Infographics

Facts, Facts, Facts: The Anatomy of a Successful Resume (Infographic)

February 17th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Facts, Facts, Facts: The Anatomy of a Successful Resume (Infographic)

No matter whether you are seeking for a nine-to-five or whether you want to get that freelance job. It is always inevitable to make the best possible impression, be it on an employer or a client. How this best impression can be planned and crafted is the subject of a recent infographic. NowSourcing, internet marketers...

Development

New Tools: CSS-Preprocessor Roole and HTML Converter Markdown.css

February 15th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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New Tools: CSS-Preprocessor Roole and HTML Converter Markdown.css

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Astonishing things happen inside the development community. It keeps pushing out tools at an hourly rate, where some tools become essential and others are never again heard of. Today we will be looking at two tools, one from each side of this spectrum. While Roole, a JavaScript-based preprocessing CSS language, proves immediately useful, Markdown.css asks...

Development

Lazy Line Painter for jQuery Animates SVG Onto Your Website

February 14th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
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Lazy Line Painter for jQuery Animates SVG Onto Your Website

Thanks to the canvas element and the drawing capabilities of JavaScript we can calculate and present graphics inside the browser. That way drawings can be animated onto a website. The downside is, that you would have to do a lot of programming to achieve this. If you are not into programming or simply want...

Plugins

Integrating Social Media into WordPress: Plugins You Cannot Live Without

February 13th, 2013
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Integrating Social Media into WordPress: Plugins You Cannot Live Without

If you are running a website on WordPress or any other way, chances are that you already know that after search engines, social networking websites are the primary referrers of traffic. However, earning visitors from social networks such as Facebook and Twitter depends heavily on how easy the social sharing mechanism on your website...

Design

CSS Rooted: Flexible Type Sizes With REM

February 12th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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CSS Rooted: Flexible Type Sizes With REM

Best practices of defining font sizes are discussed throughout the web since its inception. Besides the traditional candidates, such as px, em and %, rem represents a fairly new alternative, taking the best of the other units and combining them into one.

Business Online

Pinstamatic Pimps Pinterest, Allows for Sharing of Websites, Texts and Places

February 10th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
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Pinstamatic Pimps Pinterest, Allows for Sharing of Websites, Texts and Places

You know that the social network Pinterest limits itself to the sharing of visual media, images foremost. Even though this is surely part of its success, there are times when you'd like to share other content, especially when the content is not available as an image. In these cases, Pinstamatic, a new service to...

Development

Toolbar.js for jQuery and Bootstrap: Flexible Toolbars in iOS Style

February 9th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Toolbar.js for jQuery and Bootstrap: Flexible Toolbars in iOS Style

No matter whether you like the design style of iOS or you don't. We need not participate in the ongoing discussion about sceuomorphism. One topic cannot be disputed. I'm talking about the toolbar design Apple's iOS introduced. Modern websites tend to adapt that concept more often than not. Tapping an icon or a link...

Design

HINT.css – Tooltips In Pure CSS3 And HTML5, No JavaScript Needed

February 8th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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HINT.css – Tooltips In Pure CSS3 And HTML5, No JavaScript Needed

Tooltips in HTML pages general do not need any effort from a developer's side, as long as they put proper title attributes to their elements. The title is then used for showing the tooltip, but also for other things, such as providing a screen reader with proper content. Speaking of the use case of...

Infographics

The Billion Dollar Startups – Rare, But There [Infographic]

February 7th, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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The Billion Dollar Startups – Rare, But There [Infographic]

Strange, but true. Even in these fast times, companies freshly evolve and make it to a market value of billions of Dollars in a mere few years time. The people from the job board Staff.com put together a nice infographic with all the basic facts worth knowing about the thirteen young companies that made...

Business Online

Tips for Designing Small Websites Faster and Cheaper without Sacrificing Quality

February 6th, 2013
by Tara Hornor
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Tips for Designing Small Websites Faster and Cheaper without Sacrificing Quality

Web designers/developers often find themselves needing to turn down small projects simply due to a lack of time or budget. For instance, a friend may be starting a doggie daycare and needs a simple website to provide clients with information. Or maybe a cousin needs to create a website for her social club events. Some of these projects...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Mastering WordPress Configuration – wp-config.php

February 5th, 2013
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Mastering WordPress Configuration – wp-config.php

One of the best aspects of WordPress is the fact that it does not require much code-level tweaking to work. All you need to do is install the CMS, and off you go! All in all, for a general-purpose website, there is not much tweaking or customization that needs to be done. In fact,...

Development

Tilted: HTML Elements Become Parallelograms With Maskew

February 4th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
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Tilted: HTML Elements Become Parallelograms With Maskew

You know that you can tilt HTML elements into the shape of a parallelogram using the CSS3 property "transform". Nice, at first sight. But then, calling "transform" on a picture leads to tilting the picture itself. Uncle Hugo is not amused about his new skewed look. And you know, it is his corporation you...