We are currently looking for talented .NET web developers, ideally with experience working on Kentico CMS projects, to join the team at our Auckland office. Senior/Intermediate .NET Web Developers We currently have positions for senior and intermediate .NET web developers to implement web applications for internal and external projects. Marker Studio is a leading independently [...]
The speed of your website (how quickly it loads) has always been an important factor to the success of a website, but even more so now with the different ways we access sites and can measure speed performance. A faster website tends to result in a superior experience for users which can lead to more [...]
As part of delivering a first class browsing experience for mobile, a site’s navigation often needs to be rethought for the smaller form factor. In many cases it makes sense to replace the bulky unordered list navigation with a simple dropdown menu at the top of the page. This minimises the screen real estate occupied [...]
We are pleased to announce that Marker is a double finalist at the Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards 2011 for the Windows Phone Solution of the year. Awards will be announced on 17th November 2011.
This interactive timeline infographic illustrates the progression from the first web browser to where we are today. It also serves as an example of what is possible with HTML5. Something like this would not have been possible without a plug-in like Flash, until very recently. Probably doesn’t work in IE6! It also demonstrates the complexity [...]
John Papa did a demo of this impressive 3D house build Silverlight application at the MIX11 Keynote. Microsoft have released the source code for this as a free download. The quality of the rendering is certainly impressive and it seems they are making 3D support a cornerstone of the benefits of using Sliverlight 5 when [...]
This site was demo’d at the MIX11 conference showcasing the capabilities of HTML5 video, canvas and Silverlight, all working in perfect harmony in the super fast IE9 browser. Check this page out for the ability to flick between multiple camera angles in the same video footage. This is interesting, as I haven’t seen this before. [...]
Nigel Parker from Microsoft gave a fantastic talk at the MIX11 conference regarding HTML5 video (and audio). What does that mean? Well, the HTML5 specification, which is supported by newer browsers, contains a new tag which allows you to play video and audio in the browser, without requiring a plug-in such as Flash. This not [...]
Thomas Fennel from Microsoft at MIX11 talking about AlphaJax as an example of push notifications and tile updates. Thanks for the mention Thomas, and it was great to meet you.
This is a comprehensive demo of the new version of Windows Phone 7, due to ship in October 2011.