Webfox Blog Feed Keep up to date with the latest news from Webfox Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Cfox CMS 2.0 Hiring a SilverStripe Developer <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>We are a motivated, hard working team that likes to have fun and we are on the hunt for a SilverStripe developer to join our team and use their web developer super powers to convert pizza and caffeine into code!</p> <h2>Web Developer Job Description...ish</h2> <p>Primarily developing awesome SilverStripe websites with a focus on backend code, so strong PHP and MySQL is a must. Of course there will also be some frontend dev thrown in but that goes without saying and... there will also be opportunities to work on larger web applications.&nbsp;</p> <p>We work closely as a team so collaboration and communication is important.&nbsp;</p> <p>We develop a lot of sites that can have quick turn around times so we do work hard but we also like to have fun, eat pizza, drink coffee (and beer on a Friday ;)</p> <p>Do you get a kick out of new cool things? Same! We encourage our devs to share their coding discoveries.</p> <p><strong>See the job position on our <a href="/careers">Careers page</a></strong></p> <p>If this is starting to sound like you then&nbsp;<a href="/contact">get in touch</a>!</p> blog/post/24 Internet Explorer Is Being Killed Off! Hooray! <p>The web developer world rejoices as news of Microsoft confirms it is killing off the its web browser Internet Explorer (IE).</p> <p>Internet Explorer has reigned over Windows operating systems for the last 20 years but its reputation and usage has been going downhill at an increasing rate over the last few years as superior web browsers have come to the forefront.</p> <p>To be fair later versions of Internet Explorer have been better but it is to little to late. Microsoft said there is "negative perceptions that no longer reflect reality" and it will introduce a faster, rebranded browser which was codenamed Project Spartan.</p> <p>Lets hope Project Spartan is not just an IE reskined.</p> blog/post/23 Has real AI Finally Arrived? <p>Remember January 2015 as it may be the mark of the AI explosion. Elon Musk took to the stage todiscuss a break though in artificial intelligence and it seems many barriers that were long standing have now been broken down. Seems very exciting and maybe slightly scary to the point where even physicist Stephen Hawking worries it could one day spell doom for the human race.... Skynet??</p> <p>For the full article please see this post on Wired: <a href="http://www.wired.com/2015/01/ai-arrived-really-worries-worlds-brightest-minds/" target="_blank">http://www.wired.com/2015/01/ai-arrived-really-worries-worlds-brightest-minds/</a></p> <style type="text/css">.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } </style> <div class="embed-container"><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/EfGD2qveGdQ"></iframe></div> <div class="embed-container">&nbsp;</div> blog/post/22 We Want a Frontend Developer! <p>We are looking for a talented frontend developer to join our creative team based in here in the sunny Hawke's Bay.</p> <p>Do you have 2+ years of experience with web technologies including HTML5, CSS3/Bootstrap, Javascript/jQuery, responsive design etc... and share a love of developing really cool web applications... then get in touch with us!</p> <p>Applications close end of November.</p> <p>Please contact <a href="mailto:james@webfox.co.nz">James</a> to apply for this role.</p> blog/post/21 We Have Moved to a New Office <p>We have moved to a new office in Ahuriri, Napier.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>3/67 Bridge St<br /> Ahuriri<br /> Napier</p> <p>Feel free to come in and visit us, we look forward to seeing you.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> blog/post/20