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Celebrating 20 Years of Innovation 1999-2019
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Entering Our 21st Year

By GWW Staff In 1999, the words blog, carbon footprint, and texting were added to the dictionary. Plus, dashcam, and The Matrix. On top of all that, Justin Davis was setting up shop as Portland Webworks, a web and software development company, in a

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Rachel Charow, Portland Webworks software developer, on Milk Street in Portland, Maine
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Developer Spotlight at GovWebworks

By Rachel Charow Hi, I’m Rachel Charow. I work as a software developer at GovWebworks, the public sector brand of Portland Webworks, based in Portland, Maine. We are a 20-year old company that provides online digital applications for government agencies.

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Writing Useful Bug Reports 101

By Joseph Descalzota Ever receive a bug report that looks something like this? Title: European sales office descriptions and pins not displaying. Description: https://www.clientsite.com/locations?region=eu Show European Sales Offices on clientsite.com NA as when viewing via other regions. Yes, it is confusing. Just

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Improving Process With Open-Source Technologies

By Joseph Descalzota Every Drupal website we work on, regardless of client, pretty much follows the same process: A Drupal instance is set up, modules get installed, designs are translated into themes, and business logic is applied where needed. Rinse

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Using Slack For Some Company Fun

By PWW Staff Last Friday our company held its first ever Scavenger Hunt, with a little help from Slack, the messaging app that has been transformed the way we work here at Portland Webworks. I’m sure you’re all familiar with

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Integration Basics

By Evan Rosenfield Have you ever wondered whether it would be possible to bind together a particular collection of separate software products into a unified, consolidated application with all of the combined functionality of the constituent components? If so, this

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