Don’t Ignore The Big Red Flags

The economy sucks — or so the media tells me. From what I can tell, everybody is still spending exorbitant amounts of money on overpriced t-shirts, electronics, and whatever else they can get their hands on. A few weeks ago, we had the biggest shopping day of the year, and all indications are that it was quite successful. If the economy is so bad, why aren’t we seeing a slowdown in potential web design and development projects? In fact, we’re getting more than we ever have, and the average Read More >>

Flavor of the Season

Please enjoy a unique OnWired twist on an old holiday favorite.   Twas the night before the site launch when all through the web Not a line of code was stirring, not even a <head> The tabs were all hung by the nav bar with care In hopes that OnWired soon would be there. The developers were nestled all snug in their caves, While visions of breadcrumbs danced in their brains. And Tony in his kerchief, and Jon in his cap,
 Had just closed their MacBooks for a short Read More >>

Installing YUM on Media Temple (dv)

OnWired was recently presented with the opportunity to work on a site where there would be some lightweight, but not that simple, image manipulation. After doing a bit of research I concluded that ImageMagick was the closest thing to what we would need. Having no experience with ImageMagick myself, I decided I’d have to give it a spin to give it a final verdict; as is the case with a lot of things in development. Considering we just switched our hosting over to a Media Temple (dv) server, I decided Read More >>

The Calling Card Cocktail: Our New Business Cards

I started working at OnWired on July 24th, a few weeks after I’d moved to the Triangle from Siberia, USA (you may know it as Ohio). I spent my first week working on a project for an existing client, getting warmed up to the way things operated around here, but it didn’t take long for in-house branding talk to kick in. Sometime at the end of the summer — once everybody new to the team got settled in to the digs — discussions started on self-marketing. We knew we had to find ways to promote Read More >>