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Internet Explorer is dead; rejoice!

In what could be considered the very opposite of an April Fools, Microsoft released it’s first version of Project Spartan, it’s new web browser bundled in with the Windows operating system. This means it’s official, Internet Explorer is no more. Well, unfortunately that’s not entirely the case; those still using older versions of Windows may still task us web developers with having to try and hack some code together to make a website work on a thoroughly ancient platform.

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She lost her phone, you’ll never believe what happened next…

Okay, so if you’re reading this, you’ve been brought to this blog under false pretence. There’s no gossip and no 74 part story that requires you to click through from page, to page, to page, being inundated with adverts that inevitably pop-up at your finger just as you’re about to tap to the next page. In reality, this blog is an experiment. I’m curious as to how many people I can get to visit this page and if it works, it unfortunately will prove just how broken social media advertising is.

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Measuring Success : Google Analytics and how to win

It surprises me the number of new clients that come to me that don’t have any way of measuring the success of their website. A¬†growing number of businesses seem to have a website built and then work on the assumption that simply being on the web is enough to bring people to their site. They don’t know how many visitors they get regularly, how many are returning, how long they spend on your site, where they’re visiting from and what device they’re accessing your phone from. These are all things that can be relatively quickly accessed through Google Analytics.

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Tutorial : Fixing issues with MAMP and Yosemite Beta

If like me, you’ve installed either the beta or developer copy of OSX 10.10 Yosemite, you may have come across an issues regarding MAMP no longer starting up the Apache server.

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Optimising your website performance

With smartphones becoming more like a 5th limb, content has never been more accessible, with information literally at the tip of your fingers.

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