It seems that one of the key decisions most web developers, designers, and other web professionals face when moving from one position to the next is whether to freelance or become a fixture in an organization. Web professions seem to have a natural affinity to the “1099 economy.” For several reasons: Skill sets can be […]
The narrative surrounding the current Healthcare.gov website debacle has many familiar threads. For those who aren’t following closely, there are: Blaming contractors who didn’t meet expectations. Contractors who warned officials about major flaws. The lower level official who was assured that everything would be fine. Sudden changes of requirements, including the suspension of “anonymous shopping.” […]
Most clients are aware that they need to make a decision about a content management system as part of their website development or redesign process. Often they have strong opinions about which one they need. Most developers have a pretty good idea of the ins and outs of various CMS platforms. Many have a favorite. […]
Four words can kill a brilliantly innovative approach, scuttle a long-term project, and add unexpected time and cost to a marginal project: “Is it 508 compliant?” If you much work on web content, or electronic documents of any kind, in DC you will eventually hear section 508 invoked—and you will see the effect this invocation […]
WordPress, once a simple blogging tool, long ago stepped up to become the world’s most popular open source content management system. But within the development community, it does not have the same cachet as some of the popular modern development frameworks such as Ruby on Rails or Node.js. Most web developers, including Mobility Labs are […]
We are redesigning our website using modern web development tools and a focus on mobile. Read more about how and why.
Until recently, the process of searching for information on the web meant you entered some kind of search phrase into a search engine. The search engine pulled up a list of possible results, usually ten per page, and you browsed through to find the one that had the best answer. Given how much better this […]