By Tom Fotherby on February 19, 2010
We have just finished and published greekislandpropertyfinders.co.uk which is a modified clone of http://www.heidijoycegardens.com. Technical details of site: The site is written in PHP using WordPress as a development framework. Uses the 1KB CSS grid framework. Uses Jquery including the anything slider and Galleria. The site has a newsletter sign-up form written as a WordPress […]
By Tom Fotherby on January 20, 2010
I’ve just finished a new webpage called PeoplePerHour Economy that was written about in the mainstream tech press (see bottom half of article): Technical details: The charts and graphs are implemented using the Google Charts API – a simple and extremely efficient method of producing charts. The charts (and chart data) are cached over a […]
By Tom Fotherby on November 5, 2009
I’ve just finished a revamp of the PeoplePerHour.com hompage: Previous Design New Design The new design was needed to give space to spotlight “featured” projects (which are a new addition to the site). I think the homepage should stand out a bit more now because it’s more striking?
By Tom Fotherby on August 12, 2009
My latest project was to implement a redesign of the PeoplePerHour “Find Freelancers” page. Previous Design New Design Why is the new search better? It’s twice as fast Many less DB queries per page (old: >100, new: 10) Less page reloads needed (results refinement via AJAX) Uses faster DB queries, less table JOINs and better […]
By Tom Fotherby on August 9, 2009
We have just finished and published http://www.heidijoycegardens.com. It should hopefully look clean and simple? Technical details of site: The site is written in PHP using WordPress as a development framework. Uses the Yahoo grids CSS framework (and their CSS Reset). Uses Jquery and Jquery UI (hosted by Google)
By Tom Fotherby on April 8, 2009
My latest project at PeoplePerHour was to implement a redesign of the website homepage. The new page is a lot less busy and less work for the webserver: Previous Design New Design I’m loving jquery at the moment.