Intro to Social Media: What is it?

Jul 24th, 2011

Intro to Social Media: What is it?

I recently taught a small seminar for the Association of Medical Illustrators 66th Annual Meeting. The course was targeted toward those with little or no knowledge of social media/networks. The objective was to give them a light primer of how to get more exposure for themselves, their clients, or their companies. Here are some highlights from the seminar.

Jun 20th, 2011

Google discontinues support for IE7

Yay! Maybe by the time IE11 is out, people will stop using IE6 Dear Google Apps Administrator, We are contacting you to let you know you important changes in Google Apps browser support and recommended steps to take. Beginning on August 1, 2011, Google Apps support for the following browsers versions will be DISCONTINUED: - Microsoft Internet [...]

Making a Site Bawler on Mobile, Jquery Mobile = Easy-Breezy

Jun 17th, 2011

Making a Site Bawler on Mobile, Jquery Mobile = Easy-Breezy

The majority of the work lies in rethinking the way your users will interact with the site now that it's displayed with ¼ of the screen real estate.

Most people are NOT using IE, really?

Oct 6th, 2010

Most people are NOT using IE, really?

Slowly but surely users are switching to firefox, chrome, and safari.. cool. A less IE focused production schedule frees up some time for creativity ‘StatCounter, which tracks Internet data, said that IE’s share of the browser market fell to 49.9% in September. More people still use IE than any other single browser, but the [...]

Jul 15th, 2010

Formatting Numbers in AS3 / Flex

A quick google search of this topic yields, pages and pages of people rolling their own number formatting functions. Everyone has their own little tweaks to their function. Isn’t there a built in function to do something so trivial ? Yes, it’s the NumberFormatter class, Why does nobody talk about how to use the NumberFormatter class that [...]

Mechanic Center Graphics

May 21st, 2010

Mechanic Center Graphics

We are finishing up a project with the Downtown Partnership that helps envision the new changes that are happening around the old Mechanic Theater. The area will be undergoing some heavy construction and right now all the shops are closed and boarded up. The new window graphics really help to get rid of the eyesore of [...]

May 13th, 2010

HTML5 + video Tag + iPhone, iPad = iHaveHeadache!

Here at we try to keep things fresh, support new technologies and devices. So recently we have a client who wants some videos on their site, and we decide to make it work with both PC’s and mobile devices (and specifically the iPhone and iPad). The Approach Well, since flash 9.0.115 flash supports h.264 video [...]

Retail Traffic Magazine does an article on our property leasing portfolio application

Apr 15th, 2010

Retail Traffic Magazine does an article on our property leasing portfolio application

UPDATE (6/17/2011): Check out the latest and greatest on Property Capsule, including our industry-leading IPAD APP! PROPERTY CAPSULE TAKES LEASING PRESENTATIONS INTO THE MODERN ERA APR 14, 2010 2:47 PM As the retail real estate industry moves into the era of smart phones and tablet PCs, some traditional ways of doing business seem awfully outdated. For example, many [...]

Mar 31st, 2010

Using a custom preloader in AS3 with wmode=transparent

Recently we had trouble with a flash piece for a client.  The swf’s we made would not load and just show the loading progress bar.  Upon further investigation it turns out we changed the swf to wmode transparent.  Now I know from past experiences that flash’s internal timing changes with transparent and normally I recommend [...]

Feb 1st, 2010

Google phases out support for IE6

'Google has begun to phase out support for Internet Explorer 6, the browser identified as the weak link in a cyber attack on the search engine.' - BBC NEWS