Tag Selection: Web

Umbraco review: Top 5 Features + CMS

Umbraco, the open source ASP.NET CMS released a big update late last year that resulted in the introduction of “Grid Layout” and “Responsive Preview”, both new to the system. Umbraco 7.2 aims to be the best authoring tool for editors in a responsive era, and this is how its team proposes to do so:   1. Grid Layout For years Rich Text Editors ...

Things We Explain: Front-End & Back-End Development

The land of web development has many paths, corners and unfamiliar terminology, but that’s what we’re here for. Today we’ll make use of metaphors, analogies and examples to guide you through these two software development process. Before we go into actual definitions, here’s how some like to explain it: “Consider front ...

Azure vs Amazon Web Services: A keen & dynamic comparison for small business owners

We started discussing cloud services in our blog this August as an important tech trend for small businesses for the rest of 2014. Here’s where we left off, since the two terms might become confusing as you keep reading: Cloud computing is using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data (rather than a company’s ...

Technologists of Today: Martin Fowler

This series is inspired by fellow technologists, who have in turn inspired the CSW team. Our first post centers around Martin Fowler from Thought Works. Why we picked Martin. Aristides, one of our Sr. Developers, is also an advocate of agile methodologies and open source. About Martin. Martin is a champion of Continuous Integration, a software development ...

Introducing ASP.NET vNext

Last month Microsoft announced ASP.NET vNext to the world at TechEd North America; since then, there has been a good release of information for developers (and from developers), and we’re doing our part by sharing what this release could mean to our clients. ASP.NET vNext has been defined as a lean and composable framework for building web and cloud ...

Meet our developers: Ernesto Díaz.

Where are you from? I’m from Havana, Cuba. What made you decide to become a Developer? I have two older sisters, both web developers, who showed me what they could do with computers besides playing video games. This happened since they were in college, so I’ve been curious for years. What brought you to CSW Solutions? I was living in Miami when ...

Responsive web design: what it is and what it means.

The control which designers knew in the print medium, and often desire in the web medium, is simply a function of the limitation of the printed page. The web doesn’t have the same constraints and we have started to design for this flexibility. Responsive Design aims to produce the optimal user experience for different environments, all built into ...

Maintenance Activity Program

  Mediacom – Maintenance Activity Program The Maintenance Activity Program is a system developed by CSW Solutions to manage scheduling, assignment, execution, and billing field jobs created by supervisors and technicians on a daily basis across every single town in which Mediacom has a presence. This web application was created in response ...

Znode Implementation

A Rapid Deployment of the Multi-Storefront Znode E-commerce Solution Roothouse Inc. is an e-commerce company that prides itself on quick deployment of niche websites driven off a single catalog. Roothouse expressed the importance of speed to market with 28,000 dropship products, and needed an ecommerce solution rapidly deployed for multiple websites ...