Plexipixel Uses WordPress on Microsoft

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Plexipixel developer Lisa Smith and designer Stephanie Newcomb talk with ISV Architect Evangelist Bruce Kyle about their work with Okapi, a Javascript framework. Okapi is a Javascript framework that allows developers to create animation in HTML 5.

The site for MIX was created in Wordpress on Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 R2.

The team describes how designers and Web developers work closely together to create the product for visitmix.

They also describe how to use TypeKit to provide fonts that are not web-safe. TypeKit allowed them to create cool sites that are optimized for search engines (SEO) without using images.

For more information about Okapi, see Okapi, Endless Mural with HTML5 and IE9 on Channel 9.

About Plexipixel

Plexipixel is a full-service digital agency that helps companies strategize, conceptualize, execute, maintain, and measure their digital marketing efforts.  Plexipixel uses “Sticky Brand Play”™, their 360-degree collaborative
design and development process.  Plexipixel is a Silverlight Partner, 2009 Microsoft Vendor Excellence Award Finalist, Facebook Preferred Developer Consultant and Blend TAP Participant.

The MIX Online team enlisted for Plexipixel's deep WordPress experience to help design and develop a new informational website, WordPress on Microsoft.


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