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My Sitecore Training Experience

By Gary Prothero  |  Friday, April 24, 2009 |  Not tagged  |  12 comments
Jason and I attended a Sitecore training class in Mill Valley, California April 22nd and 23rd. Jason had already built a comprehensive website for Wasatch Funds: and h... Read More >

Measuring Success with Cookies

By Loyan Roylance  |  Thursday, April 16, 2009 |  , , ,  |  1 comment
As a web professional, how can you measure that your clients are pleased with what you are doing? Simple. Cookies. No not that kind of cookie. Home made delicious mouse cookies with almond ears and pr... Read More >

6 Techniques To Add Visual Interest To Page Elements

By Alan Ballard  |  Thursday, April 16, 2009 |   |  1 comment
There's quite a buzz out there about what's hot in web design, and it's always ringing in my ear when I fire up Photoshop to create a web page. Once I have chosen the appropriate look and feel for a s... Read More >

My Social Media Presentation Experience in Newport

By Loyan Roylance  |  Wednesday, April 15, 2009 |  , , ,  |  2 comments
Last night Jason and I had the honor of visiting Newport to discuss social media and social networks with seventy-five business owners. That was in a nutshell: scary, rewarding, exhilarating, nervous,... Read More >

Working with the PayPal API

By Rob Birdwell  |  Friday, April 10, 2009 |  , ,  |  3 comments
  PayPal API - Request Reponse Diagram Recently I created a sample application that used various parts of the PayPal API.  Although I won't be making the complete sample available in this post, I'... Read More >

Why I Switched To GMail

By Rob Birdwell  |  Thursday, April 09, 2009 |   |  Leave comment
I recently switched over to google's free gmail client.  I'd been using Thunderbird for a couple years and really liked it. But moving to gmail has definitely simplified things for me and greatly impr... Read More >

jQuery Is My Favorite New Tool In The Toolbox

By Jason Prothero  |  Thursday, April 09, 2009 |  , ,  |  Leave comment
Last weekend I attended BeaverBarCamp and had a great time.  This year I gave my first BarCamp talk/session called jQuery 101.  Surprisingly, the session was packed!  I should have upgraded from a "... Read More >

My Early Experience With Windows 7 On A Development Machine

By Jason Prothero  |  Thursday, April 02, 2009 |   |  Leave comment
Windows 7 is coming. Thank goodness. Last week my Windows XP development machine got to a point where I simply couldn't take it anymore. Between the OS freezing after a recent Windows Update and Visu... Read More >