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Custom Programming for Maximum Security

Our custom programming services are far and above the rest! We focus on security as well as functionality. So, not only will your website work as you request but it will be secure from 99% of the known website hacking tactics.

There are many steps required to create a secure website. At a minimum your programmer should be sanitizing every bit of data received from the web. They should also verify the data type before processing the data. If your programming expects to process a number but receives a string of data instead of a number then the programming should stop processing the data and notify the user of the incorrect data type.

Usually, the data managed by your website is held in a database for future use. That data needs to be managed too. Every request to add, edit or view data to and from the database requires data management.  The data is cleaned and sanitized to prevent corrupting the database, showing improper information on the site or worse than that giving a hacker access to the database.

Here are some important questions to consider about custom programming:

Do I need custom programming?

If your programming requirements are unique or you want to customize a pre-built software package then you will need custom programming. For example, if you want to start an auction website you don’t need to spend the tens of thousands of dollars that would be required to create a fully featured auction site from scratch. You would only need to purchase a pre-built auction software package to create a fully featured auction website in a fraction of the time necessary to program from scratch.

How important is it to secure data?

Secure data should be the primary concern of every internet vendor that processes customer information. Creating a profitable website takes a lot of time, money and effort. You don’t want to throw all of that away because you’ve gotten a bad reputation for leaking customer information. The security of your data rests on the shoulders of the programmers that create the software. If the programmers are uninformed about data security then it is very likely that your site will be hacked especially if it is popular.

What technologies are used to create my website?

The most common technologies for creating a website are PHP, MySQL, Javascript and HTML. These are the most popular technologies used to create websites. The vendors of each technology maintain their code for security updates and performance updates. This is important because the technology on your website should evolve as the internet evolves.

Is the structure of the custom programming important?

Programming structure is important to the server when server load and response times are considered. Programming structure is especially important if you plan to distribute the software or reuse parts of the software. Professional PHP programmers use an object oriented approach to programming. This allows for reuse of the code and lessens the impact on the server especially during high traffic times.

What is the best way to get my custom programming project started?

Give careful consideration to the needs of your website. Make a detailed list of all of the functions that will be performed at your site. Itemize the types of users that will use your site and exactly what you want them to be able to do at your site. If you know of sites similar to your goals then use the features found at those sites as the basis for your website. Click here to learn more about defining a website.

How do I get an estimate of what my website will cost?