There is an idea that will never die that websites must conform to every browser available. An admirable pursuit to be sure, but one that could eventually cause your web developer to assume a new identity and set up a new life as a farmer in Kazakhstan…
I needed to come up with a quick method I could use across many sites to allow customers to organise their content in 2 – 4 columns. The code needed to be quick, cross compatible, and “copy and paste-able” (I made that phrase up). What I mean here is I could use the code on practically any website with little to no configuration changes.
We are looking at just some (5 to be precise) of the advantages of using a content management system in your business. We base our findings on the fantastic open source CMS, WordPress.
The internet has created global communities. Open source products and platforms are now the back bone of the internet, and new technologies and ideas are being developed daily. So when considering how best to package information or provide a software product/service the first port of call should be the internet.
Smartphone applications are in high demand, and the pressures on event organisers to provide content in formats that provide a clean user experience has never been so great. Marketing managers are aware of the need to invest in leading technologies but the cost of entry can be astronomical due to the number of operating systems that need to be covered.
Rise of the Web App. Ah, it’s only a web app. It’s just a cheaper imitation of the real thing.
That’s what your average app provider will tell you. And, until recently, they wouldn’t be wrong. But don’t look now, technology has changed yet again (like it does).
Over the course of the next three articles, we’ll be looking at the question of native apps vs web apps. What’s the difference? How are they evolving? Why do I give a rats?