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What is this all about?

10th August 2017

Well it's just a place to post quick news and other thoughts onto the site. Sometimes a full detail page will be available for a full article when further information is necessary.

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Responsive Websites

05th September 2017

Responsive HTML5 Websites are currently a very popular way to go...

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Net Magazine

05th September 2017

Firecast recommends Net Magazine as a monthly way to keep up with what's new in web design...

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Open Source Web Development

01st September 2017

Firecast have over 15 years of experience of Open Source Web Development...

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Creating HTML5 formatted videos

18th July 2017

Of course this still means hosting the videos on your server and using resources every time a user views them. Along with converting to formats to cover browsers etc.

With the popularity of video sharing websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and so on it is often a popular choice these days to setup up a YouTube channel to host and organise all your videos and just use these on your website.

This removes the server load from your own hosting and embedding YouTube videos is effective and can be done responsively so that they will resize and fit into designs that cover a range of screen widths.


Cookies! - The EU cookie law

18th August 2017

People often ask what they have to do regarding Cookies on their website.

The Cookie Law was removed in 2013 - so now we are basically back to just informing users that your site uses cookies! ...

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