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16 Web & Graphic Design Trends To Watch In 2016

<i>This just in! Check the</i> <i>all-new Web & Graphic Design Trends post for 2017</i><i>!</i><p>As a web & graphic design agency with an accent in visual storytelling, my …

The changing face of Steam games

Steam sales tracking service Steam Spy creator Sergey Galyonkin has mined the platform's data and produced an interesting result yet again: This …

Join the Movement

FAQs<p>What is the Hour of Code?<p>The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that …

Tweaking 14.04.3 LTS

Install Synaptic Package mgr<p>sudo apt-get install synaptic <br>Add my favourite ppa's<p>#Updated Unity Tweak Tool <br>sudo add-apt-repository …

10 website trends that defined 2015

What makes a site look modern and what makes it look dated? Every year, survival of the fittest chooses which trends work and which ones don't. With …

How to run Windows software in Linux: Everything you need to know

Linux is more capable than ever. With over 1000 Linux games available on Steam and a general shift towards more web-based desktop software, there’s less need for Windows than ever. After all, you can now watch Netflix on Linux without any hacks, and you can even use Microsoft Office on Linux—a …

Ubuntu Convergence Is Better than Windows Continuum, Here's Why

<b>Unity 8 is on its way to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and a lot of progress has been made. One of the features that are expected to land in more stable form is</b> …

X-Wing

Daily Star Wars 11/50. Oh man, i love X-wings so much! Had a heap of fun with this one :)

30 Aesthetically Pleasing Color Combinations

A visually-appealing color combination goes a long way in creating a seamless, inviting, and fun output. Regardless if you’re making the perfect …

$2 billion startup GitHub's next mission: Turn you into a programmer

To date, GitHub has racked up 11 million registered users, over 36 million unique visitors every month, $350 million in venture funding, and a $2 billion valuation.<p>With over 21.1 million code "repositories" at last count, GitHub hosts more software source code than any other single service in the …

The psychology behind successful Web design

As designers, we are user advocates first and foremost.<p>We need to understand what users want versus need before they ever encounter our designs. Once they do encounter it, they must first feel safe and comfortable. This sometimes contrasts with our desire to innovate – which is why we have to align …

Amie Bakery – Branding and Packaging Design by Benji Peck

A lovely designed brand identity including printed collateral and packaging by Benji Peck for Amie Bakery.<p>Benji Peck is a Nashville, Tennessee based …

What are Smart Objects in Photoshop?

<b>Editor’s Note: Don’t miss this week’s free event on when to jump from Lightroom to Photoshop.</b><p>If youve spent any time reading or watching Photoshop …

Pay what you want to become a master of the world of WordPress [Deals]

So you want to be a blogger. One way or another you’re going to have to reckon with the big cheese in blogging, WordPress. To get your arms around the subject, we’ve gathered a bundle of a dozen courses that cover the ins and outs of using the dominant platform in the blog-o-sphere, and the …

Is adaptive better than responsive design?

If you have been remotely listening to the Web design conversation in the past five years, one phrase keeps coming up – responsive Web design. By now, you are probably designing every one of your site outlines with a responsive framework.<p>But some of the talk is shifting to adaptive Web design. The …

5 tips for more productive remote work

In 2014, I became a full time remote worker.<p>This year, I’ve been lucky to work and travel in Paris, Malaga, Copenhagen, Casablanca, London, Amsterdam, San Francisco, Barcelona…<p>There’s one question that’s always in the back on my mind: <b>How can I be as productive as possible remotely?</b><p>I’ve tried many …

Top Shelf Trading Magazine

The Continuation Method Trading Strategy<p>Cecil Robles, Your Forex Mentor<p>Introduction<p>Allow me to be blunt... because you won't achieve trading success …

6 Web design mistakes (and how to correct them)

It happens to everyone at some point: You look back on a website design and realize that you made a mistake. And we’re not talking about a misplaced comma. You see a full-scale can’t-believe-you-did-that kind of design faux paus. While you can’t go back in time, you can make corrections so your …

Why Should You Know About the MetaTrader4 Platform if You’re a Forex Trader?

If you are a part of the Forex market, then you can’t possibly be unaware of what the Meta Trader 4 platform is all about. Most of the market robots …

Trends in Web Design 2015 from the MintTwist Blog

#1: Ditching scrolling hero images/banners<p>The importance of the first fold of your landing page cannot be underestimated. This is the first thing …

Why long scrolling sites have become awesome

The smaller the screen, the longer the scroll.<p>The popularization of mobile browsing is another timely, and significant, supporter of long scrolling. The small screens of mobile devices limit the amount of information that can fit above the fold, forcing designers to choose between scrolling, …

UI Design

How to Build a Freelance Business, a Symple Guide for WordPress

You’re a born entrepreneur, a risk taker per se. At some point in your life, either recently or in the...The post How to Build a Freelance Business, …

The Difference Between Hackers, Programmers, Engineers and Computer Scientists

<i>Author Anthony Scherba is the President and Founder of Yeti, a product focused development and design studio in San Francisco. Yeti works with companies from large enterprises to startups on building innovative products that blend the physical and digital world.</i><p>The terms hacker, programmer, …

80% performance improvement in 80 days

DWP Technology is delivering new digital technology to meet user needs – as shown by the Carer’s Allowance Digital Service which now has 90% user …

SeeThru MacBook Pro with Retina Display 13" Cases

Additional Information<p>SeeThru® fits MacBook Pro with Retina Display 13" (Oct 2012 - March 2015 models).<p>SeeThru is the #1 bestselling hardshell case …

Why you should hire digital nomads

It is easier than ever to become a digital nomad – a person who has no fixed address, rarely spends more than a few months in one country and keeps up with their work on their computer from co-working spaces, coffee shops or hotel rooms around the world.<p>Apparently this type of lifestyle is getting …