Neontribe

Neontribe is a web development company. We're agile and user-centered in our design and development work, producing websites and apps. If that sounds like what you need,

Smart Sass: Dynamic Sass with PHP Smarty

Sass is a language which makes use of server-side compilation in order to generate CSS. Variables are one of the core features of Sass and allow us to specify reusable style definitions. However, what if we want the values of these variables to be assigned dynamically? To add some context…

Fixing an SVG gotcha

So there you are thinking I just need to put this graphic in to my web page and everyone will be happy. But your graphic just happens to be an SVG. Great, you think, that will look ace at all the sizes I need to show it. This is mostly…

Our process: Delivery

Delivery is only the beginning. Technology moves on, search engines move on, and people's needs from sites evolve. Launch If we've followed our process through, launch is comparatively simple. We'll already have launched several versions of the software, and we'll know the process back-to-front. You'll have seen the digital; product…

Our process: Development

We believe in agile and iterative development, with testing at every stage, married to a design that respects the digital medium. Coding We code in sprints: concentrated, time-bound chunks of effort to deliver code that answers people's needs. We're comfortable with HTML/CSS, Javascript, and PHP, Python or Java. In…

Thinking About Discovery

Very interesting session at Agile tea camp last night about Discovery, led by @lily_dart from DXW. She talked about how they do it: open conversations, surveys and card sorting. We've fairly recently changed our term for this bit of the software development process. It was always “Sprint 0…

We’re not designers. Except we are.

At Neontribe, we often say we aren’t web designers. In a way we’re right, because we don’t lead projects with visual design. But that doesn’t credit the importance of design in what we do. We view design as a problem-solving exercise, and function rather than form…