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A Glimpse Into the Windows 10 Upgrade Notification

October 22nd, 2015
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There’s been a lot of press lately about the Windows 10 upgrade notification appearing for users of Windows 7, 8 & 8.1. I wanted to publish an article about the experience. Whether your dev box is a Mac or PC or Linux, you can expect that many of your users will be trying Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge – the default browser – out....

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Five Reasons Why Video on Websites is a Good Idea

October 7th, 2015
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An image is worth a thousand words. This is even truer when it comes to moving pictures. Written content in many cases is not sufficient to gain attention in the world wide web. Videos have become a matter of course and people no longer only share them on YouTube but also on social networks such as Facebook. Have you ever thought about using video...

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20 Awesome Logo Inspirations of Today

October 5th, 2015
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The creation of a logo is subject to very specific rules. You are well-advised to put a thorough amount of time into researching and evaluating the trends and techniques of the moment. A logo will always have to be created as a timeless offering, however. Noone wants to change logos according to zeitgeist. So don’t be too avant-garde. To help you stay updated, we...

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10 Common Mistakes Web Developers Make

September 24th, 2015
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There seem to be endless choices regarding how to accomplish the same task – to develop a website that works in today’s modern web. Web developers have to choose a web hosting platform and underlying data storage, which tools to write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in, how design will be implemented, and what potential JavaScript libraries/frameworks to include. Once choices are narrowed down, the...

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15 Best Practices of Mobile App Landing Pages

September 23rd, 2015
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No one likes to be overwhelmed by data (textual or multimedia) or graphics. Smart and compact arrangements in collaboration with an optimal balance between those two are what is needed to successfully win customers, especially when it comes to promoting upcoming digital products. Apps that are created to work on cell phones and tablets look great and consistent on various platforms and screens. To...

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28 Inspiring Best Practices of Responsive Web Design

September 21st, 2015
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Responsive web design is big. A responsive website is what you will want to create these days as responsive sites function well on any device and any resolution. No matter whether your site is viewed from a smartphone, a tablet or a desktop computer, your content will always be easily digestible. But with an universal availabilty and a self-adjusting look, what secures a positive...

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15 Code Snippets for Timelines

August 27th, 2015
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Remember all those personal portfolios that present an artist in a unique and eye-pleasing manner. Those that breathe with modernity and originality, instantly capture the attention and make you stay. Well, today we are going to replenish your toolkit with some excellent, fast and clean code snippets that spice up your personal portfolio with one of the integral elements of such projects: a dynamic and captivating timeline. Actually,...

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Inspiration: 30 Websites in Warm Earth Tones

August 18th, 2015
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Each and every web designer out there is in search of inspiration now and then. Creativity does not run without fuel. Fortunately we don’t need to buy creative gas to fill up our tanks. Just floating around the web, looking at what others did can do wonders to your fuel gauge. Suddenly ideas start to bubble up and your creative motor gets running again....

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The 11 Most Important Web Design Blogs in 2015

August 17th, 2015
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Web designers and developers have to keep themselves up to date and have their finger on the pulse of the time. You can do so by reading the best blogs about web design. I want to present some blogs to you today that were trendsetters in 2014 and before and will be in 2015. They provide the latest information on everything about design as...

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Behance: 19 Inspiring and Free Anti-Boredom Typefaces

August 3rd, 2015
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Behance, the creative network operated by Adobe, has always been a great place to find inspiration. Many designers and illustrators present free and contract work, including typefaces that can be used productively. Many of these are free, and some are even quite elaborate. Typefaces for Everyday Use Especially free typefaces for daily needs are not always easy to find – and this applies in...

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Test the Limits: Delicious Typography

July 20th, 2015
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Although in general we understand that the larger part of jaw-dropping posters that owe a wow factor to an incredible typography are artificial and made in some advanced image editors, yet there are still mind-blowing letterings that look so delicious, mouth-watering and realistic that doubts creep in our mind, starting to play with our imagination. For justice’ sake, it should be noted that not every work that...

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Test the Limits: Chalk Style Typography

July 13th, 2015
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Chalk style typography has an old-school vibe, a slightly juvenile character, and urban nature. It managed to carve out an ideal niche for itself as well as mature into an art direction of full value. It is a favorite choice among designers that finds wide application in various spheres and leaves an artistic imprint on everyday life, brightening up some of our standard routines....

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Let it Glow: 30 Electrifying Examples of High-end Typography

July 6th, 2015
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There are some mind-blowing types that radiate of marvelous high-tech Magic and exude an image of sophistication and a subtle sense of brutality. Whether it is a flawlessly reproduced steampunk style lettering that just fascinates by polished shiny bronze surfaces and inventive construction. Or it is a gloomy yet bold and grotesque professionally executed neon sign planned down to the latest detail and enlivened...

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Maintain Focus: 20 Website Designs with Centered Layouts

June 29th, 2015
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Website designs with fixed width centered layouts are like a blast from the past that remind us of those good old days when a majority of web sites were based on the formerly popular 960px grid system – center-aligned and with distinctive borders. With the increasing popularity of wide screens, designers began to opt in favor of full-screen layouts that gave the content more...