Cartoons

Cartoon: Disruptive Design

December 20th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: Disruptive Design

Sometimes I do look at our industry and ask myself: WTF? A design is not only about the looks but also about the function. That’s what Steve Jobs said, and it is true. Unfortunately, there are too many designers out there who think their task is to reinvent everything. Not even the wheel is secure from these radicals. The outcome is products such as...

Business Online

Why Web Designers and Developers Need to Cooperate

December 19th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Web designers and web developers should always work hand in hand on a project. This sounds like pure logic, and you could think that this is the way it usually goes. Sadly, this is too often not the case. The designer creates the layout, works on new buttons or an elegant typography. The web developer, however, works on the execution of the designs using...

Business Online

16 Fresh Free eBooks for Designers and Developers

December 18th, 2015
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Being a designer or developer means that you’ll never be able to stop learning. Learning is like your second leg. You can still move with only one but won’t win any contests any longer. Free eBooks are perfect in helping you staying updated as they usually offer knowledge in a very compact form. That way they don’t take up too much of your time,...

Essentials

Give it to Someone Special: Free Christmas Design Resources by Freepik

December 17th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Free Christmas Design Resources

You are likely working on your Christmas designs now: websites, banners, presentations, magazines, leaflets, advertising, Christmas greetings and what not. How are you planning to decorate your newsletters, season offers, brochures and Christmas cards? Have you made up your mind yet? If you want to be original and surprise everyone with your designs, you can download thousands of Christmas vectors from Freepik. The guys from Spain...

Business Online

Four Tools for Creating HTML5 Banners in Seconds

December 17th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Banner ads are delivered in Flash less and less often. HTML5 has become the standard for online advertising as well. Thanks to CSS3 animations are possible without any issues and interactions are made possible with JavaScript. Of course, HTML5 banners can also be created manually. But there are plenty of free and paid tools that are specialised in the creation of HTML5 based banners....

Business Online

Fearing the Blank Page: Ignite Your Creativity

December 16th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Ignite Your Creativity

Everyone working as a designer or author or in any other creative job knows it: the fear of the blank page or the blank screen – the creative block. There are moments where simply nothing comes to mind when trying to come up with a convincing logo or a captivating text. If creativity is your job, you can’t afford to have a lot of...

Plugins

Post Snippets for WordPress: You Need This Plugin

December 15th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Post Snippets for WordPress: You Need This Plugin

Sometimes, you find some real gems in the depths of the internet. I just wanted to look up how to add a button for placing my own shortcodes in the text editor when I stumbled upon the plugin »Post Snippets«. Post Snippets is basically the swiss army knife of plugins. It tightens the working process a lot when you are juggling with HTML snippets...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: A Lifetime of Adobe Training

December 15th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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A Lifetime of Adobe Training

Adobe puts out some of the most popular Web Design and Development tools around. Incredibly robust, it can take some serious practice and help to fully master some of them. So why not let some of the top Adobe Instructor’s around teach you the ropes? With our Deal of the Week, provided by Mighty Deals, you can get unlimited access to over 7,000 professional...

(Free) Services

Simunity Icon Maker: Create Awesome Pictograms in Seconds

December 14th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Simunity Icon Maker: Create Awesome Pictograms in Seconds

Based on the Font Awesome Icons used for Bootstrap, the developers of the homepage builder Simbla came up with an icon maker that allows you to create custom pictograms in a matter of seconds. Two colour selectors, a few sliders and two collections of shadows and frames are all it takes. Good Choice: Based on Font Awesome The creators of Simbla chose Font Awesome...

Cartoons

Cartoon: BUY NOW

December 13th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Cartoon: BUY NOW

Believe it or not, I have just had that type of client. My drafts were impressive to say the least. My design concept was worth much more than I will ever get paid for it. I had forethought each and every possibility, even error handling was already cared for. I was just that little bit proud of myself, and I expected the client to...

Development

TremulaJS: This Animated Modern Image Gallery Will Impress You

December 12th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Tremula.js: This Animated Modern Image Gallery Will Impress You

When it comes to polishing images or other visual data, there are plenty of JavaScript libraries to turn a loose image collection into appealingly designed and functional galleries with ease. A very popular choice is the Image Carousel where images are swapped via mouse movement or swipe gesture. TremulaJS also provides a very extensive framework that allows you to create animated galleries and adjust...

Inspiration

Capture the Christmas Mood: 20+ Festive Websites

December 11th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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Capture the Christmas Mood:

Are you ready for Christmas? We hope you are. Since we have collected twenty-some cool websites that will draw you away from the preparation and decorating routine. The web hides lots of valuable stuff. While last year we have posted several articles helping to put you in the right mood, this year we are aiming to entertain you as well as offer several relevant services and...