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How to Become a Game Programmer

At least once a month I see the same question pop up on various programming forums I visit – “How do I get into the games industry?”, or a variation …

Game Development

4 golden rules of branding

Day two of the world-class Design Indaba conference in Cape Town was laced with humour, with the stage nicely set by a hugely entertaining and …

10 design concepts that every web developer needs to know

Over the last few years I've been teaching a workshop on visual design basics aimed at developers. As with most things on the web, I've found a …

Shelves Are Made Fun With The PinPres

Playing with your furniture is so much fun! Just ask any kid, which is why they’ll love the PinPres room shelf by OOO My Design that doubles as a …

FREE Download: Microsoft Press has made available the second preview of Kraig Brockschmidt’s (@kraigbro) in-depth ebook on writing Windows Store apps using HTML, CSS3, and JavaScript within the Windows 8.1 platform. - Read the preview: http://spr.ly/6183b2OS - Book download (16.4 MB PDF; 12 chapters & 3 appendices; 750 pages): http://spr.ly/6185b2Ot - Companion content download (132 MB ZIP; code samples, plus 20 videos): http://spr.ly/6187b2Ov

Here are the 'how to's of WCF Programming, from Bruno Terkaly - http://spr.ly/6188b2TA Specifically: - How to write and debug a client application connecting to WCF services - How to access named endpoints inside of an app.config on the client - How to attach a service reference and generate type information to simplify client programming - How to run both the WCF service and the client using the debugging tools

How to Design Your Startup Office for a Productive Workforce

If you look at some of the latest startup offices, there seems to be a competition to who can have the coolest ping pong tables, kitchen, and big TVs displaying real time data. But are they essential to office productivity and culture?<p>We spoke to some of the hottest startups to hear their …

Bright and Inspiring Single Family House in New Jersey by McCoubrey / Overholser

Owning a house nearby the seashore can be a wonderful experience. Hearing the sea’s whisperings, capturing thousands of unique sunsets and waking up …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Study Finds Major Savings Through Household 3-D Printing

Though 3-D printing may still be a long way from the Star Trek replicator that can create any object on demand, a new study has found that a …

61% of Netflix Subscribers Choose to Stream Video

Netflix reported their quarterly earnings today, and the news was mostly–though not entirely–good. Revenue was $519.8 million, up 27% from the year-ago quarter, but fell a few million short of Wall Street expectations. As a result, the stock was down nearly 10% in after-hours trading. But the …

How To Make Healthy Flavored Water At Home

<i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make our time at the gym actually</i> …

How To Launch Anything

17 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. …

Got A Bright Idea? Test It With A Rapid-Fire User Study

In the last part of a seven-post series on running a five-day design sprint, Google Ventures’ Jake Knapp discusses how to get feedback from potential users.<p>[<i>Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint. Missed the other previous</i> …

How To Improve an Image with 2 Steps in Photoshop Using Screen Mode

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Today I want to share a very simple way for improving a photo without having to change the exposure. I use this method …

10 Ways to Avoid Making A Huge Hiring Mistake

Entrepreneur Vanessa Merit Nornberg knows the incredible importance of strong salespeople.<p>The founder of New York-based Metal Mafia, a wholesale line of body jewelry, sells over the phone 7,000 products like eyebrow and belly rings that cost just 2 cents to $2.<p>But how your employees sell--and how …

Into the Wild: Prefab Cabins for Year-Round Adventures

How amazing would it be to find the perfect vacation spot and simply plop a pre-fabricated home down on it? That’s the aim of the folks behind …

Prefab Homes

An Alternative to the Sliding Door: 12 Pivot Doors Leading to Patios

In recent years, patios have morphed into outdoor rooms, used as essential square footage for living, playing, and entertaining. This is especially …

Architecture

Cool-I Air Cooler Concept by Bhagvanji.M.Sonagra

The principle of evaporative cooling has been used to increase the humidity in dry climatic regions, and this cooler concept is based on the same …

A Skyscraper-Style Treehouse With Soaring Mountain Views

The Tower House, designed by GLUCK+ Architects, reflects back the forest canopy.<p>Architects like wordplay. It’s a fun and effective way to condense the main thesis behind a project without resorting to archi-speak. It’s also a good bit of marketing. A simple subversion like “horizontal skyscraper” …

Homemade Funnel Cakes!

Funnel Cake!!! This is every bit of all your state fair/amusement park experiences packed into your kitchen. It's awesome. But I do have a few …

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …