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How to Memorize the F-Stop Scale With Simple Math

Off the top of your head, do you know how much more light f/2.8 lets in compared to f/5.6? Do you know the f-stop number that comes after 11? This …

Meet Framer, The Prototyping Tool Used By Google, Facebook, And Uber

The tool, built by two Facebook alums, is now used across the industry–and a new version is simple enough for any designer to use.<p>When product designers Koen Bok and Jorn van Dijk were working at Facebook in 2013, they often found themselves pitching new app ideas with traditional presentation …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

15 Quotes From Wayne Dyer That Will Inspire You to Seize Every Second of Your Life

Wayne W. Dyer was one of the most influential spiritual teachers to have ever graced this Earth.<p>Over the four decades of his career, he wrote more …

Motivation

YouTube's new flat website redesign is here, and you'll never wanna go back

YouTube.com's finally getting a new look.<p>A year after it was discovered YouTube was testing a new flatter, more minimalist website design, the …

The Beauty of Simplified Navigation

Interactive. Consistent. Minimal. Those are all words commonly heard when talking about website navigation. But there is another word that should be …

UI Design

Do You Have a $4,000 Travel Photo Sitting on Your Hard Drive?

Have you ever wondered what your travel photos are worth? Most people take travel photos for themselves to remember the experience or share on social …

A List of 47 Insanely Useful Resources for Freelancers

The hardest part about being a freelancer is finding the right tools to help you manage your productivity, accounts and content creation. With an enormous amount of resources available for freelancers, it can be exhausting trying to find the right tools for you. It can take a long time to establish …

10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …

How to use Chrome developer tools to test layouts

You've been there before. After several long days of work, you're sitting with a customer and he's pointing to the colour of the border and asking …

Web Development

20+ Docs and Guides for Front-end Developers (No. 7)

As is often the case in front-end development, it seems we have so much to learn and so little time to do it. I’ve rounded up another 20+ learning …

15 Web Design Tools to Try in 2016

If you are the owner of a business and website, or you are planning to be in the near future, there are various web design tools that you need to be …

8 responsive web design trends that defined 2015

The article that introduced responsive web design to the world was published by Ethan Marcotte just over five years ago.<p>In the short timespan since, responsive web design has gone from an interesting new idea to the industry-wide accepted approach to multi-device design. As we look to 2016, we can …

Web Design

The Largest Update to HTTP in 16 Years Has Been Finalized

Today, the next major version of HTTP took a big step toward becoming a reality; it’s been officially finalized and now moves towards being fully standardized.<p>According to a blog by Mark Nottingham, the chair of the IETF HTTP Working Group, the standard was completed today and is on its way to the …

Software Development

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The Languages And Frameworks You Should Learn In 2016

A lot happened in the software development world in 2015. There were new releases of popular programming languages, new versions of important …

JavaScript

How To Change User Habits With Interaction Design

As Duhigg suggests, here’s a simple framework for designing new habits:<p>Find the cue and the reward<br>• Don’t modify the cue or reward. Create a new routine.<p>For example, let’s look at Groupon as an example. Before the company came along, if users saw a product they liked (cue), they would need to scour …

UI Design

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2015

Every year, Web design grows and so many awesome things are being published daily. I can only imagine that the best is yet to come in 2015, including many of the trends we predicted for 2014.<p>While many of those ideas and trends will still be around in 2015 (and probably 2016), it’s time to see what …

Creativity Must Guide the Data-Driven Design Process

Collecting data about design is easy in the digital world. We no longer have to conduct in-person experiments to track pedestrians’ behavior in an …

Top 10 Mistakes in Web Design

<b>Summary:</b> The ten most egregious offenses against users. Web design disasters and HTML horrors are legion, though many usability atrocities are less …

Secret Places to Store Things

Expert tips for finding extra space.<p>What's a great place to store things that nobody ever thinks of? Experts spill their advice on finding space you never even knew you had.

Six Myths about Data-Driven Design

February 16, 2015<b>There is a lot of buzz about data-driven design, but very little agreement about what data-driven design really means.</b> Even deciding …

Web Design

4 Ways To Design Better Login Screens

Nothing’s more frustrating than a badly designed login screen. Here are some lessons from a login screen done right.<p>The login form doesn’t immediately come to mind as something that needs better design standards. Once you think about it, though, it’s obvious: How many times has a login screen …

12 Common Lies Mentally Strong People Don’t Believe

<i>“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”<br>―Albert Camus</i><p>We live in turbulent times. There are fewer …

The Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets

Everything you need to know.<p>Travelers often swap theories on the right—and wrong—time to book a flight. We've heard it all: The lowest fares are on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. Eastern. (No, Wednesday at 1 a.m. is the best time to buy!) You need to book at least two months before you fly. (No, you should …

9 Strategies For Battling Stress

Don't let tension take over your life<p>A little stress can be a good thing, but it’s important to keep it under control. These strategies will help you retain your Zen.<p>1. Bounce Back<p>Some people are naturally resilient, but it’s also a learned skill. Stress inoculation gradually exposes people to …

Psychology

14 Ways To Lose 5 Pounds in A Week

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, nutritionist-backed tips to drop 5 lbs fast—the healthy way.<p>Cosmo has come up with a fat-torching plan that really will subtract up to 5 pounds from your bod in seven days—without starvation, bizarre supplements, or cutting out entire food groups. How? It's all …

10 Selfless Ways to Build Good Karma and Generate Happiness | Inc.com

I have a theory, and it needs a name. Let's call it "strategic unselfishness."<p>It's about putting into daily practice the kinds of things we've all heard many times: <i>Life is about what you give, not what you get. Do good for others and good may happen to you. You have to make deposits before you can</i> …

Entrepreneurship

“Give Me a Second Glass of Wine, and All My Hard-Fought Self-Control Falls by the Wayside.”

Habits interview: <b>Hannah Nordhaus</b>.<p>I know Hannah Nordaus from college. Back then, neither one of us talked about becoming writers (or at least I …