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HTML5 Video: Understanding Compression and DRM with Azure Media Services, AES, PlayReady, and Video Transports

June 2nd, 2015
by David Voyles
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HTML5 Video: Understanding Compression and DRM with Azure Media Services, AES, PlayReady, and Video Transports

In a previous tutorial, I gave a high-level overview of HTML5 video and many of the transport standards that we can use. In this tutorial—the second in a series on using Azure Media Services to create and consume HTML5 video—I’ll cover the way we can ingest our content using a video recording tool, as well as ways to encrypt or protect our video so...

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Cybrary Online Training: Sophisticated IT Learning Made Easy

June 1st, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Training routes can be long and winding and sometimes lead to nowhere. At the very least conventional training routes in the field of information technology are time-consuming and demand your undivided attention. In our world of tomorrow, learning methods from yesterday will no longer work effectively. We need ways to qualify that don’t make us sit down in a classroom on questionable furniture while listening...

Themes

The Six Best Strategies to Market Your Free WordPress Theme

June 1st, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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You have worked hard on your WordPress theme, followed all best practices, and now want your theme to exist in the WordPress directory, framed by almost 2k other themes. The sheer number of themes raises the question of how to bring your theme to the fore because at the end you want as many downloads as possible. How do you describe a theme in...

Inspiration

Pure Inspiration: 33 New and Award-Winning Websites

May 31st, 2015
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Creativity needs inspiration. Even the greatest designers on earth are nothing without some inspiration from here or there. Look at Android and iOS for example. Armies of designers work on both and yet – isn’t there a slight similarity? Anyway, that’s not the point. To fuel your creativity we have roamed the web fpr new and award-winning piecesof web craftsmanship. Look what we have...

Design

Lining.js: Controlling Text Lines per CSS Selector

May 30th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Lining.js: Controlling Text Lines per CSS Selector

The numerous available CSS selectors let us easily access almost each and every HTML element on any given page. The pseudo-element ::first-line even allows us to apply CSS properties to the first line of text in a document, no matter whether the line is automatically or manually wrapped. Unfortunately, besides ::first-line there are no selevtors to manipulate the second, third, last or whichever line. The...

Business Online

How Does Google’s New Ranking Factor Mobile-Friendly Affect Your Website?

May 29th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Google has been changing its search algorithm time and again to deliver better search results. Factors like keywords, link building, and loading performance play a key role in how Google ranks a website. On April 21st Google officially issued a new ranking factor: the mobile-friendliness of a website. How is this going to affect site operators and what does mobile-friendliness mean from Google’s point...

Design

What You Need to Know About the Latest HTML5 Video

May 28th, 2015
by David Voyles
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Ever wanted to create your own Twitch.tv-like app for livestreaming your work? How about your own YouTube-esque program for playing back your previously recorded video? You might have used Flash, Java, or Silverlight for rich media in the past but with Chrome 42 announcing that that those plug-ins are no longer supported, now is as good a time to go HTML5 as ever. Before...

Inspiration

Back to the Roots: Hand-Made Typography

May 27th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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Are you sometimes fed up with everything glossy, glassy, gradient-esque, three-dimensional, abstract, surreal – in one word with everything artificial, virtual? Yes? Me too. Now is the perfect time to turn to natural, real and genuine. Simply set your eyes on something organic, something that you can touch, feel and even eat, something that has vibes and evokes warm feelings. Our today’s collection is...

Development

Understanding ECMAScript 6: Template Strings (#2)

May 26th, 2015
by David Catuhe
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Welcome to the second part of my series about ECMAScript 6! One of my favorite new web standards Microsoft Edge, the new browser rendering engine we’re creating at Microsoft, is the extensive support it offers for ECMAScript 6. So I wrote this series to walk you through some of the cool things you can do with ECMAScript 6 when writing large applications for the...

Themes

20 Fresh and Free WordPress Themes: May 2015

May 25th, 2015
by Juan Pablo Sarmiento
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I know I am a junkie. I can’t get enough of WordPress themes! And I know it’s the same with lots of you, so I went to every corner of the web looking for the coolest themes for your websites. There’s one for pretty much any kind of website – photography, e-commerce, super minimal design, and more. So go ahead and give your WordPress...

Business Online

Fair Pay for Authors: Post Pay Counter for WordPress

May 24th, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Post Pay Counter for WordPress

Need a solution to pay authors on a WordPress multi-author blog by certain criteria? The Post Pay Counter plugin might be what you’re looking for. This plugin allows the administrator of a multi-author website to customize the basic configuration and choose from various payment options. There’s a free and a PRO version, which I’d like to introduce to you today. The Post Pay Counter...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #6: Introduction to Email Marketing

May 23rd, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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The sixth part of our series on Online Marketing Basics deals with email marketing. We will discuss its main aspects and how to do it. Furthermore, we explain some regional legal aspects that come in handy if you want to do a campaign in Europe. Email marketing is by definition very appealing – after all, this marketing tool gets you right into the inbox...