Posts Tagged:web design Austin

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 8 Delivers Improved Developer Experience

Drupal 7 was a big step forward for Drupal developers. It addressed a number of user experience issues in Drupal 6, and a flexible architecture was added to the Drupal 7 core including fields in core as well as other improvements. Drupal 8 has just been rolled out over the last few months and the suite of new features has the Drupal development community from Austin to San Francisco excited. But it’s not just the new features that have everybody so excited — it’s also about fully embracing the PHP ecosystem and the improved developer experience Drupal 8 offers. New Drupal 8 Features Drupal 8 is finally becoming a full-fledged member of the PHP ecosystem.  Third-party components, such as Symfony, Backbone and Twig , are incorporated into this release, providing the Drupal development community with a raft of sweet new tools. This kind of platform cross-pollination will both stimulate further…

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WordPress or Drupal? Which Drupal CMS Is Right for You?

The choice of whether to use WordPress or Drupal to build your website depends on your experience and your needs. There is plenty of room in the website development ecosystem for two content management systems, and even room left over for Joomla and others.  For example, a microbrewery startup based in Austin with an eight-page website would be fine using WordPress, but a Cleveland-based heavy equipment manufacturer with a 350-page website is going to need the security and functionality of a Drupal-powered website. WordPress is by far the most popular Drupal CMS in terms of the number of websites developed using it. As of February 2013, 17.6% of total websites were based on WordPress, according to W3Techs. Joomla came in second, with 2.7% of websites, and Drupal a fast-growing third, with 2.3% of websites. WordPress Development WordPress development is popular because it is easy. It was originally designed as an…

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Drupal 7 Helps Scott & White Get Ready for the New Health Insurance Marketplace

Pixeldust Interactive is proud to announce the launch of the fully ACA-compliant Scott & White Health Plan website (SWHP.org). This nine-month website development project  was designed to provide Scott & White, a major Texas-based health insurance provider, with a user-friendly, multi-function website to comply with the provisions of the Affordable Care Act mandating access to the newly-created health insurance marketplace.

Austin Web Design and Development

Pixeldust Interactive is an Austin Drupal Web Design and development firm. We employ the very best web technologists so you get the website you want, the way you want. We apply the latest in design, web technologies and iPhone development to help you get an easy-to-update and exceptional website. At Pixeldust, we’re a super group of Austin Drupal Drupal Web Designers and developers. We’re also iPhone developers. Our cutting-edge applications can help you stay in touch with your clients no matter where they are. It all boils down to one simple thing: we’re Austin Drupal Drupal Web Designers and developers. We keep Drupal Web Design interesting. We build custom websites and applications that give your business everything it needs to grow. We implement tailored content management systems that make updating your site as easy as possible. And we’ll show you how to do it. Pixeldust is a full-service Drupal Web…

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Austin Web Design and Development

The Pixeldust Interactive team has remained on the forefront of the digital media industry in Austin, TX by diving headfirst into new technology as it emerges. Our Web design and development team’s best practices approach to developing business-to-business and consumer-oriented websites, content management systems, and more has kept our roster of satisfied Austin clients growing steadily. Open Source Technologies While we have developed in many different “flavors” for many platforms, our primary Drupal web development environment is the open source LAMP environment. LAMP consists of a group of open source software used to run dynamic websites and servers, including: 1. Linux 2. Apache 3. MySQL 4. PHP Linux’s tools have been the most trusted solutions since the beginning of the World Wide Web. Currently, Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Perl and Python (LAMP) add up to more than 60% of the servers, databases and scripting languages in existence on the web…

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University of Texas Giving Website Launches

Pixeldust Interactive and the University of Texas at Austin, a major research university and the largest institution of The University of Texas system, have recreated and integrated the University’s existing Giving and Capital Campaign websites. The newly redesigned, integrated site features a unified theme, simple architecture and rich media experience that showcases the many ways UT is working to change the world.

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