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Boilerplates & Other Tools

Varnish – Free Cache-Server Extraordinaire Speeds Up Your Website

March 13th, 2013
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Varnish – Free Cache-Server Extraordinaire Speeds Up Your Website

varnish_speed_up-w550 Complex web apps and high traffic spell doom to many a web server. Web as well as database server have to put together the right data at each new visit to deliver it as renderable HTML. No wonder caching solutions have become popular throughout the last few years. Caching means storing already deliverable content in...

Tutorials

How To Pin Web Apps As Tiles To The Brand-New Startscreen Of Windows 8

March 9th, 2013
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How To Pin Web Apps As Tiles To The Brand-New Startscreen Of Windows 8

windows8tiles-w550 The new user interface of Windows 8 needs a lot of getting used to. The upside is, the introduction of the so-called tiles, which are intended as the main way of interacting between user and system, brought new possibilities to provide the user with additional information. Tiles are not limited to showing an icon, the...

Business Online

Google PageSpeed: Website Optimization Out Of The Box

March 7th, 2013
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Google PageSpeed: Website Optimization Out Of The Box

pagespeed-rocket-w550 Rumor has it that there are literally countless aspects influencing the ranking of websites in Google. Besides the ever so valuable content and the still important backlinks to your site, our greatest search engine tends to throw long hard looks at the performance, the loading time of your digital subsidiary. Long loading times get on...

Design

CSS3 Lifelike: A Slightly Different Box Model with {box-sizing:border-box}

February 20th, 2013
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CSS3 Lifelike: A Slightly Different Box Model with {box-sizing:border-box}

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The classical box model in CSS has never been the most intuitive. Thanks to CSS3, we now have an alternative to consider: {box-sizing:border-box}. This model has lots of advantages, especially when it comes to flexible layouts.

Design

CSS Rooted: Flexible Type Sizes With REM

February 12th, 2013
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CSS Rooted: Flexible Type Sizes With REM

Best practices of defining font sizes are discussed throughout the web since its inception. Besides the traditional candidates, such as px, em and %, rem represents a fairly new alternative, taking the best of the other units and combining them into one.

Tutorials

30 Elaborate Tutorials To Teach You PSD to HTML Conversion

December 12th, 2012
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30 Elaborate Tutorials To Teach You PSD to HTML Conversion

Screenshot Designing in PSD and then porting to HTML is still common these days. Responsive design will probably alter the ways of the design industry, but up to today it hasn't. In the following post we gather some useful and highly elaborate tutorials on PSD to HTML conversion. Each tutorial in this collection provides information in an easy to...

Inspiration

The World in Black and White: Showcase of B&W Photography

August 27th, 2012
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The World in Black and White: Showcase of B&W Photography

So often the world around us can feel somewhat overwhelming. Coming at all of our senses so unforgivably as we move about in it. Which does help us make sense of those photographers who work in black and white. Stripping away the colors to get to even more of an...

Inspiration

Creep Factor: A Collection of Dark and Spooky Photography

August 20th, 2012
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Creep Factor: A Collection of Dark and Spooky Photography

Photographers not only use their work to freeze moments of time, they often set a mood through the shots that they capture. No matter what direction they are aiming, their ability to compose just the right image to connect the viewer with that particular feeling is inspiring. When that aim comes...

Inspiration

Living in the City: Showcase of City Life Photography

August 6th, 2012
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Living in the City: Showcase of City Life Photography

Photographers capture life happening all around them, and no where is that easier to do than on the bustling city streets the world over. City life is depicted in photographs in numerous ways, and carrying varying tones. But regardless of which direction the photographers come at it from, city life photography...

Inspiration

Images from the Mind’s Eye: Showcase of Conceptual Photography

July 30th, 2012
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Images from the Mind’s Eye: Showcase of Conceptual Photography

For many photographers, capturing an exquisite moment is the dream. For others, conveying an exquisite idea is what they set out to do through their pictures. That dream can be just as challenging, as concepts in your own mind may appear clearer than when presented to others. But even if the...