Category: General

How to keep up with Web technology? Overcoming the challenges with learning

It is a challenge for the Web developers always, since they need to read, practice and deliver all the time. You may say life if full of learning, and everyone has to learn. But, what you learn today becomes out dated within a year, or sometimes even within few months in web technology and this becomes a real challenge. In this Presentation Chris Coyier is trying to arrive for a decent answer. We thought it should be shared …

Flat design + Less framework + WordPress = Our new responsive Blog design

After few years we had decided to give a new look and feel. As you aware 2013 was year of Responsive Web Design and we are no exception to this. So, RWD was in priority for the blog design. Why not applying new trends in our own blog ?  So, we added Flat design too. Flat design: Design trends change over the years. Now, people like to get rid of curved edges, gradients, reflections or shadow effects. Sharp …

11 things we improved in 2010 for a better 2011

Like any other year for a web development company, 2010 went with lot of learning. Not even a single day left without the impact of technology advancements and new techniques to learn. At Macronimous, we always try to let our clients know what we learnt: jQuery/HTML 5 instead of Flash, Ajax driven forms, Mobile and Tablet interfaces for websites, Security for WordPress blogs & sites and social networking integration are some of the key considerations for improving the …

Frameworks we like: 4. Codeigniter, and Why?

Codeigniter is an open source web application framework for building dynamic websites with programming language PHP. Its main aim is to facilitate the developers to develop projects much faster than writing code from the scratch. If you are a developer who want to meet the clients’ deadline and tired of tediously large and painstakingly undocumented frameworks, Codeigniter is the way to go. When compared to other PHP frameworks, Codeigniter is often distinguished for its speed. Now is the …

PHP – Best practices and worst mistakes

Months back, I made a post similar to this, But I believe another post emphasizing on the best practices is not considered bad. 🙂 Working with PHP is something you enjoy every day!. You always wanted to do your best to your clients. But when the deadlines are pressing and when the clients are on your shoulders people start doing messy codings, and the standards got ignored. But you practice the best ways of programming every day, it becomes your …

Web application testing – 12 simple strategies for developers

We learn from the projects we do and time teaches us too. The following simple 12 rules for the developers are we learnt from the customers over a period of time. I hope they will help us to be better to the customers who teaches us, and improve the deliverables that justifies our experience. 1. Test, Test and Test your applications before you send it to QA team 2. Fix all the bugs which you find 3. Remember …

My Love Vault – Our new iPhone app. launched

We have our iPhone application successfully approved by apple and available in iTunes.  The application’s purpose is to bring different love tools under one roof. With our first version, we have included four different modules and we are planning to bring more features in our future releases. Our first tool is “Love Chart” where you can check the relationship you might have with your partner(s). Our Next tool is “Compatibility Chart” which helps a person to find their …

Why you shouldn’t duplicate website content?

What exactly do we mean by duplicate content? Websites with identical pages and websites identical to another website on the net is considered as content duplication. Writing a content for a website is entirely a different thing to normal writing. It involves plenty of creative ideas and more importantly it should contain related keywords which is most used by the visitor. Now let us see why you should avoid duplicating the content? First of all, copying the content …