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Archive for 2007

From Web D to Web Apps

If there's anything the Internet has taught us over the past half-decade, it's this - things change. And that's exactly what we have done. Take our small business survey and win a web plan

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Death to the trees

During my pre-teen years, I read a lot. From Enid Blyton books to magazines, I always had something made of dead trees in my hand. I had an active imagination, and books appealed to me because they allowed me to create a and inhabit a world of my own, even if it was just for an afternoon.

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Web Apps 101

So you want to write a web app? Vesess welcomes you and a million others to this primer on developing your first web based application. By the end of this post you should have a better idea of how to approach web development in the post-basecamp era. Let's start with the basics.

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Paper prototyping for the genius designer

It's very convenient for us designers to think that we always know the best way to do things. Yet we manage to get things horribly wrong with startling frequency. And almost always the reason could be traced back to lack of proper user input in the early stages of design.

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Coping with Copy

If you're a copywriter who can't seem to work with others, you're not alone. Lots of writers out there struggle everyday in having to work with teams. In giving their words the highest priority, they often forget that they are a part of something that is bigger than just themselves and their copy.

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Summer of Code

Wow, what a week. First off, we'd like to wish all our readers a (slightly belated) Happy and Prosperous Sinhala and Tamil New Year. Apart from stepping in to a New Year however, something else happened last week, and something pretty awesome at that. Three of our very own were selected for Google Summer of Code 2007.

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More than a redesign

Welcome to Vesess.com v4. You may notice our site design, and of course, this new weblog. The online reincarnation you see was not just done for kicks (thought we admit, nitpicking the design was mad fun). It also reflects a shift in focus for us as a company.

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