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October 13, 2010 - 7:59am - Posted by nmcelwrath - business, marketing, technology - 0 Comments

You've probably seen them. Tucked in the lower corner of a magazine ad, on the back of a business card, on a bus sign or even on the entire side of a building. It's an increasing trend in advertising that some say is a fad, and some say the next great new way to promote.

October 11, 2010 - 1:38pm - Posted by butch - business - 0 Comments

The first movie I can recall seeing in a theatre was the 1971 James Bond 007 film, Diamonds Are Forever.  Yes, at the tender age of six, I became a fan of James Bond movies.   I was too young at the time to appreciate James for his prowess, his daring, his panache.  What I loved about Bond films were the gadgets.  Those wondrous and often deadly devices included:  the rocket-launching leg cast, the Rolex buzz-saw watch, and the Aston Martin DB5 - nicely equipped with machine guns, smoke screen, and champagne chiller (I guess those flying corks really can be deadly.) There were sco

September 20, 2010 - 8:08am - Posted by dmorgan - press-release - 0 Comments

South Bend, Ind. – Force 5, South Bend, Ind., announces the addition of William "Butch" Whitmire as Vice President of Client Development. Whitmire’s responsibilities include building long-term relationships with, and developing and implementing marketing strategies for prospective clients.

September 20, 2010 - 8:00am - Posted by Christian - technology - 1 Comments

There has been a lot of activity in the browser market over the past few months. The most recent step forward is Microsoft’s release of Internet Explorer (IE) 9. Microsoft is touting improvements with IEs handling of web standards, graphics, and JavaScript. JavaScript has become the de-facto standard for web designers of dynamic and highly interactive websites. Since so many websites use JavaScript, it is very important for browsers to be able to process it very quickly.

September 16, 2010 - 11:19am - Posted by force5 - technology - 3 Comments

What are Response Headers?

Response headers is data that gets sent from the server to the browser. The data can include date & time, content type (ex: text/html, text/javascript), and server information (ex: Microsoft-IIS/7.0).

Why is it important to hide them?

Security. At the most basic level it will not broadcast what operating system the web server is and which version it is whether it is a Microsoft IIS web server or an Apache PHP web server. Here is an example of what information is passed back to the browser:

September 13, 2010 - 11:52am - Posted by ddefreeuw - brand development, business - 0 Comments

As a Certified Brand Strategist here at Force 5, I am always on the look out for brand done well and brand that needs help. Both are easy to spot. I have found two examples of wonderful brand ambassadors locally and want to share them with you.

September 9, 2010 - 9:06am - Posted by dmorgan - news, press-release - 0 Comments

Force 5, South Bend, Ind., announces the addition of Christian Mattix as web application developer and network administrator. Mattix’s responsibilities include technical design and development of web applications, along with building, optimizing, maintaining and trouble shooting complex and secure databases, among other duties.

August 23, 2010 - 8:04am - Posted by dmorgan - brand development, business, marketing - 0 Comments

400 million…500 million…..and still growing. Whether you “like” it (pun intended) or not—Facebook is dominant in helping companies build relationships with their clients. Is there still a place for the web?

July 9, 2010 - 8:03am - Posted by force5 - technology - 0 Comments

During the process of migrating development over to the .NET 4 Framework there have been noticeable improvements. One of the newest improvements is used quite often, Response.RedirectPermanent(). This new feature does a permanent redirection from a requested URL to a specified URL.

July 6, 2010 - 5:24am - Posted by force5 - technology - 0 Comments

In a previous post I showed how-to add specific page keywords & descriptions while using ASP.NET with Master Pages. Compared with the latest ASP.NET 4 version, this technique was not coder friendly.