Discussion and opinion on design, development, business and culture in a digital world.
By Tim Sloan in Culture on Aug. 19, 2016
We are looking for a Web Developer ready to work with Django, who is excited to tackle new and interesting projects and either enjoys writing Python or is willing to learn (or as we like to think of it, convert). As a member of the Lift team, you’ll be involved in every aspect of development, from concept, to prototyping, architecting, to launching.
By Tim Sloan on July 6, 2015
We’ve completed hundreds of web projects and over the years we’ve learned that we’re different so we’ve designed our own way of managing them.
By Tim Sloan on Feb. 24, 2014
An API (Application Programming Interface) is essentially a layer between your database and the User Interface (UI). The API usually contains all of business logic and controls you need for your data so your UI doesn’t need to worry about that stuff as much.
By Tim Sloan on Dec. 10, 2013
Project Success is more important than the Project Scope
By Tim Sloan on March 19, 2010
Things work out much MUCH better when the communication is clear and concise.
By Tim Sloan on April 10, 2009
I used to teach a few classes on various aspects of web development at the University of Alberta and one of the things I would say to boost the students’ confidence was, “every mistake you make, I’ve made a dozen times.”
By Tim Sloan on Feb. 17, 2009
You don’t need to go crazy optimizing for search engines! Remember that there are humans reading the content on your websites, and the content should be written with them in mind first.