Articles by Dieter Petereit

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Deals & Giveaways

The 500 Dollar Blogger Bundle Giveaway: Noupe is Looking for 3 Winners

October 21st, 2013
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The 500 Dollar Blogger Bundle Giveaway: Noupe is Looking for 3 Winners

Dear readers of our lovely Noupe magazine. Today we teamed up with Envato to bring you the opportunity to win The Blogger Bundle. The Blogger Bundle consists of over 500 dollars worth of files. For a limited time, you can buy this bundle over at Codecanyon for just 20 dollars. But we encourage you to first try your luck and participate in our giveaway...

Development

GA Dash: Newcomer teaches Newcomers HTML5 for Free

October 17th, 2013
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GA Dash: Newcomer teaches Newcomers HTML5 for Free

Online-learning resources are great ways to gain knowledge at your own pace and in topics you are truly interested in, unlike typical school education. There are quite a few institutes promising to help you evolve your skills in whatever field you like. If you are about to embark the web design or development ship, just recently a fresh alternative came to life. It’s name...

Development

One-Stop Shop: PHP-Tool Munee Cares for All your Website’s Assets

October 15th, 2013
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One-Stop Shop: PHP-Tool Munee Cares for All your Website’s Assets

Cody Lundquist, Australian with a Swedish sounding name, created a free asset-management based on PHP 5.3. Its feature-set is astounding, yet demands a special preliminary treatment of the websites, it’s supposed to be working on. Munee is able to manage any kind of possible asset, be it images or other files, JavaScript, CSS, LESS, SCSS or even CoffeeScript. Munee’s Heart is its Caching Munee...

Essentials

Google Web Designer: No Less than No More Flash in Banner Ads

October 11th, 2013
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Google Web Designer: No Less than No More Flash in Banner Ads

Google’s newest free project carries a promising title. With a name like that, what would you expect? Will it be a competitor to Dreamweaver or any other classical HTML editor? Well, theoretically you could create HTML content of any purpose. Practically you’ll rather sooner than later return to your former solution. Yet, if you’re into creating banner ad campaigns, Google Web Designer is the...

Essentials

IcoMoon, Fontello and Fontastic.me: Best of Icon Fonts

October 10th, 2013
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IcoMoon, Fontello and Fontastic.me: Best of Icon Fonts

Icons are the best invention since canned beer, at least designers might agree. They are definitely on the rise in popularity. Mobile devices with their comparably small screens boost the use of icons as natural choices for navigation menus in modern web design. New icon sets get created by the hour. Especially mobile design is the trigger for a new breed of icons. These...

Essentials

LightZone: Totally Free Photo Lab lets you Forget Adobe Lightroom

October 3rd, 2013
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LightZone: Totally Free Photo Lab lets you Forget Adobe Lightroom

If you want to do quick everyday photo manipulations on a bunch of images, you will usually not go for Photoshop. Adobe Lightroom is what people inside the Photoshop universe will recommend you. A while ago, we already introduced you to a free competitor of Adobe’s commercial solution, Darktable (which is great). Today we have an even greater solution for you. The formerly commercial,...

Essentials

Flaticon.com: Use 11,000+ Free Icons from within Adobe Photoshop

October 2nd, 2013
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Flaticon.com: Use 11,000+ Free Icons from within Adobe Photoshop

Freepik, our friends from sunny Spain just did it again. They pushed out a new project by the name of flaticon.com. Flaticon.com is a platform hosting more than 11,000 icons, all in the looks of the ever so popular flat design trend. This week they added a brand-new Photoshop plugin to the free service. This makes it possible to access each and every icon...

Essentials

September 2013: 10 Best Free Hi-Res Photos by Unsplash

October 1st, 2013
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September 2013: 10 Best Free Hi-Res Photos by Unsplash

A few months ago we introduced you to Unsplash.com, a project by Ooomf. Since then they kept promise and regularly released new images. Quality varies though. That’s why we decided to help separate the wheat from the chaff by publishing only the 10 best images released in September 2013. Have fun and do whatever you want with these gorgeous photos… Reminder: Unsplash.com is a timeline-oriented image project,...

Business Online

Google Static Map Maker: Static Maps on Steroids

September 27th, 2013
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Google Static Map Maker: Static Maps on Steroids

True. Google Maps lets you generate maps, which can fairly easily be integrated into any given website. If you’ve done that frequently, you might have asked yourself if things could not be that little bit easier here and there. Working on the website for the butcher around the corner a static little map would be absolutely sufficient, wouldn’t it? You don’t need to be...

Development

Flat, Mobile, Responsive: Fresh JavaScripts and jQuery Plugins Made in September 2013

September 25th, 2013
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Flat, Mobile, Responsive: Fresh JavaScripts and jQuery Plugins Made in September 2013

jQuery plugins and JavaScript tools are collectibles you can’t get enough of. Just like WordPress themes, fonts, icons, basically any resource for designers and developers, they are available in masses. To separate the wheat from the chaff is harder than simply finding them. Regarding JavaScript tools keeping up with development is especially important. If you choose to integrate a third-party tool you should not...