(Free) Services

GraphicStock Offers Affordable Stock Photography and Design Elements

June 22nd, 2015
by Dieter Petereit

As creative professionals, we always need proper stock material. Time does not allow to shoot all necessary photos ourselves, nor does it allow to create all required design elements from scratch. If you do you will run into problems sooner or later as either your projects take too long to come to an end or your clients don’t want to pay all that extra...

(Free) Services

Jotform Rescues Your Web Forms and Grows Further

June 19th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit

It comes without further explanation that we here at Noupe are big fans of JotForm. If you are one of our hundreds of thousands of frequent readers, you were unable to get around the praises we shared. The year 2015 is another good year in the history of the service as they continue to innovate. Furthermore, Adobe has added its part to the continuous...

(Free) Services

Webdesigner News: Focused News Aggregator Saves Your Time

June 19th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit
Webdesigner News Aggregator

Staying afloat the news stream is not easy. If you manage to you can be confident that you are not too far away from recent developments in our industry. And you can make an educated decision which topics are worth digging in deeper and which ones are not. As reading is not bringing in any money, you need to cut that down to the...


Manifold.JS: How to Build a Hosted Web App on Android, iOS, and Windows

June 18th, 2015
by Jeff Burtoft

Recently at //BUILD/ 2015, Microsoft announced manifoldJS – the simplest way to build hosted apps across platforms. While John Shewchuk, Technical Fellow and the CTO for the Microsoft Developer Platform, did a great job building a hosted web app right on-stage (you can see the recap here), I’d like to go into a bit more detail: why hosted web apps and how to build...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Inside WordPress: An Introduction to Custom Post Types

June 17th, 2015
by Ioanni Mitsakis

Most people who work with WordPress have already heard of custom post types. Unfortunately, only a few web designers and bloggers know what this function actually is and how to make use of it. Custom post types are something like the icing on the cake and one of the reasons for WordPress’ popularity. Let’s have a look at custom post types and see what...


Blob Storage: How I Used it to Host my Podcast MP3 Files

June 16th, 2015
by David Voyles

I host a podcast called The Indie Dev Podcast where I interview game developers from around the world in 30 minute segments. I’m always fascinated by what people are able to create, and I’m even more curious about how they make these games happen. I store the most recent episodes of the podcast on PodOmatic, which allows them to be picked up by iTunes...

Deals & Giveaways

Deal of the Week: Beautiful Hand-drawn Calligraphy Font Makes You Wonder

June 16th, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team

This is a promise. Our beautiful hand-drawn calligraphy font will really make you wonder. It will make you wonder how you could get along without it for all these years. No wonder that its name is Wonder, too. Find a classic modern calligraphy font crossed with a sexy style to offer you an alternative to those everyday fonts. Besides 400 glyphs, two icon packs...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Pantheon: The Next Dimension of WordPress and Drupal Hosting and Management

June 15th, 2015
by Dieter Petereit

As a freelancer or even more so as an agency in the field of web design and development you have to cope with a plethora of challenges. Pantheon cannot take all the burdens off your shoulder but substantially relieve the pains of your everyday life. With Pantheon, you need not worry about the technical part of a website development project anymore. The service not...


Chartist.js Creates Responsive, Animated Charts with SVG

June 12th, 2015
by Denis Potschien

Numbers and statistics are usually bone-dry and sometimes not really clarify but obscure even more. By visualizing data with charts, you can attract much more attention. The JavaScript library Chartist.js from Zurich turns as many numerical sequences as you like into easy to understand bar, line, pie, or other charts. They not only look good but are also responsive and can be jazzed up...


Why and How We Migrated Babylon.js to Azure: CORS, Gzip, and IndexedDB

June 11th, 2015
by David Rousset

You’re working for a startup. Suddenly that hard year of coding is paying off – with success comes more growth and demand for your web app to scale. In this tutorial, I want to humbly use one of our more recent “success stories” around our WebGL open-source gaming framework, babylon.js and its website: babylonjs.com. We’ve been excited to see so many web gaming devs...


10 Fresh Free WordPress Plugins (Edition: June 2015)

June 10th, 2015
by Wilhelm Weber

Plugins are the icing on the WordPress cake. Can you imagine your favorite CMS without them? These helpful tools have become essential in many areas and save us a lot of developing time. In our little series, we picked out once again the latest and most interesting plugins covering a wide range of use cases. As an appetizer, we have a Jetpack Clone that...


Enhance your JavaScript Debugging Life with Cross-browser Source Maps

June 9th, 2015
by David Rousset

As a JavaScript developer, I’m sure you’ve already been falling into this scenario: something goes wrong with the production version of your code, and debugging it directly from the production server is a nightmare simply because it has been minified or has been compiled from another language such as TypeScript or CoffeeScript. The good news? The latest versions of browsers can help you solve...