Development

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse with HTML5 and SVG

March 20th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse with HTML5  and SVG

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As browser adoption of HTML5 continues apace, developers are finding more and more options for creating elegant, highly responsive UIs. In the case of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), what’s old is new again, and quite slick.

Development

A Deeper Dive into jQuery Mobile: Themes

March 18th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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A Deeper Dive into jQuery Mobile: Themes

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The first article (Introduction to jQuery Mobile), published over at MSDN, in this series looked at the subject of themes at a high level and at themes available in jQuery Mobile (jQM). In this, the third of three articles on jQM, I show how to build a custom theme using the Theme...

Essentials

Down with Boredom: 5 Pattern Generators for Background Designs

March 17th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Down with Boredom: 5 Pattern Generators for Background Designs

patterngeneratoren_patterncooler-w550 If you want the background of your website to consist of more than a color, you'll be thinking about a background image. If there's no obvious image you should use or if you don't want to get determined by your imagery, while at the same time being able to serve different resolutions more or less...

Development

jQuery Custom Content Scroller Does Away With Ugly Scrollbars

March 16th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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jQuery Custom Content Scroller Does Away With Ugly Scrollbars

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Development

How I Built the Paint 4 Kids Windows Store App Using Only HTML5 and SVG

March 15th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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How I Built the Paint 4 Kids Windows Store App Using Only HTML5 and SVG

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Paint 4 Kids is a Windows Store app, specifically designed for kids. A simple app for coloring and drawing. You can read of the consumer’s features directly from the Windows Store site, where you can also see some screen shots. For this article, you can simply think of an app...

Inspiration

Let It Flow – 26 Awesome Examples of Responsive Web Design

March 14th, 2013
by Josh Chan
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Let It Flow – 26 Awesome Examples of Responsive Web Design

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Responsive web design is undoubtedly a rapidly growing trend right now, the increasing tablet and mobile device usage has definitely been an ingredient in the success of web responsiveness. It would not be surprising to see the majority of popular websites adapt responsive web designs in the near future. Responsive websites not only enhance the...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Varnish – Free Cache-Server Extraordinaire Speeds Up Your Website

March 13th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Varnish – Free Cache-Server Extraordinaire Speeds Up Your Website

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CMS

CMS Made Simple: Best Choice For Developers?

March 12th, 2013
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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CMS Made Simple: Best Choice For Developers?

*Image Source Alright folks, it is time once again for another CMS review. And today, I shall be taking a closer look at CMS Made Simple. Considering the fact, that CMS Made Simple believes in, well, simplicity, let us keep this introduction crisp, short and simple and head straight into discussion.

Essentials

How To: Genericons – 62 Vector Icons Webfont by WordPress Creators Automattic

March 11th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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How To: Genericons – 62 Vector Icons Webfont by WordPress Creators Automattic

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Not only do we see a massive growth in the number of mobile devices, also the capabilities of these little handsets improve with every new generation. It's an irreversible trend, commonly known as HiDPI, that causes lots of work not only, but also for web designers. If you have ever had the pleasure of looking...

Development

HTML5: Threesixty.js Generates 360 Views From Images

March 10th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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HTML5: Threesixty.js Generates 360 Views From Images

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360 degree walk-arounds, just as you know them from the major automobile brands: that is what you can expect the fresh jQuery plugin Threesixty.js to deliver. It does this using HTML5 data attributes, thus showing a very simple approach that has you fiddling together a nice 360 in a matter of minutes.

Tutorials

How To Pin Web Apps As Tiles To The Brand-New Startscreen Of Windows 8

March 9th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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How To Pin Web Apps As Tiles To The Brand-New Startscreen Of Windows 8

windows8tiles-w550 The new user interface of Windows 8 needs a lot of getting used to. The upside is, the introduction of the so-called tiles, which are intended as the main way of interacting between user and system, brought new possibilities to provide the user with additional information. Tiles are not limited to showing an icon, the...