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Facebook apologizes for all the weird things that showed up on Marketplace

Within hours of Facebook launching Marketplace, the Craigslist-esque forum had already been overrun by users selling a mix of bizarre and illegal items.<p>In Pittsburgh, a can of beer was listed for $25. In London, someone was trying to "sell" his pregnant girlfriend for $400.And in New York, someone …

Internet

20 UX Patterns Courses and Free Code Snippets

Are you considering a career in UX? Or you just want to become a better web designer and learn some useful UX techniques? These 20 UX patterns …

UX Design

Methods for Controlling Spacing in Web Typography

If you were developing sites in 2006, then you may have worked with a designer like me who was all up in your business about fonts not looking <i>exactly</i> …

Typography

107 of the Brightest Creative People in Web Design You Need to Meet Now

This is not the article I intended on writing. It’s better, I hope… 🙌<p>It was originally a piece on the top digital creatives of our time. It was …

10 Ways to Perk Up Your Relationship

If you've ever gotten relationship advice, you've probably heard plenty of don'ts. Don't nag. Don't stonewall. Don't blame. Don't leave the toilet …

Happiness

Angular 2.0 – The New Big Things in App Development Industry

on September 26, 2016 by<p>Six years ago, Google was releasing AngularJS, a JavaScript based open-source front-end web application framework that …

100 Useful Web Design Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a designer in an agency, freelancer or entrepreneur, you use a variety of design tools to get the job done.<p>In the past couple of years, I cofounded a startup, a design magazine and worked with several businesses and individual entrepreneurs. I have tried hundreds of different tools …

Graphic Design

The Extraordinary Link Between Deep Neural Networks and the Nature of the Universe - MIT Technology Review

In the last couple of years, deep learning techniques have transformed the world of artificial intelligence. One by one, the abilities and techniques …

Deep Learning

20 Free Javascript Libraries Web Developers Can Use

JavaScript’s increased popularity led to the appearance of multiple JavaScript libraries and plugins, such as Angular JS, React, Socket and more. …

Top 10 Sites for Designers: September 2016 Edition

Every month, HOW art director Adam Ladd curates a list of inspiring websites of particular interest to designers and creatives. This month’s …

Web Design

Android Smartphone Laptop Superbook Dock Now Available To Pre-Order From $109 (video)

If you missed out on the popular Kickstarter campaign to create a smartphone laptop dock specifically designed to bring the power of your Android …

Laptops

The Best Data Visualizations: What Makes Them The Best? | Articles | Chief Data Officer

Every company wants to make the best data visualizations but it is not something that is as easy as just making data or graphs look nice. They need …

Graphic Designers: Cheat Sheets That Simplify Design Elements, Print Terms, More

Image via Canva<p><b>Graphic designers</b> who are just starting out may sometimes feel overwhelmed by the myriad jargons used in the field.<p><b>Adding on to</b> these …

Graphic Design

Designing for Television, Part 2

Prototyping the user interface<p><b>With</b> <b>Samir Zahran</b> <b>and</b> <b>Michelle Cruz</b><p>In Part 1, we dug into the basic ingredients of a TV UI. Now that we have our mockup, …

9 Overlooked Ways to Make Visitors Love Your Website

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this day and age, it’s pretty clear that a website is one of the most, if not the most, important parts of your digital presence. A lot of times, it can be the first and only touchpoint you get to impress your potential customers. So …

Digital Marketing

Are we moving towards a post-Agile age?

Agile has been the dominant development methodology in our industry for some time now. While some teams are just getting to grips with Agile, others …

Project Management

FullStory Lets You See Exactly How Users Navigate Your Website

As designers and developers, we’re often taking educated guesses as to how users will react to the UI we’ve created. This is especially so for …

Web Design

8 Essential Design Tools For UX Newbies to Make Work Easier

As a UX designer, we will need to get familiar with the essentials of user experience, from user research to wireframing to collaboration to designing …

Amazingly Useful HTML, CSS and JavaScript Tools and Libraries

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Front-end development is tricky: it’s not difficult to learn, but it’s quite difficult to master. …

Old Towels Are the Best Material for Cheap DIY Sound Absorption Panels

If you’re looking to create a quiet recording environment without breaking the budget, a stack of old towels might be all you need.<p>In this video from …

How to power up your menus with CSS animation

It's through animation that we make sense of the world: doors swing open, cars drive to their destinations, lips curl into smiles. Even the things …

Graphics

Scientist meets web dev: how Python became the language of data

Python started as a scripting language, but now it is the new trend everywhere and in particular for data science, the latest rage of computing. It didn’t get there by chance: tools and concepts built by nerdy scientists and geek sysadmins provide foundations for what is said to be the sexiest job: …

Python Programming

Beginning JavaScript Charts - With jqPlot, d3, and Highcharts | Fabio Nelli

<i>Beginning</i> <i>JavaScript Charts</i> shows how to convert your data into eye-catching, innovative, animated, and highly interactive browser-based charts. This …

We Played Apple’s New Game That Teaches Kids How To Code

One recent evening, I spent my 40-minute commute guiding a friendly cyclops around a maze in search of gems. After moving the creature with a series …

Commuting

How to connect a USB flash drive to your Android phone

Say you're going to a party and your friends have asked you to play amateur DJ. Your phone has some music on it, but there's so much more on your …

Raspberry Pi

The Buzzin'est of Hornets: Jordan F1's 1999 Race Car Is Up For Auction

Bring a trailer. And a Mugen-Honda V10 Formula One engine.<p>In 1999, Jordan's most successful season in Formula One, driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen finished first at both the French and Italian Grand Prixes, earning the team a well-rounded third in both drivers' and constructors' championships. Not …

Wall Art

Here’s How to Design a Logo You’ll Want to Wear on a T-Shirt

You’ve been hard at work building your brand identity and you’re almost ready to take it public. As we were all reminded by the recent Instagram design overhaul, like it or not, logos matter, and designing one is a crucial final step in biz planning.<p>You know one thing: You want it to be good — …

Graphic Design

HTML5.1: The New Standard is Nearing Completion

HTML5 becoming the official standard in 2014 was a milestone for modern web development. Better semantics, and easier controls, especially on mobile …

Web Development