Design

Fall 2016: New Animation Tools With and Without JavaScript

September 23rd, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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The two animation tools that I would like to introduce you to today are not of the run-of-the-mill kind. They are not animation generalists, but rather specialists for small application areas. The JavaScript Granim.js allows you to create animations with color gradients, while Radiobox.css is all about the looks of your radio buttons. Granim.js: Simple Gradient Animations With a Large Impact Granim.js is a...

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Vectr 1.0: Free Vector Graphics App for Everyone

September 22nd, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Vectr is a brand-new graphic software from Taipeh. The founders have been secretly working on the ambitious project for almost two years. Two days ago, they ended the beta stage and released the software into the wild. Vectr: Platform Independent, Free, Powerful Vectr does...

Essentials

You, the Font Designer – with Prototypo

September 21st, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
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Did you know that there is one web-based software that allows you to create your very own font? And did you know that it is easier to use than whatever easy-to-use item you could come up with? I ain’t lying. The web app I...

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Visual Hunt: More Than 350 Million Photos For Free Commercial Use

September 20th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Pictures say more than words. Especially graphic and web designers value the use of meaningful, professional photos. On the search for the right picture, we often end up with a commercial provider. Often neither the quality nor the quantity of the free providers is...

Inspiration

Design Seeds: Daily Inspiration From Photos and Colors

September 19th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Creativity rarely comes from nowhere. Inspiration is an important aspect for all graphic and web designers. Get your daily dose of inspiration in the form of photos and colors at Design Seeds. There, you’ll be provided with sophisticated pictures and a fitting color palette...

Essentials

20 Free Massive UI Bundles to Kickstart your Project

September 16th, 2016
by Nataly Birch
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What does it take to breathe life into your idea, converting it from simple notion to digital mockup? The answer is trivial – lots of things. Starting from fundamental knowledge in design and not ending with working experience in image editor software such as...

Inspiration

Project Muze: Cry for Joy?

September 15th, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
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Project Muze, the new fashion experiment created in a cooperation between the companies Zalando and Google is well worth seeing. It might not do justice to the Zalando slogan “cry for joy”. But I cried nonetheless. Can the Machine Inspire Your Clothing Style? Project...

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Stocky.pro: Free Commercial-Use Photos, Music, Videos, and Graphics

September 14th, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Is there a state called enough when it comes to free resources? I don’t think so. The fresh service Stocky.pro is additonally special, as it doesn’t only offer photos and graphics, but even music and videos for free use. Stocky.pro: A Lone Wolf From...

Design

Create SEO-friendly URLs for Web Images with Cloudinary

September 13th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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URLs for images are typically not useful for search engines because they’re comprised of an extensive list of random characters. To boost your site’s SEO ranking, you need concise, meaningful image file names that make it possible for search engines to extract information about...

Plugins

Sitemap With WordPress: A Table of Contents for Your Readers

September 13th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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A professional blog is not only useful because it offers valuable content that the visitors like to read. Many other aspects also play a significant role when it comes to a professional appearance. One of them is the highest possible user-friendliness, as a good...

Inspiration

Fixed: Google Analytics and the Warning “Leverage Browser Caching”

September 12th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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When optimizing your website’s speed while following the GooglePage Speed Insights guidelines, you’ll know this alert. Activate “Leverage Browser Caching” for the Google Analytics Script. Often, this alert is to be blamed when a website doesn’t reach the infamous 100 of 100 PageSpeed points....

Development

20 Exceptional Three.js Experiments

September 9th, 2016
by Nataly Birch
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Getting the most out of advanced JavaScript APIs has come into fashion these days. Mind-blowing Chrome experiments driven by WebGL,  personal portfolios of creative art directors that are marked by high-end abstract animations based on Three.js, or just hero sections that are set in motion with the help...