Articles by Noupe Editorial Team

Design

60+ Unusual Business Card Ideas & Designs

August 20th, 2009
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60+ Unusual Business Card Ideas & Designs

Most business cards tend to be forgotten, which is why they are not effective. Business cards can become great interactive elements with the added ability to have custom shapes, different materials and matte finishing along with a great design idea. In today’s article, we would like to present a collection of 60+ Creative Business Cards ideas that say a lot about a person.

Inspiration

Wonders of the World: 30 Breathtaking Examples

August 19th, 2009
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Wonders of the World: 30 Breathtaking Examples

Stonehenge, England by Amanda White Great Wall of China by Blazej Mrozinski Bamboo Forest, Kyoto, Japan by Trey Ratcliff (Stuck in Customs) Machu Picchu, Peru by Nicolas Monnot Horseshoe Bend, Arizona by Bala St. Petersburg, Russia by Toshio Kishiyama Santorini, Greece by Giuseppe Finocchiaro Bagan, Myanmar by Stefan Sonntag Budapest, Hungary by Arman-h Central Park, New York by Michael (Stocks Photography) Cologne Cathedral, Germany...

Development

10+ Mod_Rewrite Rules You Should Know

August 18th, 2009
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10+ Mod_Rewrite Rules You Should Know

Mod_rewrite is an Apache-based rewrite engine for dynamically rewriting URLs. It’s built into Apache servers natively, though not enabled by default. It’s capable of functions beyond simple rewrites, though, some of which are included below.

Design

What’s in your Cart? 30+ High-Quality Shopping Cart Templates

August 17th, 2009
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What’s in your Cart? 30+ High-Quality Shopping Cart Templates

What’s in your Cart? Finding the right theme can be a long and arduous process – a process that becomes more important when we’re talking about Shopping Cart or eCommerce themes. There are two big differences between picking a theme for your Dallas-Cowboys-bashing blog and the theme for your custom furniture shop. Credibility: Your blog has the luxury of being superficial – looking good...

Development

A Simple Twitter App with Ruby on Rails – Building Friendships

August 13th, 2009
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A Simple Twitter App with Ruby on Rails – Building Friendships

This is the third and final part of series on how to create a twitter style web application with Ruby on Rails. This part will cover how to add friendships between users.

Development

5 Sliding Content Techniques, Examples & jQuery How to’s

August 12th, 2009
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5 Sliding Content Techniques, Examples & jQuery How to’s

The more intuitive layout structure is designed, the better users can understand the content. Whatever content you have to present, you can present them in a more interactive & more responsive ways. Today we would like to focus on sliding effects and how i can change the structure of a page in a truly unique and creative way. There are many transition effects that...

Development

The Definitive Guide to htaccess Techniques: Do’s and Don’ts

August 10th, 2009
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The Definitive Guide to htaccess Techniques: Do’s and Don’ts

Of all the elements of web design and coding, htaccess can be one of the most intimidating. After all, it’s an incredibly powerful tool and one that has the potential to completely break your site if you’re not careful. Below are a dozen basic htaccess techniques and tips to get you started. They’re not nearly as intimidating as many people expect, and if you...

Development

Pre-Order The Smashing Book and Save 20%

August 7th, 2009
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Pre-Order The Smashing Book and Save 20%

I always read tons of design blogs as well as buying books and magazines to gain more knowledge on design and bring fresh ideas to Noupe. One of my favorite design resource is SmashingMagazine, which i had the pleasure writing for them this year. So when SmashingMagazine decided to publish their first book, i was so excited and thought many of you will be...

Design

40 (NEW) High Quality Adobe Photoshop Tutorials

August 6th, 2009
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40 (NEW) High Quality Adobe Photoshop Tutorials

Adobe Photoshop is probably one of the most popular graphic editing program used extensively. There is one simple reason for that. Photoshop is easy to learn and offer a variety of advanced tools to optimize and emphasize some impressive results. In today’s post, you’ll find an assortment of new & high quality Photoshop tutorials that others have freely contributed to the design community for...

Development

Javascript For Designers: Getting on Your Feet Fast

August 4th, 2009
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Javascript For Designers: Getting on Your Feet Fast

Web designers are a special breed – we’re one of a small group of professionals that actively seeks out to improve ourselves and our craft through any means possible. This generally means on our own, from each other, and through an awful lot of ‘guess, test and revise.’ Web design...