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Posted 27th August 2010 | Category: Web Design Blog
These three image types are used throughout websites but understanding when to use each image is essential for having fast website load times and crisp graphics. In this post I will not go into how these images types work but instead just concentrate on when to use them.
Posted 26th August 2010 | Category: Web Design Blog
One of our current projects required a news ticker that faded in and out with new headlines appearing against a background image. Obviously this is an easy enough effect to implement and relatively quickly, we had a solution in place using the MooTools framework to apply the fade. All seemed fine until we looked at the results in IE8. Firefox, Opera, Safari, IE7 and even IE6 rendered the effect consistently, but IE8 pixelated the font when manipulating the opacity.
Posted 24th August 2010 | Category: Web Marketing Blog
We've been building websites and getting them on search engines for almost 10 years, and we've boiled all that experience down to five simple steps that don't require any technical knowledge.
Posted 23rd August 2010 | Category: Web Development Blog
Here at Bluelinemedia we're known for our user friendly web development but from time to time we need to be creative and get stuck into Adobe Photoshop/Fireworks.
Posted 23rd August 2010 | Category: Web Design Blog
Posted 17th August 2010 | Category: Web Development Blog
One of our clients recently contacted us and asked if it were possible to send SMS messages from their website straight to their users.
Posted 13th August 2010 | Category: Web Development Blog
There are many different skills and experiences required for being a web developer, but if we look at the skills and experiences that we would look for based on the technologies we use.
Posted 10th August 2010 | Category: Web Marketing Blog
It's no secret that the trend of advertising spend is moving to the internet (as struggling newspapers and commercial TV stations are well aware). This isn't to say that offline marketing doesn't work, but moving marketing to the internet is about more than just following the audience. Web marketing has several advantages which especially favour the small business.
Posted 9th August 2010 | Category: Web Development Blog
Frameworks appear in most programming languages and there is often many different types per language. The idea of a framework is to provide a certain structure that the programmer must follow. This structure will usually include functionality that can just be called upon rather than the programmer having to write it from scratch. A lot of this functionality will be based around the mundane or highly replicated programming tasks enabling the programmer to concentrate on the core elements of the software that is being developed.