Design

40 Creative and Inspiring Website Backgrounds Techniques

September 8th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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40 Creative and Inspiring Website Backgrounds Techniques

Web designers compete to impress visitors with distinctive and appealing visual elements. Background images are one of those visual elements that when designed properly, can create an amazing atmosphere and convey the style the designer has chosen. In this post you will see how web designers carefully created background images to achieve their goals in engaging and facilitating the design elements and content.

Essentials

7 Rules for Mixing Multiple Fonts in Good Web Design

September 7th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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7 Rules for Mixing Multiple Fonts in Good Web Design

Typography can be one of the most creatively rewarding parts of web design, but it can also be one of the most frustrating. Working with just one or two fonts can be challenging enough for most web designers, yet some still insist on using three, four, seven, or even more fonts in their designs. Some people excel at creating sites with complicated typography, while...

Design

45 Brilliant Examples of Photo Manipulation Art

September 2nd, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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45 Brilliant Examples of Photo Manipulation Art

Photo manipulation is probably one of the most popular application areas in which Adobe Photoshop is used extensively. One of the main reasons for that is its ability to blend real photos with vibrant colors and digital painting to emphasize some beautiful details which makes this software ideal for this kind of work. Here are 45 incredible examples of Photo manipulated images from extremely...

Design

20 Vital Techniques & Best Practices For Effective Web Design

August 31st, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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20 Vital Techniques & Best Practices For Effective Web Design

Creating beautiful, unique websites seems to get harder every day. There are so many amazing website designs out there that coming up with something fresh and different is getting close to impossible. And even if you’re not looking for something entirely unique, creating beautiful designs that don’t look dated is a constant challenge. Below are twenty excellent techniques and design elements you can incorporate...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

10 WordPress ‘HOW-TO’ to Give Your Blog the Quality it Deserves

August 26th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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10 WordPress ‘HOW-TO’ to Give Your Blog the Quality it Deserves

As a web developer, you can broaden your potential client base and add value for existing clients by listing 'WordPress' as an area of expertise. WordPress is incredibly versatile, it can be tweaked to add many non traditional features to run a more effective blog.

Development

Getting Started with PHP Regular Expressions

August 24th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Getting Started with PHP Regular Expressions

1. What are Regular Expressions The main purpose of regular expressions, also called regex or regexp, is to efficiently search for patterns in a given text. These search patterns are written using a special format which a regular expression parser understands.

Design

60+ Unusual Business Card Ideas & Designs

August 20th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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60+ Unusual Business Card Ideas & Designs

Most business cards tend to be forgotten, which is why they are not effective. Business cards can become great interactive elements with the added ability to have custom shapes, different materials and matte finishing along with a great design idea. In today’s article, we would like to present a collection of 60+ Creative Business Cards ideas that say a lot about a person.

Inspiration

Wonders of the World: 30 Breathtaking Examples

August 19th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Wonders of the World: 30 Breathtaking Examples

Stonehenge, England by Amanda White Great Wall of China by Blazej Mrozinski Bamboo Forest, Kyoto, Japan by Trey Ratcliff (Stuck in Customs) Machu Picchu, Peru by Nicolas Monnot Horseshoe Bend, Arizona by Bala St. Petersburg, Russia by Toshio Kishiyama Santorini, Greece by Giuseppe Finocchiaro Bagan, Myanmar by Stefan Sonntag Budapest, Hungary by Arman-h Central Park, New York by Michael (Stocks Photography) Cologne Cathedral, Germany...

Development

10+ Mod_Rewrite Rules You Should Know

August 18th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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10+ Mod_Rewrite Rules You Should Know

Mod_rewrite is an Apache-based rewrite engine for dynamically rewriting URLs. It’s built into Apache servers natively, though not enabled by default. It’s capable of functions beyond simple rewrites, though, some of which are included below.

Design

What’s in your Cart? 30+ High-Quality Shopping Cart Templates

August 17th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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What’s in your Cart? 30+ High-Quality Shopping Cart Templates

What’s in your Cart? Finding the right theme can be a long and arduous process – a process that becomes more important when we’re talking about Shopping Cart or eCommerce themes. There are two big differences between picking a theme for your Dallas-Cowboys-bashing blog and the theme for your custom furniture shop. Credibility: Your blog has the luxury of being superficial – looking good...

Development

A Simple Twitter App with Ruby on Rails – Building Friendships

August 13th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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A Simple Twitter App with Ruby on Rails – Building Friendships

This is the third and final part of series on how to create a twitter style web application with Ruby on Rails. This part will cover how to add friendships between users.

Development

5 Sliding Content Techniques, Examples & jQuery How to’s

August 12th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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5 Sliding Content Techniques, Examples & jQuery How to’s

The more intuitive layout structure is designed, the better users can understand the content. Whatever content you have to present, you can present them in a more interactive & more responsive ways. Today we would like to focus on sliding effects and how i can change the structure of a page in a truly unique and creative way. There are many transition effects that...