Development

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse with HTML5 and SVG #2: Text, Paths and Basic Animation

April 25th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse with HTML5 and SVG #2: Text, Paths and Basic Animation

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The first article in this series covered the basics of SVG, an overlooked, underappreciated aspect of HTML5. While different browsers implement SVG in different ways, the previous walkthrough described how to create text, incorporate SVG images and build basic shapes such as circles, polygons and paths in a way that all...

Deals & Giveaways

Win One Year of Free Web Hosting with WebHostingBuzz.com

April 24th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Win One Year of Free Web Hosting with WebHostingBuzz.com

WebHostingBuzz | Homepage

Today we are happy to be able to offer you a web hosting package for an entire year, worth around a 100 USD, for free. Well, at least for the three lucky winners of our giveaway game. Let's play, shall we?

(Free) Services

PSDDD: Brand-New Resource for Creative Professionals curates Dribbble’s Best Freebies

April 22nd, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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PSDDD: Brand-New Resource for Creative Professionals curates Dribbble’s Best Freebies

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Dribbble is awesome. You cannot help but get inspired browsing the various works and reading the almost always constructive feedback provided by the community. Show and tell is what describes Dribbble best, but some designers do more. They give away their design elements for free. And in these cases, PSDDD comes into play...

Inspiration

55+ Amazing Commercial Use Photos of Urban Life

April 21st, 2013
by Tara Hornor
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55+ Amazing Commercial Use Photos of Urban Life

Stock photography is an excellent way to add visual stimulation to a website design, brochures, or posters. Saving some money for your client or yourself on stock photography is a bonus. Most designers know that there are some amazing commercial use photos available under a creative commons license, but the problem is that it can take hours searching for...

Business Online

Atmail Cloud: Modern Email Solution For Web-Working Professionals [Review]

April 19th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Atmail Cloud: Modern Email Solution For Web-Working Professionals [Review]

Atmail Cloud | Responsive

Email - there is no getting around it. You need a reliable, fast and secure service to host the mail-related part of your business life. Self-hosting is always an option, but alternatives are valid, too. Cloud-hosted mail services are no newcomers in the field. Almost any internet user will be a client of...

Development

Mozilla Labs TowTruck: Brand-new Real-Time Collaboration Tool Tested

April 18th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Mozilla Labs TowTruck: Brand-new Real-Time Collaboration Tool Tested

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Mozilla Labs achieves amazing things. And this is more of an under- than an overstatement. The latest sprout from Mozilla's garden, interestingly named TowTruck, makes no exception and promises a lot. TowTruck lets you integrate collaboration features into any website with a mere two lines of code. Once done, people can communicate, collaborate, create together...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Improving the Default Search Experience in WordPress

April 17th, 2013
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Improving the Default Search Experience in WordPress

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No matter what the genre or niche of your website is, the search functionality forms an integral part of your site. In fact, it is almost impossible to think of the internet without the search function. A search bar helps your visitors to easily locate content on your website and as a result, plays...

Development

5 jQuery Plugins to Breathe Life into your Texts

April 16th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
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5 jQuery Plugins to Breathe Life into your Texts

jquerytexteffekte_slidingletters-w550 Texts are primarily made for reading. Yet, at least sometimes, we want them to be apparent, eye-catching. A set of jQuery plugins provide possibilities to animate texts in various ways. We have come up with five of the best of them.

Design

CSS Architectures #1: Principles of Code Cleanup and the New Best Practices

April 15th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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CSS Architectures #1:  Principles of Code Cleanup and the New Best Practices

Box-Models in Real Life Can Come Over Complicated, too

All too often, the CSS for major (and minor) websites is a textbook case of code bloat and redundancy, with lines of code that boast unnecessary use of qualifier elements, overly specific selectors from unnecessarily long selector chains, overdependence on descendent selectors when...

Development

Leaflet: Interactive Maps with JavaScript and OpenStreetMap

April 14th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
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Leaflet: Interactive Maps with JavaScript and OpenStreetMap

leaflet-w550 What crosses your mind first, when you think about embedding maps into a website? I am pretty sure the answer is: Google Maps. And this is perfectly understable as the easy to use JavaScript API allows for simple and flexible addition of custom content such as markers and overlays to the maps. The free alternative...

Design

Instant Inspiration: Niice.co, a Brand-new Search Engine for Designers Sparks Your Creativity

April 13th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Instant Inspiration: Niice.co, a Brand-new Search Engine for Designers Sparks Your Creativity

Niice.co: The Homepage

Did your muses sneak out the back-door without even leaving a message on the bathroom mirror? Didn't you just have this wonderful idea for this next web project? No? I thought so. When the only thing running properly is your nose and the only sparks flying burn your skin, it is high time you...

Development

Sidr for jQuery: Modern Sidebar Navigation with an Edge

April 12th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Sidr for jQuery: Modern Sidebar Navigation with an Edge

Project's Homepage

We all came to love the so-called panel menu, or more correct off-canvas-menu, which saw a dramatic rise in popularity alongside the equally dramatic rise in popularity of smartphones and mobile clients in general. It’s getting hard to find one smartphone app that isn’t equipped with a navigation that slides in at swipe or tap....