We recently needed to import KML data that was generated from a Google Maps map into MySQL so that we can find which shipping zone a given address is in. Click through for how we did it.
We recently needed to import about 150 users into a fresh WordPress site. We found a great plugin to do the import but there was a hurdle we had to overcome because our users have a custom meta field for the users' company. Click through to see how we got past the hurdle.
"But finding that sweet spot when it’s engineered well enough and also solves business needs can be difficult. And somehow Vue helped me get there faster than anything else could." https://codeburst.io/non-technical-reasons-why-i-like-vue-7c06bac4651a
A lot of skills and tools go into making a great website. We put together a little interactive guide to all of the moving parts.
Our friends at Crux Collaborative have started a podcast - listen to their first episode. It's pretty great. http://cruxcollaborative.com/the-crux-of-it-podcast-episode-001-heuristic-evaluations-what-and-why/
We build a lot of CMS websites - but sometimes you don't have the staff to maintain content or just don't need that level of flexibility. Going old school with a static site or a static generated site using a tool like Sculpin or Hexo makes sense. http://blog.teamtreehouse.com/getting-started-static-sites
Trying to encrypt all web traffic makes a bunch of sense - https://letsencrypt.org/