Category: Web Development

  • How Laravel can support your 2024 technological priorities.

    How Laravel can support your 2024 technological priorities.

    With 2024 fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your company’s technological priorities for the year ahead.  From web apps to API development, bespoke CMS, complex e-commerce platforms and scalable ERP solutions, Laravel is a powerful and widely used open-source PHP web application framework.  But how can it help you tackle your technical focus…

  • Proudly sponsoring the DjangoCon Conference and joining the global technology revolution.

    Proudly sponsoring the DjangoCon Conference and joining the global technology revolution.

    How we use Django. Django is an open-source web framework that was invented to meet fast-moving newsroom deadlines while satisfying the tough requirements of experienced web developers. Ridiculously fast, reassuringly secure and incredibly versatile, at hedgehog lab we’ve used Django to help us deliver global tech products that range from a fitness app with over…

  • Axe-con 2023 and Accessibility Beyond Compliance

    Axe-con 2023 and Accessibility Beyond Compliance

    What is axe-con? On the 15th and 16th of March‚ Deque Systems hosted the world’s largest digital accessibility conference for the third year running. It’s a free conference that practises what they preach. You feel fully immersed in an accessible and inclusive space that allows you to maximise your learning experience. There are mostly 4…

  • How to understand an existing website code base

    How to understand an existing website code base

    How to understand an existing code base Getting to know an existing code base is a challenging task. You might be brought into a new project and don’t know where to begin. Similarly‚ if you’ve started a new job or are adding new features to legacy code or a large code base‚ separating parts of…

  • Introduction to the Laravel CMS

    Introduction to the Laravel CMS

    Introduction to the Laravel CMS Laravel is one of the most popular PHP frameworks for developing web applications. It is known in development circles for its ease of use‚ scalability‚ and elegant syntax. In recent years‚ the Laravel framework has gained immense popularity as a preferred choice for building content management systems (CMS). Laravel is…

  • What is Docker? An Introduction to Docker Containers

    What is Docker? An Introduction to Docker Containers

    What is Docker? An Introduction to Docker Containers Docker is an open-source project used to package applications into containers. The containers include everything the application needs to run in different environments. Due to this‚ Docker’s popularity has soared over the last decade‚ with millions of installs and active users. Fundamentally‚ Docker enables the straightforward building‚…

  • Laravel Basic ‘Where’ Queries

    Laravel Basic ‘Where’ Queries

    Laravel is an open-source PHP framework designed specifically for web development. Included in the Laravel framework is Laravel Eloquent‚ an object-relational mapper (ORM) which makes interacting‚ managing and querying databases much more straightforward. Database queries are made much more fluent across a range of database systems through Laravel’s Database Query Builder. Using Query Builder‚ Laravel…

  • Laravel is an open-source web development framework. Find out if it’s the right choice for your next development project.

    Laravel is an open-source web development framework. Find out if it’s the right choice for your next development project.

    What is Laravel and why use it? Developers today have almost endless options when it comes to application development. Multiple programming languages exist‚ all with certain use cases‚ frameworks‚ components and libraries. Frameworks‚ in particular‚ should support the development process‚ making repetitive and laborious tasks more straightforward. One of the best at doing just that…

  • An introductory guide to creating accessible web applications

    An introductory guide to creating accessible web applications

    Accessibility in web app development: are you doing enough? Accessibility is a wide term and one most often associated with people who have some form of disability.  But‚ the essence of something being ‘accessible’ is simply making it usable and digestible by all people regardless of physical or mental disabilities or other limiting factors.  Web…

  • What are the phases of digital product development?

    What are the phases of digital product development?

    A complete understanding of the development process is crucial to launching successful digital products.  Whilst 80% of companies are trying to transform digitally and expand their portfolio of products‚ only 14% show success. This can be attributed to a lack of understanding of each development phase and the realistic outcomes of each. Without a basic…