Development

Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Two)

April 28th, 2015
by Rami Sayar
0
Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Two)

This Node.js tutorial series will help you build a Node.js powered real-time chatroom web app fully deployed in the cloud. Throughout the series, you will learn how to setup Node.js on your Windows machine, how to develop a web frontend with Express, how to deploy a Node Express-based app to Microsoft Azure, how to use Socket.IO to add a real-time layer, and how to deploy...

Design

100 Free Resources for Sketch App

April 27th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
1
100 Free Resources for Sketch

More and more creatives switch from powerful and universal image editors such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator to simpler, less sophisticated, much handier and just cheaper software for carrying out their tasks. These unidirectional yet feature-rich programs enable talented folks to focus particularly on designing and nothing else, providing a set of instruments exactly for this sphere. Sketch App is one of that kind....

Plugins

WordPress Plugins for Image Editing: Regenerate Thumbnails and Photon

April 26th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
2
Regenerate Thumbnails and Photon

Sometimes you may find yourself in a situation where you wish to have a little helper that solves your problems in a heartbeat. There’s one situation probably every WordPress user has come across already: You change your theme, and suddenly none of the thumbnails fits anymore. Too big and your theme loses its effect, too small and the CSS might upscale them to the...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #4: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Beginners

April 25th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
4
SEO for Beginners

Search engine optimization is part of search engine marketing, aiming to direct visitors from the search engine to your website. There, search engine optimization (SEO for short) focuses on so-called organic rankings. Part 4 of our online marketing series will talk about what SEO means, and we will introduce you to some ways to affect those rankings. You certainly know a couple of search...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress: Fancy Site Navigation With the_posts_pagination()

April 24th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
1
the_posts_pagination

It was not until WordPress 4.1 was released that creating a paginated blog navigation was a fairly cumbersome affair, which required either a certain degree of development effort or a plugin. WordPress 4.1 makes this a thing of the past. It allows you to create a paginated blog navigation by adding one single tag to the theme’s index.php. Now you need a little bit...

(Free) Services

Link of the Day: Webdesigner News – All the Latest and Greatest in Web Design and Development

April 23rd, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
1
Webdesigner News - Landing Page

Staying up to the latest innovations in web design and development is not an easy task to accomplish. My personal Feedly is cram packed with over 500 feeds. And it costs me a lot of time to even keep up with these news, although they are more or less easily digestible through RSS – much easier than having to visit all these sites manually...

Development

Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part One)

April 23rd, 2015
by Rami Sayar
0
Node.js Part One

This Node.js tutorial series will help you build a Node.js-powered real-time chatroom web app fully deployed in the cloud.  In this series, you will learn how to setup Node.js on your Windows machine (or just learn the concepts if you’re on Mac), how to develop a web frontend with Express, how to deploy a node express apps to Azure, how to use Socket.IO to...

Design

HTML5 and CSS3: Get Your Website Ready for High-Resolution Displays

April 22nd, 2015
by Denis Potschien
5
HiDPI and HTML5/CSS

When Apple introduced a new high-resolution display – the so-called Retina display – for its iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks a couple of years ago, they ushered in a new era of display quality. On such screens, the human eye can’t discern individual pixels anymore. With high-res displays being the norm rather than the exception today, you’ll find more and more middle-range high-res mobile devices....

Development

What do You Mean by Shaders? Learn How to Create Them With HTML5 and WebGL

April 21st, 2015
by David Catuhe
1
Shaders in HTML5

You may have noticed that we first talked a lot about babylon.js lately and most recently we’ve released babylon.js v2.0 with 3D sound positioning (with WebAudio) and volumetric light scattering. If you missed the v1.0 announcement, first you can catch-up with the keynote for day 2 here and go directly to 2:24-2:28: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2014/KEY02. In it, Microsoft evangelists Steven Guggenheimer and John Shewchuk demoed how...

Plugins

Buy me! wpShopGermany – the Professional German Shop Plugin for WordPress

April 20th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
0
wpshopgermany1

Creating online shops based on WordPress becomes more and more popular. The reasons are the general popularity of WordPress itself and the vast range of really good plugins in this area. Today we’ll present you a German shop plugin for WordPress, which has some big advantages over other well-known solutions. wpShopGermany is, as the name indicates, made in Germany, something that can’t be said...

Plugins

Boon or Bane? The Jetpack Plugin for WordPress

April 19th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
5
Boon or Bane? The Jetpack Plugin for WordPress

The Jetpack plugin is probably one of the most feature-rich WordPress plugins on the market. It offers more than 30 functions by now, which raises the question if it really makes sense to install such a “monster”. There’s certainly one or the other useful function. But you’ll most likely find things you won’t ever need or which are already covered by other plugins. On...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #3: Introduction To Social Media Marketing

April 18th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
0
Online Marketing Basics #3: Introduction To Social Media Marketing

Social media marketing has become one of many buzz-words in online marketing. According to some marketing pros, it can generate orders and push sales like there’s no tomorrow. Naturally, everybody wants some piece of the action these days. But, of course, it takes more than just putting up a fancy Facebook page expecting customers are beating a path to your door on their own....