one of these frameworks. (Mostly Angular, but some […]

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May 16, 2017
WordPress REST API 101

I have recently been exploring the REST API plugin for WordPress and how it works, and why it is such a big deal, as I've been hearing for a while that the WP Rest API is "a game changer" in the web development world. Of course, as a web developer, we hear this every month […]

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January 17, 2017
Content is King when it comes to SEO

When it comes to SEO content is king. Not just any content will do though. You need to have the right content pertinent to your business and marketing efforts and you need to ensure that content is filled with keywords in the right places. Visits are definitely important for your website, but it is not […]

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January 11, 2017
WordPress vs. Drupal overview

WordPress and Drupal are two common open-source Content Management Systems. By open source I mean they are free to download and use, and they are powered by PHP and MySQL on the back-end. These systems are constantly evolving and being improved upon by a community of developers. WordPress was started way back in the dark […]

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December 29, 2016
Semantic HTML and Modular CSS

The definition of semantic is relating to meaning in language or logic. Semantic elements are not only smart when coding HTML, but also are important for other reasons as well. In this blog post I will elaborate more as to why it is important to create semantic HTML markup. First off it is easier to […]

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December 17, 2016
Give your website a face-lift and checkup in 2017!

O.k, first things first. You have a business or portfolio website. Maybe you have had the same site for a while and it is working well for you or maybe you have a snazzy new redesign. Either way, there are quite a few steps to take to make sure your website is the best is […]

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December 1, 2016
website accessibility should not be an afterthought or ignored

It is a requirement that all government related websites meet section 508 accessibility guidelines, and your business website should as well. Accessibility is a right, not a privilege. Common visual problems are due to cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, corneal opacity, diabetic retinopathy, childhood blindness, trachoma and onchocerclasis. There are many ways to help make […]

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November 6, 2016
websites I admire and visit often

As a web developer, I am pretty picky of the websites I visit on a regular basis. Yes, I look for a good design, usability, mobile friendly and all of that good stuff, but let's face it. In the end, content is king, and why people visit websites. I visit a website over and over […]

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