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Breaking into the magic of search engines

Breaking into the magic of search engines

We’ve been working on a custom search solution for our client, The Lawyer. Here our developer Gianluigi, discusses the magic of search engines and how they work.

My career so far

My career so far

Andrew Walmsley joined us as an apprentice, with no commercial software experience, and has progressed to being a valuable member of the team. Read more about his journey.

Our Go Ape adventure

Our Go Ape adventure

To celebrate the company’s 20 year anniversary, we decided to go on a tree-mendous team-building day at Go Ape in Delamere forest! Check out Laurie’s write up and some photos from the day.

How do we create something pretty useful, not just pretty and useless?

How do we create something pretty useful, not just pretty and useless?

We feel it’s important to stay up to date with the latest industry best practice. Last month we headed to NUX5 to hear from our industry’s opinion leaders on the subject of user experience.

Twenty years of interconnect/it – and did you know we started as publishers?

Twenty years of interconnect/it – and did you know we started as publishers?

On our twentieth anniversary we stop for a moment and think back over the success of the company; The clients we’ve helped, the friends in the web development industry we’ve made…

How The Spectator went from one million to ten million page views per month

How The Spectator went from one million to ten million page views per month

There’s a direct link between web traffic and subscriptions – so the news that The Spectator served over ten million page views this month was big! Here’s how it happened and how we handle it.

Introducing our Summer Intern: Diane Dewez

Introducing our Summer Intern: Diane Dewez

This year we are pleased to welcome Diane Dewez as our Computer Science summer intern. Here she tells us a little about her career ambitions and what she hopes to take from her internship.

What web developers have in common with builders and decorators

What web developers have in common with builders and decorators

Our Lead Developer, Damian, is in the middle of renovating his new home and believes he has spotted some similarities between the web development and building trades.

Print design versus web design

Print design versus web design

Given that a lot of our clients are in the publishing industry, we thought it would be useful to talk about some of the differences between print and web design. Take a peek to find out more.

The Spectator Redesign

The Spectator Redesign

Our Lead designer, Anthony Casey, discusses the redesign of The Spectator website and ponders on some of the main decisions made from a front-end, design perspective.

Welcome to Gianluigi and fun karting again!

Welcome to Gianluigi and fun karting again!

Does team building come much better than go karting? We welcome Gianluigi into team interconnect/it and introduce him to go karting for the first time!

Our Karting teambuilding event!

Our Karting teambuilding event!

We recently went for a company outing to TeamSport Karting in Warrington. Competing against each other in our very own exclusive Premier Grand Prix. I was actually slightly nervous to begin with, as it wasn’t my first choice for a teambuilding activity, but it actually turned out to be fantastic fun! I definitely got the racing bug and it all became very… continue reading

The Colour Obstacle Rush

The Colour Obstacle Rush

A team of four of us took part in the 5K Colour Obstacle Rush, in aid of the RNLI, back in September. We are pleased to say all four members of the team made it over all ten obstacles, but didn’t fare so well with the coloured paint! Read on for more details and a few photographs from the day.

Say hello to Search Replace DB V3.1

Say hello to Search Replace DB V3.1

We’re proud to announce the V3.1 version of Search Replace DB. This release focuses on common issues some users have encountered with our tool. If you’ve had problems with V3.0.0 BETA and had to go back to V2.1.0, we definitely recommend trying this new version instead.

A New Year

A New Year

I suppose we’re a bit too far into January to wish you all a happy new year, but never the less I hope January is off to a good start for you and you haven’t quite given up on the new year diet just yet!

An interview with Dave

An interview with Dave

David Coveney is our director here at interconnect/it, having started the company back in 1996.  An experienced coder (and enthusiastic table football player!), Dave has a hands on approach to leading team interconnect/it, mainly heading up project and account management, amongst various other bits when needed. How did you get into the world of web development? As an individual, I… continue reading