• Posted on 4th July 2012How can your business respond to the increasing popularity and accessibility of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets?
  • Posted on 22nd August 2011Workflows have the potential to be incredibly powerful systems, but they are often underused. This post provides an introduction to the benefits they can offer businesses.
  • Posted on 5th October 2010In our previous blog post, 'Using Automated Code Metrics to Improve Quality, Documentation and Maintainability', we took a look at metrics for code quality and tool support for finding common weaknesses. Here we'll take a more detailed look at common code problems, particularly ones that tools are unlikely to pick up.
  • Posted on 19th August 2010How good is good enough? How using automated code metrics can improve quality, documentation and maintainability.
  • Posted on 27th April 2010Content has always been king on the web; the web is content. It's no surprise, then, that we may be taking traditional web content - and therefore traditional web content management - for granted, and are widening our focus to new content services and tools.
  • Posted on 23rd March 2010How to put a hook on your Subversion repository that not only checks for trailing commas, but reports any JSLint errors that have been committed.
  • Posted on 8th March 2010A coding standard is a useful thing to have. It’s tricky because individual developers often have strong feelings about style, but it’s important to settle on one approach. Otherwise, your codebase looks inconsistent, scrappy and unprofessional.
  • Posted on 4th March 2010The Amaxus team are great believers in continuous integration (CI). We have a wide range of customers with a variety of requirements and we want to make sure that the latest and greatest feature integrates smoothly.
  • Posted on 4th February 2010What does Facebook's HipHop development mean for those working with PHP, and the wider developer landscape?
  • Posted on 18th January 2010Binary chop is a technique for searching a sorted list of values. In this technique, you split the difference between two known points then test and repeat until the issue in question is isolated.
  • Posted on 12th January 2010If you're researching Web Content Management Systems, it can often be difficult to compare like-for-like. This checklist will help you quickly get a comprehensive overview from a CMS vendor.
  • Posted on 21st December 2009The most common IE problem we encounter is trailing commas in arrays. It doesn’t cause problems with Firefox, but it’s syntactically invalid and crashes IE. This is how we deal with it.
  • Posted on 3rd December 2009The standard WYSIWYG has been puzzling us recently. In terms of usability, it feels a little awkward that while writing text, you frequently have to take your hands off the keyboard to use the mouse for formatting. Here are some possible solutions.
  • Posted on 27th October 2009Many developers resist TDD or try and fail to gain any benefit from it, but when performed correctly, in a supportive environment, the benefits become clear.
  • Posted on 23rd October 2009Web Content Management Systems often use modular architectures to construct the components of the page: these can be confusing and difficult to use. The Amaxus solution is simple to understand yet sophisticated in flexibility.
  • Posted on 15th October 2009Advanced Web CMS functionality usually means an advanced interface. Layering the complexity of the interface can enable users to easily progress from novice to expert.
  • Posted on 29th September 2009It’s vital that your Web CMS does everything it can to distribute your content (with valuable incoming links) across other quality websites.
  • Posted on 22nd September 2009How we designed the Amaxus Web CMS for the three common modes of use within a content management system.
  • Posted on 14th September 2009We've made sure that Amaxus makes the most of the Twitter platform, with integrated modules and sophisticated API possibilities.
  • Posted on 7th September 2009Web publishing platforms are slowly making the shift from static publishing models (HTML files) to dynamic publishing. Find out how various caching systems in Amaxus deliver optimum performance while allowing dynamic publishing.
  • Posted on 24th August 2009Amaxus possesses one of the most sophisticated search systems of any CMS; read all about it here.
  • Posted on 10th August 2009Do you need to upload and manage thousands of images in your CMS? Find out how Amaxus helps out with auto-classification.
  • Posted on 22nd July 2009For critical every-day applications like Content Management Systems, shortcuts are important for regular user efficiency. Read about how we've implemented them in Amaxus.

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