Website development and design blog, tutorials and inspiration

Welcome to my Web Design and Development site. In this blog I provide tutorials covering a wide range of topics including Web Design, Graphic Design, Software Engineering, C#, HTML and SQL.

I have over 15 years experience building quality websites and software applications to drive traffic and sales to a range of industries including retail, tourism, clothing and medical. I have an HND in Software Engineering, I'm a Microsoft certified ASP.Net / C# developer and I have diplomas in Graphic Design and Photography.


Introducing Methods and the Main() Function in C#
6th November 2007C#
This tutorial will introduce methods, where we will code a simple method and call it from another method. We will also look at the Main method of a C# application.
Using the Visual Studio Integrated Development Environment
5th November 2007C#
In this tutorial, we will look at the Visual Studio Integrated Development Interface (IDE) and see how it makes our software development much easier. We will look at syntax highlighting, Intellisense and the toolbars. We will also look at different methods of running an application.
Using Namespaces in C#
5th November 2007C#
In this tutorial, we will have a look at Namespaces in C#. What are they? and How can we use them? Why do we use them?
Your First Console Application in C#
5th November 2007C#
In this short tutorial, we will create a simple C# Console Application to verify that our version of Visual Studio has been installed correctly and that the .Net Framework is working properly. We will create the infamous "Hello World" application while demonstrating some important concepts of C# programming.
Getting Started with Visual Studio
5th November 2007C#
In this tutorial, we look at how to download and install Microsoft Visual C# Express and Visual Web Developer, how to obtain a free registration key and a quick tour of the development environment.
What is C#?
20th May 2007C#
C# (pronounced "see sharp") is a modern, general-purpose, object-oriented programming language developed by Microsoft within the .NET initiative. C# has been approved as a standard by Ecma (ECMA-334) and ISO (ISO/IEC 23270).
C# Access Modifiers and Scope
19th May 2007C#
In almost all programming languages you will see variables, methods and objects prefixed with either public, private, protected or internal. C# is no different and this guide will show you what they mean and how to use them.
SEO - Search Engine Optimization
29th March 2007Internet
A successful SEO strategy is paramount in any online business and a properly executed SEO strategy will bring your website increased exposure, recognition and will generate an increase in traffic.