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Posts with the tag Web design...

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Setting Client Expectations through Mock-Up Design

One of CentreSource’s strongest areas is custom application development. We’ve worked with a number of fantastic clients who have asked us to create a variety of applications including ones to handle franchise management, online book trading, and qualitative research. With each of these, as well as a number of other development projects that we’ve worked…

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Markup As A Craft

We at CentreSource have recently been pushing all of our staff to become CSS masters. We’ve been testing, researching, training, and debugging our HTML and CSS code so that we might be able to serve our clients in the best possible ways. One of the newer members of our team, Bob, will be posting a…

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Is your background looking too plain?

Have you ever been designing a website, and everything seems to fit except for that plain white, black, or other random-solid color background? Well my brother recently passed a great design resource along to me that I only thought best to share with the rest of you: DinPattern.com. This site has about 40 free, ready-to-use…

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Extreme Website Makeover

Those of you who read our newsletter know that for this Holiday season, CentreSource had a contest to find the website in the greatest need for a makeover. Companies were able to nominate their websites, which were then filtered by the CentreSource staff down to the 10 Top Worst Websites. Finally, the finalists were asked…

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CSS Cross-Browser Tricks

Anyone that has written HTML and CSS has undoubtedly, at one time or another, faced a major headache attempting to acheive crossbrowser display uniformity. It’s a problem that’s not going to go away anytime soon, so we all just have to live with it for the time being. I’ve noticed over the years, that everyone…

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Cool Javascript: Lightbox, Greybox, and Thickbox

The web continues to impress me when I stumble across things that are relatively simple, yet done in such an elegant manner I can’t help but notice. This was the case when I discovered the Javascript overlay techniques of Lightbox, Greybox, and Thickbox. Lightbox Lightbox provides functionality to overlay images (with effects) onto your website…

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PHP Frameworks: 57 and Counting…

I made a fatal mistake… I thought I could start investigating PHP Frameworks and determine a clear winner. Unfortunately, I quickly realized that there is no clear winner… no clear Mr. Popular… and even worse, no clear source of info to even get started. Well, I hopefully made a nice step towards fixing the latter…

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FrugalReader.com: My Custom Development Experience

Gene McCabe, owner of FrugalReader.com, was kind enough to be a guest blogger this week. He shares his experience in working with a development firm (CentreSource) to develop the latest version of FrugalReader.com. For anyone looking to read an honest, realistic experience about Custom Web Development, I encourage you to read Gene’s commentary.

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Shady Websites: Stop hiding the info

I can’t tell you how many times I will visit a website, read content that indicates it will cost me something, but try in vain to find any prices listed. This isn’t as bad for service websites where the price can vary dramatically, but now I’m even seeing it for websites that are a service…

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Eight Web Usability Problems That Haven’t Changed

Jakob Neilsen, the Godfather of web usability, has co-authored a new book entitled “Prioritizing Web Usability”. WebMonkey has been kind enough to present an excerpt from the new book about Eight Problems that Haven’t Changed. These are eight of the original issues that they found with web usability between 1994 and 1999 that are still…