Archive for January, 2009

Jan 30 2009

Steps on How to Create a Web 2.0 Logo

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So you want to use a logo for your website. Or maybe take your designing skills and use them as part of a possible business. Either way, you’re better off designing logos for Web 2.0 technologies. Not only are they generally better looking, they’re also more relevant and quite easy to use with many of the sites currently active today. Here are steps you can take to create a Web 2.0 logo you can use with any website:

Know what a Web 2.0 logo looks like.

Design evolves. Sometimes, it does so out of necessity, as when a certain object has changed or become obsolete or when a certain sentiment has faded or shifted. If you wish to create a Web 2.0 logo, you must know their characteristics.

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Jan 23 2009

Top Characteristics of a Web 2.0 Logo

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Any project involving Web 2.0 design inevitably includes a logo. That tight, carefully designed and executed graphic that is symbolic of a thought, a concept or an entity, whether personal or business. When you see a logo, you usually understand its implication and what it tries to define, much as you would if you could read Chinese characters. But what about a Web 2.0 logo? Will you recognize one if you saw one?

And how could you keep up to the standards if you want to create one? Here are some of the characteristics you can expect from a Web 2.0 logo:

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Jan 16 2009

Top 5 Coolest Web 2.0 Websites to Check Out for 2009

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The basic definition for Web 2.0 is anything that lets user create, manage, and share their own data however they want. Web 2.0 is what made Firefox succeed where Netscape failed and what made Ofoto (Web 1.0) different from Flickr (Web 2.0) among other things. Thus, without further ado, here are the top 5 coolest Web 2.0 websites you shouldn’t miss!

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Jan 09 2009

Top 5 of the Coolest Web 2.0 Widgets You Can Use for Your Website

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Widgets are like sprinkles on ice cream. They not only look good, they add a little something to an otherwise already great stuff. However, unlike sprinkles, widgets can actually take you farther. If you’re looking for ways to spruce up your website or want to increase its functionality, here are the top 5 coolest widgets you can use:

1. Forms

They may seem a bit too… administrative but these widgets make this list because they are very functional. Forms come in all types, styles and uses so you merely have to pick one that is a good fit for your site. Forms are perfect for sites that need to process information from their users.

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Jan 02 2009

Easier, More Convenient Web 2.0 Applications with Lightweight Programming

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The value of having applications that are easier to access and use became apparent with the appearance of more functionalities in the popular systems. In fact, this has become the most important concern for many programmers. The concern was well-placed. As the usage of the Internet exploded, so did the importance of providing rich user experience. This introduced different concepts, techniques and programming models that were not available in the past. Lightweight programming made Web 2.0 easier yet simple to use.

What is lightweight programming?

Lightweight programming is the type of programming characterized by increased accessibility for its  creators and users. It is designed to adapt to any changes, especially when there is a need to make room for
improvement. It isn’t a science – at least, not yet – and in fact, programmers use the alternate term ‘sloppy
programming’ because its methods are not exact.

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