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Google+ Pages are Here

Google+ Pages are Here

Published: Oct 28th, 2011

Google+ took off like a rocket. It only took 16 days for the social media platform to reach 10,000,000 users. Now Google+ has launched pages for businesses, organizations, and institutes. What […]

Developing Wireframes and Mockups

Developing Wireframes and Mockups

Published: Oct 25th, 2011

The stage in which a designer takes a project concept from a client and puts it into a visual form can be a tricky one.

VirtualBox: Testing IE on Your Mac

VirtualBox: Testing IE on Your Mac

Published: Oct 21st, 2011

As a long time Windows user recently converted to Mac, I’m surprised that I don’t miss more programs than I do. Unfortunately, Internet Explorer hasn’t run natively on Apple’s operating system since 2003.

New Security Enhancement To Your Website: Limit Login Attempts

Published: Oct 18th, 2011

It’s been a busy week here at Web Services! Today we have implemented a new security enhancement to your WordPress-powered website: a failed login monitoring and lockout tool. If someone […]

Importance and Implications of IT Security

Published: Oct 18th, 2011

Information security is a hot topic nowadays. As a web programmer, I am responsible for making sure the web applications are as secure as it can be. When I work with […]

Questions

Website or Blog

Published: Oct 14th, 2011

In some people’s minds, there are big differences between a web site and a blog. Websites seem to be considered a more serious vehicle, while blogs tend to be thought of in a less serious, or even frivolous, manner.

New Tool: Broken Link Checker

New Tool: Broken Link Checker

Published: Oct 13th, 2011

Website administrators using the new UF&Shands website theme will begin to see a new tool rolling out in the next couple of weeks: automatic broken link checker. This tool will […]

Beware the Evil Facebook Query

Published: Oct 13th, 2011

A glitch in the Facebook Like feature can lead to your audience sharing links that go nowhere. Here’s how it occurs – and how to fix it with an .htaccess rule.

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A Preview of Google Analytics Real-Time

Published: Oct 11th, 2011

A few days ago Google announced a very exciting addition to their Google Analytics (GA) service: Real-Time user tracking.

Step One: Listen to Users

Step One: Listen to Users

Published: Oct 8th, 2011

When I meet with clients to discuss building a new Web application, the first question I ask is always the same: “What’s the process?”