There are many commercial benefits to be had by connecting your website or mobile apps to third-party software using APIs. Unfortunately, the information out there surrounding APIs can often be quite jargon-heavy and difficult to get your head around. Here’s a quick rundown of what they are and what they can do forRead More
Are you trying to decide between using an in-house developer or an agency to develop a website, mobile app or system? Whilst at first it may appear cheaper to hire your own dedicated developer, you may be surprised to learn that the reverse is often true. There are a number of benefits to using
Whether you want to shop online, check restaurant menus, get directions, read email, or edit photos, “there’s an app for that”. And with 74% of Australian smartphone owners using their mobile apps to do all these things and more every day, its clear how valuable it is to have a mobile app for your business.
But did you
4mation Technologies is a process-driven company. We’ve been in business for twelve years—several generations in online terms!—and we’ve had a lot of time to refine our systems. Always open to client feedback, we have redesigned our processes a number of times to reach the best way to work with customers including the likes ofRead More
The bloggers at 4mation Technologies have started a new series of staff profiles to introduce you to the people behind your websites and development projects! This week we have Steve Kane, who is one of our Premium PHP Developers.Read More
Have you ever opened an email on your mobile device and immediately noticed how frustrating it is to view its contents? Often just to be able to read the text requires much zooming and scrolling—if your current email newsletter templates require your customers to do this, the frustration they experience could potentially be costingRead More
Building a new home requires a lot of research and review of plans, materials and display homes before construction begins. In the same way, prototyping helps you refine the details of your web or software project.
What is prototyping?
Prototyping is a tool that allows you to create cheap models of a complex system
Our Creative team have been responsible for our internal training sessions in recent weeks and have just finished running a two-part training program on responsive design. Part One covered “The Theory and Concept Behind Responsive Web Design”. Part 2 was much more practical with a presentation on “How to Implement a Responsive Design”.Read More
4mation Technologies has ranked 29th in the BRW Best Places to Work 2013, a catalogue of the 50 best employers nationally.
Many small businesses often start out recording data in spreadsheets or simple databases like Microsoft Access — information about products, clients, projects, sales, budgets, and financial transactions. But just as your business eventually outgrows spreadsheets for financial data and progresses to a proper accounting package like MYOB, so too will you eventually outgrow yourRead More