Four Eyes Launches “The Art of Dying” Conference Website

Four Eyes Launches “The Art of Dying” Conference Website.  An elegant, content managed website making use of parallax content and single-page site design. The Art of Dying is the 5th installment of a conference that brings together important innovators, researchers and authors in the fields of death and dying, including practitioners in the areas of palliative and hospice care. Many are trained in modern medicine and work directly with the dying or bereaved. Others speak from the wisdom of traditional teachings, while still others share with us their own deeply personal accounts. We are so proud to work with the Open Center on this website project.  

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 …