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Business Online

Opera 35 For Computers is Now Available

February 8th, 2016
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Opera web browser has recently got a major update, and the new version, Opera 35, comes with several features and bug fixes, as well as enhancements. For web designers and developers who work across multiple tabs, the newest version, Opera 35, lets you easily mute tabs. Thus, when you open multiple tabs, and if one of them starts playing that odd video, you need...

Development

Reports Suggest GitHub is Having an Identity Crisis

February 5th, 2016
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According to several popular reports around the web, it seems like GitHub is having internal issues about the direction in which the company should go forward. This news comes shortly after the famed open letter, which addressed the manner in which GitHub has been treating the non-premium projects hosted through it.

Design

Sketch Extensions Now Have A New Home

February 4th, 2016
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For the past couple of years, Sketch has been rising in popularity among designers around the world. While it still has not replaced Photoshop as a viable design tool, it has earned a spot for itself in the design workflow of many creatives around the world. Available for only Mac users, Sketch is easy to use and has an intuitive interface, making a bloat-free...

CMS

How Will REST API Affect WordPress Developers?

February 2nd, 2016
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How Will REST API Affect WordPress Developers?

With the advent of WordPress 4.4 last year in December, we saw the inclusion of the first half of REST API in the WordPress Core, and the rest of it is expected to be with us in the upcoming major release of WordPress. That said, REST API has been around us in the WordPress world for quite a while, especially by means of the...

Development

GitHub’s 2016 Events Calendar is Out

February 1st, 2016
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GitHub has released its events schedule for 2016. Out of the five total events, two are scheduled to be held in Europe. It all begins on April 5-6, in New York, followed by GitHub Satellite on May 11 in Amsterdam. 

Business Online

The Importance of rel=”nofollow”

January 29th, 2016
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The Importance of rel="nofollow"

The rel=”nofollow” attribute has been around for quite a while on the internet, and more and more websites and blogs tend to use it to link to sites and products that they do not wish to endorse, such as sponsored links. Such links, after being assigned the rel=”nofollow” attribute, are termed as nofollow links and are not followed by search engines. What exactly is...

Development

JavaScript Frameworks: To Use or Not To Use?

January 26th, 2016
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JavaScript Frameworks: To Use or Not To Use?

JavaScript has been rising in popularity, and more and more web developers are turning towards JavaScript for their projects. In fact, even WordPress, the world’s most popular Content Management System, is leaning towards JavaScript after the advent of the REST API. As such, the importance and big role of JavaScript frameworks is understandable. Such frameworks can provide you with a stable code base and a...

Inspiration

Photography Trends That Will Rock 2016

January 25th, 2016
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Photography Trends That Will Rock 2016

Much like web design, photography too has its share of trends and techniques that keep coming in vogue or falling out of favor. With the role of photography rising, not just in a real-life capture of memories but as a viable medium for creating images for the web, certain photography trends seem to be dominating the scene. What are the major photography trends that...

Essentials

Things You Should Look for in a Web Host

January 13th, 2016
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Things You Should Look for in a Web Host

Web hosting is one of the most crucial aspects related to setting up a website, simply because you cannot go online if you have no place to host your site in the first place. As such, choosing the best web host for your needs and requirements becomes mandatory. However, since web hosting in itself is an extremely saturated market, how does one pick the...

IMHO

The Case of Viral Nova: Going Steep in a Month

March 20th, 2014
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The Case of Viral Nova: Going Steep in a Month

Business Insider recently published a provocative article titled “One Guy Figured Out How To Make Millions In 8 Months — Here’s Why He Might Auction His ‘Easy Money’ Startup Away”. The article discussed the story of Viral Nova, a website that hardly has any unique content, but gets millions of unique visitors every month. Thus, the news that it was on sale was both shocking and interesting...

Design

Common UX Mistakes That Are Killing Your Design

March 4th, 2014
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Common UX Mistakes That Are Killing Your Design

When it comes to product design and user experience, many companies are heads-down in the process. A good design is achieved due to a combination of multiple factors, such as the hard-work of the designers and the supportive collaboration across multiple teams within the firm. However, more often than not, many UX design projects suffer from some common mistakes. In this post, we shall...

CMS

Ionize CMS: Multilingual Developers Dreams Come True

September 2nd, 2013
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Ionize CMS: Multilingual Developers Dreams Come True

Moving on with our series of CMS reviews, today we will be focusing on another developer-friendly Content Management System: Ionize CMS. Ionize CMS is a flexible open source CMS, that uses PhpStorm and CodeIgniter. Managed by Studio Partikule of France, it has its own module engine and can be used to power a wide plethora of websites. Also, Ionize CMS is equipped with the...

CMS

Full Throttle: Rapid Development with CodeIgniter and FUEL CMS

August 28th, 2013
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Full Throttle: Rapid Development with CodeIgniter and FUEL CMS

In the last two installations of my CMS review articles, I had focused on CMSs such as ImpressPages and CouchCMS that catered primarily to designers or end users, that is, folks who are not developers. In order to have a balance of power, we shall now shift our attention towards a Content Management System that is entirely meant for web developers and coders. In...

CMS

Picking The Ideal Open Source eCommerce Option: 5 Major Players Overview

August 26th, 2013
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Picking The Ideal Open Source eCommerce Option: 5 Major Players Overview

With the number of active users on the internet ever on the rise, more and more people are turning towards online shopping as compared to regular market shopping. As a result, several e-stores are coming up, including ones that function entirely as a web-based eCommerce store, or others that have both physical outlets and eCommerce solutions. If you are planning to start your own...