Design

SVG Filters: How to Apply Them to HTML Elements

February 21st, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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SVG Filters: How to Apply Them to HTML Elements

You can use CSS3 to add blur, shadow, brightness or contrast to an element. Overall, there are ten filters available. The SVG format knows filter effects as well. Partially, these options overlap, for example when it comes to blur. However, the SVG format knows several additional filters that CSS3 alone can’t create. With little effort, you can add SVG Filters to an HTML element....

Development

Test my CSS Helps You Optimize Your Stylesheets

February 20th, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Test my CSS Helps You Optimize Your Stylesheets

A free online tool gives a clear overview of all problems that your CSS stylesheets may or may not contain. This quickly shows you what you need to work on. Test my CSS also informs you of why each problem is a problem and gives advice on how to remove it. All you need is the URL of the stylesheet to be inspected. A...

Development

CSS Custom Properties: How to Use Variables in Chrome 49

February 19th, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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CSS Custom Properties: How to Use Variables in Chrome 49

Starting with version 49, Chrome supports custom properties, namely CSS Variables. Now, another central element of professional programming is ported to the browser without any additional requirements. Variables: Central Element of Structured Programming Variables are an irreplaceable part of professional programming. Just imagine having to manually redefine the values for every single application area instead of having them managed as variables from one central...

Business Online

Outlook For Web Undergoes A Major Update

February 19th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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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...

(Free) Services

Best of 2015: 100 Resources for Web Developers

February 18th, 2016
by Nataly Birch
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100 Resources for Web Developers

While we were primarily focusing on the graphical material, having provided you with all the sorts of stuff, including GUIs, icons, fonts, website layouts, the time has come to pay attention to another fundamental side of the development workflow. This routine is challenging, tricky and time-consuming. Thus it is not surprising that developers are eager to employ third-party resources that help to sort out issues...

Business Online

Adsvise: Common Advertising Formats at Hand

February 17th, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Adsvise: Common Advertising Formats at Your Hand

This is useful. Adsvise is a free-to-use website, that makes the content specifications of the different services out there available as clear and concise as possible. You are not sure which formats, measurements, and sizes you can use for an HTML5 ad on Google Adwords? Ask Adsvise. “Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.” – Henry Ford Designers...

Development

Google Has Open Sourced its iOS Testing Framework

February 17th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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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.

(Free) Services

Wix 2016: Brand-new Editor, Music Store, and More

February 16th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Wix 2016: Brand-new Editor, Music Store, and More

Wix is a website builder made to simplify and professionalize the creation of contemporary websites for several years already. Plenty of templates and extensive editing options are essential characteristics of the tool. As trends and techniques change fast in the web design and development sector, Wix has recently published its rehashed editor with new features. Now, Wix supports the trend of using videos as...

Design

Adobe Has Released A Fix For Creative Cloud File Deletion Problem

February 16th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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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

5 Things to Include When Designing a Site for Ecommerce

February 16th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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5 Things to Include When Designing a Site for Ecommerce

Continuously increasing numbers of shoppers are heading online to compare prices, read customer testimonials, and verify the businesses they’re purchasing from are reputable and deliver high-quality goods. Ecommerce sales have been and are projected to steadily increase, with eMarketer predicting a growth to $2.489 trillion in 2018 from $1.077 trillion in 2013. For website design for a retailer, ecommerce options are a vital component....

Plugins

CaptainForm: Simplified Forms for WordPress

February 15th, 2016
by Noupe Editorial Team
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WordPress is quite popular when it comes to building websites, and as such, it is backed by a large number of plugins. You can easily create galleries, combat spam and also build contact forms using WordPress plugins, without having to touch even a single line of code. Speaking of contact forms, the plugins to build forms are plenty, and you can opt for both free...

Business Online

Google Will Soon Retire Picasa

February 15th, 2016
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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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...