Articles by Noupe Editorial Team

Business Online

Leaving The Treadmill: The Five Biggest Advantages of Freelance Writing

August 16th, 2013
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Leaving The Treadmill: The Five Biggest Advantages of Freelance Writing

Writers are needed everywhere. It is one of the most ubiquitous professions of the world. Be it newspapers, magazines, comic books, websites, blogs – they all require writers. You can become a writer in two ways. One – Take up a full-time job in an office of your town that is recruiting writers. Yes, this will be a day job. Two – Offer your...

Development

Moving Towards a Web without Plug-Ins

August 14th, 2013
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Moving Towards a Web without Plug-Ins

The Web began as markup only, and then some script and styling. For many developers, especially us veterans, it’s hard to imagine a Web without plug-ins. Since the earliest days, browser plug-ins like Flash and ActiveX have been the main way to create rich online experiences for more sophisticated Web experiences. And yet through the efforts of the industry and community, we have returned...

Themes

20 Fresh WordPress Themes: Edition July 2013

August 6th, 2013
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20 Fresh WordPress Themes: Edition July 2013

WordPress keeps being the favorite content management system for startups. This has many reasons, not the least because it is a robust and easy to handle system. Also, you can show your content in a very elegant way with low or no budget required. No wonder, this sounds appealing to a lot of people. With more and more websites being powered by WordPress, theme...

Essentials

Best of July 2013: 30+ Brand-New HTML/PSD Themes & UI Elements

August 1st, 2013
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Best of July 2013: 30+ Brand-New HTML/PSD Themes & UI Elements

This is the second compilation in our monthly series of brand-new HTML/PSD themes and UI elements. All the works exposed here are fresh resources from the month of July 2013. You will find another big set of ready to use themes, templates and elements for the web as well as completely editable files for your favorite image or vector editor. We got something for...

Essentials

Designer’s Basic Toolset: 10 Awesome Freebies

July 25th, 2013
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Designer’s Basic Toolset: 10 Awesome Freebies

Every project is different, yet somehow the same. The latter makes it harder over time to fuel your creativity anew each time a client demands it. Things start to resemble more and more, the longer your designer’s career endures. This is because you are living in the boundaries of your own mindset. Of course you know that and have initiated strategies against it, e.g....

Design

HTML5 Datalist: What You Need To Know

July 23rd, 2013
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HTML5 Datalist: What You Need To Know

Autocompletion is a pattern that all web users are familiar with. When you do a search, your search engine suggests terms. When you type a new email message, your mail client suggest recipients. This functionality, however, has not been available to web developers without a nontrivial amount of JavaScript. One of the new HTML5 elements, the <datalist>, brings this autocomplete functionality to the Web...

Inspiration

Steampunk in 3D Design: 40 Fascinating Time Travels

July 15th, 2013
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Steampunk in 3D Design: 40 Fascinating Time Travels

Today we have true inspiration for 3D designers, or any designer even. We collected 40 Steampunk designs to send your mind on a time travel back to your childhood, when you were dreaming of becoming Han Solo, Darth Vader or – who knows – Chewbacca. Dreams can get hairy, can’t they? The following collection shows how much fantasy can be contained in one single...

Essentials

Summer 2013: The best HTML/PSD Themes & UI Elements of the Season

July 11th, 2013
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Summer 2013: The best  HTML/PSD Themes & UI Elements of the Season

If you develop websites and your environment is not WordPress, you still don’t need to live your online life in visual darkness or hide beneath the sheets. We curated a list of awesome templates layered in HTML and CSS to make your work easier, and with a lot of different grooves to find the appropriate one for your web. Or, if you are you...

Design

Create The Future: Common Techniques in Responsive Web Design

July 2nd, 2013
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Create The Future: Common Techniques in Responsive Web Design

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In this article, I’ll dive into some of the most common practices for building responsive site layouts and experiences. I’ll describe the emerging and available techniques for site layouts that flexibly resize based on screen real estate (referred to as “fluid grids”) so as to ensure that users get complete experiences across whatever screen size...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

10 Killer Resources To Rock Your Next Bootstrap Project

June 28th, 2013
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10 Killer Resources To Rock Your Next Bootstrap Project

Bootstrap is the young star that is getting all the attention lately. Released in August of 2011, even Twitter may not have known how big it would get. As of June 2013, it is still the most popular GitHub development project with over 52k stars and over 16k forks. Bootstrap can be mind-blowing when you consider how easily it incorporates so many complex things...