No Spaghetti Please: Web Application Frameworks Are Critical!

The goal of  this post is to educate clients — those who need us.  The crux of the article,  it is important how your developer approaches a web project no matter the size of the website.  The last thing you want is a spaghetti site. From a static site (Do they even exist anymore?) or a blog to an  e-commerce site or a large content managed website, there are many solutions and approaches for web development.  For the purposes of the article, it does not matter what a web developer is using to frame your site, just that they are using something. To make this easy, just ask this question to a potential web developer, “What type of web application framework do you use to build a site like mine?”  Here are some good answers: Small static site answer:  “Your site is small enough (less than 8 pages) that HTML, …

And So I Digress… hiring a web designer

To a client, the world of web development ranges from an enigma to clear-as-day.  There is also the muddle (I said muddle not middle) ground –having just enough knowledge to either flourish or perish. As with any endeavor, the more a person knows the easier it is to comprehend the skills needed to accomplish a task.  Building a website is no different.  In web development, the skills required to launch a successful website are broad and the questions are numerous.  Even the simplest website  involves many steps and considerations.  From a macro level, the  considerations are: Site name URL Logo Design Content Delving deeper one may ask: Is the site name I want in use by another company?  Is the company of like product/service? Is the URL I want available, if  not, what do I do? Do I need to change my company name? Is the logo I like too …