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Native Apps or Web Apps?

The burning debate between native apps and web apps that became the present-day martial epic – seemingly neverending – has finally found its end. Fred Cavazza said “it’s complicated“. Matthew Baxter-Reynolds said that HTML5 might replace native apps. Brad Frost said “native vs web is total bullshit” and that we should “embrace the advantages of both native and web to…

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40 Examples of Using Circles in Web Design

Maybe you wouldn’t call the current popularity of using circles in web design a ‘trend’. But it has become very, very popular. This popularity seems to be partly indebted to the popularity of mobile and touch screen technology, where a user typically has to press with their round finger tips circular or oval buttons. Mobiles aside, the circle is a…

10 Reasons Why Web Projects Fail

I often wonder why so many of our clients come to us after their Web Projects fail. About 75% of our business comes from projects where someone else couldn’t get the job done. The most common situation is what I call the “Money Pit”. That’s where the developer keeps telling the client its almost done and they never get there….

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Browser Wars 2.0: Bring it on!

The internet has witnessed umpteen developments in the evolution of social/professional networking, online gaming & entertainment, and e-commerce, but none matches the sheer scale, speed and impact of those in the browser arena. Whether or not you are an avid online networker, gamer or buyer, if you use the internet, you are inevitably affected by the browser wars. And, no…

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Web Focus Without Distraction

Sometimes I feel like the web has given us all ADD. Not too long ago I was a slave to the web. At work and at home I’d spend countless hours surfing blogs and reading articles that had nothing to do with the tasks at hand, nor did they really do anything for me in terms of expanding my intellect…

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Understanding the Basics of the Plesk Panel Administration System

When it comes time to choose a new web hosting provider, most consumers are presented with a few basic choices. The first choice allows them to pick between a Windows Server web hosting package and one based an open-source Linux installation behind the scenes. The second choice, and perhaps more pertinent to usability, is the choice between the cPanel control…

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40 Creative Dark Website Designs for Inspiration

Even though clean and minimal designs are in vogue, dark website designs still continue to have an enigma of their own. Used effectively, a dark website design can help you create a stunning visual impact, offering you more scope for moving away from orthodox design conventions and allowing you to be that little bit more innovative. Edgy, hip, strong and…

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15 More Responsive CSS Frameworks & Boilerplates Worth Considering

Following on from 15 Responsive CSS Frameworks Worth Considering, which we published last November, today we have 15 more for you to consider. All of the frameworks and boilerplates below have been built with strict compliance to standards and conventions and will, as you would expect from any CSS framework, save your precious time by eliminating the need to write…