Like most of the services from Google, Google News is a great tool to work with while searching for news, which offers unique opportunities. Google developed a unique algorithm, which allows reading the news on the same topic from different sources. They have just redesigned Google News from the ground up. Take a look at the design process.
Let’s say you are about to create a personal website. It might be a simple portfolio or a complex one depicting your interests or pertaining to a topic. During the development process, you need to make sure that the programming of the website is top-notch, so that it is responsive and works seamlessly over all mobile devices and browsers.
When you are under such intense pressure of shaping your website, it is always great to take help of some already available templates and tools from the internet. These tools and packages comes with ready-made designs, functionalities and all you need to do is simply incorporate them in your website. Thus you don’t have to develop every single detail right from the scratch. Now, if you are excited to get hands on these, guess what, all the following utilities can be availed for free. So let’s find out more about these freebies and how then can be helpful for your website.
1. 59 Web Marketing Tools
Once you have developed your website, it’s time to market it. There are a number of marketing strategies which are practiced by successful marketers, that you are unheard of. This free pdf, consists of the list of top 59 web marketing tools and sites, that can help you to market your website. Also it enlists whether these tools are paid or can be availed for free. Using this tool you can get important guidelines about how to market your website and what are the additional perks of marketing your website.
2. Stylish and sizzling free vector pack
Designing a brand new icon or logo is a tedious and time consuming process. But you still need brand new icons, to set you apart from the rest of the icons present on other websites. This is when these free vector pack comes handy. These freebies consists of a bunch of stickers, themes and design which can be easily included in your website. Also as these are vector graphics, they are suitable on devices having a spectrum of variable resolutions. Read the rest of this entry »
Looking to do something different with your photos? How about converting them into beautiful watercolor paintings? Or making your best friend into a cartoon? With these 4 Photoshop Actions to Convert Photos to Painted Art, you can do it all with ease. There’s no need to worry about not understanding how to use any of these actions either. That’s because they all come with access to a robust knowledge base full of loads of detailed information on how to best use each one.
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Few days ago, Apple introduced iPhone 6 Plus. The new iPhone substantially changes the way graphics are rendered on screen. paintCode made an infographic: The Ultimate Guide To iPhone Resolutions to demystify this. The PPI number tells you how many pixels fit into one inch and thus how large the pixels appear in the real world.
Designer’s Guide to DPI is designed as a “get started” or introductory read for the starting to intermediate designer who wants to learn or get more knowledge about cross-DPI and cross-platform design from the very beginning.
DPI or Dots Per Inch is a measure of spatial dot density initially used in print. It’s the number of ink drops your printer can put in an inch . A smaller DPI yields a less-detailed image. No complex math and un-parsable graph, just straight forward explanations ordered in short sections for you to understand and apply directly to your design process.
License: License Free
The League of Extraordinary Packages is a group of developers who have banded together to build solid, well tested PHP packages using modern coding standards. They comply to the standards of the PHP-FIG. They adhere to the best-practices put forward by PHP The “Right” Way. They distribute code via Packagist and Composer.
Ask 100 developers what defines an awesome PHP package and you’ll get a lot of different answers. That also sounds like a really long and boring task, so they have come up with a list of rules that we think make a package awesome.
Initially, the logo and a circular progress element slide up and when the loader finishes its progress animation, i.e. the page assets are loaded, the whole “header” moves up while the page elements are revealed with yet another animation. The sliding logo with its color change makes the icing on the cake.
License: License Free
If you’re reading this blog post probably you’re the last person in the world who decided to learn responsive web design. Well it’s never too late to learn. Here you will learn the bare essentials of RWD, and after reaching the end you will know where to start and what you need to do. So let’s scroll.
To understand the principles of responsive design you need to know three things that make the basis of this design principle. The first thing is the “viewport” tag.
Meta Tag Viewport
Most mobile browsers scale the HTML page so that it will fit on the width of the full-screen devices. Using the tag “viewport” you can eliminate such behavior of browsers. Meta tag “viewport” with values listed below tells the browser to use the width of the window unit and disable the initial scaling. Include this meta tag into the <head>.
There have always been certain troubles with Internet Explorer browsers. So when it comes to RWS once again you will understand why everyone hates so much IE. IE8 and older versions do not support media queries. You can use a specially designed java-script or media-queries.js respond.js to add media query support in IE. To make this work you need to use conditional comments, as shown below: Read the rest of this entry »
Creating image hosting and sharing websites is many times daunting, expensive, and not easy.Introducing Chevereto, an installable, high quality image hosting platform with a drag and drop uploader, custom theme support, user accounts, private albums and even more.
Chevereto rocks a clean step by step installation process, making it easy and fast to get started on building your new website. You can optionally setup a public image hosting website for everyone’s use, or go private for all of your friends and co-workers.
Chevereto is super-fast due to it’s custom framework; a framework that has been proven with seven years of releases. Read the rest of this entry »
Over the last decade, Ruby on Rails has become an increasingly popular solution for building web applications through a fast and cost-efficient development process. Is Rails really the answer to our current needs in app development? Read on to find out.
But first, what exactly is Ruby on Rails? It’s a web application development tool – a framework written in Ruby programming language that serves you in the development process by providing the structure for the code. One thing is clear – the knowledge of Ruby on Rails can nowadays land you a great job or project, bring on some major perks and grant you access to a thriving Ruby on Rails community.
As any other framework, Rails has just as many fans as it has opponents. Among the most important benefits of Ruby on Rails are: Read the rest of this entry »