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What Can (and will) Go Wrong with Overseas Outsourcers

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May
2014
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (0)

Many entrepreneurs praise the value of outsourcing development work overseas (particularly to India) until they’re sworn off by a horrible experience.    While it’s true that the cost of labor is much cheaper, the work may actually become more of a hassle than you’d ev... [More]

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C# is Number 4 on the Top 10 Programming Languages

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April
2014
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (1)

Check out Mashable's list of Top 10 Programming Languages you should learn in 2014. C# comes in at number 4, beating out PHP, Ruby, Python and Objective-C. C# is an elegant, object oriented language, and we love programming in it.

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Business Web Apps Should Be Developed In Asp.Net and SQL Server

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April
2014
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (0)

  As a business owner myself, I understand the technology challenges that other business owners face. And as a 25 year veteran developer, I have a deep understanding of how web apps are built and maintained, and the implications that technology and platform decisions have on the health of the ... [More]

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Common Pitfalls Businesses Make When Hiring Developers

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January
2014
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (4)

I want to share a common mistake that I see happen at many businesses when it comes to web development and hiring developers. Here is the scenario: ABC Corp wants to build some web based software to help run their business. They do some research and come across a top notch web development company, ... [More]

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Responsive Design Example

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January
2014
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (0)

As an NJ custom web development company, we are frequently asked about our responsive design capabilities. These days, everything we build incorporates responsive design, whether it is our public facing websites, or the internal business applications that we build. We have to make sure that the appl... [More]

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There Should be an App for That! Why Your Company Should Build a Custom Software Application

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December
2013
Posted By : Tamara Comments (1)

Isn’t everyone trying to come up with a custom software application? Why are they doing this? Isn’t it just because it is the shiny new toy in the room? Well, actually there are a lot of great reasons to build a custom application. Creating custom computer applications can improve the fu... [More]

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Categories : ASP.Net | Web Development

Responsive Web Design and Its Impact on SEO

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October
2013
Posted By : Tamara Comments (5)

Responsive Web Design (RWD) is becoming more and more common today. And there is a reason that it is no longer an OPTION when building a website. It is very important from both a user experience and an SEO perspective. It is important to remember, that the web pages that are viewed through Internet ... [More]

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Categories : Responsive Design | SEO

Today's Web Development, All You Need Is One Developer... Plus a Bunch of Other People

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May
2013
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (4)

There was a time when life for the custom web developer was simpler. Internet Explorer was the only web browser that mattered, the others all had less than significant market share. PCs reigned supreme as well, Mac was rarely considered for compatibility. Most things could be accomplished by a singl... [More]

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Categories : ASP.Net | Web Development

It Takes Two – Insight and Implementation

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May
2013
Posted By : Tamara Comments (0)

What good is half of a team? Sure, a few points are scored, some ground covered, but typically when a team approach isn’t taken in sports, business or throughout life, great potential and true success is lost. It is a known fact that both a thinker and a doer are required for an idea to come to fruition - it takes two – insight and implementation.
What good is half of a team? Sure, a few points are scored, some ground covered, but typically when a team approach isn’t taken in sports, business or throughout life, great potential and true success is lost. It is a known fact that both a thinker and a doer are required for an idea to come to fruition - it takes two – insight and implementation. [More]

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Why I Love Retail

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May
2013
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (0)

Of all the industries my company works with, the Retail industry is the most unique. No other industry behaves the way retail does. Perhaps its the seasonal nature of the business, or the fact that it is run by a lot of creative types, or maybe its because the customers are so finicky and unpredicta... [More]

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