Web development is a very satisfying job but can be very tedious with all of the coding and testing you have to do. Different tools can make this job much easier no matter what you are coding, whether it is a basic web site using just HTML or if it is a database driven web application. I have compiled my 5 favorite tools to use when I am doing web development, of course you will have your own set of tools.WS Ftp is a great FTP program which has certain versions that can be obtained for free and used as long as you would like. You can set up different profiles and access different web servers file systems so you can upload, download, create and delete files on a remote web server.Apache Web Server is a free web server that can be installed on a Windows or Linux machine and can be used to test web applications and web pages you have created without having to purchase web space.MySQL Administrator can be installed on any computer and then used to connect to a remote server and access the … [Read more...] about 5 Tools Every Web Developer Should Have
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If you've been contemplating joining the masses and becoming a blogger, you know good and well just how difficult it is to break free from the "personal diary" mindset and break into the "business blogging" mindset. It's easy to talk about daily life. It's easy to discuss client woes with trusted colleagues or share client triumphs with prospects, friends, and family members. But when it comes to balancing professionalism with friendliness, it's an entirely different ball game, isn't it?So what should go into designing your real estate blog, and what type of content should you post? That's where things get easy.First, design a real estate blog that fits your personality and that of your office.If you are going to rely heavily on your office's brand, stick to using colors that match the main company's website. If, however, you want to develop your own brand-because you know one day you're going to become a broker yourself-think about colors you want others to associate with you.Second, … [Read more...] about Designing Your Own Real Estate Blog
The term 'Web development' has a broad meaning, because it refers to everything that is included in creating a successful web site, from graphical design, to programming, configuring the server and search engine optimization. Today there are thousands of web development companies, small ones with few employees and large ones with hundreds.You can find a large number of web design companies in the city of Denver. Denver's web development industry has evolved quite a lot, the clients now have many offers to choose from.The Denver web development firms are Internet marketing companies concentrated on both web design and business, and they can help anyone interested in launching his business on the Internet and creating the site that's best fit for him. Most of the Denver web development companies can take care of everything that is required for a site to be successful - its graphical design, appearance, and of course they also take care of search engine optimization and upgrades. The … [Read more...] about A New Meaning of Denver Web Development
E-commerce web sites in today's world can not thrive on the income they generate from their own site. A successful web site must utilize the various shopping web sites on the internet such as Shop.com, Amazon, Biz Rate, Biz Buyer, Price Graber, Froogle, etc..Web sites like Amazon, Nextag, Yahoo! Shopping, etc. are some of the most profitable web sites on the internet. What most people do not know is that they personally do not sell any products, they are made up of thousands of smaller merchants like you. They spend millions of dollars advertising their web sites, and driving traffic to their merchants all potentially for your benefit.There are two main ways you can benefit from this opportunity. Individual product uploads and product feeds.After you get approved for an account you will be faced with the daunting task of getting all of your products to them in the exact format they require. Unfortunately if it is not perfect they will kick it back to you. Assuming you have more then a … [Read more...] about Shopping Feeds – What Are They and How Can They Make You Millions?
So, you've elected to jump head first into the wonderful world of Web. After all, just about everyone has a site. You may as well join the craze. You hire a web developer and a graphic artist to design a professional site that promotes your business image.The site looks great. But now what? Who is going to write the thing and put your ideas into words?Making sure you wind up with the best possible web copy is as simple as following these guidelines:Content is crucialIf you've invested in design and left the content as an afterthought, you may as well just throw your money away. Powerful - and targeted - copy is what sells your product or service, not pictures or flashy introductions.Keep in mind that most people simply scan websites, with the average visitor deciding in 15 seconds or less to stay or not. Clever headlines with stimulating text will grab your readers' interest. Tight, focused, clear and concise copy will keep them there.How tight is tight? Write only about half of what … [Read more...] about Writing for the Web – it’s not a Piece of E-cake!