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Hermit Studio Expanding into the .NET Framework and Mobile Web Development

Hermit Studio ASP.NET

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Over the course of the last few years we have been experimenting and training in ASP.NET, C#, jQuery, HTML5, and a little Umbraco. We have also just started working with mobile web development and responsive design. We are now at the stage where we looking for small projects to start building up our portfolio that include examples of these skills. A lot of our work so far  has been in back-end systems that are not made public, so we want to start creating sites we can show off to others.

We intend over the coming years to start replacing a lot of our old PHP/CMS sites into custom made ASP.NET/C# sites as time permits. This is to provide better functionality, themes, and content strategy for our projects. Clients using the PHP/Drupal/WordPress websites we developed for them will be given the option to upgrade in due course.

As things develop we will post further updates on this blog. If you are interested in getting a quote email your specification to: hermits@hermitstudio.com.

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Hermit Studio Has 9/10 Links on the First Page of Google Search Results

I was sent a link via Google+ about How to Dominate the Entire First Page of Google. I did a quick check in an incognito window for ‘Hermit Studio‘ and although we are not number one (which is a much older website with a similar name) we own the remaining 9 links on the first page of the Google search results. This was such a nice surprise I just had to post the screenshot:

Hermit Studio Has 9/10 links on the First Page of Google Search Results

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Hermit Studio Has a New Company Page on LinkedIn

Hermit Studio Company Page on LinkedIn

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During the process of looking for new clients and prospects we have created a new Company Page on LinkedIn for Hermit Studio. We are still filling out details for all the products and services, but the major ones are up at the moment. We will try to remember to post updates to it whenever there is a development from the company, so it acts as a hub for social media content that is not necessarily mentioned on any of our Project Division blogs.

Please support Hermit Studio by following us if you have a LinkedIn account and we would really welcome any insights & feedback you have!

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Hermit Studio Has Upgraded To VPS With A Multi-site Drupal Core

Multi-site Drupal Core at Hermit Studio

Multi-site Drupal Core at Hermit Studio

There hasn’t been a lot of general studio news to report lately that hasn’t been touched on in the various other project division blogs we have. Since Mr Rabbit’s Big Adventure came to Hermit Studio we have also been working on moving our Web Hosting from a Shared Server to a Virtual Private Server or VPS.

We now own over 50 domains and plan to upgrade our sites to using a Multi-site Drupal Core instead of bespoke PHP script or WordPress blogs. As and when we rework each site, we shall move them over to the new VPS. This will let the websites run faster and take more traffic. Of course any client websites will also benefit from the upgrade too.

We have fallen in love with Drupal and we now want to specialise in CMS Web Development, whilst using our PHP skills to customise things when we need it. This is a big step for Hermit Studio toward expanding our web-presence over the coming year.

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Hermit Studio Now Open For Donations

Donate towards my web hosting bill!

In the process of writing up a Development Update for Hermit Studio Games we created a Donations Page for the studio which goes completely towards our web hosting bills.

We have set ourselves up at IndieGoGo but since we have decided to divert resources from the Cyrano game into smaller games (that can fund the graphics we need to out source for Cyrano) we haven’t got the time to set up everything we need right now in our campaign as we are focusing on preparing for the open of business on September 1st.

So for now if you would like to contribute to our cause, not just to help us get these first few games up and running, but also for some of our more grander ideas such as The Hermit Studios project – then Please Support Us!

For more ways to help us visit our Support Page and don’t forget we also need help just getting the word out there that Hermit Studio exists in the first place. Every tweat or shared link makes a difference so please Spread The Word!

Donate towards my web hosting bill!

Hermit Studio

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Hermit Studio Business Has Just Been Registered!


Just a quick post to say that we have just completed the paperwork to register the studio as a business in the Danish company registration system. It takes two weeks to process and the business will be official come September 1st! (That’s when the book keeping kicks in too hehe)

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#HermitStudio and #The Hermitage+ Google Plus Pages

Hello Fellow Hermiteers,

Just another quick update to say that we have set up a couple of Google+ Pages one representing the studio itself and sharing similar information on our site here, but we ALSO started a page just for growing a community of Hermits and introvert friendly people who would like to engage and connect with like minded people over the internet to help against the isolation that can come sometimes from a Hermit Lifestyle. We have one advantage over the Hermits of the past, we can both be alone and connected at the same time (as long as you have a computer and an internet connection that is).

The links have been added to the list at the bottom of this page but you can also find it here:


#The Hermitage+ (Note: I know this hashtag can look broken sometimes on Google but if you search for the page exactly as it is typed here you will find it)

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Thank You Idea Paint


We at Hermit Studio have always been big whiteboard fans as it gives us the mental space to brain dump some of the many ideas floating through our minds clamouring to become real. We had recently invested in some IdeaPaint and we sanded a single space on our studio wall about approx. 1.2m x 3.25m in size, as well as a smaller 1m x 0.7m board in the music room.

It took us a while to get the wall sanded, plastered and primed properly after which it takes about a week to cure once you paint the Idea Paint on. Yesterday the whiteboard was finally ready to use and as you can see from the photos we have already put it to good use for our first day. So thank you Idea Paint!

Our order of coloured pens should arrive tomorrow too 😀

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