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Shine week featured on BBC and ITV

News of the first 'Shine Week' national schools festival has been featured in broadcasts on the UK's main TV stations, on shows such as Breakfast on BBC1 and This Morning on ITV1.

The festival, showcasing the talents of the nation's children and promoting the encouragement and nurturing of the talents of young people, relies very heavily on the social networking website which was designed and built by Brightlemon.


Easy Gif Animation With Adobe Photoshop And Image Ready

In CS3 Image Ready has been discontinued and instead many of it's features are now included as menu items in the main Photoshop program. The tutorial contained in the this blog can still be followed using CS3 but instead of jumping to Image Ready, simply choose 'animation' from Photoshop's 'Window' menu.
In these days of super sophisticated flash movies and real time streaming video, it's easy to over look the humble animated gif.


HTML Validation For Web Design

by Martin White

All web designers should be aware of the need to check the validity of the code contained within the pages they are creating before they make a page or entire site live to the public.

Increasingly it is just as important that we test our code for complience with accesibilty rules as to not exclude any portion of society from being able to access our pages.


Brightlemon creates website for Shineweek

The Shineweek web site is a social networking site built along the lines of YouTube allowing children, teachers and creative organisations to upload content showcasing their talents. Users will be able to register and subsequent to verification upload video, photos, audio and written content and details of Shineweek related events. Verification The web site has a detailed verification system - each user associates himself/herself with a school from the Dcsf database which is integrated into the web site.


Brightlemon and Truth - a top job for Bloomberg careers

Date: August 2006

Client: Truth Agency Project: Bloomberg Jobs / HTML Newsletter and web profile

Details: Bloomberg is recognised as being one of the largest providers of financial information in the world. Their jobs web site is publicised via a wide range of sources besides being a standalone web site. Brightlemon worked with the Truth Agency to create the Bloomberg jobs newsletter and profile page (for the web site).