Developer Blog http://ethode.com/blogs/ Most Recent webDesign - Ethode Blog en-US 2024-07-20T02:11:13 Ethode Launches New LeBron James Site <p>After months of planning, design and development, Ethode is pleased to announce the launch of the new&nbsp;<a target="_blank" data-sk="tooltip_parent" aria-describedby="sk-tooltip-10931" href=... http://ethode.com/blog/ethode-launches-new-lebron-james-site 2020-06-29T08:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/ethode-launches-new-lebron-james-site The Ethical Heart of Web Development <p dir="ltr">During a meeting with our project managers, we walked through the ethical obligation of working on a project we believe is doomed to fail.</p> <p></p> <p dir="ltr">If a client comes to us... http://ethode.com/blog/the-ethical-heart-of-web-development 2018-09-05T02:45:00 http://ethode.com/blog/the-ethical-heart-of-web-development Dive into a Liquid SVG Logo Reveal Animation <h3>Introduction</h3> <p>Today we're going to make an animated loader/spinner image. Loaders and spinners tell the user to sit tight while the the browser or server does some work. We could just look ... http://ethode.com/blog/dive-into-a-liquid-svg-logo-reveal-animation 2018-08-29T05:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/dive-into-a-liquid-svg-logo-reveal-animation Ethode gives life to the I Promise School online, launches new website for the LeBron James Family Foundation <p dir="ltr">On July 30, 2018, we had the privilege of launching a website for the <a href="http://ipromise.school">I Promise School</a>, a brand new public school taking an innovative approach to ... http://ethode.com/blog/ethode-gives-life-to-the-i-promise-school-online-launches-new-website-for-the-lebron-james-family-foundation 2018-08-08T10:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/ethode-gives-life-to-the-i-promise-school-online-launches-new-website-for-the-lebron-james-family-foundation Complex Development Challenges and Our Strange Obsession With Solving Them <p dir="ltr">Imagine if a friend of yours called to tell you they had the most wonderful experience with a flat tire. Or if a colleague shared with joy that their smartphone fell into the office ... http://ethode.com/blog/complex-development-challenges-and-our-strange-obsession-with-solving-them 2018-07-25T11:45:00 http://ethode.com/blog/complex-development-challenges-and-our-strange-obsession-with-solving-them The Upside of Markdown <p dir="ltr"><strong>Why Markdown is better than HTML or WYSIWYG</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">If you&rsquo;ve had any experience in web development or web content management, you&rsquo;ve likely come ... http://ethode.com/blog/the-upside-of-markdown 2018-07-18T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/the-upside-of-markdown Local City and County Governments in a Digital World: 11 Recommendations for Municipal Website Projects <p>Websites for counties, cities, public schools, and townships often fall short of expectations. Their layout and navigation are clunky and outdated. Web pages don't receive timely updates. Community... http://ethode.com/blog/local-city-and-county-governments-in-a-digital-world-11-recommendations-for-municipal-website-projects 2018-06-27T09:30:00 http://ethode.com/blog/local-city-and-county-governments-in-a-digital-world-11-recommendations-for-municipal-website-projects Let's Talk About Docker <p>Recently I was in several conversations with my coworkers about Docker. Some were filled with concerns, others had stars in their eyes, and others had ideas that were just completely wrong. I ... http://ethode.com/blog/let-s-talk-about-docker 2016-12-07T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/let-s-talk-about-docker Intro to Google Polymer Web Components <p dir="ltr">In our continuing series on Web Components, this week we will explore Google's <a href="https://www.polymer-project.org/1.0/">Polymer</a> library. &nbsp;In case you missed them, check out... http://ethode.com/blog/intro-to-google-polymer-web-components 2016-03-21T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/intro-to-google-polymer-web-components Fixing Spaghetti: How to Work With Legacy Code <h4 dir="ltr">What is Legacy Code?</h4> <p dir="ltr">Legacy code is software that generates value for a business but is difficult for developers to change. The terms "code rot" and "spaghetti code" ... http://ethode.com/blog/fixing-spaghetti-how-to-work-with-legacy-code 2016-01-26T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/fixing-spaghetti-how-to-work-with-legacy-code Outsourcing vs. Local Developers: Which Will Actually Cost You More? <p dir="ltr">When discussing upcoming website, software, and application projects with potential clients, outsourcing comes up frequently. Why shouldn&rsquo;t it? At first glance, it seems as though ... http://ethode.com/blog/outsourcing-vs-local-developers-which-will-actually-cost-you-more 2016-01-05T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/outsourcing-vs-local-developers-which-will-actually-cost-you-more How to Bridge the Great Website Content Gap <p></p> <p align="CENTER" style="text-align: left;"><img src="/images/blog/How%20to%20Conquer%20the%20Great%20Website%20Content%20Gap.png" width="303" height="200" style="float: right;" />Everyone ... http://ethode.com/blog/how-to-bridge-the-great-website-content-gap 2015-12-09T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/how-to-bridge-the-great-website-content-gap Are You Prepared For Mobilegeddon?? <h4>What is Mobilegeddon?</h4> <p><em>"Starting April 21 [2015], we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages ... http://ethode.com/blog/are-you-prepared-for-mobilegeddon 2015-04-24T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/are-you-prepared-for-mobilegeddon 6 Simple Reasons Why Spring Boot Rocks <h1 id="6-simple-reasons-why-spring-boot-rocks">6 Simple Reasons Why Spring Boot Rocks</h1> <p><img src="/dotAsset/a3721082-791e-40a8-88c4-6909d4e114d3.png" width="150" height="150" style="float: ... http://ethode.com/blog/6-simple-reasons-why-spring-boot-rocks 2015-03-13T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/6-simple-reasons-why-spring-boot-rocks Creating a RESTful API to enable and disable dotCMS users using velocity <p>Many dotCMS applications have front end users with elevated permissions that manage other users.</p> <p>While dotCMS makes it quite trivial to display user information on the front end, ... http://ethode.com/blog/creating-a-restful-api-to-enable-and-disable-dotcms-users-using-velocity 2015-03-13T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/creating-a-restful-api-to-enable-and-disable-dotcms-users-using-velocity 5 Reasons Why Your Website Is Failing <p>Lets face it, today everyone has a "web guy". &nbsp;The industry in the last 5 years has been flooded with tens of thousands of "developers" who learned how to click a few buttons, install ... http://ethode.com/blog/5-reasons-why-your-website-is-failing 2015-02-06T12:00:00 http://ethode.com/blog/5-reasons-why-your-website-is-failing 5 Reasons Why Your Website Is Failing <p>Lets face it, today everyone has a "web guy". &nbsp;The industry in the last 5 years has been flooded with tens of thousands of "developers" who learned how to click a few buttons, install ... http://ethode.com/blog/5-reasons-why-your-website-is-failing T http://ethode.com/blog/5-reasons-why-your-website-is-failing 5 Reasons Why Your Website Is Failing <p>Lets face it, today everyone has a "web guy". &nbsp;The industry in the last 5 years has been flooded with tens of thousands of "developers" who learned how to click a few buttons, install ... http://ethode.com/blog/5-reasons-why-your-website-is-failing T http://ethode.com/blog/5-reasons-why-your-website-is-failing