Adapt or Respond: How to Approach One-Web Development

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 3:12 pm

Steve is Senior Web Developer at Piehead. In a recent study, 57% of users will leave your mobile website if they have to wait 3 seconds for the page to load. After 1 second of load-time, conversion rates drop by 3.5%, and that’s if your site is even mobile-friendly in the first place. Oh, by [...]

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Piehead Gives Back to the Community – The Gundalow Company

Monday, September 16th, 2013 at 4:35 pm

Contributors: Kaitlyn Grant (Project Manager) and Phyllis Ford (Director of User Experience) Last week, a few members of the Piehead team boarded the Piscataqua, a reproduction of the flat-bottom gundalow barges that were once prevalent in Portsmouth and the Seacoast region. While the “lunch meeting” included a beautiful sail on the Piscataqua River, we were [...]

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Code Modularization: To Factor or Not to Factor?

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 at 3:20 pm

Contributors: Steve Hanson (Senior Web Developer) and Tyler Shingleton (Web Application Developer) So, you’re a programmer working on your company’s next big application. You’ve already written twenty thousand lines of code and you probably have twenty thousand more left to write. Now consider these questions: How much of your code will be reused? How many [...]

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Did Google Just Kill Search Engine Optimization?

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 5:27 pm

Steve is Senior Web Developer at Piehead.  SEOs and PR firms take note: Google will penalize your clients if you syndicate press releases that link back to the client website. They have finally confirmed they are out to penalize websites that “link back” with over-optimized anchor text and content syndication. [1] Over the last 2-3 [...]

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Facebook’s Mobile Games Publishing Platform Could Spell the End for Large Game Developers

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 10:16 am

Steve is Senior Web Developer at Piehead Something very exciting might be happening! Facebook has pledged to make it easier for small- to mid-sized Facebook game developers to distribute their apps to Facebook users. They are offering promotional support, analytics, and distribution to targeted users across the suite of Facebook mobile apps. A new pilot [...]

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