How Icons Can Improve Your Website’s Performance

May 14, 2013 Posted in Web Design

Does your website have a great design and good content, but poor performance? Do you feel like there must be something more you can do to improve engagement with your site and increase conversions?
If so, it may be worth looking at the use of icons on your site.
Icons have always been present

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Should I Rebuild My Entire Website? Or Can I Simply Improve It?

May 9, 2013 Posted in Project Planning and Management

Many people seem to be under the impression that a costly, time-intensive rebuild is the only solution to an older website or an internal, web-based system that’s been lacking in some TLC. However it may surprise you to learn that this is simply not the case!
New? Or renew?
Whilst a complete rebuild of

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4mation Nation Amongst the Toughest on the Planet

April 16, 2013 Posted in 4mation

What were you doing at 10am on Saturday morning? Making breakfast? Thinking about mowing the lawn? Or were you were still in bed? Well whilst you were enjoying the start of your weekend, 8 members of the 4mation Nation and some of their friends competed in probably one of the toughest events on the

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Communicating Facts and Figures in an Interesting and Efficient Way

April 15, 2013 Posted in Web Design

Sometimes you need to communicate a lot of statistical information to get your point across, however giving someone a large slab of text full of facts and figures is often the quickest way to put them to sleep! So how do you get your message across in an interesting and efficient way without driving

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How Is Your Web Browser Affecting Your Online Experience?

April 12, 2013 Posted in Web Development

What web browser are you using? And better yet, does it really matter?
A quick check inside your browser (usually by navigating to Help > About) will allow you to see what browser version you have. Are you running Internet Explorer 10, Chrome 26, Firefox 20, Safari 6 (5 for Windows users) or Opera

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Australian Smartphone Users Frustrated with Lack of Mobile Websites

March 19, 2013 Posted in Mobile Web Development

Have you ever been on the go and decided to check something quickly on the internet? You pull out your mobile device, open up your browser and type in the website address, wait aaaggeess for the page to load, only to find that when it does you can’t see the information you’re after? You

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4mation Celebrates Jurassic Style!

March 18, 2013 Posted in 4mation

Earlier this month the 4mation team celebrated the end of February in style with a night out at the Jurassic Lounge. Held at the Australian museum every Tuesday night, Jurassic Lounge is an after-hours event featuring dinosaur bones, live music, precious gems, cocktails, alternative performance, gourmet street food, comedy, date roulette, educational workshops, historical

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What Is Responsive Web Design and How Can It Help My Business Succeed?

March 18, 2013 Posted in Mobile Web Development, Web Design

Responsive design is a term or phrase you will often hear in the web design world, but what does it mean? Have you ever tried to view a full size website on your mobile device? While the site usually works, reading text and viewing images probably doesn’t work that well. Everything is too small,

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4mation Wins at the 2013 Asia Pacific Business Excellence Awards

February 27, 2013 Posted in 4mation

Last Friday night 4mation were honoured in receiving the award for the ‘Fastest Growing Company (Less than 50 employees)’ at the 2013 Asia Pacific Business Excellence Awards. Run by internationally renowned business coaching company Action Coach, the Business Excellence Awards recognise those business owners and their companies who have taken their companies, teams

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4mation Hosts Zend Framework Sydney User Group Meetup

February 18, 2013 Posted in 4mation

Last Wednesday, 4mation Technologies hosted their first meetup for the Zend Framework – Sydney User Group and it was a great success with 20 people attending! Our good friends at Anchor Systems generously provided lots of beer and pizza which everyone loved.
The topic of the evening, “Getting started with Zend Framework 2 (ZF2)”

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