Web developers are notorious self-abusers, but not in a fun way. We tend to squint at the screen for long hours, forget to eat, and get very little exercise above the wrist. We slump in ergonomic chairs and place our monitors at angles that make us crane to see them when we slump.
Firebug is a great tool made greater with the addition of extensions that do everything a web developer needs except serve coffee in the middle of the afternoon. Taken together, this is one impressive set of doodahs.
For a developer, trying to keep abreast of all the potential applications for your Mac can be a daunting task – whether you’re freelance, or working with a team. With hundreds of software apps available, who’s got time to check them all out? Here are the top ten I find most useful.
Job hunting can be a frustrating and expensive proposition. If you don’t have a job, money spent just trying to get to interviews can be more than you can afford. But at least there’s a tax break if you qualify. Here’s what you need to know.
DreamFace 2.0 is a powerful platform designed to build and share widgets and interactive applications using websites, mobile devices or desktops.
HTML 5 – you’ve heard of it, but what is it and when can we expect to see it in use?
Web typography is something a good designer should stop to consider. Presenting information in chunks that are easy to read and easy on the eyes often results in visitor retention, while chaotic test discourages visitor trust and often results in lost business.
FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. It is a method for clients to transfer files to and from other computers or servers over a TCP/IP network. Knowing how to use it gives you more flexibility and control over the files on your website.
Quickbooks users find the program useful and easy to understand but debit card transactions are less intuitive than most. Learn how to how to enter a debit card transaction in a few easy steps.
Keeping a budget can be a daunting task, but you can simplify the paperwork by setting up a personal budget template to track expenses and income, and use it to identify areas where your budget falls short.
Foreclosure rates today are nearly double the alarming figures from just last year. Predatory lending procedures, coupled with sloppy bookkeeping procedures can work to your advantage.
Web site development can become a standoff between developer and client without a predefined agreement. Web developers have the expertise, but the client knows what he wants – or at least what the thinks he wants. Open the lines of communication before the project grinds to a halt.
The differences between versions of Swish and Flash have been a hot topic of debate for years among web designers, but how can you determine which one is better?
Flash sites are undeniably eye-catching, but unless there’s a non-flash alternative for clients with slower connections or older computers, a flash-only site could cost your business potential customers.
Being a web developer has many rewards, but debugging and data entry are not among them. Using Texter can cut your commonly used code keystrokes – quite literally – in half.
Before you can make money in business, you have to get attention. How will you put your web development business on the map? Without a detailed marketing plan, it’s just not going to happen. Here are 20 powerful ways to cut through the clutter and successfully market your web development business.
Building a sustainable freelance web design business can seem like an impossible task. Many web developers are shocked to find technical skill just isn’t enough. To compete and earn business in a competitive market, you have to find smart strategies for building your web design business.
Today’s business marketing plans have to be all-encompassing, and many enterprising programmers are finding out the hard way that social skills are the path to survival. Do you have the skills to sell yourself with face-to-face social networking?
ASP and PHP are two very different languages with similar usage, but is one superior to the other? This article defines and highlights the difference between ASP and PHP.