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How and why you should scope out your project properly.

How and why you should scope out your project properly.

Sep 10, 2015

Having a clear and easy to follow requirements specification document is absolutely critical, and you should be wary of any company that wants you to start a project without one!

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Exploiting the internet of things eGuide

Exploiting the internet of things eGuide

Jun 16, 2015

The internet of things market is the concept of building internet connectivity into every day products and services.This eGuide aims to give you the most important information that you will need in order to take advantage of the internet of things. From IOT security to launching an internet of things service.

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Social media marketing examples for your website

Social media marketing examples for your website

Jun 12, 2015

Social media marketing examples and how they tie to your website development and digital strategies. Examples and ideas that you could incorporate today to drive a closer synergy between your website and social media marketing.

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How to: Force Google Chrome to not cache resources (scripts, styles, images)

How to: Force Google Chrome to not cache resources (scripts, styles, images)

May 18, 2015

Being told your site has been updated yet the changes aren't appearing? Here is a simple way to temporarily force your Google Chrome web browser to not cache any on-page resources, styles, scripts or images.

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How the BBC election website reached the people

How the BBC election website reached the people

May 13, 2015

Lets put politics aside for one moment and take a look at some of the clever things the BBC News did to engage the country on the day of the election.

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Check out our new home page

Check out our new home page

May 01, 2015

As a web development company, as the technology moves forwards it is important to constantly stay up to date and relevant. This post is about the main drivers that motivated the refresh.

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Website speed tests: check the performance of your website

Apr 28, 2015

website speed test: Simple tests you can do yourself within 5 minutes to check the performance of your website and the quality of its website development. The performance of a website is important for many reasons from its effect on user experience though to search engine ranking.

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Death by spreadsheet!

Death by spreadsheet!

Dec 12, 2014

If your organisation is suffering from death by spreadsheet then it’s maybe time you thought about having a database designed for your business. This is where Scorchsoft can help.

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Modx Extra - csvToTpl

Oct 28, 2014

This simple module allows you to take a csv string and output it iteratively within a tpl

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Why your website needs to be responsive

Why your website needs to be responsive

Oct 28, 2014

With the huge number of smartphones and tablets which are now being used it’s absolutely vital that your website is designed so that it looks great on all of them to keep visitors engaged.

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