Be found via Search Engines. And convert visitors to clients.
Show your latest services or products.
Provide a service via an online application.
Communicate geographic information via an online web mapping solution.
Onsite training and technical support. You won't be left with a website you cannot update.
I won't trap you with expensive Domain and Hosting agreements. You'll own your Domain Name.
Great care is taken in the selection of the best tools and techniques. Drag'n'Drop tools are not used. Your site will be carefully hand-built with the correct tool for the task in hand.
Parthian Systems: Web Development and Web Mapping. Run by Stuart McMartin. Based near Falkirk in Central Scotland.
I'll get you online with an effective website built using quality tools and techniques.
I'm a Software Engineer and Web Developer with specialism in Online Maps.
Your website will be as future-proof as possible. Use of standards compliant HTML5 and CSS3.
Captivate your visitors with animation and interaction.
Single Page Applications (SPA) using Vue Front End Framework. What does that mean? App like capabilities on your website. For eCommerce, Complex Form Capture and more.
Database and API programming. For storage and queries. What does that mean? Add, Update and Get information. From your own database or from other websites e.g weather or mapping data.
Interactive data and visualisation. Display information and engage visitors.
To enable you to update your own website you need a Content Management System (CMS). You log in. Type new content in and Save. Result - website updated.
Wordpress for inexpensive websites using pre-developed Template Designs. Quick to setup and easy for you to add content.
MODx Web Framework. This for the more demanding system. More control and better for corporate level websites.
Django Web Development Framework. Complex Web Applications. For expert systems only. Can be used for Intranet Tools. Track Customers, Audit Sales, Archaeological Map Data...
eCommerce provided via the following tools: -
Foxycart - This is a hosted solution. Meaning that the Credit Card handling doesn't take place on your website. Attractive Cart and Checkout with an easy to use administration panel.
PayPal - For simple eCommerce, I can add simple PayPal "Add to Cart" and "Buy Now" buttons to your site. This is an ideal introduction to eCommerce. Particularly useful for solutions with small numbers of products, simple pricing, none VAT registered businesses (or only selling to UK-EU)
Search Engine Optimisation and Social Media. The final stage is to ensure people find your site. This requires careful use of text (keywords) and HTML constructs such as Headings, Titles etc. There may also be scope to use Facebook, YouTube etc to help publicise your product or service.
I'm a Web Developer with a specialism in mapping. Add Google Maps or Ordnance Survey Mapping
GIS Analysis and Development - e.g.QGIS, MapServer, PostGIS Spatial Databases, GoogleMaps - VirtualEarth API, OpenLayers, OpenSpace API, MapBox etc.
Specialism in Ordnance Survey mapping including OpenSpace API and Geocoding
Volunteer Archaeology Map is a prototype system built to demonstrate a range of web mapping features. As part of ongoing development of Fortingall Roots Map Project
Local Community Mapping Projects.
Ease of use, inexpensive hosting. No IT skills. Simple maintenance.Online Maps Overview
Inexpensive, but excellent quality, Hosting by TSOHost plus a domain - for £25 per annum (inc. VAT). Click the logo to find out more.
For Worldwide Hosting or heavyweight applications like Django, try Webfaction. Hosting with Webfaction for about £9.50 per month is like owning your own server. Host dozens of sites if you want. Click the logo to get the details.
I will assist you in setting up your eMail, Domain Name and Hosting arrangements. Ditch emails like email@example.com and use the professional looking firstname.lastname@example.org instead.
The Friends of Kinneil. I'm a volunteer historic guide and Treasurer
- charity setup to protect the interests of Kinneil Estate
Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI) I volunteer with some IFLI projects. Have a look, lots to get involved with.
Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) - working within Kinneil Estate
Bug Life - Saving the small things that run the planet - I'm volunteering with them at the Bridgeness Biodiversity Project on the first Wednesday morning of each month. All welcome.
Most web design/development companies use one technology to handle every website: usually Wordpress. But the reality is that there are better tools for more complex websites or applications. Here are some of the technologies that I'll consider to perfectly match your requirements and budget.
Based in Bo'ness, Falkirk, Central Scotland.
Serving customers throughout the UK.
Epic Hosting by Webfaction - for power users
Inexpensive Hosting by TSOHost - from £25 per annum inc Domain.
eCommerce by Foxycart