Author Archives: Blakely

Custom Web Service vs. Template Sites: A Fight to the Death (Part 1)

So you are trying to get yourself a website and you have a couple of options. First you look at signing up for one of those template “do-it-yourself’ sites because it’s a little cheaper, but you’re half way into it and you realize that you have no idea what you’re doing and you could really […]

5 Ways to Build Your Brand in a Down Economy (by Jennifer Bourn)

Jennifer Bourn contributes to on a regular basis and her advice is usually spot on. This article provides 5 easy (well, easy to grasp not easy to do!) tools for anyone trying to build their brand in this current economy. Whether you’re a small business owner or a freelance computer geek, this tips are […]

Security Tips from GWT

This article focuses on securing Google Web Toolkit applications, but it’s a great general JSON security article. Definitely worth checking out… Security for GWT Applications “It is a sad truth that JavaScript applications are easily left vulnerable to several types of security exploits, if developers are unwary.  Because the Google Web Toolkit (GWT) produces JavaScript […]

Good Design, Now What? (from Design Shack)

Check out this article posted on Design Shack. It’s a great resource for designers in their client communication and in their own self-revelation when faced with some of the more difficult issues around design manipulation and client education. Really great! “Good Design, Now What?” (written by Paravel Design in March 2009) “Here at Design Shack, […]

Welcome to the New Site!

Our think tank is going to be a hub and home for like-minded professionals to share their knowledge and insight on everything from starting a new business to the latest javascript tweak. From the effects of online marketing in the economy to creating widgets, this is the place to find and share all those neat little tidbits that we as a community find so useful.