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Quit my full time corporate job. Built an iOS game. It became #1 in the App Store. Here are revenue numbers and what I learned.

TL;DRMade a little over $700k selling a premium mobile game with no IAP or Ads as a one man shop. It <i>is</i> possible to create sustainable income from …

Ruby again shines in language popularity

Once faltering, Ruby is now making a comeback in language popularity. In this month's Tiobe index, it notches a rating of 2.338 percent, which is …

Advice from a young designer to younger designers

You have just set foot at your first design job. There, you begin realizing that designing on the job requires a lot more skills than just in typography and HTML/CSS. How do you effectively communicate your work to non-design colleagues? What steps must you take to grow internally? Most of all, how …

A beginner's guide to learning Python

Python development is on the rise thanks to its open source nature and ability to power some of the most well-known sites and applications such as Google and YouTube. One of the draws to learning Python include its ease-of-use and being able to quickly start learning and developing with Python …

6 reasons Web developers need to learn JavaScript ES6 now

If you’re a developer, you’ve probably heard a little bit about ECMAScript 6 (ES6) already, though at first glance it might seem a little confusing. What it really boils down to is this: it’s the next version of JavaScript, which delivers new language features you’ll be able to use long-term.<p>ES6 …

JavaScript

Top 10 Web Development Articles for the Past Month

We’ve observed nearly 1400 useful web development articles posted and updated on the internet in April 2016 and sized down to 10. This post is …

The Blisk browser is a web developer's dream come true

With so many different devices and screen sizes people browse the web on, web developers need to make sure their websites will work on every platform …

Software

Making your design portfolio stand out in 2015

You know what sets a design portfolio apart these days? It’s not a designer’s experience, beautiful visuals or the number of clients. It’s the way you communicate those things.<p>Your portfolio should first demonstrate how you get things done rather than showcase a bunch of visuals out of context. It …

Design

Uncharted 4 Single-Player Is 1080p/30FPS; Photo Mode Confirmed

As suspected, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End's single-player mode will not run at 60fps.<p>During a Q&A session today following an extended gameplay demo, Naughty Dog developers confirmed that, after much deliberation, it was decided that the campaign will run in 1080p at a locked 30fps.<p>"We had a really …

Developers Have WordPress, Amateurs Have Squarespace, Professional Designers Have the NEW Webydo!

Read the full article at: Developers Have WordPress, Amateurs Have Squarespace, Professional Designers Have the NEW Webydo!Web design platforms have …

The secrets behind 'super-achievers' and how you can be more like them

<i>"You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyoncé."</i><p>Everyone knows someone who works full time, volunteers, runs a successful blog, and somehow …

Productivity

This Comic Book Is The Geeky, Feminist Answer To Bad Dating Advice

"I think there are always such silly ideas out there of women being mysterious creatures when it's usually quite the opposite,” comic book publisher Hope Nicholson says. “Most of us are quite open and willing to chat and share our stories.”<p>It’s this belief that propelled Nicholson to collect a …

Tally Marks: March - June 2015 sketches

By<p>Natalie Nourigat<p>Natalie “Tally” Nourigat is a story artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios, and has created comics for great companies like Marvel …

120 tips for being a successful graphic designer

Cristian Eres, a graphic designer and illustrator from Valencia, Spain, has published an illustrated book on Behance aimed at graphic designers …

Being An Artist Is A Lot Like Playing Skyrim

Many artists live a unique lifestyle that their 9 to 5 friends don't comprehend, and as a result creatives can sometimes feel like lone Dovahkiin, …