VDW employee, Jolee Main, will be teaching GDI’s Intro to HTML / CSS class at the end of January. This class is designed to teach the fundamentals of building a website from the ground up. No previous development experience is required to benefit from this class!
This year, VDW began working with two new clients: Jericho Cafe & Tavern and Oppenheimer & Close. Both clients needed an upgrade to responsive websites that would provide visitors with an optimal web experience no matter what device or screen size they were using.
VDW has successfully launched the largest and longest-running project of our 15 year history with KSE Focus. This robust web application helps clients make business decisions by categorizing, searching, and digesting over 1,000,000 records of data.
Responsive web design is becoming the standard to ensure seamless functionality and appearance on any device. This fall, VDW launched two revamped, fully responsive websites for a couple of our long-time clients.
If you are in search of a job in a technical field, are considering attending college for a technical degree, or have any sort of passion for the industry, you will not want to miss this year’s Tech Jam on October 23 & 24 at the Sheraton on Main St. in Burlington, VT.
Vermont Code Camp is an amazing annual technology event happening this Saturday, September 19 at UVM’s Kalkin Hall. VDW is sponsoring the affair alongside many other tech-gurus in the area including Dealer.com, MyWebGrocer, C2, and Evolution HMC Technology.
A collaborative effort between Vermont Public Radio and the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium, Eye on the Sky is a Vermont weather resource that provides useful recreational, gardening and astronomical forecasts and much more. As part of the new Fairanks site, we were tasked with overhauling the Eye on the Sky site as well, including creating new archiving functionality as well as integration for forecast audio, along with a slew of other custom features.
A few weeks ago Google announced April 21, 2015 as the deadline for making your site mobile-friendly. What does this means for your website and how you can adapt? Today’s we answer those questions and more as the next phase in mobile SEO and mobile-friendly web development gets underway. Existing Vermont Design Works clients, please take note!
From huge performance improvements to a seismic shift in how software is built and maintained, 2014 has been a big year of changes and improvements for PHP as a web development platform. The widespread adoption of the package manager Composer signals the end of monolithic frameworks and vendor lock-in. It has kick-started an explosion of modular libraries, which can be used regardless of whether your website is built on Drupal, Wordpress, Symfony or any other platform. Today we take a look at what has changed and the opportunities these transitions present for your website in the coming year.
For Vermont’s Technology Month, we’re posting about VDW’s contributions to the creative economy and tech community. We start with our work with Symfony, open source software that provides the architecture on which we build custom applications and websites. VDW’s staff are part of a global community of developers who contribute to the tools, documents, and software that powers the Symfony framework.