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Adobe XD: What Can You Expect?

April 7th, 2016
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Last year, Adobe announced what might be its most ambitious venture till date: Project Comet, an end to end prototyping, user experience and design tool that claims to be capable enough to solve all your designing needs. Under steady development, Project Comet is finally ready, and it is now known as Adobe Experience Design, or Adobe XD. That said, what exactly is Adobe XD...

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11 Minimal JavaScript Frameworks You Need To Know

April 4th, 2016
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11 Minimal JavaScript Frameworks You Need To Know

JavaScript is extremely popular nowadays, and with the right set of tools and expertise, there is no limit to what you can achieve. Speaking of tools, JavaScript frameworks are really handy and useful for developers, as they can lessen the burden and make the development process easy. Some of the JavaScript frameworks are truly popular, such as AngularJS, React, and so on. However, there are...

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Will Microsoft Edge Be Able To Succeed?

April 1st, 2016
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Will Microsoft Edge Be Able To Succeed?

There are numerous web browsers out there, each with its set of advantages and disadvantages. Plus, every user has his or her preference when it comes to web browsers. A good number of users rely on Chrome, especially because it can sync your bookmarks and all other data with your Google account whereas many others choose Firefox. Similarly, Opera and Safari too, though less...

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Web Design Trends 2016

March 28th, 2016
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Web Design Trends 2016

Web design is an ever evolving and changing process. What is in vogue today might fall out of favor tomorrow. We once used to have brightly colored pages filled with multiple banners and what not — remember, once upon a time, MySpace used to be the de facto standard of UX in web design. However, today, we have come a long way from that, and...

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Web Development Trends 2016

March 22nd, 2016
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Web Development Trends 2016

In the past few years, web development has grown at a rapid pace, with new technologies, languages, and scripts coming into view. Plus, ever since the advent of HTML5, innovation in web development has become the norm, to the extent that even Adobe has been forced to eventually abandon Flash and embrace HTML5. So, what are the trends and changes in web development of 2016?...

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What You Need To Know About WebP

March 17th, 2016
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WebP, introduced by Google, is an image format meant for the internet. While this format has been around for half a decade and is now five years old, it has not risen to instant fame and is yet to gain universal acceptance. That said, WebP does have a lot of uniqueness to offer, especially regarding image size and compression. It offers both lossy and...

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Graphic Design Trends That Will Rock 2016

March 8th, 2016
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Graphic Design Trends That Will Rock 2016

Graphic design is a genre of its own, and it has its own norms, conventions as well as trends. Much like web design, graphic design too evolves with time and is never static or rigid. That said, graphic design is as much about making a statement and leaving an impression as it is about focusing on user experience and ease of accessibility. So, what...

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Mandrill to Discontinue its Free Tier Plan

February 29th, 2016
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Mandrill, the popular transactional email service, has recently announced that it will discontinue its free tier plans soon. After March 16, new users will be required to create their accounts through MailChimp, whereas existing users will be required to merge their accounts with MailChimp. Essentially, this means users might need to pay $20 or more per month for transactional emails. The deadline for this...

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Unsplash Adds New API and Like Buttons

February 26th, 2016
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Unsplash, the popular free photos site with no restrictions on image usage, recently unveiled a new set of features and tools for its users. To begin with, much like Facebook and other social networking sites, Unsplash too has a “like” feature now. This option, presented in the form of a heart, is what you can use to “like” or “heart” a photo on the...

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PayPal Sans: The New Exclusive Font For PayPal

February 25th, 2016
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PayPal has recently got a new custom typeface: PayPal Sans. Designed exclusively for PayPal by the Klim Type Foundry, PayPal Sans comprises of two sub-families: PayPal Sans Big and PayPal Sans Small, as well as 14 styles. As a custom font, PayPal Sans is something you will see in use exclusively on PayPal website and mobile apps.

Business Online

WordPress is Alignable’s Most Trusted Brand for SMBs

February 24th, 2016
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Alignable have published the reports of their recently SMB Trust Index Survey, and WordPress tops the list. Among 25 of the most trusted brands or companies by small to medium business owners, WordPress has been enlisted as the first choice. To quote: For small business owners, WordPress is a well-trusted company, Yelp is a brand in trouble, and Facebook is on a downward path.

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Lightroom 2.0 For Android is World’s First RAW Photography App

February 23rd, 2016
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Adobe have recently released a new version of the Lightroom app for Android, and among other things, Lightroom on Android 2.0 happens to be the world’s first end-to-end RAW mobile photography app. In other words, Lightroom 2.0 lets you shoot, edit and share RAW/DNG photos using your Android smartphone or tablet.

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Yahoo is Now Officially For Sale!

February 22nd, 2016
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It is official: Yahoo, amidst all of its recent struggles and issues, is now up for sale. The company has recently formed a review committee of “independent directors”, to find “strategic alternatives”, or in other words, brought bankers and lawyers on board to find viable buyers of Yahoo.

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Outlook For Web Undergoes A Major Update

February 19th, 2016
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Outlook has recently undergone a big revamp, and has rolled out a whole new set of features for its web version. Keeping the growing market share of GMail in mind, Outlook’s new look seems to be an attempt to outsmart the competition. Among other things, Outlook now has a whole new design, plus a new set of emojis. You can “like” emails, and even...