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The Best WordPress Plugins of All time – Web Development Edition...

Monday, April 11th 2016

As a WordPress web developer, there is no shortage of choice when it comes to plugins that add functionality to a website. However, a choice of the wrong plugin can lead to extended development times, frustration, and heavy unintended expenses. That’s why we created a list of the best WordPres...

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Visual Studio now includes Xamarin – FREE

Friday, April 1st 2016

MICROSOFT ON A ROLL: Last month, Microsoft bought Xamarin, a platform that allows iOS and Android cross platform development using C#. At its Build developer conference yesterday, the company announced that Xamarin is now included with every Visual Studio version. Xamarin lowers the barrier to entry...

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Stripe coming to Sri Lanka

Friday, April 1st 2016

STRIPE IN SRI LANKA: Last week, Hon. Minister of Telecommunication & Digital Infrastructure Harin Fernando announced via Facebook that Stripe would be coming to Sri Lanka shortly. Stripe is a world leading internet payment gateway solution and a great alternative to PayPal (which is not availab...

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Google PageRank ends today

Thursday, March 31st 2016

Google announced earlier this month that it was eliminating its toolbar PageRank in March 2016. Since the many popular SEO extensions and tools access Google PageRank data through the company’s API, it is expected that this piece of data will be discontinued too on these third party services. ...

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Netflix is now in Sri Lanka!

Thursday, January 7th 2016

THIS JUST IN:   In a stunning reveal at CES 2016, Netflix CEO Reid Hastings announced #NetflixEverywhere. The service instantly went global and expanded into 130+ countries including Sri Lanka. Prices start at $7.99USD per month and users can sign up here: https://www.netflix.com/lk/ Questions ...

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SLT Launches 100mbps Fibre to the Home Broadband in Sri Lanka

Friday, April 4th 2014

Sri Lanka Telecom has launched 100mbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband in Sri Lanka. After visiting two branches in Colombo today (Havelock Town and Maradana), it appears that the services is not rolled out to everyone just yet. Some of the current available locations include apartment complexes ...

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Web Development for Ayana Villa completed!

Wednesday, July 10th 2013

Platform Technology has performed the following services for Ayana Villa: Full Website Design and Development Content Management System (CMS) Content creation for the company’s website   Ayana Villa Just 45 minutes for the city centre of Colombo is the region’s best kept secret – Ayana. ...

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We are hiring!

Thursday, July 4th 2013

Platform Technology is a development studio that utilizes the latest technologies. We are always looking for the best and brightest web designers, developers, software engineers, graphic artists, cloud specialists and mobile developers.   For more information, please visit our careers page: htt...

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Web Development for TKCC Complete!

Tuesday, June 25th 2013

Platform Technology has completed web development for T K Consulting Consortium - a management consulting firm based in Colombo Sri Lanka.

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Mobitel 4G Broadband now live!

Tuesday, June 4th 2013

Mobitel, a unit of Sri Lanka Telecom, said mobile fourth generation (4G) broadband services had gone live in Colombo, Galle, Hambantota, Jaffna, Kalutara, Kandy, and Matara.   The 4G-LTE (fourth generation – long term evolution) services had shown downlink speeds of 96 Megabits per second...

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PayPal in Sri Lanka?

Monday, June 3rd 2013

Sri Lanka is looking to give the freedom of getting inward payments through PayPal, a cost-effective global remittance and payments system that has helped boost e-commerce in many countries, Central Bank Governor Nivard Cabraal said.   “We are looking at it seriously,” Central Bank ...

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WordPress turns 10!

Friday, May 31st 2013

Happy Birthday WordPress!   The content management system turns 10 years old today. The open source platform powers 18% of the web including CNN.com, Mashable, IGN, Time Magazine, Tech Crunch NY Observer, MSNBC, US Government websites, Justin Timberlake.com and many more.   For more inform...

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Technomedics site launched!

Friday, April 5th 2013

Technomedics International launched their new website at the company’s annual conference held at Water’s Edge. The site was developed by Platform Technology.

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Unitech website launched

Tuesday, March 5th 2013

Unitech Institute of Vocational and Trade Training, a language school which focuses on IELTS students – recently launched their website. The site was developed by Platform Technology.

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We are open for business!

Friday, March 1st 2013

WELCOME WE ARE A BLEND OF EXPERIENCED WEB ARCHITECTS, DEVELOPERS, DESIGNERS, AND STRATEGISTS WHO HELP AWESOME BRANDS RADIATE WITH OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE!

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