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Microsoft application development

Microsoft Windows C++, C#, .NET programming

Weston Digital Solutions™ offer local and European senior programmers with 5 + years of experience in analysis, design and development of Microsoft Windows desktop, client/server, web based and n-tier applications. Experts are available in developing windows applications, web applications, windows services and web services in Microsoft Visual Studio .Net IDE using C++, C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET and SQL Server.

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wordpress web design, php programming, themes, plugins

WordPress web site design, upgrade

Weston Digital Solutions™ offer professional user experience (ux) design and custom web site development with local and international experts. WordPress technology is a free, popular, open-source blogging and content management system (CMS) based on programming language of PHP and database server of MySQL. It is used by more than 25% of the websites on the Internet, and favorite platform for home based and small sized businesses.

If you need an update, we make your existing WordPress website responsive so it looks great on all devices, from desktop computers to tablet to phones. The websites we create or update are Google, Bing and Yahoo search engine friendly and SEO ready.

Services include:

  • WordPress based web site design, programming, domain name registration, web hosting, web site maintenance,
  • theme design and customization, templates,
  • CSS, Javascript and HTML client side programming, HTML5 and CSS3 compability
  • plugin design, PHP programming,
  • PHP server side code,
  • MySQL or MSSQL database optimization, stress test, backup,
  • data and information security, SSL, encryption, user authentication,
  • Linux web server or Microsoft Windows Server IIS,
  • Internet marketing.

Contact our local U.S. staff in Weston, Florida for details.

Artificial Intelligence - Broward, Weston, Florida

About Artificial Intelligence (AI)

In the name of Artificial Intelligence (AI) we have seen the emergence of systems such as IBM Watson, Google’s Deep Learning, and conversational assistants such as Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Echo, Microsoft’s Cortana, and human-look-alike robots. Mixed into all the hype, nowdays there is a frequent talk about whether building truly intelligent systems is even possible for those who want to see some “AI” in their company as a cool “thing”.

Intelligence is the computational part of the ability to achieve goals in the world. Artficial is applied when a machine mimics cognitive functions that is associated with human minds. The field of AI research was founded in 1956. 60 years later the AI technology still looks and behave like a real toddler. We call it Artificial Somewhat Intelligence (ASI). AI a very complex issue involving Big Picture (Universe), Philosophy, Biology, Quantum Field Theory (QFT) and Computer Sciences.

Our clients have very different ideas and goals with regard to building AI systems, and they tend to fall into some basic camps, based on how close the computer based machines they are building line up with how people work:

  • the goal is to build system(s) that think exactly the same way that people do, genuinely simulating human reasoning, and is called “strong AI”. It’s a very complex subject and usually way beyond the real needs of an average company or organization,
  • using human reasoning as a model that can inform and inspire new “things”. These systems use human reasoning as a guide, but they are not driven by the goal to perfectly model it. An example of this is the IBM Watson,
  • get the job done and don’t care if the data and software has anything to do with human thought, it is usually called “weak AI”. This is what majority of our clients may need, an AI system designed for specific tasks. They don’t want a system that is brilliant at figuring out where the nearest university with great creative talents is to also change oil in a car.

We focus on specific problems or on the use of a particular tool to build satisfying AI applications such as:

  • behavioral analysis of financial markets, simulated financial trading competition,
  • data mining and data analysis,
  • proprietary information encryption/decryption with automatic trusted partner and key identification,
  • online customer service with text and image recognition,
  • human – AI user interfaces (HAI); text, image, video, audio interfaces for complex information systems.

Contact us when you need AI experts and software developers for AI projects.

Web UX designers and programmers

User Experience (UX) design

User Experience (UX) design could be applied to anything, to ATM, cars, phones and so on. It includes the structure, analysis, and optimization of a customer’s experience with a company and its products. UX design services support the process of development and improvement of quality interaction between web site visitors and web services.

The tasks of UX designers goes far beyond giving customers what they say they want to see on the screen. There is a seamless merging of the services of multiple disciplines, including sociology, cognitive science, marketing, PR, product and service management, web infrastructure and software, graphical and user interface (UI) design.

The complete user experience has to meet the needs of the web visitors. Information, products or services should be presented without fuss or bother, and the solution should offer simplicity and elegance. UI design is closer to what we refer to as graphic design. Usability is a quality attribute of the UI.

As professional web presence and web design has evolved in the past 20 years, roles and responsibilities have advanced. Websites and web applications have become progressively more complex as technologies and methodologies advanced. At the same time the designer community use the UX to differentiate itself from amateurs claiming they are web designers.

 UX and UI design in teh Americas

UX design tasks

User experience is how a person feels when interfacing with a system. The system could be a website, a web application or desktop app and, in Artificial Intelligence context, some form of human-computer interaction (HCI). UX design is responsible for being hands on with the process of

  • research,
  • planning,
  • designing,
  • development,
  • content, and
  • prototyping

for quality results. You may feel UX designers are far away from the actual software products, but don’t worry. Majority of our UX professionals do have a background in the build process. They were application or web designers, or developers who chose to specialize in this particular area of the production process.

Our user experience (UX) pros are available for your projects.

 

HTML5 web developers

HTML5 web sites

Recently clients ask a lot about html5. For them it sounds like a new “thing” they have to pay for to be “on the Internet”. In the past few years HTML5 has become the representative of hot web technologies and is widely gaining acceptance across mobile and web. Let’s speak about HTML5 here and answer the question “why does it matter for you?”

HTML is an important element of the World Wide Web (web). It’s nothing else than the language used to describe what a webpage should look like in the web site visitor’s browser. However, HTML on its own is pretty simple as it can only deliver static pages.

Remember the very basic web sites of 1990s. Web was full of single HTML files presenting long text with some images and gifs. HTML was not primarily about displaying a document with some formatting. Most fundamental was the simple a tag. It gave a document the means to link to another document. Web sites were constructed as many one-page static HTML documents, all linked together.

As technology and market demand improved more impressive web features were required. HTML pages have been coupled with plugins like CSS, Javascripts, Flash, Java etc., while server side solutions (ASP, Java, PHP, .NET etc.) also significantly improved. These server applications dynamically construct HTML pages to be presented on the client’s web browser. By the early 2000s it has become messy because different web browsers implemented these generated HTML pages and client side features in their own ways.

HTML5 is a logical extensions of the old HTML element. HTML5 is meant to present cleaner and more efficient web pages to deliver the same experience to every user regardless of web browsers and hardware platforms such as desktops, laptops, tablets or mobile phones. We don’t have to keep plugins like Flash and Silverlight. HTML5 pages presented in capable web browsers do everything like running animations, playing music or movies, and can also be used to build complex applications. By 2015 all major browsers started to support HTML5 to a large degree and you’ve probably been taking advantage of it already without knowing.

If your web site is built or upgraded to comply with HTML5, the development will result in better user experience, more efficient content and improved performance. When HTML5 is adopted across your web site, web pages should start to load faster, and less bandwidth should be used.

Developers of Weston Digital City, LLC are available for HTML5 projects.