It’s taken a few years for responsive design to catch on. The first browsers to parse CSS3 media queries dropped in late ’08, but it took another 4 or 5 years for the trend to take off. Thankfully, with the pervasiveness of mobile devices, and this year’s search engine optimization (SEO) mandate from Google, it looks like responsive design has finally hit the primetime. But designing with a mobile-friendly, no, mobile-first, mentality comes fraught with its own set of design challenges.Read More
The ability to locate and manage data is important when performing daily operations for any local government agency. Having a tool to organize and store this information is vital for today’s fast-paced world. GeoDecisions has been supplying local governments with GeoPlan® to do exactly that. With the latest release, GeoDecisions has transformed GeoPlan into a web-based application that provides users with a secure connection to all necessary data with the capability for mobile data entry and retrieval.Read More
In September 2015, Pope Francis visited Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as part of the World Meeting of Families. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), operating the Philadelphia region’s public transit network, had to implement a plan to accommodate the large numbers of attendees expected for this historic occasion. Gannett Fleming, Inc. was selected to assist SEPTA with preparing for this event’s significant transportation logistics requirements; while GeoDecisions, the geospatial information technology (IT) division of Gannett Fleming, played a major role in leveraging Esri’s ArcGIS Online platform to support this effort.Read More
Since 2001, GeoDecisions and Gannett Fleming have partnered with the U.S. Transportation Command and Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Transportation Engineering Agency (SDDCTEA) to provide the Ports for National Defense (PND) program with seaport throughput study updates and GIS services. These projects facilitate surface deployment and distribution analyses and support transportation engineering. We provide the Department of Defense (DOD) community with accurate and responsive seaport capability data, vulnerability assessments, and projected workload analyses to meet defense peacetime and contingency movement needs.Read More
We all love icon fonts. FontAwesome, Glyphicons, and many others provide users with huge libraries of iconography – for FREE! Using an icon font over standard bitmap graphics is enormously beneficial for both the performance of your app and its flexibility. Need to make an icon that’s 400px wide? Done. Want to change the color on the fly using CSS? Done. Want the ability to do that with hundreds if icons? Did I mention it’s free?!
For general utility and ease of use, you won’t find a better package than a prefab icon font, but what about those times when you need custom icons?Read More