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CMS

Pico: Free, File-based Content Management System for PHP-Developers

December 2nd, 2013
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Pico: Free, File-based Content Management System for PHP-Developers

Pico is the name of a fairly new CMS, which doesn’t need any database connection at all. Its developer Gilbert Pellegrom calls the system "stupidly simple". I’d object and say, that this is only true for developers. If you are a PHP aficionado and like to write your posts using Markdown, Pico might just be the CMS for you. Pico: No Database, Pages are...

Deals & Giveaways

Infographics Galore: Worth a Thousand Words, But Costs Only $27!

November 28th, 2013
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Infographics Galore: Worth a Thousand Words, But Costs Only $27!

Infographics are the new craze these days. Run a blog and publish an infographic almost regardless of its topic: People will come running. Never before have infographics become viral so easily and in these numbers. I personally feel a little fatigue, when being confronted with yet another infographic. Still, a well-made one gets me easily and sucks me in. The advantages of infographics are...

Business Online

Marvel: Free Website Prototyping Tool for Photoshop-Dropboxers

November 26th, 2013
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Marvel: Free Website Prototyping Tool for Photoshop-Dropboxers

If you are anything like me, you fire up your Photoshop to create a first visual prototype of your next client’s website. And if you’re anything like me, you’re not bound to change that in the foreseeable future. All the clients I had over the last 20 years wanted to see a visual prototype before coding started. If you could create a clickable one,...

Essentials

Freebie of the Week: Jungle-Artwork, Noupe Exclusive by FreeVector.com

November 25th, 2013
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Freebie of the Week: Jungle-Artwork, Noupe Exclusive by FreeVector.com

Today we have something really special for our dear readers. Instead of giving away icons or other more or less everyday freebies, we have decided to team up with the nice people from freevector.com, to create unique artwork fitting the overall thematic of our lovely little jungle magazine Noupe. We went ahead and came up with 30 vector elements representing jungle life. You cannot...

Inspiration

Design Faves: New Wellspring of Inspiration for Designers

November 22nd, 2013
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Design Faves: New Wellspring of Inspiration for Designers

In the design world nothing gets created without the initial spark of inspiration. Sometimes you as a designer sit down and inspiration is all around you. Most of the time it’s not. To make it through these hard times, all of us have a bunch of bookmarks at hand, with sites focusing on getting the ideas flowing. Now the makers of WebDesigner Depot, Mighty...

Photography

Gratisography: Fresh Service for Free Photos

November 21st, 2013
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Gratisography: Fresh Service for Free Photos

Ryan McGuire of Bells Design is a designer with a delightful sense of humor. Soaked with mirth he seemingly started out on mission awesomeness. Besides running his design firm Bells Design, Ryan spent the last three weeks of his time building his new project labeled Gratisography. Similar to what the guys at Unsplash do, Ryan curates free photos licensed under Creative Commons Zero. Gratisography...

Design

Fall Cleaning Pt. 2: 26 Free Design Resources, Fresh from October 2013

November 18th, 2013
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Fall Cleaning Pt. 2: 26 Free Design Resources, Fresh from October 2013

Hello global design community!. We are back with another edition of our monthly collection of the freshest design resources. Today, we’ll show you, what October 2013 had to offer. If you know our series already, you know you can expect the best HTML, CSS and PSD templates, as well as UI-kits for your next great web or native app. All of the resources showcased...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: jQuery Trickshots Teaches You 100 Advanced Techniques for Less than a Movie Ticket

November 13th, 2013
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Deal of the Week: jQuery Trickshots Teaches You 100 Advanced Techniques for Less than a Movie Ticket

The neat thing about programming is that there are always tons of different ways to accomplish the same result. Some are tougher, more complex, and take a lot longer to implement. Others, however, can make your life incredibly easier and save you a load of time… like JavaScript and the wonderful jQuery library. With the right knowledge, jQuery can perform some fantastic functions with...

Business Online

BugHerd: Lean & Clean Task- and Bug-Management for Web-Projects

November 11th, 2013
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BugHerd: Lean & Clean Task- and Bug-Management for Web-Projects

A comparably fresh service from Australia, named BugHerd, has come to change the way web designers, developers and clients work together during the creation of web projects. Instead of doing things the old-fashioned style, sending vague emails around the interwebs, BugHerd implements a centralized bug- and task-management platform right inside any given web project. Tracking bugs gets as easy as ABC. Sounded like a...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Verb, Family of 72 Superb Fonts for 50 Cent Each

November 8th, 2013
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Deal of the Week: Verb, Family of 72 Superb Fonts for 50 Cent Each

Our Deal of the Week features a font family for which the term "family" is not really fitting as a family is a comparably small unit of society. Verb, which by the way is the name of our featured font "family", is more like a font tribe with its 72 different fonts. Verb is able to suit any modern design with one or the...