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Development

Google Has Open Sourced its iOS Testing Framework

February 17th, 2016
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google-earlgrey

Google has recently open sourced its testing framework for iOS app development, and you can start working with it right away. Named EarlGrey, this framework comes with several features suited for iOS app development.

Design

Adobe Has Released A Fix For Creative Cloud File Deletion Problem

February 16th, 2016
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adobe-creative-cloud

Adobe has released a fix for the file deletion problem that had surfaced with the last update of Adobe Creative Cloud, and users are encouraged to install the fix at the earliest, in order to prevent loss of crucial files. Last week, following the updated release of Adobe Creative Cloud version 3.5.0.206, users encountered a weird and serious problem: Creative Cloud was deleting folders...

Business Online

Google Will Soon Retire Picasa

February 15th, 2016
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picasa

Google has decided to retire Picasa, its flagship photo sharing service, and will now focus solely on Google Photos. For quite many years, Google had been promoting Picasa as a photo and video sharing service, similar to Yahoo’s Flickr, but less popular and less feature-packed. Of late, Google had launched Google Photos, and with seamless integration for Photos on Google+ and Android devices, Picasa...

Business Online

Google Will No Longer Serve Flash Ads in 2017

February 12th, 2016
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google-adwords-flash

Sometime back, Google had announced that it will no longer allow users to upload ads built in Flash to AdWords. Carrying on with that policy, Google has now announced that starting 2017, it will stop running Flash ads altogether.

Development

Node.js Foundation will Incubate Express in-House

February 11th, 2016
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node-js

Node.js has been growing in popularity over the past few years, and it has become one of the most well known choices for server-side JavaScript. Recently, the Node.js Foundation, an impartial foundation hosted by The Linux Foundation to promote growth and better usage of Node.js framework, has announced that it intends to bring Express within the foundation for incubation.

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GitHub Enterprise 2.5 is Now Available

February 10th, 2016
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github-enterprise

Some days back, we reported that GitHub is contemplating offering better and more focused services for Enterprise users. While the direction of GitHub in relation to the target audience that it wishes to focus on is still unclear, GitHub Enterprise 2.5 is now available.

Design

Adobe Announces Updates for Muse and Animate CC

February 9th, 2016
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adobe-updates

Adobe has recently announced the release of major updates to three of its apps: Animate CC, Muse CC and Bridge CC. All of these applications have been overhauled and are now ready for download. Adobe Animate CC is, basically, a revamped version of Flash Professional (Adobe had announced the renaming of Flash Pro as Animate CC back in late 2015). Animate CC comes with...

Business Online

Opera 35 For Computers is Now Available

February 8th, 2016
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opera-main

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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github-featured

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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sketch-extensions

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...

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GitHub’s 2016 Events Calendar is Out

February 1st, 2016
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github-conf

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...