Category: Development

When to go bespoke

Sep 19, 2015 - Best practice, Business, CMS, Development, Project management - 0 Comments - Standard

When I began developing websites in 1995, there was no WordPress or Magento. CSS didn’t exist, PHP was in its first iteration, ASP was a year away and Javascript was still to be standardised. The practical tools available were HTML …

Hunt the template

Mar 01, 2015 - CMS, Development, Ecommerce, Programming - 0 Comments - Standard

There’s a lot of things I like about Magento, and a few things I don’t. Key among the negative aspects is the templating system, which is convention based. There’s nothing wrong with that in principle, but in practice the conventions …