Articles by Dieter Petereit

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Development

Hook.js für jQuery – Pull To Refresh For The Web

March 8th, 2013
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Hook.js für jQuery – Pull To Refresh For The Web

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If my memory doesn't fool me, it was Apple who invented this. Or was it Loren Brichter for his Tweetie client? I really can't say for sure, but that does not matter anyway. "Pull to refresh" definitely is a functionality that can be seen as a standard nowadays, at least when we look at mobile...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Typeplate: Starterkit Cares For Decent Typography – Doesn’t Care For Web Design

March 6th, 2013
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Typeplate: Starterkit Cares For Decent Typography – Doesn’t Care For Web Design

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Typography and web design should go hand in hand. But since the possibilities to implement proper typography have only just emerged in the last few years, a lot of developers are stuck in their traditional mindset. Of course everybody will agree that typography is important, but when it comes down to fish or cut bait,...

CMS

Magento, osCommerce, OpenCart: Which Ecommerce CMS Should You Choose? [Infographic]

March 5th, 2013
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Magento, osCommerce, OpenCart: Which Ecommerce CMS Should You Choose? [Infographic]

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According to retail researchers worldwide, the shopping revolution has only just begun. Although you sense almost everybody buying at Amazon already, this is just the tip of the iceberg. In the next three years, online shopping is about to explode. To keep your head above the water as a retailer you will need to take...

Infographics

Serif vs. Sans: Typography Basics And Loads Of Free Fonts (Infographic)

March 3rd, 2013
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Serif vs. Sans: Typography Basics And Loads Of Free Fonts (Infographic)

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You are really telling me, you never heard of Urban Fonts before? Well, considered how large the web is, this might be true and not a matter of faulty memory. The good news is: you can always get to know them now. They have published a useful infographic and still offer around 8.000 freeware fonts....

Development

Peer.js Enhances WebRTC, Allows For Peer-To-Peer Connections In The Browser

March 2nd, 2013
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Peer.js Enhances WebRTC, Allows For Peer-To-Peer Connections In The Browser

Well, you could go pier to pier here. But that isn't what we are talking about...

WebRTC is a powerful idea. It aims at establishing real-time communication inside of a browser. Google, Mozilla and Opera carry the project, its API is supported in Chrome and the nightly versions of Firefox. Does this sound limited? It sure does....

Development

Typeahead.js for jQuery – Twitter’s Flexible Autocomplete

March 1st, 2013
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Typeahead.js for jQuery – Twitter’s Flexible Autocomplete

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Is Twitter enjoying Open Source more and more? For years they weren't to be seen, then they released Bootstrap to the community and now they are pushing out new projects regularly. The newest addition is titled Typeahead.js. This plugin for jQuery adds autocompletion to any input element you want to enhance that way. The autocompletion...

Business Online

WebEngage Interactivates Your Website

February 27th, 2013
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WebEngage Interactivates Your Website

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Your main goal in running a commercial website may be set to high profitability. Especially when you are running an online shop, you will want to generate the highest revenue possible, the more buyers you attract the better. In ecommerce one strong handicap exists. You cannot interact with the prospective buyer in a way you...

Infographics

What Can You Learn From Web Design Of Fortune 500 Companies? (Infographic)

February 24th, 2013
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What Can You Learn From Web Design Of Fortune 500 Companies? (Infographic)

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Don't you carry a positive prejudice when you hear the word Fortune 500? Hey, these companies are the most successful, the best of the best, the créme de la créme. And as they are so successful, probably everything they put their fingers on turns to gold. Now wouldn't they guarantee for an awesome example in...

Essentials

Photo Pin Lets You Use Flickr Images Easily, Cares For Licences

February 21st, 2013
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Photo Pin Lets You Use Flickr Images Easily, Cares For Licences

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We all need images more often than not. Be it to illustrate that new recipe in your favorite cooking forum or be it to have that blog post look more interesting. It is not exactly difficult to find images around the webs. But there are strings attached. If you are not aiming solely for pictures...

Infographics

Facts, Facts, Facts: The Anatomy of a Successful Resume (Infographic)

February 17th, 2013
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Facts, Facts, Facts: The Anatomy of a Successful Resume (Infographic)

No matter whether you are seeking for a nine-to-five or whether you want to get that freelance job. It is always inevitable to make the best possible impression, be it on an employer or a client. How this best impression can be planned and crafted is the subject of a recent infographic. NowSourcing, internet marketers...