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Simple Software Design is a Complex Process

Simple Software Design is a Complex Process

Developing user-friendly software for the small business market is a challenge. These customers generally fly by the seat of their pants. They may be

App Monetization: Can You Really Make Money?

App Monetization: Can You Really Make Money?

Every mobile developer out there is worried about the business model that will follow. Creating a cool app is only the first step in creating a successful application that can be monetized. Mobile developers are looking for more revenue without compromising the user’s experience and the quality of their app and as a result this tradeoff makes choosing the appropriate app monetization model for an app a painful experience.

Bespoke Software or Off-The-Shelf Software?

Bespoke Software or Off-The-Shelf Software?

advantages of bespoke software

When deciding what kind of software is the most suited for running your company, think about what’s the best for its operational needs: Is there something on the market that can do the job, or would you be better off having a custom software?

Responsive Web Designs

Responsive Web Designs

Responsive web designs allow websites to stretch across multiple platforms: computers, smartphones, and the increasingly common tablet. With responsive web designs, websites will look great no matter the size of screen it’s shown on. As the screen (or window) size gets smaller, the elements on the page miniaturize, some elements disappear, and the site becomes streamlined. Here are some of the main features of responsive web designs.

Building Products for the Enterprise

Building Products for the Enterprise

Products for the Enterprise

You have a great idea that solves a real pain point for enterprises. Woohoo! You actually built a minimal viable product that people are interested in. Aye Caramba! You got a major enterprise to test your product in a paid proof of concept. Check and mate, right? You’re the next billion-dollar IPO, no?

Responsive Web Design Vs Native App

Responsive Web Design Vs Native App

You have probably been hearing a lot about responsive web development lately, since it has become increasingly popular. If your current website is not responsive, you might be wondering if you are missing out on mobile customers as a result. On the other hand, maybe you have been considering the addition of a native mobile app for years now. If you’re not sure what the right move for your business is, check out some ways to make this decision.

On Designing Mobile Education Apps

On Designing Mobile Education Apps

The art of design has a long tradition. History is filled with wonderful examples. But we are in a new age, where design, and especially educational design, is not only about space and graphics and looks. It is about the learning experience. It is this aspect of design for mobile education apps that is most crucial – not only the “look,” but also the “feel.”

Urchin: Building a better API for Drupal

Urchin: Building a better API for Drupal

As web developers, we have numerous tools at our disposal to build a platform. Drupal is one such tool that we keep returning to, due to its flexibility, great community support and quick deployment. In the past year alone, Ashe Avenue has launched Drupal sites for everything from high volume magazines to grassroots music organizations, all with very aggressive launch schedules.

5 Web Hosting Myths Dispelled

Can (and should) you believe everything you’ve read or been told about web hosting?   The Answer is “no,” and here’s why:   1. Free