Nephila Web Factory

Hi! We're an open source & Django web company
based in Florence and London


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Latest blog posts


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User psychology: how do people approach Search engines?


This post focuses on someone who has been forgotten for too long in the internet logic: the user. If you want to grow your business you have to look carefully on SEO evolution and users behaviour. Ask yourself: how long are people willing to search for something online before giving up? Do they just scroll through the first Google results or do they perform another internet search if not satisfied? Do keywords play an important role in queries formulation process?

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Measuring frontend performance


Every time I write a new feature which involves javscript or massive css code, I need to check how much that piece of code impacts performances. 

While I was searching for a tool which could retrieve some information about page load timings, I found the great phantomas. This tools is able to collect a huge amount of data regarding a specific URL. Bingo!

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What is a web framework


The main concept which comes to the light is that a framework is a consolidated structure, built upon set of rules and features. Commonly, when we use this word, we refer to a structured set of concepts, practices and criteria which can be adopted to solve recurring problems.