Essentials

Massive: 662 Free Web Resources for Designers by The DealFuel Crew

August 22nd, 2014
by Megha Kendre
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Massive: 662 Free Web Resources for Designers by The DealFuel Crew

The good news about the Internet is that it’s a rich and powerful source of help, information and expertise. The bad news is that it provides an almost limitless amount of information and an ever-increasing supply of experts on just about every subject. So if you are searching for some web resources for your next project, how do you know they are reliable, licensed...

Design

Professional Logo Design: 50 Strong Examples and Making Ofs

August 21st, 2014
by Dirk Metzmacher
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Professional Logo Design: 50 Strong Examples and Making Ofs

Logo design is an art the average designer does not need to perform too often. Yet, every once in a while, even the designer around the corner will be asked to create one. Chances are, this will be giving him/her some sort of a hard time. Inspiration will be needed. In the following article we will deliver just that. But we will go further,...

Photography

Sale as Seen: 44 Tutorials on How to Shoot Perfect Product Photos for Your Online Shop

August 20th, 2014
by Dirk Metzmacher
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Sale as Seen: 44 Tutorials on How to Shoot Perfect Product Photos for Your Online Shop

Product photography is not your ordinary kind of photography. Product photography follows its own rules and has its own techniques to be learned. If you want to publish perfect and successful photos to your online shop, website or services such as eBay or Amazon, there’s quite a bit of know-how to gather. We dug up 44 of the best tutorials on the matter that...

Development

HTML5: Native Dialogue Windows With the New Dialog Element

August 18th, 2014
by Denis Potschien
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HTML5: Native Dialogue Windows With the New Dialog Element

New HTML5 elements and new JavaScript APIs allow us to create complex applications for the browser. Part of any modern application are one or more dialogue windows. These require users to confirm the execution of certain actions or simply issue a message. With the new „<dialog>“ element we can now markup these windows using pure HTML5. Simple Markup Without Stylesheets The „<dialog>“ element can...

Essentials

Low Poly Trend: Six Free Generators for Backgrounds and Images

August 15th, 2014
by Denis Potschien
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Low Poly Trend: Six Free Generators for Backgrounds and Images

Low Poly is a growing trend. More and more websites make use of modified imagery, most commonly in backgrounds. Low Poly is no rocket science. Basically it is just a special form of mosaic. But instead of using rectangle shapes Low Poly uses polygonal forms. As triangular shapes are the most common, the trend is also known as Triangulation. In the following article we...

Design

Typography Without Limits: 40 Fresh Adobe Illustrator Text Effects

August 14th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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Typography Without Limits: 40 Fresh Adobe Illustrator Text Effects

Wondering how to start working with Adobe Illustrator without getting overwhelmed by its endless possibilities? Then begin your acquaintance from tutorials that are aimed to fill the gaps of your knowledge. Nothing can be compared to this kind of educational material, especially when devoted graphic designers reveal their secrets and techniques. Of course, there are a considerable number of tutorials that cover everything from...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress for Admins: 40 Essential Tutorials on Performance, Security, SEO and More

August 13th, 2014
by Dirk Metzmacher
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WordPress for Admins: 40 Essential Tutorials on Performance, Security, SEO and More

WordPress is the most widely used blogging engine and CMS worldwide. As an admin of one or more such sites, you will want to keep a close focus at three critical topical areas: Performance, Security and SEO. We did some research to present you the 40 best tutorials that will give you a thorough and solid knowledge about each of these important areas. That’s...

Design

Revised Vintage: Collection of Free Stuff to Awaken Your Inner Hipster

August 12th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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Revised Vintage: Collection of Free Stuff to Awaken Your Inner Hipster

The members of that subculture that is easily and uniquely recognizable by its Ray Ban glasses, skinny jeans/trousers, almost antique Holga photocamera, shaggy haircuts and deep love to vintage are called Hipsters. They are those who truly appreciate old-fashioned stuff and successfully manage to stay away from mainstream trends, while at the same time, look very stylish and voguish. Conquering the real world, they...

Tutorials

Action-packed: 40 After Effects Tutorials for Beginners and Pros

August 11th, 2014
by Dirk Metzmacher
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Action-packed: 40 After Effects Tutorials for Beginners and Pros

After Effects, Adobe’s tool for Hollywood-esque special effects, comes with that familiar Photoshop look, but is supercharged with a timeline and animation capabilities. Even 3D objects can be imported. All in all this gives us enough options to create stunning composings for movies and TV. Delve right in with these 40 After Effects tutorials for video editors and effects specialists. Even as a pro...

Essentials

Boring Work Made Easy: Free Templates for Creating Manuals

August 8th, 2014
by Nataly Birch
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Boring Work Made Easy: Free Templates for Creating Manuals

Whichever boring and insipid creating a manual usually is, whether you are a developer/manufacturer or an end-user, you simply cannot do without one. Perspective of poking a finger in the sky in order to figure out how to employ the product as well as leaving your arduous piece of work without a detailed description does not sound great at all. So like it or...

Essentials

Exclusive Freebie: Five Responsive HTML Email Templates for Noupe Readers (plus PSD)

August 7th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
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Exclusive Freebie: Five Responsive HTML Email Templates for Noupe Readers (plus PSD)

Today we are back with another amazing freebie for all our lovely readers! We teamed up with one of the industry’s most well-known PSD to HTML conversion companies, PSD2HTML.com, to give away a pack of responsive HTML email templates. The original PSD template was created by our second amazing partner in this giveaway, BestPSDFreebies.com. The PSD is available from here, too. So you can...

Business Online

It’s a Rat Race: 40+ Free SEO Tools Any Site Owner Needs to Know

August 6th, 2014
by Dirk Metzmacher
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It’s a Rat Race: 40+ Free SEO Tools Any Site Owner Needs to Know

Free SEO tools are a great way to get closer to that number one position without paying too much upfront. Dirty little secrets: even the average SEO specialist uses free tools, so why shouldn’t you? We have researched the following big list of free SEO tools anyone should at least know about. Even if you may have used one or two from the list...