WordCamp hits the Netherlands this weekend

WordCamp Netherlands will feature a lineup of experts on WordPress, Social Media, SEO, and Performance including our very own Andy Killen. While it’s hosted in the Netherlands, many of the talks will be in English for the speaker’s convenience. Saturday (March 24th) will open the event with a series of talks on WordPress! A full program of Saturdays events are…

Guidelines to Follow when Building for the App Store (iOS & Android)

There are a lot of factors to consider before building and submitting a mobile application. Developers have plenty of resources on the web for consulting official documentation. But there are some traits you should consider about the overall process. Whether you are building for Apple or Android-powered devices will make all the difference. Some developers have the confidence to build…

How Much Code Should Web Designers Need to Know?

This is an interesting topic which isn’t often discussed between web designers. Getting started in Adobe Photoshop is difficult, and you feel an exhilarating rush when you complete your first web project. But what good is a website mockup if you can’t build it? Arguably designers by definition do not need to understand any programming. Design is just that –…

Improve Your Workflow By Eating Out – The Link Between Restaurants And Design Meetings

Let’s face it: when we eat out at a restaurant, we usually aren’t making the most logical choice on any front. Restaurants are quite a bit more expensive than cooking meals at home; they’re also less nutritious, less filling, and sometimes the quality of the food or the service can leave you more unhappy than you bargained for. Nevertheless, millions…

The Curious Link Between Icon Design and Candies

Do you like candies? Come on, even if your outer adult doesn’t want to admit it, your inner child is reaching with its palms out! Do you remember when you were a kid with how much attention you paid when you were selecting which candies to buy in the local candy shop? Because you couldn’t taste the sweets without buying…

Where should I really be sharing?

Social networking is constantly evolving. In many cases, what was cool two years ago is now next to worthless. For example ‘the Digg effect‘ used to be massive and could really make a big difference to the visitors to a website. That was then, this is now. The Digg effect is now nearly nonexistent, paling in significance to the other…

50 Time-Saving Photoshop Actions to Boost Your Images

You’re a creative talent. The last thing you probably want is to be stuck performing the same task a hundred times on different images. Adobe programmers understand this. It’s why they created Photoshop Actions. With Photoshop Actions, a set of otherwise repetitive tasks can be applied automatically, freeing you up for the real work: being creative. In this article, Jameel…

What To Do When Third-Party Services Go Awry

As a freelancer, it’s easy to get a bit overwhelmed when work is piling up in your queue. Sometimes, it can lead to mistakes or miscommunications with clients. It can sometimes be quite embarrassing. Luckily, the solution is often very simple. Own up to the mistake, make sure it’s fixed and move on. If it was a particularly bad mistake,…