Posts By: Mark Wahl

Soliciting Project Estimates from the Team

Project estimates can be one of the more challenging aspects of managing web development projects. There are so many factors involved: defining (and sometimes guessing at) accurate requirements, factoring in learning curves, consideration of client budget and expectations, timeline, etc, etc. If you have an experienced development team at your disposal, you can leverage team… Read more »

Updating WordPress as a Keystone Process

WordPress tends to make a major version release about every six months, as well as several other minor versions every year. As soon as a stable release is made, an alert message is posted on admin dashboards along with a link to automatically install the update. If you are not comfortable with that, you can… Read more »

Google Web Fonts

Google Web Fonts offers a cheap and easy way to add custom fonts to your website. Here’s what its all about and how to implement.

cox graae + spack architects website

The Jake Group recently launched a new site for a cox graae + spack architects ( CGS is an architectural firm just down the street from us in Georgetown, and we enjoyed putting together this nice and clean website design.

Media Center Solutions

There is plenty of information out there about setting up a media center using either a home theater PC (HTPC) or digital media receiver, and I’ve read a great deal of it. The long and short of it is that while either approach can get the job done, the right solution is going to depend on 1) how you intend to use it and 2) how much work you want to put into it. Technical details are covered ad nauseam elsewhere. What I’d like to focus on is how to choose between the approaches.

Responsive Web Design

Responsive web design is a website development strategy that focuses on building sites that can be accessed properly across devices – desktop, laptop, mobile, tablet, TV, etc . This flexibility is driven by CSS3 media queries which allow the structure of the site to adapt to the browser and display on which the site is being viewed.