The world of open source software is experiencing a revolution. Traditionally open source has been the domain of the newcomer to the software market, or restricted to the worlds of Linux / Apache servers.
But more recently the big boys have been getting in on the open source act. Webfuel have always based our solutions on Microsoft technologies. But Microsoft, like all major software developers have often followed a closed source model. This is now changing. The latest version of the .net framework that Webfuel build our solutions on is going to be 100% open source. Similarly the web framework we use (ASP.net) is also being 100% open sourced.
Many major software developers are finally realising the benefits of moving to a 100% open source model. It engages developers to use a company's product. It encourages trust and openess about the product. Most importantly it allows a product to leverage the support and input of thousands of users who review and improve the code.
One of the key factors that Google looks at when ranking a site is the number and quality of sites that link to it. Google's ranking algorithms work by treating the entire internet as a giant web of connections. If
As almost all modern browsers now support a wide range of CSS3 features it's become more feasible to use some of the advanced features in everyday websites. One of the really fun things introduced in CSS was pure CSS animations.
An ongoing debate in web design has been the scroll vs the click. Do users visiting a website prefer to scroll through a long page or click through to new pages? 2015 has possibly seen the demise of non scrolling websites, and