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 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.