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Offline Jennifer Clark

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Looking For Web Development Service
« on: December 11, 2009, 02:17:22 AM »
Hi, My name is Jennifer Clark, recently I have shiffted from Dallas to New York, we have a small business which is running successfully in Dallas, now we are opening a branch in New York, I am the one who have to take care the of the business and promote it as well. I am planning to make a web site of our branch, I am new to this city and looking for some local based company whom I can trust for the Website Development for my site, I came to know about webplore.com through one of my friend. Anybody any suggestion about this company as well you can also suggest me any other web development company also.
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Re: Looking For Web Development Service
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2009, 11:13:41 AM »
Well I've never used webplore.com however their own home page doesn't even pass W3C validation so take that as a sign of their attention to detail.
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Re: Looking For Web Development Service
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2009, 06:59:45 AM »
Well I've never used webplore.com however their own home page doesn't even pass W3C validation so take that as a sign of their attention to detail.

Validation is for losers.
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Re: Looking For Web Development Service
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2009, 07:42:45 AM »
Hehe.. I'm half and half with the validation idea.  While I won't go through hunting for every single error that might pop up in a layout or design, it does come in handy for hunting down big issues that might lead to design discrepancies between browsers.  :thumb:
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Re: Looking For Web Development Service
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2009, 11:19:11 AM »
Well I've never used webplore.com however their own home page doesn't even pass W3C validation so take that as a sign of their attention to detail.

Validation is for losers.
What an intelligent, well thought out reply. Well done.
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Re: Looking For Web Development Service
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2009, 11:40:14 AM »
Validation is for losers.

Ahem. While "pass/fail" on a validator, particularly the W3C's, should not count for everything, it can show poor coding practices and things which may work different ways on different browsers. For example, the webplore.com page has JavaScript code between </head> and <body>! There should be no content between those two tags. Other things, such as lack of alt= attributes on minor decorative graphics, or the use of self-closing tags under HTML, are forgivable. A validator is a tool to help decide what's wrong (if anything) with a page. It's about as "macho" to develop pages without validation as it is to see how drunk you can drive.
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Re: Looking For Web Development Service
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2009, 02:57:59 AM »
If you do not find anyone locally via these forums or other means, you may want to check out https://www.getafreelancer.com/ which while allowing you to possibly locate someone locally, will also let you get "bids" on a project for web development.

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Re: Looking For Web Development Service
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2010, 10:16:22 AM »
I did the Dallas to New York move many years ago! I have not heard of webplore, but I have some advice for using any outsourcing company, based domestically or abroad. Make sure they have a top notch design portfolio. Many developers try to pass as designers and you will just get poor design which is what most of your clients will make their initial impression based on. Make sure they have a solid portfolio that includes the specific technologies that you will use. There are very few people who are really good in lots of different technologies. You want some one with lots of experience in the thing you need. You dont want them to build their portfolio on your project. Contact clients and ask tough questions about professionalism, quality of work and communications. Once you take the plung it is hard to get out of a project. Do your due diligence, because it will be the difference between an good experience with a great outcome and weeks, or months of frustration. Good luck.

 

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