Archive for: November, 2008

rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.


15 Things Every Drupal Web Developer Should Be Thankful For

Photo by xyber matthew. With Thanksgiving only a couple days away, it’s appropriate to look back on the things that we appreciate best about our jobs. Let’s face it: Drupal Web Developers have the best jobs around, right? We’re incredibly lucky to have the professions we do. Here are 15 things that we all should be thankful for. These are the technologies that we couldn’t live without, or that have previously paved the way and allowed us to be Drupal web developers. 1. Mosaic Graphic designers everywhere should reserve a day in November to give thanks to the software that’s enabled our careers. Without Mosaic’s picture support, the Internet doesn’t need good design. The 1993 launch of this web browsing software opened up a brand new world to Drupal web developers and web browsers alike. Photo by Marc_Smith. 2. Firefox Firefox ended the long tyranny of IE oppression for experienced…

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Registered Texan

Pixeldust worked with ThinkStreet to build a Flash-based microsite featuring a Flash-based driving game to help kick off The State of Texas’ Registered Texan campaign. The campaign was designed to remind Texans to keep their vehicle registration up-to-date. Registration fees help build and maintain roads, bridges and highways, promote traffic safety, pick up litter and more.

Mansion At Judges Hill

Pixeldust designed and developed a classic and clean site to accentuate the hotel’s vintage re-invention. Pixeldust also integrated a content management system and embedded Flash. Built in 1900, the historic Goodall Wooten House is now home to Austin’s premier luxury boutique hotel and fine dining restaurant. The re-invention of this architectural masterpiece has created a plush haven where guests can retreat from the bustling streets of downtown Austin.

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