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Who Cares What AJAX Stands For?

3.4.2006 by Chris N

First, let me introduce myself. I'm Chris. I spend my days at UKFast weaving PHP pages from cold hard text, fiddling with brain-blendingly complex SQL queries and dancing the mystical dance of CSS. When I'm not dealing with that triumvirate…

Amazon and Microsoft – Blog or Not?

31.3.2006 by Mother Superior

This week has seen two of the Net's biggest names clashing over the subject of blogging. There's been a lot of talk about company blogs and how necessary they are. Nicholas Carr started the week by giving his rules for…

Getting 100% out of Meetings

30.3.2006 by Mother Superior

I was interested to read Seth Godin's post about investing in meetings as an audience this morning as it's currently quite pertinent to UKFast. It relates in two senses - with internal and external meetings. UKFast is expanding. In order…

Top Level Domains

29.3.2006 by Mother Superior

I'm interested in people's views on how the increasing range of tlds affects business and consumers online. In particular there's .travel, which attempts to create an online directory incorporating millions of travel websites. As an industry, travel and tourism is…

Internet Training For New Recruits

28.3.2006 by Mother Superior

I am involved in training some new recruits at UKFast this week and I've realised that the subject is so huge that you can't assume what people will know and what they won’t. As we're a hosting company, the core…

Image Size and Uploading

27.3.2006 by Mother Superior

There's a running debate over in the creative office here today. The Research and Development team are questioning the Design team on the configuration of images for websites. The question is: Should a designer spend time dividing the image into…

Is AjaxWrite the New Microsoft Word?

24.3.2006 by Mother Superior

Like most of my generation, I have not written a document without the aid of a keyboard for about 10 years. I remember a strange transition period at University in the mid 90's when I would begin writing essays in…

B2B Slow to Market on the Net

23.3.2006 by Mother Superior

The Internet Advertising Bureau has set its sights on the B2B market with the news that only one third are currently embracing online marketing. Apparently 63% of respondents say that the Internet will take more of their marketing budget in…

The National World Wide Web

22.3.2006 by Mother Superior

A quick glance at the news this week in the online world throws up questions about the Net's world wide status. France is voting on the threat of an iTunes monopoly, China is reconsidering its online gaming quotients and the…

What’s Your Story?

21.3.2006 by Mother Superior

Every morning I check my RSS feeds and you can guarantee that one name will come up more than any other - but more than that - this company will be mentioned in a positive light nine times out of…