+ Web Design, web Programming and web Development
AVDL Web Design, programming and development is a web design and development studio in Marbella, Spain that designs professional web sites and web applications, using the W3C guidelines for website design and accessibility standards. Whether you are looking for a simple website for a small business containing only a couple of web pages, need a full-featured e-commerce site, an online-business, any type of web application or already own a website that needs to be changed or upgraded into something special, you have come to the right place. At AVDL we cater for al your web development and digital design needs.
+ Marbella on the Costa del Sol in Spain
We are based in Marbella, on the Costa del Sol in Spain, and we will attend to you in English, Spanish and Dutch. Although location is not really important nowadays, being in Marbella does provide us with some benefits, apart from the sunshine. Thanks to Marbella's international environment we have reliable translators at our disposition and can offer professional web sites in many different languages, including Russian or Chinese. We are experienced working "remote" with many different countries, which is one of the beauties of the internet.
+ Why Choose Us ?
Getting a simple website up and running is not a difficult task nowadays. There are many different programmes on the market, like Joomla or Wordpress to help someone without any previous programming knowledge put a simple on line brochure together. We offer a lot more than just "on-line brochures" by creating "rich" or Web 2 websites and web applications that offer interactivity and are user centered. The internet has become an important and integral part of any business nowadays, your online goals should be identified and your website build accordingly. If you want to have an advantage over your competitors, a website that stands out and really works for your business take us into consideration.
+ Our Philosophy - Open Source & Quality
We are strong believers, and promoters of open source software. Our platform of choice is therefore LINUX and all our projects are written in "open source" programming languages. Check out the expertise section on this website for an overview of these "languages" and what they are used for.
Just like any other craft or discipline demands certain quality standards so does creating websites and web applications for the WWW. Please have a look at the standards section of this site to find out more.
Apart from writing robust code we produce high quality designs that stand out. Have a look at the project section of this website, most of the projects portrayed are real operational websites.
+ Professional Websites and web applications
Our websites are hand coded, designed for you specifically and built according to the W3C guidelines. By progressive enhancement we allow everyone to access the basic contents and functionality of your web pages whichever browser, platform or internet connection they use. Our websites are designed in such a way that the search engines find them easy to index which ensures reasonable positioning even before spending big money on search engine optimization.
+ What does AVDL stand for ?
AVDL stands for Alex van der Lely who is the founder of the company. Alex started writing code on a Commodore Pet nearly 30 years ago and has, over the years, participated in some mayor software projects in different countries. Alex is credited by the Andalusian Regional Government, "The Junta de Andalucia" in PHP web development. When looking for a website or web application make sure it is in good hands. AVDL partners with one of the most talented and leading experts in 3D modelling and design in Spain. This partnership enables us to produce projects of the highest possible standards.