Code Reviews and the Art of Website Maintenance

Every time someone visits your website they are presented with the HTML, CSS and JavaScript that make up the page. This is the client side code that is interpreted by a user’s browser to render the page. In previous posts I have talked about coding conventions and improving page speed. In this post I’ll talking more about the importance of reviewing and…

The Importance of Code Version Control

When working on code for a website or piece of software it’s always important to track your changes. This is especially critical when collaborating on projects where multiple people will be updating the same code. Whether you’re working with one other developer, or contributing to an open source project with thousands, it’s crucial to keep…

Coding Conventions: Keep Your Code Clean and Stylish

When working on a project it is important to keep your code efficient in both execution and appearance. All projects, especially web projects, will need to be maintained on some level. One way to make this easier is by adhering to the code conventions, or style guide, set up within your development team or community. A good example of…

Choosing a Top-Level Domain

Your website’s domain name is an important factor in establishing a user base and ranking well in search. Choosing your website’s domain is just like choosing the right location for your business. It needs to fit your needs, allow your customers to find it, and be affordable to purchase and maintain. In this post we will…