Development is often conjoined with web design, but the two disciplines are really distinct. Design is focused on the visual appearance and user interactions with the website. Development focuses on bringing those design decisions to life and making sure that the connective tissue that design needs for functionality is working.
Connection to Our Services
The umbrella of web development covers both plugin development and theme development but also includes website architecture, integrations, and security issues. At Pixel Jar we blur the line between front-end and back-end development. Though each of our developers has a particular proficiency, all are able to work confidently on both sides of development.
Because we’re experts in writing code we also like to talk about code. We perform code reviews, site reviews, and can consult on your web project to help you over a rough patch in your own web development. We’re always excited to see what our clients are working on and a second set of eyes can see things that you might have missed.
Posts in Web Development
Posts in this section focus on web development in its purest sense. Many of our completed projects have an interesting feature or exposed us to some new information that was share-worthy. We’ll also talk about issues that encompass all of design like tools, definitions and new methodologies.
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Last year one of the Pixel Jar staff, Dave Margowsky, decided to relocate. This event tested his project management skills in a real life setting. Since we work as a distributed team we embraced the move. After he was done we talked about writing a post that would be relevant for our readers. We’ll let…Continue Reading →
Esports are undeniably on the rise. According to Newzoo, the Esports industry is on track to bring in almost a billion dollars in revenue this year across the globe. With that amount of growth, the idea of gaming as a profession is becoming more mainstream. With Esports on the rise Esports websites are proliferating. Every…Continue Reading →
Pixel Jar makes web platforms and solutions that make our clients look amazing. Take a look at our projects and you’ll see the care we put into them. Just to be certain we’re delivering the solutions our customers are looking for, we look to Clutch to collect unbiased client reviews for us. Clutch is an…Continue Reading →
E-commerce stands for Electronic Commerce, which is in itself a very basic term for selling on the Internet through a website. With the ability to process credit cards electronically through the Internet, e-commerce website design has flourished. In fact, online shopping is now the norm. So much so, that it seems consumers expect to be…Continue Reading →
This is the final post in our five part series on using custom work to achieve the best website design. In this entry, we’re focusing on how to make the best choice. Where to Start Deciding which design approach is best for your project really comes down to three factors – requirements, time, and budget.…Continue Reading →
Welcome to the fourth installment of our five part series about custom approaches to good website design. In this post we’re talking about in-browser design. Suspending Formal Design In-Browser Design can be useful for projects where there is a built-in audience, where the lifespan of the site is short, or where the development timeline or…Continue Reading →
This is the third part of a five part series dealing with custom web design. In this part we’re going to focus on limited website design templates on a project. Focusing on What’s Important Sometime a Full Design overshoots the target. With some projects, only key designs need to be developed and the rest of…Continue Reading →
HealthLoop reached out to us last year to start discussions for a corporate website design that better targeted their business-to-business space. HealthLoop makes intuitive software that provides medical patients with continued care and instructions after they have had a medical procedure. A Corporate Website Design Experience The primary goal for the new site was to…Continue Reading →
This is part two of a five part series exploring different approaches to custom web design. In this part we’re going to explore the full custom approach. A Full Custom Web Design This is “the works.” A full custom web design is necessary when all aspects of the site need to be considered. These projects…Continue Reading →