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

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May
2013
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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

Why I Love Retail

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May
2013
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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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Outsourcing Web Development, Why Not Just Hire Your Own Developers?

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April
2013
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (3)

Generally speaking, there are 2 types of outsourced web development. First is outsourcing to a foreign country, which includes those that are completely in another country and those where the developers are located elsewhere but there may be a few sales people here in the US. Second is outsourcing t... [More]

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Categories : Outsourcing | Web Development

Responsive Design for Web Applications

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April
2013
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (2)

Many new websites (including this one) are being built with responsive design principles. This means that the site will resize and adjust to fit basically any size screen. There are so many different screen sizes across tablets, smart phones, e-readers, and other internet connected devices, it is no... [More]

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Budgeting for Custom Web Development Projects

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March
2013
Posted By : Brandon Spilove Comments (1)

Every custom web application development project has a budget, even if you think you don't know it or don't want to say what it is. It is important for you and your web development company to understand what the finances are so that we can do the best job possible for you. After all, the goal of your project is most likely to create revenue either directly or indirectly, and your business plan should outline this in detail. The initial investment you can make into your project will play a major factor in the viability of your idea. [More]

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Categories : Web Development

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