The Beacon: Development


What You Need to Know About WordPress Hosting

While choosing WordPress as your CMS might be an easy decision, deciding how to host your WordPress site can be a bit more involved.

Development, Insights, Productivity, Professional Services


Test-Driven Development, or TDD, is a software development process where unit tests are created that assert expected outcomes before implementing the code.

Brand Development, Development

Expressing Brand Character Online

The great literary poet Arthur Fonzerelli once said (plagiarizing the slightly lesser known Socrates) “Know Thyself.” It’s a simple truth – know who you are, inside and out.

Development, Insights

5 Advantages of Agile Web Development

An organization that’s doing Agile “correctly” will deliver websites or applications with the following, positive traits.

Development, Insights

The Evolution of Layouts on the Web

Front-end developers and designers have come a long way. Here's how layouts on the web have evolved in the past 20 years.

Creative, Development

When It Comes to Designing Websites for Mobile – I’m All Thumbs

That’s right, I said it. We were all thinking it, but someone had to say it. For a millennia, artists’


How Skateboarding Led Me to Become a Software Engineer

Skateboarding requires you to constantly shift and finetune your skills, much like the job of a software engineer. Having a


Can You Crack the Code?

A Few Terms You Should Know Before we get to the code though, let me explain some elements of the


WordPress is Growing Up

WordPress’ place in the world. WordPress is a widely used CMS that perfectly fills a niche for businesses of all


How to Customize the Kentico CMS

Here are some ideas on how to customize the Kentico CMS, with examples taken from our work with client Parsons