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40 Online Photo Editing Tools for Dummies

I don’t know what professional photographers and designers think about free online photo editing services, but I’m sure that all photo fans are definitely crazy about them. These services allow you to quickly and easily modify images at your liking and don’t require any specific skills, knowledge or software. They also allow to skip numerous steps in applying complex effects…

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Why We Chose HTML5 Over Native Apps

My company recently had a tough decision to make. It was a decision that many developers are facing these days. Our sports news application LockerPulse hadn’t been updated since 2010 and was due for an overhaul. In the time that had passed since our last major update, the mobile web had exploded. Consequently we observed that an increasingly higher percentage…

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Is the cookie law dead?

Is the cookie law dead? At least one company is willing to call it already. A month after the law came into effect in the UK, software company Silktide conducted research into how websites were coping. They found 95% of UK websites have made no attempt whatsoever to comply. Possibly worse, 76% of the websites that tried to comply were…

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A Collection Of Fresh Web UI Kits

Today, we have a comprehensive collection of web UI kits and templates for you. All of the kits are editable, in .psd format and all are perfect for creating low-fidelity web mockups. you will not find any individual elements, only complete kits, meaning that each individual template does include all of web elements you will ever need (buttons, search &…

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Popular Tools for Cross Platform Mobile Development

It used to be time-consuming to port apps between iOS and Android devices due to differences in the development environments, Xcode and Eclipse ,and the programming languages, Objective C and Java. Plus, there has always been the fragmentation of devices and screen resolutions on Android devices to contend with. Thankfully, due to several emerging cross platform development environments, it is…

20 College & University Website Designs

Most college and university websites look exactly the same – mind-numbingly-boring. And this is exactly what you should avoid when you have such a wide variety of potential target users – people like current & prospective students, professors, investors, parents of students… A web site is the public face of a university and really needs to have a user-centric design…

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A Quick History of the Rock and Roll T-Shirt

From its humble roots as a way to preserve sailors’ modesty in hot weather during the Spanish – American war to its step into the mainstream based on veterans sporting them in post-WWII America, the t-shirt has a fascinating history. But no part of that history is more fascinating than its position as wearable art, which was fully embraced by…

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The Truth about Web Design

As a freelance web professional, designing websites is your livelihood and in some cases, your life. Your ability to create a website that does everything but make and pour coffee is commendable, but the sad truth is that other than yourself and other web designers, nobody cares about the design at all. What they care about is what it can…

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5 Essential Books for Learning to Read Code

Knowing how to read code is one of the founding pillars of programming. While writing and practice are intrinsic to learning any programming language, much can be gained from reading the code written by other, better programmers. Just as a reading of Tolstoy, Twain and Austen is essential to the education of any serious writer (with even a book devoted…