The Freedompop Experience – 3 Months In

The Freedompop Experience – 3 Months In

These days, you can usually find WiFi whereever the road takes you.  But every once in a while, I would find myself in a dead zone, with a need to get online.  The time had come for a mobile hotspot.  The mobile data plans for the major carriers were not attractive,...

BillDenisonPhoto.com Launched

BillDenisonPhoto.com Launched

With CSDG responsible for design, we just finished development on a new website for photographer Bill Denison.  The site, built on the ExpressionEngine CMS, needed to be flexible enough to showcase Bill's extensive portfolio, but also support modern APIs to embed new...

Twitter’s Bootstrap Framework – Worth a Look

Twitter’s Bootstrap Framework – Worth a Look

If you like to work with grid frameworks you've probably already looked at 960.gs and Blueprint packages.  If you prefer to work with HTML 5 and are looking for something responsive and modern, take a look at Twitter's Bootstrap framework.  It has quite a bit going...

What Is A Content Management System and Why Would I Want One?

What Is A Content Management System and Why Would I Want One?

This is still a frequently asked question among small business owners when the time comes to overhaul their website.  There are lots of quick responses, but the complete answer requires a bit of historical context. The Dark Ages In the early days of the internet (up...

Mobile Site Testing With A Rooted Nook.

Mobile Site Testing With A Rooted Nook.

A mobile testing strategy is an important part of ensuring that your new web design will translate well onto the handheld/tablet platform.  Even if you are reformatting your content specifically for the smaller screen, there are still wide differences within mobile...

Neuromodulation Site Launched

Neuromodulation Site Launched

We recently launched a new site for The Neuromodulation Foundation.  It’s designed as a reference for physicians interested in using Neuromodulation to reduce chronic pain. Our efforts were focused on the backend of the site which is supported with ExpressionEngine. ...

Brain Science Institute Website

Brain Science Institute Website

We recently partnered with Claude and CSDG on a new site for the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute.  He and his team provided the beautiful design, while we rendered it into standards compliant HTML.  Using Expressionengine as the CMS to manage the site, we...

Expressionengine 2 Release

Expressionengine 2 Release

Wow, it seems like it’s taken forever.  The ExpressionEngine v2 release is tomorrow.  Having tested the beta for some time now I’ll be glad to finally be able to discuss it in detail.  I’m also planning to put together some training on using Code Igniter with EE. ...

More on 3D in Movies

More on 3D in Movies

After discussing the upcoming 3D movies in Part 1, Mario Armstrong of the Digital Cafe, and I talked a bit more about the technologies behind the creation of the movies.  In particular, the wide availability of desktop animation tools such AfterEffects.  I also talk...

W+A welcomes TBC

Our last official project as Push Productions was our first for the national design powerhouse, Trahan Burden and Charles.  All we can tell you is that the project was a Flash application interacting with 3 other servers nationwide.  The application included it’s own...