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Essentials

Photocat: Photo Editor Not Only For The Festive Season

December 24th, 2012
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Photocat: Photo Editor Not Only For The Festive Season

Photocat is a very capable, yet also usable solution for photo editing. Did I mention it is free of charge, too? Especially to celebrate the festive season the creators added to the large feature set and provide you with a special creation to help you christmasize your photos. If you are late as always...

Design

Lookfilter.com: Modern Photoshop Droplets Pimp Your Photos

December 19th, 2012
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Lookfilter.com: Modern Photoshop Droplets Pimp Your Photos

Regular readers already know Lookfilter.com. Two months ago the service announced to provide several very interesting Photoshop actions for photographers with ambitions as well as Instagrammers and other fans of photo effects. In October Lookfilter.com gave away the very elegant action “The Wise Watson” for free. A lot has changed at Lookfilter.com since then....

Design

The Mobile Book: Packed With Know-How, While Easy To Read

December 17th, 2012
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The Mobile Book: Packed With Know-How, While Easy To Read

Specialist books are necessary, if you want to keep up with today’s knowledge in whatever field your profession lies. I have to force myself into reading these publications though, as these books tend to be written in such a dry and uninteresting way that it leaves me looking for the next distraction. Very rarely...

Essentials

15 Heart-Warming Holiday Cards for Free By Day2Day Printing

December 10th, 2012
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15 Heart-Warming Holiday Cards for Free By Day2Day Printing

If you are like me, you like to send a special postcard to your loved ones now and then. Christmas is now as well as then. Since a few years I don't buy standard cards in standard shops but rely on online printing services. Day2DayPrinting.com is such a service, but one with a long history and decorated with awards....

Infographics

Image Is Everything – Ask @aplusk [Infographic]

December 9th, 2012
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Image Is Everything – Ask @aplusk [Infographic]

Okay, we are not going to argue about the image strategies of certain people maybe mentioned in the title. Instead we are going to take a look at Veer’s latest infographic on the ever-rising importance of images in the modern world. Veer, which you might know as a service for imagery, illustrations and fonts,...

Essentials

ByPeople: Download Your Free 5GB Bundle Of Templates, Icons, Logos, Banners, Backgrounds And More Today

November 27th, 2012
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ByPeople: Download Your Free 5GB Bundle Of Templates, Icons, Logos, Banners, Backgrounds And More Today

2013 will see a new resource for web designers. ByPeople is going to bring you a market packed with icons, templates, PSDs, logos and lots more. ByPeople promises to deliver everything web-ninjas could ever need. To shorten the wait its creators decided to put up a large archive for free. The archive, containing hundreds...

Business Online

The Anatomy Of A Web Designer [Infographic]

November 24th, 2012
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The Anatomy Of A Web Designer [Infographic]

The people at UK web hosting company Heart Internet wanted to find out what web designers think of their jobs, their perspectives and the industry as a whole. As 5oo designers had their say, the results may well be seen as at least not totally out of range. Still they are not representative for...

Business Online

Social Media Paradise: Twtrland Delivers Twitter Insights You Would Never Have Hoped To Get

November 18th, 2012
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Social Media Paradise: Twtrland Delivers Twitter Insights You Would Never Have Hoped To Get

Twtrland got created on the beach. A piece of paper was in the game, a pen and a not exactly quantified amount of coffee. Three brothers from Israel stand behind the service, whose main purpose was to help with the decision whom to follow on Twitter and - well - whom not. Still this...

Development

Garlic.Js and Sisyphus.Js: These jQuery Plugins Store Form Values With HTML5 LocalStorage

November 16th, 2012
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Garlic.Js and Sisyphus.Js: These jQuery Plugins Store Form Values With HTML5 LocalStorage

The problem is as old as forms on the web are. The longer the form, the bigger the problem, potentially. The problem I'm talking about is one you have encountered more than once in your digital lifetime. It uses to occur only after filling out the most complex forms or while you are...

Design

Corbis Poster Contest: Make Your Mark – Design For A Cause

November 14th, 2012
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Corbis Poster Contest: Make Your Mark – Design For A Cause

The world is not short of good causes and people who stand for them. Some of these causes are very prominent, practically omnipresent, while others could well use some more publicity. Now you have the chance to support a good cause you personally care lots about. With your help in terms of design you...

Infographics

Social Stereotypes In The Networked World

November 13th, 2012
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Social Stereotypes In The Networked World

Website builders Wix.com put together an amusing infographic that reflects what kind of yearbook-type different social networks would be taken for. Do you remember? There have always been the rich man's daughter, the sporting ace with the red cabriolet, the nerd with the black glasses, one or more hussies and all those gossipers and...

Development

jPanelMenu: Slick Navigation-Sidebar With CSS Animations And jQuery

November 9th, 2012
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jPanelMenu: Slick Navigation-Sidebar With CSS Animations And jQuery

jPanelMenu is only a few days old, but you already know the operating principle from your favorite smartphone or tablet using Android or iOS. Most likely you will use either the Facebook or the Google+ app, which both implement an off-canvas slide-in navigation. A small list icon in the upper left corner symbolizes the...

Development

Makisu – Sushi-Inspired CSS 3D Navigation for jQuery

November 4th, 2012
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Makisu – Sushi-Inspired CSS 3D Navigation for jQuery

Better browser support has CSS experiments become more popular these days. My personal favorite up until today was Paperfold CSS. Of course we also saw Meny and some other more playful approaches. Makisu is a brand-new concept for dropdown navigation menus realized by the use of CSS 3D transforms. I have seldom seen such an...

Essentials

Endless Icons & Iconmonstr – Loads Of Free PNG-Icons And Growing Fast

November 2nd, 2012
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Endless Icons & Iconmonstr – Loads Of Free PNG-Icons And Growing Fast

There is a fresh repository in town and it deals with icons. We all know everybody loves icons. That's understandable as icons are necessary replacements or at least additions to traditional navigation concepts in the wake of the mobile era. Today we introduce to you a project by name of Endless Icons, created and...