Category Archives: Web Design

Posts and information related to web design and development

Free Web Development Software

“If its free, its for me.” If that is you mantra, rejoice for you are a moocher. But, the Internet makes it sooo easy these days that it is hard NOT to be a moocher. I proudly mooch with the best of them; I would rather chug an Ex-Lax milkshake than pay $500-$1000 for some […]

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CSS Cheat Sheets

With many web designers moving to CSS layouts or at least making more use of CSS in their designs, a handy-dandy CSS cheat sheet (or 2) might be nice. So, we ran across a few listed by Simonne over at alltipsandtricks.com: Leslie Franke provided a nice CSS cheat sheet Then there is the sweet downloadable […]

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Adobe Photoshop Alternative

Our readers know that we are always on the lookout for FREE programs that really shouldn’t be free. In the past, we have recommended Gimp as a “poor man’s Photoshop”. Now, we have been introduced to another Photoshop alternative. Chris at Evolving Solutions alerted us to Paint.Net. If your pockets are shallow but you need […]

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HTML Editor in Real-time

We found a cool little tool from squarefree.com. It is a real-time HTML code editor. Now, this would have been REAL handy about 5 years ago, before HTML became so…1990’s. However, it is pretty cool if one is trying to learn the HTML basics because they can see instant results in a split-screen format. So, […]

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CCT Creating New Website

Crystal Coast Technologies is pleased to announce that we will be designing a new web presence for the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce.  We are very pleased that the chamber selected us out of a group of several other web design companies. The new web site will be totally dynamic, allowing the Chamber to update […]

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What is Your Story?

We get allot of traffic from all over the world each month. We are really happy that so many visit our blog! In an effort to make sure we are providing what you want and need, we invite you to share your story with us. If you are visiting our blog in search of web […]

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Web Site for Town of Cedar Point

CCT is please to announce that we are creating a web site for the Town of Cedar Point, NC. The web site is going to be full of functionality that visitors will really appreciate. There will be hurricane information (hopefully, this page will not be updated too often ;)), upcoming events and schedules, tax information […]

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CCT Completes Web Site for North Carolina Non-Profit

Earlier this week, we put the finishing touches on the new web site for Lenoir / Greene Partnership for Children. They are a non-profit entity dedicated to the education of pre-school children in Lenoir and Greene Counties in North Carolina. We created a custom Content Management System for them so that they could update the […]

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Ok, I Need a Website. What Now?

Once upon a time, a business could choose not to have a web site. They reasoned that they did not need a professional web site; they could do just fine without one. Then, one of their competitors decided to get a web site and a buzz was created. Not to be outdone, another competitor decided […]

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Automatically write .htaccess files

If you have never heard of .htaccess files, this post is not for you. However, if you use Apache and if you are like me, .htaccess files are a pain. Some people can write them in their sleep with one hand tied behind their back while reciting the alphabet backwards and they work like a […]

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