Essentials

Create Favicons Online With These 5 Useful Tools

February 22nd, 2013
by Denis Potschien
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Create Favicons Online With These 5 Useful Tools

faviconeditor_xiconeditor-w550 Favicons are to websites what bread and water is to human beings: essential. They've been around long-since and will still be when we all have perished. Shortly after the inception of the web, they started their triumphal march. Nowadays, favicons are not long thought or talked about, they are just implemented like a duck takes...

Essentials

Photo Pin Lets You Use Flickr Images Easily, Cares For Licences

February 21st, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
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Photo Pin Lets You Use Flickr Images Easily, Cares For Licences

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We all need images more often than not. Be it to illustrate that new recipe in your favorite cooking forum or be it to have that blog post look more interesting. It is not exactly difficult to find images around the webs. But there are strings attached. If you are not aiming solely for pictures...

Design

CSS3 Lifelike: A Slightly Different Box Model with {box-sizing:border-box}

February 20th, 2013
by Noupe Editorial Team
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CSS3 Lifelike: A Slightly Different Box Model with {box-sizing:border-box}

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The classical box model in CSS has never been the most intuitive. Thanks to CSS3, we now have an alternative to consider: {box-sizing:border-box}. This model has lots of advantages, especially when it comes to flexible layouts.

Development

HTML5 Server-Sent-Events: How To React On Server Requests With JavaScript

February 19th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
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HTML5 Server-Sent-Events: How To React On Server Requests With JavaScript

serversentevents-w550 You certainly know the XMLHttpRequest object, with which it is possible to communicate with a web server from inside an HTML document and have it updated without the need for reloading the page. Now, with the newly introduced server sent event, part of HTML5, we can even react to requests from the server side without...

Design

Photoshop Etiquette: Basic Knowhow for Designing The Web Using Photoshop

February 18th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
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Photoshop Etiquette: Basic Knowhow for Designing The Web Using Photoshop

photoshop-etiquette-homepage Adobe's Photoshop still is the market's most common and most popular choice for professional designers. Besides photography and print design, which Photoshop once got invented for, it is widely used in the designing of websites, too. The last ten years saw the product grow in functionality especially in terms of web design features. A large...

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...