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Staying ahead of the game

28 November 2008

The web design & development industry is incredibly fast paced.  What is current and acceptable today, might not be tomorrow.  New technologies are being developed all the time, new ways of doing things, new ways of thinking.  As I’ve mentioned before, keeping on top of these changes is almost a full time job in itself.  […]

DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper! Day 7

25 November 2008

This weekend I went along to a Developer Day at Microsoft’s campus in Reading.  The community-organised day concentrated on software development using Microsoft’s .NET Framework.  However, unlike conferences such as PCD and Mix, there were no Microsoft technologists in sight.  Instead, all the speakers were from members of the .NET development community. During the day, […]

60+ essential feeds for web developers

13 November 2008

Selene M. Bowlby, a web designer and developer who has recently taken the jump into full time freelance work has just posted a blog entry with 60+ essential feeds for freelance web designers. She made the post in response to an open thread on Freelance Folder asking “How Do You Stay Sharp?“. As a web […]

All gone quiet

17 October 2008

I’ve been very quiet for the last 6/7 weeks.  Everything has been a bit crazy at work – lots to do, lots already done, but not much to show for all the effort! Over the last few months we’ve been busy working on several new websites, a fair number of which have now been handed […]

Techcrunch gets a redesign

31 August 2008. 1 Comment

I’m a little behind the times, but better late than never! Techcrunch, a technology blog covering ‘web 2.0’ and internet start ups had a bit of a redesign earlier this week.  As a blog that I keep track of all the time, I’m really pleased to see it move away from its previous, cluttered look […]

So much to do

6 August 2008

Things have been a bit quiet on this blog over the last few months because I’ve spent pretty much every waking moment working, commuting or working some more.  During office hours I’ve been working as a full time web developer for a web development company in Cardiff.  I’ve spent the last month and a half […]

Why the New Facebook is Wrong

23 July 2008

On Monday, the social networking site Facebook released its new design to a selection of its members.  Over the next few weeks, this major update will be pushed out to everyone registered on the network.  Yesterday evening, a discussion began on Twitter surrounding the new Facebook image – with a number of users who don’t […]

Local Election Websites: Review

9 May 2008

This is the final part of a series of entries looking at websites operated by county councils for the 2008 local elections. Over the last few entries, I’ve looked at some of the websites used by county councils to provide details of the 2008 local elections. Some of these websites (mainly Monmouthshire County Council) were […]

Local Election Websites: Cardiff Council

7 May 2008. 2 Comments

This is the third part of a series of entries covering websites operated by county councils for the 2008 local elections. Previous I evaluated websites operated by Monmouthshire County Council and the City and County of Swansea. In this entry, I will look at the site run by Cardiff Council. Cardiff Council’s local election website […]

Local Election Websites: Swansea City Council

5 May 2008

This is the second part in a series of entries looking at local election websites run by various county councils across Wales. Previously I examined the county of Monmouthshire. In this entry, I take a look at the website run by Swansea City Council. Swansea City Council has taken a very different approach to that […]

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