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DotNetNuke CMS

If you're not familiar with DNN, it's worth a gander at http://www.DNNSoftware.com.  This site (PBSD's website) is a beautiful DNN implementation.  It is responsive, meaning that it will format itself correctly on any size screen or device - try it yourself - make your browser the shape and size of your smart phone, and watch how it transforms into a user-friendly mobile site! The ...

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Do you really NEED a Mobile App for your business?

 My questioning in this conversation goes something like this: "Why do you need a mobile application?" The answers I get are pretty interesting, and they all have "some" value to them: My clients and customers are the group of people who can't put their phones down My customers need to look something up to buy I want to use "push notification" to alert them ...

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What is "Responsive Design"?

  • 6/28/2013 11:30:00 AM
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Rather than describe this phenomenon, let's look at it.  Go ahead and resize the browser you're using now to a smaller size...keep going until you see the menu at the top change into buttons and list-options.  THIS is the responsive design! Using scripting to figure out the size, and CSS to move and resize HTML items on the page, we can create content one time, ...

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Tips for new Android Users

  • Meng Wu
  • 4/22/2013 11:31:00 AM
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 Tips for new Android users #1 App:  Advanced Task Killer.  Set it to kill all programs running when you turn off your screen.  It will save a ton of battery life for you. #2 Lookout  Malware/Virus protection plus cloud backup and find phone.  #3 Additional Batteries - DO NOT BUY THEM AT THE PHONE STORE!!!!  Instead, use Ebay: look up your phone battery  (not ...

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Is the Lowest Price Always the Best Choice for your Business?

We worked over and above the written specifications and expectations, but when I told him it was time for a support contract to cover the costs of the ongoing changes, he found someone else that offered to do the “same” development work for ½ of our billable rate.  At face-value, I can see why this was so appealing to my customer who is watching ...

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Simple Facts: Why your business NEEDS Custom Software

Simple Facts:  Why your business NEEDS Custom Software Nearly every small and medium sized business can benefit from custom software, but they don’t know what signs to look for to determine and understand the benefits and gains they will realize.    Your business software should HELP you take your company to the next level, not stand in the way.  Custom Software will allow you to ...

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Windows 8 Hot Keys

  • Meng Wu
  • 11/28/2012 11:34:00 AM
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Please remember that Palm Beach Software Design, Inc. is a custom software development company, and we would love to work with you on your next project.  Please contact us  email: [email protected] phone: 561-572-0233 to discuss your next project as a FREE introductory 1-hour consult.      In these key combinations, hold down the Windows key (normally located between Alt and Ctrl) and another key, as ...

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SOPA and You

The Internet is often compared to the Wild West because of its wild FREE  environment. It has been that way since it's inception, when people were thrilled at the ability to put up websites with things like autopsy photos.  Last fall, Congress introduced the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, to serve as the new sheriff in town. In addition, the PROTECT IP Act ...

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Need Help Finding the Right Tools

As my company grows, I realize more and more that we need to implement better tools in order to maintain the level of excellence that the company had when it was "just me". When it was "just me", I had intimate knowledge of each and every program for all my clients.  I knew how their business worked, and I was able to understand what ...

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Thank You Steve

Thank You Steve   I guess we have all known this was coming for some time now.  Steve's second medical leave…and his recent departure as CEO.  We hoped that Steve would somehow hang on, and years from now he would at least be providing his brilliant ideas to the company he loved.     So today, the hesitant tweets began on twitter.  "Steve Jobs ...

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