Monthly Archives: July 2007

Developing for the iPhone

The Apple iPhone is out, and the web is filled with everything you could possibly want to know about the iPhone…and plenty you don’t.

Sure, the iPhone can display normal web pages correctly, but the iPhone offers an interesting new opportunity: More powerful mobile web apps. Some sites are already building iPhone-itized versions. Take Digg for example. They’ve just released a beta of Digg for the iPhone. In case you didn’t notice, it’s designed to work in a similar manner to the apps built-in to the iPhone. Since Apple isn’t about to let developers write their own software for the iPhone, people are making web-based apps instead.

Do you want to do something like that? First of all, you should read Apple’s “iPhone for Developers” page and also their “Tech Specs” page.

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All Those Links: The Amazon Empire

Run a search on nearly anything (especially related to books) and Amazon is likely to be in the top three results. How did they do that? They’re SEO (Search Engine Optimization) experts. It all has to do with links. First of all, people naturally…

BlogBuzz July 10, 2007

7 Books For Beginning Webmasters

Are you just getting starting as a webmaster/blogger? Are you a little clueless when it comes to HTML? Need a primer on RSS feeds? It looks like you should read some books. The web is a great source for information, though sometimes it’s better…

WordPress Theme of the Month: Vertigo Red

Vertigo Red is a great theme, available in both a 2-column and a 3-column version. For the uninformed, “2-column” means the theme has a content column and a sidebar. “3-column” means the theme has two sidebars. In the case of Vertigo red, the two…

Design Spotlight: North X East (July 6, 2007)

Today’s highlighted design is….North X East. The owner of NxE, Collis Ta’eed, is obviously a designer. Take a look at the current design (as of July 6, 2007….who knows? It could change again. ). It’s not your ordinary blog design. It’s pretty unique. Then…

MyNT (My NTugo)

RSS is one of the greatest web technologies invented in the last ten years. It enables us to keep up with our favorite sites, listen to podcasts, and get niche news easily. Forget annoying old newsletters! Who needs them when you can just open…

North X East

Are you a blogger? Whether you’re new to blogging, or you’ve been blogging for years, you should take a look at North X East. Once or twice a week, a nice informative article is posted, going in-depth on a blogging-related topic. I often find…

WordPress Vs. Movable Type

So, which is the better blogging software? WordPress or Movable Type? Movable Type is one of the older blogging packages. Once they were the cutting edge, and the most popular blogging tool. Nowadays, that title has been given to WordPress. WordPress, though in development…

BlogBuzz July 2, 2007