Inspiration

17 Breathtaking Visual Effects Show Reels

December 3rd, 2009
by Aquil Akhter
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17 Breathtaking Visual Effects Show Reels

In the film and motion picture industry, nearly every major release utilizes some form of special effects. Some movies make minimal use of such effects, while others present plots and storylines that depend almost entirely on computer generated images. Examples of movies that have captivated audiences with special effects include the well-known science-fiction film The Matrix and the fantasy-based Lord of the Rings. In...

Essentials

50+ Fresh CSS Techniques, Tutorials and Resources

December 2nd, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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50+ Fresh CSS Techniques, Tutorials and Resources

Learning CSS and how to use it effectively can be a reasonably easy thing to do for a beginning web developer. In the hands of a seasoned professional, CSS can be stretched and pushed it to its limits where it can seem complicated and yet perfect at the same time.

Business Online

15 Helpful Blogs No Freelancer Should Forget

December 1st, 2009
by Robert Bowen
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15 Helpful Blogs No Freelancer Should Forget

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Compared to other professionals, freelancers seem to be a separate beast. They're even a different breed than the rest of the online community. They pay whatever costs are required to be their own boss. Most became freelancers after having evolved to the point that the corporate shackles became more than uncomfortable,...

Business Online

Ten Commandments of Social Media

November 30th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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Ten Commandments of Social Media

By Robb Clarke There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to social media. People seem to think that every day standards and decency get tossed out the window because of the anonymity of the Internet. Unfortunately for those people, that’s not always the case. First off, the Internet is getting smaller, and by that, I mean that it’s getting easier to find...

Essentials

Street Fighter Characters: Beautiful Illustrations and Wallpapers

November 29th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Street Fighter Characters: Beautiful Illustrations and Wallpapers

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Street Fighter was unleashed 22 years ago by legendary video-game developer CAPCOM, becoming a worldwide phenomenon and the most popular game in its genre. It set trends in the video game industry, producing dozens of unforgettable characters that have entered pop culture.

Business Online

How To Create The Perfect Client Questionnaire

November 27th, 2009
by Cameron Chapman
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How To Create The Perfect Client Questionnaire

Discovering what your clients really want is one of the most fundamental steps in creating a good working relationship. If you can figure out exactly what your clients want for their website up front, it will save both of you time and frustration later. Creating a client questionnaire isn’t complicated, though it can be a bit time-consuming if you don’t know where to start....

Inspiration

Mind Blowing 3D Rendering Artworks

November 26th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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Mind Blowing 3D Rendering Artworks

By János Rácz Some may debate that architecture by itself is art, well, one thing is sure, when visual artists set their mind to illustrate something architectural, there’s no doubt that’s going to result in something incredible. 3D graphics opened a whole new way to architectural visualization, because it’s very intuitive. Thanks to the tools of modern 3D software, one can quickly and easily...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Fresh Web Development Goodies Bag

November 24th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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Fresh Web Development Goodies Bag

Over the last decade web designers managed to come up with a plethora of useful techniques and design solutions that make today’s web development process much more straightforward and simple. Some techniques were simply applied to the Web, while others were developed from scratch, helping developers to use off-the-shelf-solutions to problems quicker and in a more elegant way. However, finding little slick tricks to...

Inspiration

Showcase of Beautiful Typography in Web Design

November 23rd, 2009
by Callum Chapman
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Showcase of Beautiful Typography in Web Design

Everybody loves a nice bit of typography. This year we have seen some absolutely stunning typographic layouts used in print, web and game design. Using typography in web design can really help to spice things up, so take a look through these beautiful examples of typography used in modern web design to help inspire you when it comes to producing your own typography based...

Inspiration

50 Amazing Realistic CG Portraits

November 22nd, 2009
by Aquil Akhter
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50 Amazing Realistic CG Portraits

3-D computer graphics (CG) art is capable of generating the most eye-catching and incredible effects, and that’s why we love it. The extent to which 3-D CG can replicate human characteristics is simply unbelievable, It can generate graphic details that could easily be mistaken for live photography. For this post, we have looked for truly fantastic artwork that demonstrates the incredible rendering power of...

Apps

50 Interactive Silverlight Applications

November 20th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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50 Interactive Silverlight Applications

Microsoft Silverlight enables development of the next generation of Microsoft .NET-based media experiences and rich interactive applications (RIAs) for the Web. Silverlight is delivered as a cross-platform and cross-browser plug-in that exposes a programming framework and features that are a subset of the .NET Framework and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). Silverlight offers rapid creation and delivery of sophisticated internet applications through a Web browser....

Inspiration

50 Fresh Interactive Studio and Social Media Agency Websites

November 18th, 2009
by Vitaly Friedman
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50 Fresh Interactive Studio and Social Media Agency Websites

By Catalin Zorzini As you might observe, social marketing is the new black. Tons of studies predict huge budgets for social media strategies from the top shots, so the agencies need to sharpen their interactive skills in order to separate clients from their money. Lots of big advertising and PR networks created digital marketing divisions but given the fact that this is such a...