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5 Projects to Help You Learn React

After you've got a handle on React's basics, what do you build next? A "real" project seems too big, but another todo app won't cut it. You need …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Going for Consistent Style and Color in Your Social Media Photos? This Video Explains How It's Done

Have you ever looked through someone's Instagram account and noticed that all of their images seemed to have a consistent color palette or style …

Social Media

10 Super-Useful React Components, Libraries & Tools

React is an open source JavaScript library developed by Facebook that allows for building advanced UIs. What makes React so interesting is that you …

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

An Effective Website Planning, Design and Development Process

Building an effective new website, like many things, cannot be done in a bubble and takes time and collaboration to be successful. We recently …

Combining Technologies: MongoDB & NodeJS

In this overdue blog post, I’m going to walk through the process of creating a basic stat-tracking app. In this post, I’ll cover the following …

Smart typography tool generates font pairs in an instant

Pairing font is a constant challenge for designers and typographers. Putting the wrong fonts together can create a discordant look that ruins a …

10 strategies for beating “programmer’s block”

“Writer’s Block” is a real thing, but “Programmer’s Block?” According to computer science professor at Oregon State University, Heather Knight, …

Free Geometric UI Icons With A Fresh And Futuristic Twist (100 Icons, 6 Formats)

3 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

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Top Free Resources For Getting Started With React.js

The frontend ecosystem is dominated by React.js. It’s one of the fastest rising JavaScript frameworks on the web with no signs of slowing down, and …

Tips on Getting Started with React

I’ve been working on a new Node project. As a fairly longtime Angular 1 user, and after looking at Angular 2, I decided to try out React for the …

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

Web Design Freebies That Will Save Hours Of Your Time And Make Your Life Easier

Screenshot via Collecticons<p><b>With attention-seeking</b> web and mobile interfaces emerging as strong reasons behind people’s attention to brands, it seems …

40 web design freebies to make your life easier

In many ways, working in web design in 2017 has never been more challenging. But on the positive side, there have never been so many free resources …

How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

34 Metrics That Startup Founders Need to Track [Infographic]

Success as a startup is measured in a lot of different ways. Some people think a high valuation is the key to turning heads in the business world, …

10 Best CSS Tools & Web-Based Apps For Developers

Modern CSS development has come a long way with best practices made easier through tools.Dozens of free CSS libraries, tools, webapps, and automated …

Creating stunning charts with Vue.js and Chart.js

Dive into the options of chart.js to create stunning charts.<p>Interactive charts can provide a cool way to visualize your data.<br>However most out of the …

JavaScript

Lazy Loading for Optimal Performance

Who doesn’t love some striking imagery to drive your point home? Whether you’re selling a product or service, trying to communicate complex ideas, or …

A Web Designer’s Guide to Simple Solutions

If you’ve been working as a web designer for awhile, you may find yourself in an interesting position: Resident Expert/Guru. Friends, family, …

Add, Edit And Delete Records Using jQuery, Ajax, PHP And MySQL

In this tutorial we will show you how to add, edit and delete records using jQuery, Ajax, PHP and MySQL.In this way you can do any modification in …

Typography meets data in this amazing free font

If words are never quite enough for you, here's a great new free font that can add a little more meaning to your text.<p>Datalagreya is a clever …

5 Actionable Steps to Take When There's Too Much on Your Plate

Buried under a pile of work? Use these steps to regain some control.<p>Perhaps you're swamped with tasks trying to prepare for some upcoming time off. Or, maybe your daily workload is constantly so overwhelming, you feel like you can never catch up.<p>Either way, you're left looking cross-eyed at a to-do …

How you can use a bullet journal to live a healthier life

If you want to live a healthier lifestyle, start by getting organized.<p>One trend that has been taking the Pinterest-obsessed by storm is a hobby …

The productivity hack that actually makes your brain feel better

Even if we use reminder apps and our Google calendar religiously, admit it—there are certain days when you completely space on that <i>one</i> task. If your …

Ecommerce Web Design: Expert Design Tips for Improved Conversions

Generally what happens with online stores or ecommerce websites is that they choose complex designs with special effects. Mismatched color scheme and …

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>Kodi, one of our …

Meal Planning 101: How to Really Save Time and Money in the Kitchen

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Wandering the grocery store aimlessly can cost you. Consumers spend 40 percent more on impulse purchases …