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VS Code Extensions for Happier JavaScript Coding

As a web developer, having a well calibrated editor is paramount to productivity. One of the best parts of Visual Studio Code as a general purpose …

JavaScript

15 Latest and Best Loading Animations to Make User Enjoy Waiting

Nowadays, since internet speed has been highly improved, people can smoothly open a website/app within seconds and get their desired information …

UI Design

Understanding the science of camera sensors

When we see a technical video posted online, purporting to explain some scientific concept that has to do with photography, we typically brace …

Science

The web designer starter toolkit

In the early days of the web, a designer’s toolkit was on the lean side. Other than the web design tools offered by the big players, options were …

Wireframing

This YouTuber Fixes Ugly Websites and It's Really Satisfying

Refactoring UI is a YouTube series which takes poorly designed UI and gives it the fairy godmother treatment.<p>For me, the difference between a good user interface and a bad user interface makes and breaks a product or a service. It’s the difference between a clean, pleasant interface that welcomes …

UI Design

What to expect from Salone del Mobile 2018

The annual furniture fair kicks off tomorrow in Milan<p>What does an over-the-top furniture fair in Italy’s fashion capital have to do with you, with me, with anyone we know?<p>Well, I’ll tell you: In between the crush of loafer-clad gawkers and volumetric tons of prosecco, a practiced eye starts to pick …

Design

Be soothed and comforted by these snaps tiny harvest mice nestling in tulips

It being Sunday morning, how about some peaceful content so soothe even the most stressful of hangovers?<p>Lie back and appreciate the pureness of these …

Photography Tips

Gallery of Dual House / Axelrod Architects + Pitsou Kedem Architects - 3

Image 3 of 20 from gallery of Dual House / Axelrod Architects + Pitsou Kedem Architects. Photograph by Amit Geron

Architecture

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Raspberry Pi Home Power Usage Monitor

Anyone interested in monitoring their home power usage may be interested in an awesome little project created by Hackster.io member Jorge. Which uses …

Raspberry Pi

Architecture & Interior Design: Brain Embassy, Mokotów

Last few months I was able to travel in Europe twice (Stockholm and Amsterdam), one country I would love to travel to is Poland more particularly in …

Architecture

This company makes hyper-realistic ‘digital humans’ — and it could be the key to merging real life with virtual reality

Meet Siren. She's a digital human, and the image of her above is not a photograph.<p>Siren is an animated character, with hyper-realistic details around her eyes, skin and hair, similar to those seen in big budget video games and 3D-animated movies.<p>Beyond the unsettling realism in her rendering, Siren …

Augmented Reality

In Canada, a stunning vacation home blends modern and traditional style

Sometimes you get the best of both worlds<p>It’s hard to strike a balance between cozy and cold, but this vacation home outside of Toronto is a study in harmony. Canadian architecture firm Scott Posno Design built the gray-clad house with clean, simple lines and a gable-style peaked roof, giving the …

Architecture

What Affects Your Depth of Field?

Years ago, on this very blog, I wrote an article about depth-of-field - what it is, and what things affect it.Yeah, well, I'm going to do that …

Landscape Photography

Neuroevolution Will Push AI Development to the Next Level

Next up for developing artificial intelligence systems is automated neural-net architecture search.<p>Evolution is the historical process that created …

Machine Learning

Microsoft gambles on a quantum leap in computing

<b>In a laboratory in Copenhagen, scientists believe they are on the verge of a breakthrough that could transform computing.</b><p>A team combining Microsoft researchers and Niels Bohr Institute academics is confident that it has found the key to creating a quantum computer.<p>If they are right, then Microsoft …

Quantum Computing

Private Blockchains: Hyperledger Composer Javascript API

In my last article, I gave a quick overview of the Hyperledger Composer framework to build a business network with a private blockchain technology. I …

Blockchain

7 UX Deliverables: What will I be making as a UX designer?

What does a UX designer actually produce? Here, we will explore the concept of UX Deliverables, a term that describes the outputs of a UX design …

UX Design

Progress Step UI Design Patterns: Tips, Freebies & Code Snippets

You're reading Progress Step UI Design Patterns: Tips, Freebies & Code Snippets, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be …

Web Design

5 book recommendations for developers

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. — Dr. Seuss<p>There is no doubt that reading …

JavaScript

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

Stress in Your Early Childhood Could Actually Make The Brain's DNA Remap Itself

Your genes are not written in stone.<p>Our first few years of life play a crucial role in our brain's wiring. New research suggests our experiences …

Genetics

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR hitting US later this year

The phone-free, PC-free headset launched in China but is arriving worldwide to compete with Google's Daydream View and Facebook's Oculus Go.<p>HTC Vive Focus, a mobile standalone VR headset first launched last year in China, is now going worldwide by year's end, according to an announcement by HTC …

Virtual Reality

These 35 cars dominated the 2018 Geneva Motor Show

The 2018 Geneva Motor Show is the first major European car show of the year. Usually, Geneva is a big to do. Car makers pull out all the stops to show off their latest and greatest.<p>Aston Martin CEO Dr. Andy Palmer offered up a spot on description of the show when he said, "Geneva is a highlight of …

Sports Cars

Awesome Animated Mockups for Your Next Killer Presentation

There are so many things to love about being a designer in this day and age. The community is connected and quite strong. There are plenty of great …

Mockups

If You’re Not Having Fun, then You’re Doing Something Wrong

<i>“If you go on vacation to Ireland and don’t enjoy yourself, then that’s your fault.”</i>This is what a man told me as I sat in the British Airways lounge …

Architecture

10 Unique Examples of Drag-and-Drop UI

Drag-and-drop has been with us for decades. It helps us to get things done on both our desktop and mobile apps and operating systems. There’s both a …

Web Design

Here’s the Difference Between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation Tools and How to Use Them (VIDEO)

Many photographers are uncertain about the difference between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation tools, and how to use them when editing images. If …

Popular ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ Freebie Has Been Upgraded For Responsiveness & More

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Adrián Somoza<br>Designer Adrián Somoza’s free-to-download ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ has played a role …

Freebies