Ways to develop cross-platform desktop apps with PHP

So far, we have been creating only the web-applications using PHP but with the growing usage of PHP-GTK, we are now also able to develop cross-platform desktop applications using PHP. By ‘Desktop applications’, we mean the applications that are neither dependent on webservers such as IIS, Apache, nor on the web browsers. At present, JAVA […]

Using CDNs for a Faster Website

Demand For a Faster Web It is truly the epitome of the advent of information age when everyone from the tech savvy new age marketers to the way less tech savvy laymen stereotypes are seen on the streets tapping on smart phones, and talking rather enthusiastically and knowledgeably about dropping 3g internet rates. But it […]

How to build traction on your website?

When someone lands on your website for the very first time, exactly what happens? That’s the most crucial point of conversion for any website: That moment when a new visitor takes their first look into your page and makes a decision whether or not they’ll stick around a little longer to learn more. I hope […]

Going mobile- The new age of mobile web design

  Today there’s no doubt that mobile devices are having and will continue to have an impact on web browsing, especially when it comes to online interaction between businesses and consumers. For your site to work well on a mobile handset, it must follow the accessibility design guidelines for building mobile Websites which are set […]

The importance of Web development

Nowadays, no company can think about making it big without having its very own website to get in touch with the global client base. While bigger businesses and MNCs can afford to have their own web development team to meet the needs of internet marketing requirements, small businesses cannot go for it. In such type of companies, the work associated with Web Development is taken care of by webmasters or graphic designers. Majority of them outsource their requirements for such type of services on a […]

Some hard hitting facts about HTML5

HTML5 is the hottest topic in web development! As we have already discussed the advantages of HTML5 in the blog “HTML5- The new era has arrived“, it is time to discuss its shortcomings. Browser compatibility issue If we say that it is meant for modern browsers, it won’t be a wrong statement. There are few […]

Website Performance Testing

Most web audiences relish fast performance times as much as they have a distaste for poor performance. Speed is king in the land of web browsers. Not only will web users often navigate away from sites that take an average of 3 seconds or longer to load, they often do something that can cause sleepless […]

The Best Tools for Usability Testing!

Image courtesy- recruitmentbuzz.co.uk A poor user experience can ruin a product launch and the reputation of the company behind it. There are many great options to perform quick and easy usability tests using a variety of online tools. Here’s a list of top online tools for tracking your website’s usability- Feedback Army By charging a decent […]

Benefits of using CSS

Cascading Style Sheet or CSS is a format that allows designers to create websites in accordance with the designed layout and graphical effects. The prime objective of having websites is to entice the customers so that they spend maximum amount of time going through the contents of the websites. One of its key benefits is the way […]

What in god’s name is UX design???

Today I ran across this fun video from UXmastery that digs deeper into the definition of UX design.  Check it out- User Experience Design (UXD, UED), Interaction Design (IxD), User Interface (UI) Design and other web/application design professionals use the term User Experience Design to refer to the judicious application of certain user-centered design practices, […]