Articles by Noupe Editorial Team

Essentials

Street Fighter Characters: Beautiful Illustrations and Wallpapers

November 29th, 2009
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Street Fighter Characters: Beautiful Illustrations and Wallpapers

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Street Fighter was unleashed 22 years ago by legendary video-game developer CAPCOM, becoming a worldwide phenomenon and the most popular game in its genre. It set trends in the video game industry, producing dozens of unforgettable characters that have entered pop culture.

Design

Essential CSS/HTML Lists Styling Techniques

November 4th, 2009
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Essential CSS/HTML Lists Styling Techniques

Certain elements in HTML lend themselves to many situations when marking up a website, one of the more useful of these elements is the HTML list. Using lists, a developer can markup horizontal navigation, dropdown navigation, a list of links, and even scrolling content panels (with the help of Javascript). These features can help developers...

Deals & Giveaways

Huge Books Giveaway: Comment and Win!

October 19th, 2009
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Huge Books Giveaway: Comment and Win!

We are giving away 14 Web design-related books to the Noupe Community. The winners will be selected randomly among all commenters to this post. The winners will be announced this Friday, 23rd of October 2009 in this post. To participate, just pick the number of the book you are interested in and answer the question “What do you want to read in future posts...

Essentials

New & Free Social Media Icon Set For Your Blog

September 30th, 2009
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New & Free Social Media Icon Set For Your Blog

In this post we release a new and free Social Media Icon Set: A Custom Icon Set, specially designed in a high quality and unique style for our readers that will hopefully meet your expectations and will come in handy in your projects. 6 beautiful and clean icons: New RSS, Twitter, Del.icio.us, Stumble Upon, Facebook and Email. This set was designed by IconShock and...

Development

jQuery Tools: The missing UI library for the Web

September 28th, 2009
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jQuery Tools: The missing UI library for the Web

jQuery Tools is a collection of the most important user interface components for the web. These are tabs, accordions, tooltips, overlays and scrollables. They can dramatically improve the usability and responsiveness of your site. They mainly focus on presenting information and visual appeal. After all, this is exactly what most websites desperately want: to present their content to the reader in an easy and...

Inspiration

40 Breathtaking & Creative Logo Designs Just to Inspire

September 23rd, 2009
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40 Breathtaking & Creative Logo Designs Just to Inspire

Designers have an urge to stand out as unique, specially when it comes to logo design. Designing a memorable logo is not easy, it requires paying a lot of attention to details when using typography, colors & shapes to convey the style the designer has chosen. Designers excelled in using shadows, contrast and transparency to represent the brand they are working on. Today we...

Design

Simplicity in Good Web Design : Advantages & How -to

September 21st, 2009
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Simplicity in Good Web Design : Advantages & How -to

Simplicity in website design doesn’t necessarily equate with a minimalist design aesthetic. Simple sites just remove all unnecessary elements from the design, content, and code. While minimalist sites generally fit this criteria, there are plenty of sites that wouldn’t, by any stretch of the imagination, be considered “minimalist” that still fit the definition of simple.

Design

7 Steps for Systematizing The Design & Build Process

September 17th, 2009
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7 Steps for Systematizing The Design & Build Process

Systemization is basically what it says on the tin, i.e creating a series of processes or a pre-defined set of steps to speed up and quicken a laborious and or repetitive task. So how can you systemize the design & build of websites? The day to day nuts and bolts of your business? Below are 7 steps you will need to create systems to...

Design

12 Tips for Creating a Great Portfolio Site

September 15th, 2009
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12 Tips for Creating a Great Portfolio Site

If you’re a designer, artist, or photographer, chances are you need to display your work online. And while there are sites out there that will host your portfolio for you, their solutions are often not quite what you were looking for. Below are twelve tips for creating a better portfolio site. These suggestions apply to all kinds of portfolios, no matter what your particular...

Business Online

Book Review—Internet Famous: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Online Celebrity

September 12th, 2009
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Book Review—Internet Famous: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Online Celebrity

Internet Famous: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Online Celebrity is the perfect book for those of us who dream of fame, but have absolutely no idea how to go about getting it! The author, Cameron Chapman (who you may recognize as a regular contributor to Noupe), explains all of the components of social networking in a relaxed, conversational manner that makes you think,...