Design

HTML5: Screen Orientation API Uses Javascript to Rotate the Screen

May 8th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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html5-screenorientationapi-teaser

Media queries allow websites to adjust their layout depending on the screen orientation of a smartphone or tablet. But sometimes you may want your website locked to a particular orientation, portrait or landscape. The format of native apps can be specified in such a case. The app will then only be displayed in the preset format – independently from the actual device orientation. By...

Development

Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Four)

May 7th, 2015
by Rami Sayar
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nodejs-partfour-teaser

This Node.js tutorial series will help you build a Node.js powered real-time chatroom web app fully deployed in the cloud. Throughout the series, you will learn how to setup Node.js on your Windows machine, how to develop a web frontend with Express, how to deploy a Node Express-based app to Microsoft Azure, how to use Socket.IO to add a real-time layer, and how to deploy...

Development

Flickity: Beautiful Galleries on All Devices – Responsive and With Gesture Control

May 6th, 2015
by Denis Potschien
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Flickity

There are several solutions to creating galleries via JavaScript. But sometimes you may find the handling is not convincing, others provide a rather poor functionality. Flickity, however, is a state-of-the-art JavaScript framework for galleries that works great on desktops, as well as mobile devices. The gallery is responsive and can be controlled with your mouse or gestures – or even your keyboard. Thanks to...

Inspiration

Incredible Typography: 28 Sculptural Fonts (Showcase)

May 5th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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Incredible Typography: 28 Sculptural Fonts

Typography is considered to be a fine art that at first place adorns print media. Although it is widely used for its primary purpose, which obviously is displaying text, it is able to not just bring the content to view but also reflect its meaning. It can dish out data in the way you imagined it to, easily conveying a gamut of emotions, setting the...

Development

Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Three)

May 4th, 2015
by Rami Sayar
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Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Three)

This Node.js tutorial series will help you build a Node.js powered real-time chatroom web app fully deployed in the cloud. Throughout the series, you will learn how to setup Node.js on your Windows machine, how to develop a web frontend with express, how to deploy a node express apps to Azure, how to use socketio to add a real-time layer and how to deploy...

Business Online

Social Media: Rock Your Business with Facebook, Twitter, …

May 3rd, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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Rock Your Business

Usually we start into a new year with a lot of energy, new goals and resolutions. But eventually we reach the point – which is at the beginning of Spring at the latest – when our weaker self prevails and we mess up our goals and resolutions. If one of your goals for 2015 was to use social media efficiently, maybe to get a...

Business Online

Online Marketing Basics #5: Best Uses of Search Engine Advertising (SEA)

May 2nd, 2015
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Search Engine Advertising (SEA)

The fifth part of our online marketing series discusses another branch of search engine marketing: Search Engine Advertising (SEA). There, you pay for ads that match certain search queries. If you’re good at creating those ads, you will be able to generate traffic on your website, as well as collect data, to better optimize your page. What is SEA? SEA is short for Search...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

The Ten Most Interesting Widgets for Your WordPress Website

May 1st, 2015
by Andreas Hecht
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The Ten Most Interesting Widgets for Your WordPress Website

It is not least its versatility that makes WordPress so fascinating. WordPress websites are unique – at least if you want them to be. But what people often forget is that high individuality and functionality can already be achieved by using the right sidebar widgets. They’re like the icing on the cake and can add spice to your website. Therefore, we want to show you...

Development

Essential: How to Test Internet Explorer on Android, iOS, and Mac OS X

April 30th, 2015
by Rey Bango
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How to Test Internet Explorer

Earlier this year, the Microsoft team launched a new tool to make it easier to test sites in IE regardless of which platform you’re on; seriously! It’s part of their work on Microsoft Edge and its new rendering engine and new user-agent string, which is a fork of Trident that’s far more interoperable with the mobile Web. In this tutorial, I want to demonstrate...

Design

World of Design No. 3: South Korea

April 29th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
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Design in South Korea

Driven by high-tech goliaths such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai-Kia, South Korea is considered to be one of the most innovative countries in the world. However, this impressive fact does not call the tune when it comes to website design. It seems that the Korean-based creatives are trying to stick to the golden mean and maintain the ideology of “haste makes waste” and populate...

Development

Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Two)

April 28th, 2015
by Rami Sayar
0
Hands-On: Build a Node.js-powered Chatroom Web App (Part Two)

This Node.js tutorial series will help you build a Node.js powered real-time chatroom web app fully deployed in the cloud. Throughout the series, you will learn how to setup Node.js on your Windows machine, how to develop a web frontend with Express, how to deploy a Node Express-based app to Microsoft Azure, how to use Socket.IO to add a real-time layer, and how to deploy...

Design

100 Free Resources for Sketch App

April 27th, 2015
by Nataly Birch
2
100 Free Resources for Sketch

More and more creatives switch from powerful and universal image editors such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator to simpler, less sophisticated, much handier and just cheaper software for carrying out their tasks. These unidirectional yet feature-rich programs enable talented folks to focus particularly on designing and nothing else, providing a set of instruments exactly for this sphere. Sketch App is one of that kind....