December 18th, 2007 | Posted in Blog, Web Standards

Web Standards & Open Source

Web Standards & Open Source

It seems that more and more open source projects are taking interest in Web Standards and clean validated code. Very few CMS projects out there are 100% XHTML and CSS valid, therefore the need to come up with quality code has been emerging even more. We are talking about future compatibility and accessibility, something that is of everyone’s best interest. One of the main problems regarding these projects is laying on the output of editors.

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November 21st, 2007 | Posted in Blog, General Discussion

Does CSS / XHTML development pay YOU back?

Does CSS / XHTML development pay YOU back?

CSS and XHTML tableless development, most certainly, requires more time than the old school ways of development. And as if this isn”t enough, web standardization comes over to remind us of the constant testing we need to realize in order to make sure the site is accessible. As a result, a lot of time is being consumed in testing and correcting. This procedure, most certainly, proves to be costly for web design agencies that care about the quality of work they will hand over to their clients.

The clients, on the other, don”t really care about the way you will decide to develop (fortunately, some do!) their site. They only need their website done over with, at an “affordable price”! Coming to terms with like-minded clients, proves very costly for the agency or the freelancer, and the only one to rip the rewards is, of course, the client.

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