Frequently Asked Questions
- How long have you been in business? +
As a company Advanced Microsystems has been in business since October 2004, but its founders have 17 years of experience in the software development business.
- Who are your clients? +
We work with small and medium sized business owners and individuals who are struggling to get new clients through a website. We also work with businesses that want to establish or enhance an on-line presence.
- What development and database technologies do you use?+
- Do you provide hosting? +
We don't. But we can set up a hosting account with a hosting company and have that company bill you directly. This way you have multiple hosting options to choose from considering price, capabilities, contract terms, etc.
- Will you register a domain name for me? +
We will gladly register a domain name on your behalf and under your company's name, so that you are the owner of the name and not Advanced Microsystems.
- Do you guarantee your work? +
Yes, we do. We guarantee that the functionality of the solution delivered (website or custom web application) will perform as agreed. We also guarantee that any work done by us will be free from spelling and grammatical errors for as long as the solution is operational.
- How do you bill? +
That depends on the cost of your project. If the final cost is less than USD $500 a unique payment has to be made in advance. If more, you will be billed on an ongoing monthly arrangement.
- I don't live in the San Antonio, TX area, can you still help me?+
If you believe that email is a good communication medium, we can help you like we have helped clients from England, Denmark, Canada, India, Belgium, Mexico, Romania, and from many US cities.
- How do I pay for your services?+
We accept payment through PayPal, and personal/business checks.
Paypal is the global leader in online payments, PayPal offers our customers a Secure, Accessible, Fast, Easy (SAFE), and reliable environment for making online payments.
- What do the "W3C" logos at the bottom of each page mean?+
W3C XHTML 1.0 Compliant
XHTML is the next generation of the popular HTML; a computer language that describes the content of a web page.
W3C CSS 2.0 Compliant
CSS is a computer language to define how to display HTML elements. That is, how to lay out and format a web page defined in HTML.
We display the XHTML and the CSS compliance logos to show that we have complied with the W3C standard and that this has been verified using tools available from W3C. Sticking to this standard helps avoid browser incompatibility issues.
W3C WAI-A WCAG 1.0
Level A Conformance to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. Conformance to these Guidelines will help make the web more accessible to users with disabilities and will benefit all users.
- Why are web standards important?+
By using web standards we make sure that your website will work with the largest possible number of standards-compliant browsers. Also, web standards give longer life for your website and happy browsing for your visitors.
If your website is not standard compliant it wouldn't longer work in as little as two years.
You can find more benefits in the article "Buy standards compliant Web sites" published by W3C.
- What Browsers do you use to test my website and custom web application?+
We will test your website and custom web application on:
Internet Explorer 8+/Win
Google Chrome 26+/Win
Currently we don't provide Mac browsers support.
- Do you outsource work to other countries?+
Do you have a question that is not answered here? Please email us your questions.