October 22nd, 2014
GORGES is again sponsored by Pebble to their exclusive west-coast developer retreat.
August 28th, 2014
At GORGES, we have found we can help our client businesses grow and prosper by continuing with them after initial development to provide expertise as needed to keep the websites and applications responsive to their users and prominent in their intended realms. Maintenance Plans are one way to do this.
August 26th, 2014
On July 15 the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) began using new program management software developed just for CHESS by GORGES, Inc., an Ithaca, New York software firm. On that day Ernie Fontes, Associate Director, CHESS, and the Director of the CHESS X-ray Program User Office, Kathy Dedrick, switched program management to the new software.CHESS serves a wide spectrum from Universities, National Laboratories, and Industry. CHESS provides users a state-of-the-art synchrotron radiation source for research in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Sciences, and Materials Sciences. Five to six hundred scientists and training scientists visit CHESS's 12 endstations to run their experiments and collect data each year.
August 7th, 2014
On July 15 the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) began using new program management software developed just for CHESS by GORGES, Inc.
July 16th, 2014
While Apple's Swift programming language, D from Facebook, and Go from Google may be welcome replacements to the set we have used for the last decade, the challenge at GORGES remains economical production. Clients seldom have a passion for technological advancement for its own sake and few of them gain any advantage from announcing their technology advances.
July 2nd, 2014
It is oversimplification to define Responsive Web Design as nothing more than a design that takes into account the size of the screen.
June 17th, 2014
GORGES, Inc. is excited to announce entering into a software development contract with Child Care Solutions. Child Care Solutions is the not-for-profit child care resource and referral agency that serves Onondaga and Cayuga Counties. They have offices in Syracuse, NY and Auburn NY.
May 19th, 2014
There are cases where the choice between free and commercial application components is not clear-cut, when you evaluate the true cost of using each. Sometimes the “free” component can be more expensive, because a commercial alternative is available that is a better fit to the application’s requirements.
May 14th, 2014
Cortland Line is an old line fishing line manufacturer in Cortland, New York that is undergoing a whole new line of marketing and sales.
May 12th, 2014
The Directory of Major Malls worked with GORGES to update its ShoppingCenters.com website with a new interactive mapping feature.
April 18th, 2014
A Cicero-North Syracuse teacher will be honored with the Technology Alliance of Central New York's 2014 Outstanding Teacher Award. Matthew Harbinger is a math and computer science teacher at Cicero-North Syracuse High School in the North Syracuse Central School District. The Technology Alliance of Central New York is a nonprofit that was founded in 1903 as the Technology Club of Syracuse. Its mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation and education of technology.
February 18th, 2014
Just five minutes from downtown Syracuse, there is approximately 20 acres of land are available within Electronics Park for development by tenants requiring buildings specific to their needs. Building sites range in size from one to seven acres. Approximately five acres of land has been zoned commercial and are available for such uses as a restaurant, health club, bank, and day care center.
February 7th, 2014
GORGES has joined CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity (CenterState CEO). CenterState CEO is a twelve-county, business leadership, and economic development organization, based in Syracuse, New York.
February 5th, 2014
GORGES has long been a leader in web software and mobile app development and Jeff will be helping GORGES bring these skills to more businesses in the Syracuse, NY and the Central New York region.
January 20th, 2014
The hardest thing about creating software isn't building it - it's changing it
January 15th, 2014
The GORGES family had a great time at our holiday party.
January 1st, 2014
John Sammis and Don Ellis, of GORGES, Inc., presented a three-hour workshop about Big Data on December 12, 2013
December 19th, 2013
Big Data is a child of the Internet – destined to become a sibling. It is already changing again the way we think about information and communication.
November 10th, 2013
Matt Clark, CTO at GORGES, has made a weather station for your wrist in a Pebble Watch. GPS finds the closest weather monitoring station and displays local weather information, plus tide information.
October 7th, 2013
Yesterday I encountered an unexpected problem. I was using the "Crimson Text" Google Web Font on a project, and the font did not show up on IE. So I tried "Buenard" and had the same luck. The customary Stack Overflow search led to the conclusion that not all fonts work in IE.
July 15th, 2013
Matt explores the Pebble Watch, buys ones, and starts seeing ideas for great uses.
June 30th, 2013
Many organizations need to develop information for constituencies that are mostly the same at every consuming point, but are also different in critical ways
June 24th, 2013
Someone recently asked me how to compute accurate tax-rates in an e-commerce solution.
June 24th, 2013
The short answer is yes. I was able to shave 40% off the uncached response time of one page with four views by refactoring it to use the Entity Field Query API.
May 17th, 2013
On a large, high traffic client site, we rely on Drupal page caching for anonymous users to keep the user experience responsive.
May 16th, 2013
Having found December a fairly difficult month to gather for a Holiday get-together, the gang here at GORGES decided to wait until January to share some laughs together outside of the office; laughs we had.
March 26th, 2013
At GORGES (among other tools) we use TRAC to manage bugs and feature requests (aka "tickets") and tracking those against various version control systems.
March 26th, 2013
This academic year I agreed to teach a robotics class at a local elementary school.
December 17th, 2012
Last weekend an enthusiastic group of coders from the Ithaca area gathered at GORGES for a special event, as part of the Global Day of Coderetreat.
November 12th, 2012
Just got back from the True North PHP Conference in Toronto, and boy, is my brain tired!
November 7th, 2012
ChromePHP is like FirePHP's handsome cousin. Both the client-side and server-side libraries are really simple, small, and elegant - because ChromePHP does exactly what I thought FirePHP does.
April 27th, 2012
I visited the PopShop in CollegeTown last night for an event
Overcome challenges to meeting accessibility standards and your website will be usable to a much larger audience
March 16th, 2012
Building a website to comply with Section 508 or WCAG accessibility standards can mean meeting a number of specific technical requirements.
January 26th, 2012
Medical Data Proliferation – One Pattern, One Value, and One Prediction
January 26th, 2012
One peril of software development is that there is too much sitting going on.
January 19th, 2012
GORGES does not have any intrinsic preference between, Drupal and Wordpress. We can and will provide either.
September 9th, 2011
Web-based charting has emerged as another great use of the browser.
An interview with Matt Clark about wearable technology such as the Pebble watch and the Samsung Gear watch.
Under Matt's leadership GORGES has developed watch apps and watch interfaces for Pebble and Samsung watches