Design

SVG: How to Work With Text and Font

January 3rd, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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SVG: How to Work With Text and Font

The SVG format is not only useful for the display of vector based shapes. You can also place and edit font in it. In contrast to semantic font labelling in HTML, there are some particular things you need to keep in mind. You should also know some differences to the markup via CSS. Marking Fonts Via SVG and Editing With CSS While HTML knows...

Development

Displaying Data Tables Fast Using Clusterize.js

January 2nd, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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clusterizejs

If you have big amounts of data that you want to display in tabular shape within an HTML document, you should always keep an eye on the website’s performance. In general, it is possible to make a table with multiple hundreds or thousands of lines. However, it’s not always fun to work through a table of this length. Especially when using the mouse wheel,...

Cartoons

Happy New Year and All the Best for 2016

January 1st, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
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Happy New Year 2016

Are we through with the time zones by now? I suppose so. Let me wish you all a happy new year and all the best for the coming twelve months. I hope the new year will be the start of the row of the most successful years of your life. Get rich but don’t die trying. We here at Noupe will be at your...

Business Online

Eight Tips to Start Your Own Web Design Agency

December 30th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Eight Tips to Start Your Own Web Design Agency

You’ve always wanted to be your own boss? When working as a web designer or developer, having an own agency or working as a freelancer can be very tempting. But it’s not an easy challenge, as you need to have a lot of abilities to be successful in the tough market. The accounting needs to be taken care of, and marketing needs to be...

Design

How to Create Websites That Meet Visitor Expectations

December 29th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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How to Create Websites that Meet Visitor Expectations

Creating good websites starts with a certain consistency. This consistency is essential for the cognitive burden of a website’s visitor. When your design is consistent, using the website feels smooth and logic. However, when it is inconsistent, the user needs to put in unnecessary effort. This is what you need to avoid when you want to create websites that meet the expectations of your...

Themes

Premium for Free, the WordPress Theme HC Blog is a Must-Have

December 28th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Premium for Free, the WordPress Theme HC Blog is a Must-Have

Sometimes, you find true gems in the depths of the internet when looking for themes. One of these gems is the new free premium WordPress theme »HC Blog«, which offers a whole bunch of interesting features. HC Themes is the name of a new theme provider. To raise its popularity HC Themes makes this free theme with premium features available to the public. It...

Cartoons

Cartoon: Spec Work

December 27th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: Spec Work

Spec Pizzas. Need I say more? The absurdity is so obvious that it is hard to understand why thoughts of spec work being positive prevail. I have never done that. And as much as these pizza guys will never visit that potential customer again I want to encourage you that you also walk away from people who show no respect for your professionality. No...

Design

HTML5: Plyr is a Responsive and Accessible Video Player

December 26th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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HTML5: Plyr is a Responsive and Accessible Video Player

Today, those that want to integrate video and audio files in a website, rely on HTML5. Plyr is an extensive tool to help with that, allowing you to create a custom interface for HTML5 video and audio. As Plyr is a contemporary piece of web technology, it is both responsive and accessible. Simple Operation, Freely Configurable Coming to results with the Plyr is easy....

(Free) Services

Adobe Portfolio: New Website Builder for Creatives

December 25th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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New Website Builder for Creatives

Adobe has already established a social network for designers and illustrators with its creative network Behance. The new service Adobe Portfolio allows you to easily set up a website to present your work on. The service is free to all subscribers of the Creative Cloud. If you already have a profile on Behance, you can import your work in Adobe Portfolio. Homepage Building Kit...

Design

Noupe says “Merry Christmas”

December 24th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Merry Christmas

Whether you are celebrating Christmas or not. We wish you all the best no matter what. Take the days until year’s end to reflect on what has been and what is there to come. Foremost, spend time with your loved ones. No matter the colour of your skin, your religion, your sexual orientation – we are all world’s citizens. We here at Noupe live...

Development

Truffle Pig: Knwl.JS Finds Data Snippets Automatically

December 23rd, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Truffle Pig: Knwl.JS Finds Data Snippets Automatically

What if important information, such as time or location information, email addresses, phone numbers, links and other data snippets, are hidden in plain text? If you’d want to mine these valuable fragments a lot of manual work would be necessary. Wait. Not anymore.  The JavaScript library Knwl.JS can automatically find this information, filter it and make it available for further use. With some creativity,...

Plugins

December 2015: Ten Free WordPress Plugins to Revamp Your Blog

December 22nd, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
5
Ten Free WordPress Plugins to Revamp Your Blog

This monthly article on new free WordPress plugins is always fascinating to me. More often than not, there are absorbing plugins among them. I have found exciting features since I run this series. You can revamp your blog in no time and offer functionality to your readers (and yourself) that make your blog stick out of the thousands of others. That’s why I dug...