Tag Archives: development

Good Course on Web Optimization (Free!)

Spring is in the air, daffodils are in bloom and the days are getting longer … so what a better time to sharpen your skills? As we all know, “all things internet” is a constantly changing  and evolving environment, not keeping up will quickly jeopardize your value to your organization and keep your sites from […]

SharePoint Workflows – Quick Reference

The Power of SharePoint Workflows Many people, with only a brief familiarity with Microsoft’s SharePoint platform consider it merely a glorified file share. However this shortchanges your investment and misses a great opportunity.  The SharePoint platform is a great tool for rapid development of useful business process applications. A key feature that enables this is […]

Useful Tool for Development Help – Fiddle

I came across a very useful tool recently, and wanted to share, in case you haven’t run across this. It’s called “Fiddle”, and it’s a free download.  It monitors web page load transactions as a page loads.  It was very useful when trying to track down a very tricky problem with a web page … […]

A look forward toward 2015 – Mobile SEO

Year End Thinking … As I usually do, I take a few days off between Christmas and New years. A good time to do some unencumbered  thinking. And as my musing went, it landed upon the challenges this year brought in regards to effective website design, use and measurement. Including how Google’s many algorithm updates […]

Google’s Free Tools for Creating Structure Snippets

For those of you who haven’t already discovered “snippets”, you’ll find this post very useful. Snippets are a great feature to improve what is displayed on a  search engine result page(SERP) when a query matches your content.  Deploying these html code snippets is also a good way to strengthen your SEO efforts.  Snippets are html […]

SharePoint Best Practices

Insightful Development In developing business tools, SharePoint comes out of the box with many built-in tools, components and features that make it a great platform for quickly providing intelligent, useful, web-ready business applications. However if it’s built-in features are misused, or improperly applied, they can easily lead to poorly developed applications  that are inflexible and […]

Excellent Free Online Courses

It’s March, and that means  “Spring Break” for many colleges is upon us! So in that spirit I thought I would share some new online course offerings I’ve come across to help increase your IT skill set … and many for no charge!   Online College Courses I freely share two online course sites I […]

Keeping your Edge – Free Online Reference Guides

Key Information at your Finger Tips In this post I’ll share another good site I’ve discovered that you can add to your arsenal of development support. Have you ever been developing and stumble upon the proper syntax of a statement? Or while coding, can’t quite remember the proper keyword? If so, you’ll love this free site […]

Trends – Crowdsourcing

As leaders in developing and enhancing our company’s websites to support business goals, staying on top of the latest trends is important to delivering value and keeping a competitive edge. Crowdsourcing is one of those trends to keep an eye on, especially for smaller businesses. A Concise Definition: Crowdsourcing is the process of submitting your […]