Fenix Blog

PHP Web Developer

December 12th, 2013

Fenix is looking for a PHP Web Developer to add to our Tech Team. Working with a team of 5 developers, and reporting to our CTO, the ideal candidate has the following skills (ideally 2-3 yrs minimum each):

- PHP with a sound understanding of language fundamentals. Familiarity with new PHP syntax additions including namespaces and closures a plus.

- HTML with a sound understanding of semantic markup practicies. Familiarity with HTML5 syntax and new tags are a plus.

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5 ways to effectively manage images in Drupal

January 22nd, 2013

Most CMS solutions force you to manage images in one strict manner. This can be difficult given the varying nature of our client's needs. 

Drupal's extensive plug-in architecture allows us to configure comprehensive image handling tools to accommodate a wide variety of treatments and display needs. 

The following are a few ways we have handled various image requirements for clients:

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When to choose Drupal as your CMS

December 4th, 2012

Fenix is widely known as the Drupal experts in Ottawa. With more than 20 deployments in the last 2-1/2 years we are clearly the forerunners for the Drupal expert award locally. The breadth and depth of our Drupal deployments is vast; we have routinely deployed Drupal for client requirements equalling under $10k and those equalling over $70k. This illustrates the versatility and depth Drupal offers. 

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CEO Jennifer MacKinnon short listed for Top 25 people of the year!

August 13th, 2012

Fenix Solutions CEO Jennifer MacKinnon has been shortlisted for Ottawa Life Magazine's annual "Top 25 People of the Year" issue coming out in September 2012.  

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Fenix Cares 2011 Winner!

August 29th, 2011

Thank you to EVERYONE for the wonderful submissions to the Fenix Cares 2011 Initiative. The passion communicated through the submissions was exceptional and motivational. It was a rewarding experience to have submissions come in from across the country!

After careful deliberation, and passionate debate between our team members, we have narrowed our selection to one winner. Although all of the submissions are worthy of our time and attention we are only able to choose one. 

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We are Fenix, and We Care

April 26th, 2011

Update: Submissions are now closed. Thank you to all participants. We will be announcing our selection shortly.


We are VERY excited here @FenixSolutions this morning. This morning marks the kick-off of our FenixCares 2011 initiative. 

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Google Launches Plugin that Fuses Microsoft Office with Google Docs

November 22nd, 2010

For anyone not currently using Google Docs and want to experience the benefits of real time collaboration and the "cloud", Google has launched a plugin that fuses Microsoft Office with Google Docs. This allows those people only familiar with tools like Office an opportunity to get the benefits of the cloud for free.

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Presentation to The Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE)

November 9th, 2010

Moving traditional publications online - how to create value by interactive technology

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