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Know Company Culture before Awarding Your Project Part 2

As we have discussed in previous part 1, that there are plenty of factors directly and directly influences the decisions of selecting technologies and tools for our web development project. Keeping continue with this discussion I shall try to draw your attentions towards the internal milieu of the company you are selecting for the web project, i.e., internal company culture.

Technology Comes with a Culture

Today our web development community is divided into two distinct fragments, one favoring opensource technologies while another still stay with proprietary platforms. Java, PHP, etc. are championing and dominating web as old and new web programming languages respectively while its forks like Android beating mobile platforms at other hand.

In simple words, if you select PHP as your language of development you have to meet various PHP development companies with range of expertise on various opensource software based on PHP. They will have teams of developers for CMS to e-commerce and simple small business website programming using customized scripts in PHP.

Know Your Team before Final Decision

Keep one thing about PHP in your mind that it is damn easy language for web development to learn. Therefore, you will find tons of bio-data of developers with expertise in PHP claiming big. Since you are not a tech-guy or with much knowledge about PHP, you won’t able to segregate appropriate developers for your development team. Here common sense will help you to hit target. You need to check what work they have done perfectly in individual projects and what contribution made in a team work project with which roles.

Now, shoot some practical questions that how they will accomplish your work and with what timeline. It is better they chart out their development path in advance with development strategies, frameworks they will use, and libraries they have to meet your bespoken needs. You need to know in advance that which conventions they have established for themselves and their company. Which processes they will use for your web development and which guidelines they consider the most during your project in particular.

If everything seems obvious, you can put your stamp of choice on the developer/s, team, or company for your PHP web development.

Selection of Opensource PHP Software

Now, you will go one level up after selecting PHP as your web development language and open your card to the company/ies you are selecting for you. Tell them your requirements in details and let them select opensource software appropriate for you. If you need something more than a personal website or a blog they immediately jump to the Joomla, instead of WordPress, and ask you to go for PSD to Joomla conversion at first hand.

If your needs fall in different categories you will have bit different suggestions and will explore them in our next part of this series.

Thanks for your interest.


Inside Out of PSD to Joomla Conversion

Today we, the web developer community are facing a critical period. At one hand, we have to reduce the volume of content or make an optimized layout of website in order to meet the needs of responsive web designing. At other hand, we have to make quality website in wake of recent algorithm changes like Penguin, Panda, and Hummingbird.

In such conditions, we need to search a platform that can meet both ends decently. Perhaps Joomla is the perfect answer as it is an award winning CMS with enough support for responsive web designing. Albeit, you need to begin website development from the scratch means, create PSD as per your expectations and capable to scale according to the targeted devices. Now, take help of dependable PSD to Joomla conversion services providing company like Lujayn and enjoy an edge over your competitions.

Now let me reveal some success secrete of the PSD to Joomla conversion services at Lujayn in this post today.

Eye Candy Responsive Design

Yes, this is the most important foremost step towards the successful designing and development. Therefore, we need a team of seasoned graphics designers with an eye on detailing and better understanding of your business and your target audience. The next role is of UX professionals to device and design smooth screen flow, functional and usable UIs and UI components for each screen/page, and intuitive yet simple navigation schemes.

Smart Slicing

However, it is easy to slice a PSD file in the powerful designing software like Photoshop or Fireworks, but it is tough when you are intending responsive website designing with latest markup and technologies like HTML5 and CSS3. Therefore, it is recommending that you must take help of experienced PSD to Joomla converting team where they will place all required components of CSS as well as for responsive images and graphical components in their well-defined layers.

With this intensive process, which is desirable to do manually rather than using automated process through software, we can get hips of essential images in our image folder that can be a great resource for the semantic coding approaches.

Contemporary Coding

Once you see the complete HTML & CSS files ready you can go for the latest version of the Joomla and find the suitable theme/template or create a custom theme for you through custom Joomla development project. The best Joomla coders will gives you SEO friendly coding and best UX professionals will offer you excellent performance optimization in designing as well as in coding without missing excellent user experiences. Standard coding with W3C validation, compact, clean, and comprehensive coding are the secrete recipes for better conversion at the end of the day.