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The 11 Most Important Web Design Blogs in 2015

August 17th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Web designers and developers have to keep themselves up to date and have their finger on the pulse of the time. You can do so by reading the best blogs about web design. I want to present some blogs to you today that were trendsetters in 2014 and before and will be in 2015. They provide the latest information on everything about design as...

Business Online

On Blogging and Content Marketing: 23 Free, Comprehensive Ebooks

August 14th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Should you be among those who’d like to get started with blogging, and really mean it, you’ll certainly be happy to get one tip or another first-hand from experts. Naturally, we know that, and so we have searched the web for interesting ebooks that cover blogging and content marketing. We have found a few good ones for you, which are the result of years...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Spice up Your Photos Using ALCE for Photoshop

August 13th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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How’d you like to convert your photos into crisp, unique 3D versions of themselves with just a few simple clicks? It’s certainly possible, thanks to the amazing Photoshop Extension ALCE. Advanced Local Contrast Enhancer sports an easy interface that lets you adjust the radius of your image without hurting the image quality in crucial areas such as shadows and highlights. Loaded with case studies and...

Essentials

CSS Icons: 20 Vibrant, Fast, and Light Code Snippets

August 12th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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Use of modern and cutting-edge features of CSS3 has long ago moved from experimental to ordinary. Developers often turn to advanced properties such as animations, pseudo-classes, selectors, calculating values, 3d transforms, etc. without fear of browser compatibility or possible crashes. With an excellent support from JavaScript that can be used for fallbacks, creating websites from CSS-only elements nowadays has become a reality. It concerns...

Development

Online Skills Tests: Find the Perfect Developer With Tests for Geeks

August 10th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Sounds familiar? You are looking to hire a developer with a professional skill set in e.g. PHP. You bring your offer out to the job boards of the globe. Certainly you receive a load of applications. Are you going to interview them all, knowing that most will not even have ten percent of the skills needed? Tests for Geeks helps you filter the load...

Development

WebDev: Using the Media Capture API in the Browser

August 7th, 2015
by David Voyles
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Today I’d like to experiment with the Media Capture and Streams API, developed jointly at the W3C by the Web Real-Time Communications Working Group and the Device APIs Working Group. Some developers may know it simply as getUserMedia, which is the main interface that allows webpages to access media capture devices such as webcams and microphones. You can find the source code for this project on my GitHub....

Development

Building with Polymer and Web Components Using a DB of Pokémon Characters

August 6th, 2015
by David Voyles
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I’ve been recently experimenting with Polymer to get a feel for what it was all about. While it’s still experimental and only available currently in some of the browsers, it’s also among the more innovative technologies to come to the web in recent memory. Source code: GitHub  Live demo: http://pokémonwebaudio.azurewebsites.net/ Let’s start with how Google describes it:   Web Components usher in a new era...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #11: New Customers with Content Marketing

August 5th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Content marketing has become a buzzword in online marketing. But what is it actually all about? And how do you use content marketing effectively? This post will explain this tool, show why content marketing is not only part of every other online marketing measure but also basically required for them to be successful in the first place. Furthermore, we present a sample of an...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress Multisite Tutorial: Multiple Blogs on a Single Installation

August 4th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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One of the most fascinating WordPress features is its multisite functionality. While in the past multiple WordPress websites required multiple installations, today you only need one with multisite. All it needs are multiple websites that use either subdomains or subdirectories of one domain. If you have different domains, you can’t use the WordPress network function without further ado – you’ll need an additional plugin....

Essentials

Behance: 19 Inspiring and Free Anti-Boredom Typefaces

August 3rd, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Behance, the creative network operated by Adobe, has always been a great place to find inspiration. Many designers and illustrators present free and contract work, including typefaces that can be used productively. Many of these are free, and some are even quite elaborate. Typefaces for Everyday Use Especially free typefaces for daily needs are not always easy to find – and this applies in...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Millions of Radically Priced Stock Photos

July 31st, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Today’s Deal of the Week is one that has been before and before and before. Each time Mighty Deals closes it, customers flood their inboxes demanding to bring it back. So, by public demand, here it is again. Grab yourself some stock material by DepositPhotos before you’ll have to wait for the next iteration of that deal. And you can never be sure that...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

WebDev: How to Grunt and Gulp Your Way to Workflow Automation

July 31st, 2015
by Etienne Margraff
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When you are new to front-end development and start mastering HTML5, CSS and JavaScript, the obvious next step is to put your hands on tools that most developers use to stay sane in this complex space. You too deserve to have more flexibility and features while writing your CSS sheets by using less. You too deserve to optimize bandwidth by minifying your JS code....