Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Anyone Can Build Apps for Android

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Yesterday, Google announced its newest breakthrough for mobile phone technology. The new tool called “App Inventor” allows anyone to create applications for Google’s Android mobile platform, even people who have zero programming experience.

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HTML 5 - The New Frontier

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) is often called the backbone of the modern web - it is what structures the basics of nearly every website, big or small. As with anything web-related, HTML is also constantly evolving. The newest iteration, HTML 5, is slated to change the way things work and also add many features that fill in where previous versions of HTML fell short.

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What your Facebook Page is Missing

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

From Pizza Hut, celebrities, to Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce, it seems that almost every business is on Facebook. Although just because a business is on the number one social networking site, it doesn’t mean that an organization will instantly gain an excellent reputation and increase sales. Facebook is emerging with new applications and functions that all businesses should take advantage of if they truly want to capture the power of social networking.

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BridgeWorks Creative Launches Essential Cane

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

BridgeWorks Creative launched www.essentialcane.com as part of an overall internet marketing strategy for FlavorStorm. BridgeWorks Creative is working closely with FlavorStorm to create www.flavorstorm.com and a strategy to make an effective ecommerce website that is both user friendly and admin sensitive. This site should be launched in the next couple of months.

See Essential cane at www.essentialcane.com

BridgeWorks Creative Launches Broderick Group

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

BridgeWorks Creative launched Broderick Group last week. Broderick Group is one of the largest Commercial Real Estate Companies in the Greater Seattle area. They specialize in Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, and User / Investment sales for some of the largest companies in that area. They work with companies from Nintendo USA, Hines Real Estate, NordStrom, Pokemon, and many more.

BridgeWorks Creative created a unique and original design that portrayed the professionalism and image of Broderick Group in the Greater Seattle area. They also completed a custom Available Property front end and back end system that is both user friendly for the consumers and admin.

Broderick Group can now send companies to their website and have them search in an organized manner with the Available Properties search tool, or research Broderick Group and their Brokers.

Please visit www.broderickgroup.com to see their website in action. If you have any questions about the design or functionality please call BridgeWorks Creative.

New Magento Version Released

Monday, November 24th, 2008

A new version of the open source eccom platform Magento has been released, version 1.1.7. The new release addresses 350 individual bugs/issues. The major highlights are: Google Website Optimizer integration, Google Base integration, and Scheduled DB logs cleaning option. There were quite a few other minor fixes that were big issues so we are happy to see the platform evolving and being refined.

Web Design, AJAX and SEO

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Anymore, web design and development is a balancing act between making your site as interactive and user friendly as possible while still satisfying the search engine’s needs. Search engines require static URLs for every bit of content on the website. If you cannot type in the URL and get to the content you are looking for neither can search engines. At Bridgeworks, we use a unique methodogy that is a mixture of PHP and AJAX that satisfies both parties.

Without getting too specific, search engines require links that have valid URLs and not all js, as they don’t understand js at all. So we use a degradeable mixture of the two. To find out more about the technologies we use check out our web development page or contact us.

PDF Exploits Abound

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

A new medium for viral infection is being utilized, PDFs. PDFs (Portable Document Format) are widely used in the business world and all over the web for many uses. PDFs work well because the author can restrict viewers from changing the document or can give them permission to fill in specific fields. The wide usage of PDFs makes this a great way to infect unsuspecting users computers. Luckily there are things that you can do to keep yourself safe. (more…)

Google Chrome

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Earlier this month Google released a browser named Chrome. The intent of Chrome is to meet the needs of today’s rich internet applications and to work safely with all the malware that is on websites. To achieve this they integrated a new javascript engine called V8 produced by a team in Europe. The new Javascript engine is approximately twice as fast as that in Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari. The reasoning for this is to make web applications faster and work more like software installed on your computer. (more…)

Firefox 3 Beta Launched

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

The newest iteration of Mozilla’s Firefox browser has been released to developers as a beta. The new version has better settings management, such as bookmarks and passwords. There have also been javascript engine improvements which supposedly have increased the speed of online web applications like gmail and other ajax based web apps. We’ll see how well it works. Get your version here:

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