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Magus

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Hello, I would like to introduce you to Avalanche Web Design. We are a design firm who are very experienced and would like to help people like you out. We can create or re-design websites for the cheapest prices around. Heres a list of what we can do. CGI Programming - We program in Perl, the most common language used for CGI. E-Commerce - Although we have little experience with standalone e-commerce, we are able to customize existing e-commerce systems and use third party services to handle insurance and payment. We are researching an open source system to allow standalone e-commerce for our customers. Databases - We have the knowledge to use DBM (basic Perl database engine) and are soon going to begin MySQL and possible Oracle databases from Perl scripts. These databases are very fast and efficient, and able to store large databases, some being free. Design - One of our specialties is our design, we can utilize the common HTML for older browser support, or for the added flexibility and power, use DHTML, java-script, and Perl include. We also do high-impact Flash animations. Customization - We are able to use cookies to tie into our databases and retrieve user specific information to customize a website. For more information and to see our portfolio please goto http://gameprog.ampleworks.com/design/ our website. Edited by - Magus on 1/12/00 4:06:46 PM
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People like us make our own webpages I''m sorry but I have to say "what you pay for is what you get"--and that''s not much.
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575 dollars for a webpage.. Im sorry but no one would pay that much for a webpage with only 10 graphics and 9 pages. Your portfolio shows it as well. It is best for teenage web designers to get a good education get a degree and you will soon find that the money is not in webdesign.
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