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Google Web Fundamentals: An Essential Handbook For Designers and Developers

A week or so back and seemingly unnoticed, Google released a new online handbook for web designers and developers. Still in Beta and expected to be polished further in June, Google Web Fundamentals is an essential collection of information about modern web design and development. As of now, the Handbook consists of four separate topics: Multi-Device Layouts Images, Audio and…

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Australis: The New Look for Firefox

Even though it has lost considerable market share to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox is still the preferred and favored web browser for a good number of internet users. And in the light of stiff competition from Chrome, Firefox has recently been trying hard to come up with something new in an attempt to bridge its lost market share. And speaking…

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Free eBook: UX Design For Project Managers from UXPin

Nowadays, anything even remotely related to design is dominated by concerns and ideas related to user experience. Talk about cold and hard words or engineering tricks? Ain’t nobody got time fo’ dat! The concept is simple: in order to have a truly remarkable design or project, you need to attach special importance to user experience. However, most of the time,…

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Workwankers – Calling-out some of the unlikeable characters in design

Created by Peter Cortez and Joe Sayaman from digital production company Mizaplas.com, Workwankers is a creative series of illustrated slides that highlights some of the more annoying and unlikable characters that will undoubtedly be found lingering in your office. You can also Call out a Wanker, so Peter and Joe know that this may be ‘construed as mean-spirited,’ and thus…

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ManageWP.org — Share, Explore and Vote on Everything WordPress

Due to the popularity of WordPress, there is no shortage of WP-related material on the internet. Whatever it might be that you are looking for — news, themes, plugins, reviews, interviews or tutorials — you will find numerous blogs and websites offering you WordPress-related information. Amidst such variety, it might be difficult to keep track of the best and choicest…

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Google Web Designer: Bringing Ideas To Life, Using HTML5

Yesterday Google added a new tool to its wide array of offerings, and this time they have built something specifically for the web design community. Allow me to introduce you to Google Web Designer – a powerful tool that lets you easily create interactive and cross-platform HTML5-based designs and vector-style artwork using an ‘integrated visual and code interface’. So what…

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phpMyAdmin Turns 15 Years Old This Week!

In an era when everything on the internet is shrinking in terms of life expectancy, be it smartphone operating systems or browser versions, phpMyAdmin, the extremely popular and often taken for granted tool for administering MySQL and other related databases from a web browser, this week has turned 15 years of old! phpMyAdmin started as a humble project with modest…

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A First Look at UIkit – A New Front-End Framework

Recently a new modular front-end framework has been released that is well worth mentioning. Simply called UIkit, it is a lightweight framework, developed in LESS, that provides a comprehensive and extensive collection of HTML, CSS, and JS components. It is fully responsive and follows the mobile-first approach to for a consistent mobile experience. To avoid conflicts with custom CSS or…