Design

The Future Is Now: GinWiz Mobilizes Your Website [Review]

April 29th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
2
The Future Is Now: GinWiz Mobilizes Your Website [Review]

GinWiz | Homepage

We all know it. Mobile is the future. There are studies all over the place that tell you there are more smartphones than toilets out there, more smartphones than humans even (well, not yet). Android phones are registered at a whopping pace of 1.5 million devices per day - according to Google's Eric Schmidt....

Design

Photoshop in Web Design: 5 Plugins to Make your Workday More Pleasant

April 28th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
15
Photoshop in Web Design: 5 Plugins to Make your Workday More Pleasant

GuideGuide Still nowadays lots of web designs start as a Photoshop draft. This gets more and more elaborate and has to be converted to HTML and CSS during the late stages of the project. No wonder, that services for PSD to HTML conversion still face no shortage of orders. A lot of developers have created a flood...

Development

Fast and Easy: Create HTML Mockups with RoughDraft.js

April 27th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
3
Fast and Easy: Create HTML Mockups with RoughDraft.js

RoughDraft in Action In the process of the development of the next client's website it comes inescapably - the moment, where you will have to present a design that does look real, though you almost always don't have any real content at that time. The urgent need for placeholder content lies in the air and you go...

Development

Web Developer Checklist and Userium: 2 Useful Helpers for Oblivious Web Developers

April 26th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
7
Web Developer Checklist and Userium: 2 Useful Helpers for Oblivious Web Developers

checklists-f1-w550

I'll admit, you need not be oblivious to benefit from the two services I am about to introduce you to. It is not easy to keep proper track of all important aspects of clean and modern web design. I'm sure you will have created your own notes, hints, checklists as your experience developed throughout the...

Development

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

April 25th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
1
Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse with HTML5 and SVG #2: Text, Paths and Basic Animation

zombie-apocalypse-2

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
7
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
6
PSDDD: Brand-New Resource for Creative Professionals curates Dribbble’s Best Freebies

psddd-teaser

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
1
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
7
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
2
Mozilla Labs TowTruck: Brand-new Real-Time Collaboration Tool Tested

towtruck-logo

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
11
Improving the Default Search Experience in WordPress

*Image Credit

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
4
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.