Apps

Raygun: Affordable Crash Reporting for Any App

October 4th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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The job of developers is great. They are always creating something new. Whether it is a web app based on PHP or a mobile app for iOS or Android or just about any other thinkable app for devices out there, coding is universal. On the downside, errors are universal too. Chasing errors is the part of the job any developer just hates. This will...

Apps

How to Build a Web Game in an Hour

October 2nd, 2015
by Michael Oneppo
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You don’t need an entirely new skill set to develop games. In fact, your current Web development skills in HTML, JavaScript, CSS and so on are just fine for a wide range of games. When you build a game with Web technologies, it will run on pretty much any device with a browser. To prove this, I’ll demonstrate building a game from scratch using...

Cartoons

Cartoon: Photoshop Magic Galore

October 2nd, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Clients tend to think Photoshop is not just very easy to handle but also almost capable of anything you want it to be. All of that with a few simple mouse clicks of course. The creative industry is not without guilt, however. Hollywood blockbusters shift the limits on a daily basis and anything seems possible. Our craft certainly has its limits. Today’s cartoon shows...

(Free) Services

123ContactForm Satisfies Your Every Form Need

October 1st, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Before you stop reading because of the name 123ContactForm, keep calm and carry on. They have a lot more different form types in store than just simple contact forms. You can even build a purchase form with a payment provider glued to it. Let’s taker a closer look, shall we? 123ContactForm: Whatever Form Your Heart Desires I admit that I did not know 123ContactForm...

Design

Responsive Web Design: Where Do We Go From Here?

September 30th, 2015
by Aaron Gustafson
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I had the great pleasure of delivering the closing keynote at Responsive Day Out 3: The Final Breakpoint. Held in Brighton, UK on 19 June 2015, the conference is a gathering of designers and developers sharing their workflow strategies, techniques, and experiences with responsive web design.Here’s what I had to say. „Today has provided an amazing tour of the world of responsive design. We’ve...

(Free) Services

Bushel: Unexpensive Mobile Device Management Made Easy

September 29th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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If your small organization uses Apple products in a decentralized environment, you will already have encountered a bunch of problems. How can you make sure that all the devices run the necessary apps, got the relevant settings and secure your company data? Sounds familiar? Bushel, a fresh service created by industry veteran JAMF Software, wants to help you with its straight-forward, almost intuitive approach....

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Trend Font Family Bargained Away

September 28th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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I like this vintage retro look with slight reminiscences to stonewashed clothing. Our Deal of the Week has a whole family of 20 different fonts following that trend. These typefaces are so trendy, they are even named Trend. Besides all the cletters and numbers there four dingbats fonts featuring ornaments, words and general dingbat symbols included. This font family offers a wholesale solution for...

Cartoons

Cartoon: If Web Designers Were Pilots … [009]

September 25th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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People working in the web design and development industry need to become thick-skinned over the years if they intend to survive long term. I am in this business since web design got invented in the early Nineties, and I sure know what I’m talking about when it comes to the hidden secrets of client communication. My remedy these days is laughing. I refuse to...

Business Online

10 Common Mistakes Web Developers Make

September 24th, 2015
by J. Michael Palermo IV
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There seem to be endless choices regarding how to accomplish the same task – to develop a website that works in today’s modern web. Web developers have to choose a web hosting platform and underlying data storage, which tools to write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in, how design will be implemented, and what potential JavaScript libraries/frameworks to include. Once choices are narrowed down, the...

Inspiration

15 Best Practices of Mobile App Landing Pages

September 23rd, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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No one likes to be overwhelmed by data (textual or multimedia) or graphics. Smart and compact arrangements in collaboration with an optimal balance between those two are what is needed to successfully win customers, especially when it comes to promoting upcoming digital products. Apps that are created to work on cell phones and tablets look great and consistent on various platforms and screens. To...

Development

Remotely Debug and Test JavaScript Using the New Vorlon.JS Plugins

September 22nd, 2015
by Etienne Margraff
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In April 2015, our team of engineers and tech evangelists at Microsoft launched Vorlon.js — an open source, extensible, platform-agnostic tool for remotely debugging and testing your JavaScript. When we launched the project during the Microsoft Build Developer Conference keynote, we had only three plugins: the DOM Explorer, the Interactive Console and Modernizr. We knew at this time that the key to the success...

Design

28 Inspiring Best Practices of Responsive Web Design

September 21st, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
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Responsive web design is big. A responsive website is what you will want to create these days as responsive sites function well on any device and any resolution. No matter whether your site is viewed from a smartphone, a tablet or a desktop computer, your content will always be easily digestible. But with an universal availabilty and a self-adjusting look, what secures a positive...