Archives: March 2013

Drupal development, Google maps API: HydroReform.org

        Filed under: Drupal, Web Development

Washington, DC – inQbation is pleased to contribute to the Hydropower Reform Coalition website with expertise in Google maps API.  Originally founded in 1992 as a loose association of conservation and recreation groups, the Hydropower Reform Coalition has grown into a broad consortium of more than 150 national, regional, and local organizations with a combined … Continued

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Drupal Development: Asian American Institute

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Washington, DC – inQbation is pleased to announce the launch of not-for-profit Drupal-powered website, Asian American Institute. Based in Chicago, the Asian American Institute, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice has a mission is to empower the Asian American community through advocacy, by utilizing education, research, and coalition building.

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Nonprofit Drupal development: Asian Law Caucus

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San Francisco, CA – inQbation is pleased to announce the launch of Asian Law Caucus, a Drupal powered nonprofit website featuring Donations, Careers, Volunteer opportunities, social media integration, and blog. Founded in 1972, the Asian Law Caucus is the nation’s first legal and civil rights organization serving the low-income Asian Pacific American communities. ALC focuses on housing … Continued

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Government website powered by Drupal: ACUS.GOV

Government website powered by Drupal: ACUS.GOV

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WASHINGTON, DC – inQbation is pleased to announce the launch of ACUS.GOV, originally powered by WordPress but converted to Drupal and relaunched in 2013. The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research, providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for improvement of federal … Continued

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Northern Virginia Drupal Development: ASOA.ORG

Northern Virginia Drupal Development: ASOA.ORG

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Fairfax, Virginia – inQbation is pleased to announce the launch of ASOA.ORG, a Drupal-powered, not-for-profit, member association website.  The mission of the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) is to advance the skills and professionalism of ophthalmic practice management. Founded in 1986 by administrators for administrators, ASOA is the premier organization for the business side … Continued

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Washington DC Drupal Development: EPDC.ORG

Washington DC Drupal Development: EPDC.ORG

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WASHINGTON, DC – inQbation is pleased to announced the successful launch of EPDC.ORG, a Drupal website. Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC) was founded in 2004 with the insight that sound education policy has to be based on sound evidence, including good data and good analysis of the challenges and solutions. EPDC is a research unit … Continued

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Drupal web development

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Right now, Drupal is surging.  Ever since WhiteHouse.gov was relaunched in Drupal, it has gained significant credibility as a secure, enterprise-level web content management system that could effectively serve the needs of federal agencies.  The list of federal and state agencies powering their websites by Drupal is growing rapidly: WhiteHouse.gov Data.gov SBA.gov DOE.gov USAspending.gov RestoreTheGulf.gov Energy.gov … Continued

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Agile methodology of web development

        Filed under: Agile development, Drupal, Web Development

Agile Development Process Why use agile development methodology? Agile minimizes risk Lean Startup = Agile Development Agile contracts Agile focuses on results and low-hanging fruit Agile principles Problems with Agile development methodology How agile development works Fixed price contracts require fixed scope of work and acceptance standards inQbation Labs and the agile development process Agile … Continued

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Waterfall method of software (web) development

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Traditional (waterfall) approach to software development Some clients demand firm fixed-price (FFP) contracts, payments tied to milestones, and guaranteed functional requirements delivered at the end of the project.  Agile development is not conducive to rigid contract requirements like this.  The only effective methodology to deal with rigid contracts is the waterfall method of web development … Continued

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Cater Your Social Media Strategy to the Platform

Cater Your Social Media Strategy to the Platform

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Rare is the company that isn’t already fully ensconced in social media. In the last five years a sea of random status updates and interactions has turned into a crucial marketing tool. The savviest companies are using their social media audiences to their potential, engaging them at every opportunity. Finding an ideal social media strategy … Continued

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Aesthetic web browser compatibility, x-browser compatibility

Aesthetic web browser compatibility, x-browser compatibility

        Filed under: How to, Web Development

Web standards, best practices Aesthetic browser compliance means that the website looks “exactly” the same, pixel by pixel, color by color, between web browsers. We will not guarantee this. Examples below show how different browsers interpret HTML/CSS differently without affecting functionality. Acquia.com on Firefox (FF14) Acquia.com on Internet Explorer (IE9) As you can see, the … Continued

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Most popular browsers for cross browser compatibility compliance

Most popular browsers for cross browser compatibility compliance

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What are the most popular web browsers? Every month, a new web browser version is released while older, obsolete web browsers fall off the radar.  The environment is always in flux, always changing.  But, when there is a deadline and it is time to launch and test website, we need to have a fixed standard … Continued

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Functional cross-browser compatibility and compliance

Functional cross-browser compatibility and compliance

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Washington DC Cross-Browser Compatibility Expert Functional browser compliance means that the website must work properly and be defect free across “the most popular” web browsers.  We guarantee functional compatibility.  Examples below reveal defects between web browsers. As you can see, the functionality of the navigation bar is defective and inconsistent between Internet Explorer and Firefox. … Continued

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How the Harlem Shake Happened

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I’m sure by now you’ve heard of the Harlem Shake. Who hasn’t, right? Well, you’ve probably had a couple of laughs watching some Harlem Shake videos. But if you’re interested in the concept of virality (how products, services or anything goes viral: used, seen, shared, etc. by millions of people world wide) you probably wondered … Continued

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Mapping Your Marketing Message

Mapping Your Marketing Message

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First impressions are important in almost any setting – in person, and online. Businesses are well aware that their website’s home page is integral to drawing the interest of potential customers and representing that company to the world of online consumers, but in a relatively young and fast-changing industry, the perceived best approach takes several … Continued

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