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Dealing with Tricky Clients

July 25, 2016 • By

  One of the sad little truths about the web development game is that good clients are extremely rare.  Some clients have this amazing ability to transform from Jekyll to Hyde without pausing for breath, and the rest of them—pretty much the majority—are simply just jerks.  Incidentally, for any of my clients who are reading… READ MORE


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Avoiding Scope Creep

July 18, 2016 • By

  Scope creep is the nemesis of designers and developers everywhere. Almost every client tries at some point to weasel in extra features that were not part of the original brief. When the scope of a project expands because of suggestions from your own team about ways the project can be improved, it’s not really… READ MORE


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Everything You Need to Know About SSL3

July 5, 2016 • By

  If you host your own websites and you need to provide some level of encryption for the communications that pass between the server and a connected user, there’s a really good chance that you already know quite a bit about Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. SSL has been around for a very long time,… READ MORE


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The Ever-Shifting Goalposts of SEO Rules

June 24, 2016 • By

  There is a massive Cold War being fought on the Internet at the moment between website owners and search engine service providers such as Google.  While not all website owners are actively participating in this war, there is an increasing multitude of companies trying to recruit them over to the dark side. This war… READ MORE


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Designing Websites for Known Content

June 20, 2016 • By

True web designers are a rarity these days.  The usual—and very lazy—solution employed by most people offering design services is simply to take a template created by somebody else, modify it slightly, and then squish and bend their client’s content until it fits into the template design. This is not a good practice to be… READ MORE


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