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Adobe Stock: The Best Stock Photo Provider (Not Only) For Creative Cloud Users

February 3rd, 2016
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Last year, Adobe started their image service Adobe Stock with multiple millions of royalty-free photos, illustrations, and videos. This happened with Adobe having purchased stock photo provider Fotolia, thus paving the way for Adobe’s image service. Adobe Stock has become a firm part of the Creative Cloud. But what exactly is Adobe Stock capable of? Where are the advantages over Fotolia and other services?...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Firefox Developer Edition: The Browser for Developers

January 19th, 2016
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Firefox Developer Edition: The Browser for Developers

Nowadays, every browser provides developer tools that allow you to thoroughly test your web projects regarding design and functionality. By default, JavaScript debugging and the inspection of the source code are among these features. Firefox Developer Edition is a browser developed by Mozilla and is dedicated solely to web developers, providing even more useful tools that help to optimize a website. Its features include...

Business Online

How to Setup Your First Website Within Minutes

January 15th, 2016
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How to Setup Your First Website Within Minutes

Since every major business nowadays is going online, it is only a smart choice to create an online presence for yourself as well. No matter what the nature of your work is — you might be an artist or a photographer, or maybe a writer, or a small local bakery, or, of course, a big agency with a long list of clients. Irrespective of...

CMS

LightCMS: A Hosted Solution For Creating Websites

January 14th, 2016
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LightCMS: A Hosted Solution For Creating Websites

There is no dearth of tools and Content Management Systems out there to help you build your websites. And speaking of Content Management Systems, web-based CMSs hold a particular place, only because they offer a set of features and services that are unique to their niche. In this post, we will be taking a look at one such web CMS: LightCMS. LightCMS: A Hosted...

Business Online

Active Collab: Project Management Made Simple

January 13th, 2016
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Active Collab: Project Management Made Simple

For distributed teams in the web design and development world, the importance of collaboration and team management tools is not a secret. In the absence of proper task and team management tools and mechanisms, you will only end up wasting precious time, efforts, and resources. Since project management is of utmost importance, you need to pick the right tool for the right job. In...

Development

Muscula: JavaScript Error Reporting For Your Website

January 12th, 2016
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Muscula: JavaScript Error Reporting For Your Website

For quite a while now, JavaScript has established itself as one of the primary languages that web developers speak and work with. More and more websites are coded in JavaScript, and with WordPress developers, too, looking towards JavaScript now, this trend is only expected to grow even more. So, what happens if your users encounter an error or a bug while browsing your website? Sure,...

Business Online

Assembla: Manage Web Development Projects Easily

January 11th, 2016
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Assembla: Manage Web Development Projects Easily

To get that out of the way upfront: Assembla does not refer to the similarly named programming language, but still is important for designers and developers alike. If you run a web design and development business and work with diverse clientele, or manage a team of web developers working across projects, you must already be aware of the importance of proper collaboration. In the...

Essentials

Give it to Someone Special: Free Christmas Design Resources by Freepik

December 17th, 2015
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Free Christmas Design Resources

You are likely working on your Christmas designs now: websites, banners, presentations, magazines, leaflets, advertising, Christmas greetings and what not. How are you planning to decorate your newsletters, season offers, brochures and Christmas cards? Have you made up your mind yet? If you want to be original and surprise everyone with your designs, you can download thousands of Christmas vectors from Freepik. The guys from Spain...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: A Lifetime of Adobe Training

December 15th, 2015
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A Lifetime of Adobe Training

Adobe puts out some of the most popular Web Design and Development tools around. Incredibly robust, it can take some serious practice and help to fully master some of them. So why not let some of the top Adobe Instructor’s around teach you the ropes? With our Deal of the Week, provided by Mighty Deals, you can get unlimited access to over 7,000 professional...

(Free) Services

Simunity Icon Maker: Create Awesome Pictograms in Seconds

December 14th, 2015
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Simunity Icon Maker: Create Awesome Pictograms in Seconds

Based on the Font Awesome Icons used for Bootstrap, the developers of the homepage builder Simbla came up with an icon maker that allows you to create custom pictograms in a matter of seconds. Two colour selectors, a few sliders and two collections of shadows and frames are all it takes. Good Choice: Based on Font Awesome The creators of Simbla chose Font Awesome...

Business Online

How to Design Forms That Increase Your Conversion Rate

November 30th, 2015
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How to Design Forms That Increase Your Conversion Rate

A visually attractive form doesn’t help much when only a few visitors fill it in. In reality, a neat design is limited in its effectiveness as it only works in combination with other factors that need to be considered as well. In this article, I will give you advice on how to shape forms regarding content to increase the conversion rate which, in this...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Retro Vintage Vector Collection at a 99 Percent Rebate

September 9th, 2015
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Love Coffee? Like Pizza? Do you fancy quotes such as "A Yawn is Just a Silent Scream for Coffee" in poster sizes? If so you’ll absolutely love our current Deal of the Week. While the deal comes packed with great content, that’s not all there is to it. It also sports an unbelievably low price. Instead of a regular 750 dollars you will pay...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: 150+ Vintage Logos at a Vintage Price

August 28th, 2015
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One thing’s for certain, designers can never have enough logos! And that’s the topic this week’s Deal of the Week handles perfectly. Following you’ll find more than 150 new vintage logos, badges and labels to add to your collection. All are 100% vectors and include AI, PSD and EPS files, so you can edit, customize and resize any of them to your liking. Executive...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Spice up Your Photos Using ALCE for Photoshop

August 13th, 2015
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How’d you like to convert your photos into crisp, unique 3D versions of themselves with just a few simple clicks? It’s certainly possible, thanks to the amazing Photoshop Extension ALCE. Advanced Local Contrast Enhancer sports an easy interface that lets you adjust the radius of your image without hurting the image quality in crucial areas such as shadows and highlights. Loaded with case studies and...