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Hojoki: The (no longer) Missing Link Between Your Cloud Apps

July 30th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Hojoki: The (no longer) Missing Link Between Your Cloud Apps

If you are anything like me, you will find it tedious to keep in sync with the dozen(s) of cloud apps you use on a daily basis. Some of the work is coordinated via Trello, texts and spreadsheets are written using Google Drive, creative work is stored in Dropbox, notes are captured in Evernote, short communication is done using Twitter. And this is only...

Deals & Giveaways

Pictograms Galore: Three Huge Bundles Totalling 2,500 Vector Icons For The Price Of One

July 29th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Pictograms Galore: Three Huge Bundles Totalling 2,500 Vector Icons For The Price Of One

Icons. I admitted it many times before, I’ll admit again – over and over again, if necessary: I love icons and never can get enough of them. That’s why today’s Mighty Deal seems to have been designed especially for me and me only. Yet, I know there are some soul mates out there who feel alike. And then again that’s why I want you...

Development

Tabulous.js: Organize Random Content in Tabs with jQuery

July 28th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Tabulous.js: Organize Random Content in Tabs with jQuery

Aaron Lumsden from West-Yorkshire simply loves jQuery. It’s been merely a few days ago, that we introduced our readers to progression.js, a plugin that gives users real time hints and progress updates as they complete forms. Today I ran across another useful plugin by the same programmer. Tabulous.js helps you organize any content in containers with tabbed navigation and nice animated effects to hide...

Essentials

Designer’s Basic Toolset: 10 Awesome Freebies

July 25th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Designer’s Basic Toolset: 10 Awesome Freebies

Every project is different, yet somehow the same. The latter makes it harder over time to fuel your creativity anew each time a client demands it. Things start to resemble more and more, the longer your designer’s career endures. This is because you are living in the boundaries of your own mindset. Of course you know that and have initiated strategies against it, e.g....

Design

30+ Photo Manipulations That Make Your Jaw Fall Slack

July 24th, 2013
by Swetlana Senkevitch
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30+ Photo Manipulations That Make Your Jaw Fall Slack

People with a passion for photography most likely have a passion for photo manipulation also. Professionals say: “You don’t just take a photo, you make it!” It is adventurous, experimental even, playing around with your photos and pushing the boundaries of the possible. Oftentimes these attempts fail miserably, there is a whole plethora of platforms with this kind of material – especially showing off...

Design

HTML5 Datalist: What You Need To Know

July 23rd, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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HTML5 Datalist: What You Need To Know

Autocompletion is a pattern that all web users are familiar with. When you do a search, your search engine suggests terms. When you type a new email message, your mail client suggest recipients. This functionality, however, has not been available to web developers without a nontrivial amount of JavaScript. One of the new HTML5 elements, the <datalist>, brings this autocomplete functionality to the Web...

Deals & Giveaways

Next to Naught: Nexa Slab Font, Typeface with Multi-National Characterset, Dirt-Cheap

July 22nd, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Next to Naught: Nexa Slab Font, Typeface with Multi-National Characterset, Dirt-Cheap

Fonts are plain sailing. There is no shortage. Even freely usable fonts are no rarity. Google Fonts even offers a few hundreds of beautiful variants. But, what if you want your design stand out from the rest? What if you are not into buying at the next Trader Joe’s? What if you need multiple language support? Things get a little more complicated, then. Today...

Themes

Summer 2013: The 25+ Best WordPress Themes of the Season

July 22nd, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Summer 2013: The 25+ Best WordPress Themes of the Season

A key factor to designer’s success in the internet is to be always at the forefront of – well – design. In this post we will be showcasing the best WordPress themes this summer has brought up so far. Some point design in future directions and can be very well used as inspiration, even if you are not explicitly looking for WordPress themes at...

Essentials

Free Photos: 10 Freshly Shot Hi-Res-Images From Unsplash.com

July 21st, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Free Photos: 10 Freshly Shot Hi-Res-Images From Unsplash.com

A few days ago we introduced you to Unsplash.com, a project by Ooomf. Today our inbox saw the first update with 10 more photos by different photographers, we thought we should share with you. If you want to receive regular updates on new photos, subscribe to their mailing list. Using this link gets you rewarded with an extra of three photos immediately. Unsplash.com is a...

Development

Progression.js: jQuery Plugin Takes the Pain out of Inescapable Web Forms

July 21st, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Progression.js: jQuery Plugin Takes the Pain out of Inescapable Web Forms

From the UK, West Yorkshire county, city of Leeds stems a fresh jQuery plugin, that promises to help visitors fill out web forms by assisting them and providing progress updates. This is the more helpful the longer a form gets – and we all know, web forms can get reeaaallly looong. Two data attributes, added to the form fields, care for keeping track of...

Design

Tablet Web Design Best Practices: Free Ebook Offers Loads of Useful Tips

July 19th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Tablet Web Design Best Practices: Free Ebook Offers Loads of Useful Tips

Who would dare to not call the guys and girls of Canadian Mobify experts in mobile web design? They actually are. Though not everyone will find their cloud-based design concepts appealing. A short while ago the people at Mobify decided to publish an ebook on the best practices in tablet-focused web design. They titled the 25-pager "Tablet Web Design Best Practices: 30 Ways to...

Essentials

Totally Free: Unsplash.com delivers Hi-Resolution Photos To Your Inbox

July 18th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Totally Free: Unsplash.com delivers Hi-Resolution Photos To Your Inbox

Commercial use photos are always appreciated. In most cases, though, licensing is not as straightforward as you would want it to be. Studying license conditions is not what most of us like to struggle with. Some countries even have legal systems in place, where it is hard for the creator to waive all his legal rights, even if he explicitly wants to. The best...