Where To Begin?
There is nothing like having a real customer to help focus the mind on learning a new bit of software.
No, let me rephrase that.
There’s nothing like there being money involved to help focus the mind on learning a new bit of software.
When a customer approached me wanting to use Actinic Online for their online store, I had only really spent about 5 minutes clicking round the demo store vaguely seeing how it all fitted together. Now I had to properly learn it and implement a site using it.
The first challenge was coming up with a proposal and a price for the project. As I really didn’t know yet what I was going to be able to achieve design-wise, my first job was to figure out the layout options there were in Actinic … READ MORE