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Anchor BMX www.anchorbmx.com.au

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The Anchor is a BMX retail store owned and run by real riders. Anchor BMX has a casual, community-based aesthetic that needs to be reflected in its online presence.

Visiting the store to absorb its smart and crazy vibe, we used this inspiration to create a simple yet fun website that included team profiles, an online product catalogue and a blog. Since then we have added shopping cart and PayPal checkout functionality.


Course Resource www.courseresource.com.au

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Course Resource connects people with courses from a wide range of disciplines and providers. Providers lodge and manage advertisements for free, while people can search for courses that match their requirements, including location-based searching that helps people find courses in their local area.

We provided planning, design and development services and took an active role in managing the project to deliver functionality in several key releases. We continue to manage Course Resource’s hosting, support, monitoring and maintenance.


Passion Maps portfolio www.passionmaps.com.au

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Since first updating the Passion Maps website in 2008, we now manage the entire Passion Maps web portfolio. This includes the main website, a microsite for The Wisdom of Passion, a web application for quality assuring their global community of practitioners, and daily, weekly and monthly email campaigns for each of their online publications.

Passion Maps value our expertise, advice and can-do attitude- and we love creating customised solutions for them to engage with their community of Practitioners, Mappers and clients.


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The Hypothetical Blog: Stark Raving Sane

April 05 Icons, icons and icons!

Building any kind of web interface, particularly one that requires any kind of human interactivity, will at some time utilise icons. Whether they be on buttons, used in headings, or tabs or panels, icons are like little visual pieces of informative haiku: small, succint and should make you smile.

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Railscasts

In our opinion, Ryan Bates is something of a Rails stevedore: since March of 2007 he’s been packaging and delivering Railscasts to the interwebs on a weekly basis.

Available through iTunes or via download on the Railscast website, each episode lasts between five and twenty minutes, with shownotes and additional resources also available on the website.

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