Apps

More Than 10 Million Users, But Why? Mobile Todo-List Any.do Adds Web App

May 23rd, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
1
More Than 10 Million Users, But Why? Mobile Todo-List Any.do Adds Web App

Wow, I admit, I didn’t know that Any.do already reached more than 10 million users. They can rightfully proclaim to be the largest mobile todo app worldwide. Their clients are available for both major platforms, Android and iOS. Lately they added a Chrome extension and now they decided to make a web version available, too. That version is not your usual web app. Any.do:...

Development

WebComponents.org: All About The Future of The Web

May 22nd, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
0
WebComponents.org: All About The Future of The Web

Web Components were the craze for a while. As with all standardization projects, as time passes, the effect wears off. In 2012 standardization of the web components specs felt near. Today it’s still a work in progress. There are a growing number of promising approaches and technical solutions, though. Instead of forcing you to roam the depths and widths of the web to collect...

Design

Magic.css: CSS3 Animations on Steroids

May 21st, 2014
by Ioanni Mitsakis
5
Magic.css: CSS3 Animations on Steroids

It is almost a year ago, that Christian Pucci from Italy introduced his stylesheet-project Magic.css. Magic.css lets you build CSS3 animations with special effects. Last year, Christian, better known as miniMac, had only a handful of effects to show. Up until today, this number has grown to 55. All the effects come in a single stylesheet, prefixed for all modern browsers. Magic.css is published...

(Free) Services

Public Domain Archive: High-Res Photos for Free

May 21st, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
7
Public Domain Archive: High-Res Photos for Free

The market of free photo providers is growing fast. After a decade of market domination, giant services like Shutterstock and others see themselves faced with a competition that will likely change the whole way this industry is structured. This new breed of photo services is different in one vital way, they don’t take money for the right to publish a picture. Some don’t even...

Design

Red Color in Web Design: Provocative or Attractive?

May 20th, 2014
by Julia Blake
1
Red Color in Web Design: Provocative or Attractive?

The color red is the most sexy, passionate and provocative. In the color psychology, red symbolizes energy, love and emotions. A man gives red roses to a girl he is in love with; when a girl is in love she secretly draws red hearts in her diary. Another positive meaning of the red color is appetite stimulation. It is nothing but suitable for a...

Themes

May Celebrations: 20 Fresh and Free WordPress Themes from May 2014

May 19th, 2014
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
3
May Celebrations: 20 Fresh and Free WordPress Themes from May 2014

Here we have it, our first month with all the new entries to the WordPress theme stage being designed responsive. That was faster than we had estimated. But, we won’t complain. Bootstrap is also continuing to go strong, while minimal design still rules. Administering theme options from a backend options panel is becopming more and more common. Theming is getting easier by the minute....

Essentials

Design Vs Cancer: May This Great Project Grow King-Size

May 18th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
2
Design Vs Cancer: May This Great Project Grow King-Size

Are you a designer? You will want to know about this great project. I even bet, if you have a heart, you’ll want to get involved. Both of this is possible. Let’s start by telling you, what Design versus Cancer is all about. The next step is up to you. If you are not a designer, you’ll want to know about that project, too....

Essentials

The CSS Animations Pocket Guide: Now More Free Than Ever

May 17th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
0
The CSS Animations Pocket Guide: Now More Free Than Ever

Publisher Five Simple Steps ceased to exist. Before they vanished, they took the friendly move to transfer all the rights on the books published back to their respective authors. Val Head, author of The CSS Animations Pocket Guide immediately put up a page on her personal blog and started to offer the guide along the lines of the "Pay what you want" model which...

Design

CSS Vocabulary: Definitions for Beginners

May 16th, 2014
by Ioanni Mitsakis
1
CSS Vocabulary: Definitions for Beginners

Even experienced designers are not constantly keeping CSS vocabulary in sight. Or are you permanently rattling off commands with your eyes closed? If so, people might start to avoid you. Did you notice such signs, now you probably know where to search. Thank me later. Probably it helps to know that there is a very conclusive technique to avoid running around murmuring CSS properties....

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Game of WordPress: Set Your Eyes on Fire by Watching a 40 Hours Experts Show

May 15th, 2014
by Michael Dobler
1
Game of WordPress: Set Your Eyes on Fire by Watching a 40 Hours Experts Show

I admit it. I can`t get enough of the “Game of Thrones” show, and as a late discoverer I had the joy to watch an entire season almost in one go. I couldn`t stop watching the epic wrestling for the iron throne and I pressed the stop button much later than it was healthy for my eyes and energy level at the next weekday’s...

Essentials

HTML, CSS, PSD and More: 23 Free Design Resources from May 2014

May 15th, 2014
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
4
HTML, CSS, PSD and More: 23 Free Design Resources from May 2014

The show must go on. Dedicated to the needs of any designer and developer out there, we here at Noupe maintain a handful of monthly series, bringing you the best and freshest resources available in a few comprehensible posts. Today we continue with our very popular series on design resources. Our favorite this month is Foto, an enhanced photography portfolio template in HTML. As...

Deals & Giveaways

Full Throttle Development: Website Design Software Webydo Goes Parallax – Participate in The Closed Beta (Invite Only)

May 14th, 2014
by Dieter Petereit
2
Full Throttle Development: Website Design Software Webydo Goes Parallax – Participate in The Closed Beta (Invite Only)

Webydo’s developers must be on steroids. The community-driven development process sparks more innovation in a few months than other companies find in their whole lifetime. The latest feature announcement promises the availability of one of the hottest trends in web design today, Parallax Scrolling. And it promises to deliver it code-free and with pixel-perfect accuracy. Good news for the non-developing designers in the industry...