Robin Ligon

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The Complete Guide To Switching From HTTP To HTTPS

HTTPS is <b>a must for every website</b> nowadays: Users are looking for the padlock when providing their details; Chrome and Firefox explicitly mark …

10 best new web design tools for April 2017

There's good news this month for Foundation users: the team has released a library of UI components you can download, edit and plug into your site to …

20 Best Web Animation Tools You Should Start Using

Did you know there are some excellent <i>web animation tools</i> on the web, that can help you build vibrant websites with ease and also keep your users …

Introducing Sizzy —A tool for developing responsive websites crazy-fast

So, here’s how Sizzy happened.<p>You know the drill. You’re developing an app for a client and you need to make every page and every component work in …

Web Design

The Designer’s 4 Step Guide to Securing WordPress

WordPress has become the world’s most popular CMS. Because it is so popular, this is even more of a reason to enhance WordPress security if you are …

Moving From Photoshop And Illustrator To Sketch: A Few Tips For UI Designers

• 17 min read<br>• Graphics, Workflow, Plugins, Sketch<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web …

Web Design

6 things to watch out for in UX design

The world of UX design is fast-paced and always changing. It can be overwhelming to keep up with what is coming next, so we’ve rounded up a few …

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

Make 2D and 3D Games with Superpowers & HTML5

Advertise here via BSASuperpowers is an HTML5 development environment for making 2D and 3D games. It can be extended with plugins and lets you …

Debugging

How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of launching and growing your own enterprise. You’re willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without …

Small Business

How to build and use a basic Android app for your business

There was a time in the early days of the internet when not every business had a website. Back then, you would often read articles attempting to convince business owners to invest in their ‘online presence’ and get with the times. Sure the articles were normally written by web developers and may …

Atomic Game Engine now open source, new games out for Linux, and more gaming news

Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Ink scripting language and Atomic Game Engine going open source, GameWorks SDK 3.1 …

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.<p>Tricking the eye with illustration isn't difficult—it's a simple matter of looking up the techniques on YouTube. But doing it well, with imagination, charm, and panache, is another matter entirely. See the works of Ramon Bruin for inspiration on nailing the genre. Whether he's …

A CEO who laid off 15% of staff says: 'The economic environment is changing for all startups'

If 2015 was the year of the unicorn, 2016 looks like it could be the year of down rounds — where startups raise money at a lower valuation — and cutbacks.<p>Stats on venture capital funding into fintech (financial technology) startups released by KPMG and CB Insights this week show a steep drop-off in …

The 70 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Seek and Destroy Fat

Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean<p>What happens when you ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director how he burns fat fast?<p>He answers your question with this video—a compilation of his favorite 70 bodyweight cardio exercises.<p><b>Related</b>: METASHRED EXTREME—the Ultimate Fitness …

The greatest trick the satanists ever pulled: They may be truer to the words of Jesus than most Christians

<b>(AP/The Satanic Temple)</b><p>The church is vital not just for its dogged pursuit of religious equanimity but how it exposes Christian hypocrisy<p>Valerie Tarico<p>November 28, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>For those who think Christianity a fount of goodness and love, one of …

Religion

The Silicon Valley investment bubble starts to deflate

Bubbles are made to be popped, and evidence is mounting that Silicon Valley's most recent bubbles, among them private investments in biotech and initial public offerings in several sectors, are leaking air.<p>The investment landscape in technology is so varied that it's hard to come up with a single …

Venture Capital

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

How to design websites developers won’t hate

The process of designing a website interface feels similar to designing a mobile app interface. But development is vastly different between these two mediums. When designing a mockup, you’ll want to consider the potential pitfalls and drawbacks of each feature.<p>This is especially true of newer CSS3 …

The Frightening Discovery of the Mount Owen Claw

Nearly three decades ago, a team of archaeologists were carrying out an expedition inside a large cave system on Mount Owen in New Zealand when they …

UI Mechanics of a Date Picker

A study and an experience redesign of selecting dates from a calendar<p>Choosing dates using a date picker has been one of the most commonly followed …

Unidirectional User Interface Architectures

André Staltz<p>Unidirectional User Interface Architectures<p>22 Aug 2015<p>This post is a non-exhaustive quick overview of the so-called “unidirectional data …

Designing Data-Driven Interfaces

Telling the story of your data<p>“Dashboard”, “Big Data”, “Data visualization”, “Analytics” — there’s been an explosion of people and companies looking …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Guest Writer<p>Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can …

The Brain