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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.


Drupal Theme Development

When beginning any kind of Drupal development, you’ll need to be well-versed in best Drupal practices for customizing the look and feel of a Drupal site. However, you can also modify the appearance of your Drupal site without requiring expert knowledge of Drupal programming. You also have the open-source Drupal community available to ask and answer any questions you might have, as well as help you smooth out any speed bumps you might hit along the way. Performing basic drupal development assumes some knowledge of HTML and Drupal CSS but no PHP Drupal programming knowledge is necessary (at first). It also assumes you have administrator’s privileges to a Drupal site. Start your drupal development by customizing the appearance and utilizing an existing theme. It can be surprising how customizable an existing theme can be by simply changing a few settings. There are also ways to make your own theme based…

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Facebook Holds Its First Ever Hacker Cup

Last weekend, Facebook hosted its first ever Hacker Cup. In what will probably become known as the Olympics of hacking, the Facebook Hacker Cup is Facebook’s international Drupal coding competition that’s designed to weed out the creme de la creme of the Drupal coding elite. Their mission? To find solutions to the most difficult algorithmic Drupal coding challenges in three elimination rounds.

Apple vs. Adobe: The Saga of Flash

For many developers, the public feud between Apple and Adobe over the last couple of years has been hard. Apple’s ban on Adobe Flash meant that development time for the iPhone and iPad would cost developers extra time and money, along with the giant headache of using several technologies to develop one mobile project on several different platforms. But, just when it seemed like the headache was becoming too much, Apple suddenly changed their minds and reversed the ban last month.

Make Your Own Apps with Google App Inventor

Ever had a good idea for an app but didn’t know of any way to develop it? Google just made your life a little easier (if you have an Android, that is).

Memoria Direct

Website URL: www.memoriadirect.com Project Summary: Pixeldust created a look and user experience tailored to the baby boomer demographic. The site was developed on TextPattern, a PHP/MySQL-based Drupal CMS that provides great flexibility for custom Drupal programming and scalability. Pixeldust also designed an identity and interface, and integrated Flash. Memoria Direct is transforming the way people shop for cremation by bringing choice, value and service directly to the consumer through the convenience of telephone and internet. Memoria listens to customer’s wants and needs, and then finds the best cremation program in their area. Solutions: Strategy, Identity Design, Interface Design, Website Development, Flash Development, Content Management System Integration It was a great experience working with the talented team at Pixeldust. We hired them to do corporate image and website development for our new company, Memoria Direct. This was a challenging assignment, as Memoria is bringing direct marketing innovation to a very unusual…

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