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Business Software | November 12, 2016

A successful business software project requires three things from the consultants. The ability to understand the business processes expressed by the client. The ability to query the client in a deeper way to discover the gotchas that often kill business projects. The ability to execute the project successfully. The first point above simply takes… Nate Bunney

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Sharing Site For Entrepreneurship Teachers | October 31, 2016

In college I had a friend who was studying to be a teacher.  Her professers taught her this little jingle, "Plagiarize, plagiarize, let noone's work evade your eyes."  It felt kind of funny to have your teachers telling you to copy from others, but their meaning was not to cheat at school, but once you were a teacher go out and find… Nate Bunney

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Sharing Site For Entrepreneurship Teachers | October 31, 2016

In college I had a friend who was studying to be a teacher.  Her professers taught her this little jingle, "Plagiarize, plagiarize, let noone's work evade your eyes."  It felt kind of funny to have your teachers telling you to copy from others, but their meaning was not to cheat at school, but once you were a teacher go out and find… Nate Bunney

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Modesto Junior College Hackathon | October 24, 2016

The student run Computer Science Club at MJC along with the professors are going to be holding their first annual hackathon on December 3, 2016.  They invited Nate Bunney of Inventaweb to take part in the planning of the event.  Nate has planned six successful hackathon events, making him the local expert in the topic.  We are a… Nate Bunney

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Drupal | October 17, 2016

It seems to be new technology month at Inventaweb!  In a recent blog post I mentioned that we are now up to speed with Angular 2 and building our first project on the platform.  We are also growing our skill set to include Drupal.  What is Drupal you may ask? Drupal is a Content Management System much like WordPress, but where W… Nate Bunney

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Marpe Finance | October 10, 2016

We have done work for comanies as far away as Florida and the Upper Peninsula in Michigan but we had yet to do a site for a Bay Area Company.  We met Glenn of Marpe Finance through a social situation and ended up doing a new website for him.  He was looking to compete on style and features with his major competitors and we think… Nate Bunney

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Angular 2 | October 3, 2016

2 was released a little over two weeks ago and we already have a new project that is utilizing this technology. Angular and Angular 2 are both front end Javascript frameworks for creating single page applications.  A single page application is a website that does not refresh between page changes.  GMail is a great example. We have been us… Nate Bunney

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Crowdfunding Website | September 10, 2016

Inventaweb is excited to announce the launch of Shagaan.com. Shagaan.com is a crowfunding website leveraging the power of the WePay API.  The system allows users to create an event, whether a wedding, graduation, birth, or other life event and invite others to donate to it.  This sort of giving is traditional in the Indian culture and is… Nate Bunney

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Amazon Web Services | July 20, 2016

Inventaweb continues to be committed to building it's project on the best platform available.  We have been and continue to be convinced that Amazon Web Services is that platform.  We attended the AWS Summit in San Francisco last year and were impressed with the quality of the sessions and of the keynote.   So this year the entire I… Nate Bunney

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Opportunity Stanislaus | July 6, 2016

The Stanislaus Business Alliance is going through a lot of changes and they felt that this would be a good time to rebrand as well.  Their new brand, “Opportunity Stanislaus” says a lot about where they were going as an entity.  A local design house picked up the project with 15 months to the deadline and did very little work… Nate Bunney

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Interns | March 12, 2016

Growing a business is difficult.  And when things are as tight as they are in the website and web application industry, going from a one man shop to a larger organization is a daunging task.  We have been working with Modesto Junior College on an internship program and our current batch of interns are turning out to be just what the docto… Nate Bunney

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Back Ends | September 15, 2015

"Things are going crazy in San Francisco", he said as we talked on the road near my office in the Santa Cruz mountains. My new aquantience was responding to what I was saying about the economy being slow in the Central Valley still. From what he told me it sounds like what is needed in the city is not designers but hardcore back end developers. Sig… Nate Bunney

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Extreme Architecture Site | September 15, 2014

I have been a fan of good architecture for most of my life.  So doing a site for a high end architecture firm was absolutely a blast.  Besides this they wanted a site that worked flawlessly on mobile devices as well as on the desktop.   Lots of complexity and moving parts, we ended up doing a lot of custome Javascript work.  But… Nate Bunney

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Goodland Website | September 10, 2014

Just launched a new website for a client in Tracy, Goodland Construction.  They build the most awesome play structures and ball fields I have ever seen!  Where were these guys when I was a kid.  In any case we built them a custom programmed system based on the InventaCMS platform and the site just launched.  Love a site with lot… Nate Bunney

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Love Bomb Website Style | April 30, 2014

What is a Love Bomb According to Wikipedia, "Love bombing is an attempt to influence a person by lavish demonstrations of attention and affection."  We all need to be love bombed every so often and sometimes we need to love bomb someone else.  One way to do this internet style is to love bomb someone's website.  May… Nate Bunney

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The Value of Registering Right | April 9, 2014

Most people do not think much about their web site registration.  This is a mistake, there is much there that you should know about the correct way to register your domain that can affect your search engine optimization.  Here are some things to consider in registering a domain.Time of registration:  If you have an idea for a busines… Nate Bunney

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Emotional Impact | March 12, 2014

Just got back from meeting with a client and a principle that I have often espoused came front and center in our meeting.  They want a website that is going to move people emotionally but not only that, they want that emotional impact to cary through when the customer comes to their office.  Two things need to be done to accomplish this.… Nate Bunney

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Editing Website Menus | March 11, 2014

One of the most common requests that website developers get TO their clients is to add a new page to their website.  The Inventa-CMS system makes adding new pages to you site simple.  We have just uploaded a new video detailing how this process works.  Check it out in our video section or watch it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com… Nate Bunney

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Restaurant Menu Items | March 3, 2014

The Inventa-CMS system includes a plugin for managing menu items for a restaurant.  You might say that this is our tastiest plug in.  In any case, I just put together a video on how to manage that system.  I am going to be adding a new area to the site soon that will discuss restaurant websites in particular and this video will be av… Nate Bunney

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Instructional Videos | February 27, 2014

I have just posted my first instructional video to YouTube for the Inventa CMS.  My intention is to add a videos page to my site and to collect the instructional videos into one place there.  But until then you can find the video on YouTube at  http://youtu.be/1ahL438wi-c.… Nate Bunney

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Big Malc's Bible Stories | February 27, 2014

Our dear friend Malcolm Mackinnon really needed a website for his ministry so we decided to build him one.  As of the posting of this blog entry he does not yet know that we have a site up for him.  It is going to be fun revealing this site to him.  We have a inventa plug in that allows us to pull all of the videos from a YouTube cha… Nate Bunney

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Facebook Open Graph | February 22, 2014

Okay so you want a Facebook like button on your website.  Great idea and it is super easy to do... or is it?  Facebook has recently upgraded their API for like and share buttons and things have gotten a little more complex than they were before.  Open Graph meta tags used to be an "optional option".  Now, if I may coin… Nate Bunney

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Shutter Elite | February 22, 2014

Just launched a new website today!  Ray from Shutter Elite came to me about a month and a half ago asking for a new website that would work on mobile phones as well as on computer screens, so we built him a responsive website that met all of his expectations.  This site was one of the first that incorporated our new JQuery tool for b… Nate Bunney

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Do It Yourself SEO Page | February 17, 2014

Everyone who understands the importance of having Google like their website is always looking for a silver bullet to solve the problem.  The truth is that it does not exist.  A few years back there used to be easier ways to do things, but then Google rolled out a couple of updates code named Panda and Penguin that changed things drastical… Nate Bunney

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Posting on Git Hub | February 3, 2014

Recently one of our clients encouraged us to begin posting some of our work on GitHub.  For those of you who don't know GitHub is a place where programmers can showcase their work and other programmers can borrow it for their own projects.  Well loved projects can garner a great deal of interest in the programmers who built them. &nbs… Nate Bunney

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