Archive for March, 2008

Cheap and safe ways to send money overseas

Posted on March 26th, 2008 by Brent

Ecreate employs some of the best programmers, graphic designers and copywriters on the planet. Unfortunately, they don’t all live in a 10km radius of our office. In fact, they often don’t even live in Australia. Some of our best programmers live in some of the farthest countries - New Zealand, England and the USA. Our [...]

Wondering who sends all that spam? (It could be YOU)

Posted on March 23rd, 2008 by Brent

In some eastern European country, an overweight 35 year old guy sits on a broken computer chair in the corner of his dirty apartment. His dilapidated home is packed to the ceiling full of boxes of Viagra, ‘discount watches’ and penis enlargement pills. The sly grin on his face is illuminated by the half-dozen [...]

The best way to setup your Email!

Posted on March 16th, 2008 by Brent

For years I was jumping between Email services and configurations. I started out using Hotmail in High School, then went to a bunch of other “cooler” email services, then tried hosting it myself and using Microsoft Outlook, then ultimately gave up and would read Email directly on my server using Pine.
But I have finally worked [...]

What is RSS?

Posted on March 15th, 2008 by Brent

RSS - Really Simple Syndication

An RSS feed is essentially a live, regularly updated summary of the content on a Webpage. They’re widely used on news sites and blogs, like this one. Using Feed Reader software, you can automatically take RSS Feeds from any number of Websites and display them however you like.
For example, if you [...]

valid xHTML, valid CSS - What does it mean?

Posted on March 9th, 2008 by Brent

If you’re a regular web user, you have no doubt seen those two little links at the bottom of a webpage. Often they have ticks next to them or are in little yellow boxes with the characters “W3C”, or they’re just plain text:

valid xHTML
valid CSS

So what do [...]

Ecreate welcomes Town of Kwinana

Posted on March 8th, 2008 by Brent

One of our recent clients is the Town of Kwinana. They are running a very successful Youth Incentive Program aimed at recognising the valuable contribution young people in Kwinana are making to their community. The program is named LyriK - Leadership Youth Respect in Kwinana, and Ecreate has been asked to develop the website.
The program [...]

A very happy client!

Posted on March 7th, 2008 by Brent

We love nothing more than to hear the feedback from our clients upon completing a task for them. Recently we were offered the challenge to create a very stylish website complete with custom Javascript functions, a Flash intro, and a database to hold the product catalogue amongst a heap of other features. It all [...]

Web 2.0 - “… linking people”

Posted on March 6th, 2008 by Brent

So what is web 2.0?
Not an easy question to answer. After some Googling researching, we discovered many different respected Internet minds have many different opinions on the definition of Web 2.0, so we decided to put our own definition together:
A collection of rules, combining technology, governing the way the web should be implemented.
Separation of presentation [...]

Welcome to our brand new blog!

Posted on March 6th, 2008 by Brent

Yes, we have started our own blog - why? We have ideas and solutions and opinions and knowledge and no avenue to deliver it quickly and easily to our clients and visitors … until now!
We’re a team of talented designers, graphic artists, front-end programmers, content management experts, Internet marketers and cunning basketballers (well, some of [...]