Category Development

February 7, 2016

On April 11th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Development,Industry News,Inspiration,Technology.

Three things the sale of Instagram can teach us about business… »

1. Less is more I could write you a list (but I wont) of the number of photo sharing applications, tools, add-ons and features the internet has to offer, that didn’t just sell for $1 billion dollars to Mark Zuckerberg. So what made Instagram so desirable? To answer that question, we must look at what […]

On February 17th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Datadial Designs,Design,Design Ideas,Development.

Time delay video of the Taylor Herring website build »

We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new site for Taylor Herring PR consultancy. We rebranded the company with a new logo and new identity.  We redesigned the website and developed it using Datadial’s content management system If you have never had the pleasure of watching how a website is put together then now’s […]

On September 9th, 2010 wrote on the subject of Development,E-commerce,Internet Marketing,Online Marketing,SEO.

Essential viewing for tips on keeping product pages fresh »

Following Caffeine and Mayday updates to Google’s algorithm it is more essential than ever that internal pages on websites are kept as fresh as possible with new content.  It is no longer enough just to have an exciting homepage with frequently refreshed content: this now needs to be replicated throughout your site. Google will reward […]

On September 13th, 2009 wrote on the subject of Development,E-commerce,Usability.

Avoid expensive rebuild costs and improve your existing site conversions »

At business school I was taught the way to make money was to make our assets sweat. I think they meant to get the most out of everything you owned and to make sure it was being worked night and day to maximum effect.  And so at Datadial we try to do the same for […]

On July 20th, 2008 wrote on the subject of Design,Development,Web Technology.

Web Usability »

Web usability is about designing your web site so that users can achieve their desired goal quickly and easily. Taking time out during development to make sure your site meets usability standards can have a huge benefit to your business. “A web usability redesign can increase the sales/conversion rate by 100%” – Jakob Nielson Designers […]

On July 19th, 2008 wrote on the subject of Development,Programming,Web Technology.

Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 »

The .Net framework 3.5 (released November 19th 2007) is the latest framework to be released by Microsoft. It has a host of new features and will be shipped as standard with the latest version of Visual Studio .Net 2008 IDE. .Net framework 3.5 is an incremental build which means that instead of creating a completely […]

On July 19th, 2008 wrote on the subject of Development,Programming,Web Technology.

ASP.Net Vs PHP »

Firstly let me start by saying that I do not claim to be an expert in either PHP or ASP.Net. Although I use ASP.Net daily, I am fairly new to it. I have decided to do little investigation to the age old debate about the difference between PHP and ASP.Net. This is only a short […]

On July 16th, 2008 wrote on the subject of Development.

Object Databases »

Many developers spend a huge amount of time creating well designed object orientated applications only to have to have to write complex mapping classes in-order to interact with a relational database. A large percentage of application code often consists of mapping application objects to a relation database model. Relational databases have been the industry standard […]