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Web Development Reading List #113: SVG Optimization and Native DOM Selection Tricks

<i>What’s going on in the industry? What new techniques have emerged recently? What insights, tools, tips and tricks is the web design community talking</i> …

Web Development

Secretlab's quest for an affordable ultimate gaming chair

Find out what happens when two gamers from Singapore come together with an idea to make playing games a lot more comfortable.<p>"A lot of times brands tend to incorporate flashy stuff, which might not necessarily justify the jump in price"<p>Alaric Choo, Secretlab co-founder

Selling

Why Your Morning Routine Isn't Working, and How to Fix it

The idea of waking up early, sitting down to breakfast, and writing a few pages in a journal sounds great. But in practice, it rarely works out so …

Time Management

$2 Junk Shop Photo Turns Out to Be $5,000,000 Photo of Billy the Kid

Back in 2010, a man named Randy Guijarro in Fresno, California, found and purchased an old tintype photo for $2 at a junk shop. It turns out that …

Why You Should Freelance While Keeping Your Full-Time Job | Inc.com

In a recent post, 10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job, my pal Ryan Robinson laid out practical steps to help you plan and launch a new business.<p>Now let's go a step further and see how you can be a successful freelancer while keeping your full-time job--until you're …

Employment

Colors and Typography

Colors and Typography. What You Need to Know Creating a great website is not just about delivering high-quality content and making it look good.There …

UI Design

Determine key Web layout values easily with CSS Calculator

When you’re designing the layout for a Web page, one of the most tedious jobs can be calculating some of the commonly used values for Cascading Style …

Which Android devices are getting Marshmallow and when?

Google has started rolling out Android 6.0, aka Marshmallow, to a handful of Nexus devices. But, as great as that is, there are still millions of people who have to wait for third-party manufacturers or carriers to get the update. Thankfully, companies like HTC, Motorola, Samsung, Sony and T-Mobile …

Create a unique logo identity in just 7 steps

Your logo is one of the most important things you can create. It's the image that will represent you as a freelancer; an opportunity to embody your …

Oil extends short-covering frenzy to second day, topping $50 | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World oil prices roared back to $50 a barrel in the second day of a frenetic short-covering rally on Friday, with violence in Yemen, a storm in the Gulf and refinery outages helping extend the biggest two-day rally in six years.<p>A fuel pump is seen in a car at a gas station in …

Oil

Build an All-In-One Desktop Case for a Raspberry Pi

If you use your Raspberry Pi as a regular computer a lot, you might be looking for a more permanent case for it. Adafruit has put together a guide …

Raspberry Pi

The Best Way to Truss a Chicken for Juicy Meat and Crispy Skin

In the world of kitchen tips and tricks, there seems to be an never-ending supply of “you’ve been doing it all wrong” type of articles. I’ve seen …

Cooking

80+ Free Web Design Resources You Thought Didn’t Exist

Let’s face it: no matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web designing, you cannot come up with the best web page design if you don’t have …

Web Design

OnePlus One now getting Cyanogen OS 12.1 update

Are you still rocking the OnePlus One? This legendary device continues to be one hell of a phone, even though it has been over a year since it was first launched and its successor, the OnePlus 2, is already out. The OnePlus One is not an aging phone, though, and today’s update will give it a bit …

Android News

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Universe

Create Super Sites with CSS Tools and Resources

Designing a website can be a tedious task considering the amount of work that needs to be put into it: Find your host, plan it out, code every page, …

Web Design

Introducing JScrambler: Protect Your Code

As the importance of JavaScript grows, so does the need to protect your intellectual property. Use JScrambler to protect your code from competitors …

Intellectual Property

HTML5 Websites Design – 26 Examples for Inspiration

Gathering fresh examples of award winning <b>HTML5 websites design</b> using the CSS3 technologies. In this collection you can see the Graphic design, web …

Web Design

5 Best Web Design Layout Trends for 2015

The web features transformed a lot during the last 10 years, and while doing so it hasn’t transformed in any way. In the event that many of us search …

UI Design

Material Design Resources For Web Designer And Web Developer

In this post, we have collected a huge of Google Material Design resources including framework, icons, GUI kits, fonts … for your next design project …

10 Useful Libraries and Resources for Responsive Web Design

Libraries and Resources for Responsive Web Design – People are increasingly dependent on their smart mobile devices, and chances are that a large …

4 tips for a smarter CSS workflow

<i>Jonathan Snook explains how to create responsive web apps with container queries at Generate Sydney on 5 September. Book now to save 100AUD with an</i> …

Uniti wants to be the ultimate stand for all your Apple devices

Particularly with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite set to make all your Apple devices work together better than ever, it’s important to have a neat way of keeping your iPhone, iPad and Mac in close proximity.<p>Looking to solve the problem of messy desktops, a new Kickstarter project aims to create the first …

Running Tips and Tricks

You can go harder during those short intervals than you would when just doing a steady run for the same distance, too. This increases your VO2 max, or how efficiently you take in oxygen to turn calories into energy, so you can push your body farther and faster, according to research from the Mayo …

Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Workout

Hugh Jackman reveals the muscle-and-mind tricks that transform him into Wolverine<p>The most amazing physical feat I’ve ever seen was performed not by an elite athlete, but by Hugh Jackman, who becomes Wolverine once again this month in <i>X-Men: The Last Stand</i>.<p>This miracle of physicality wasn’t as eye …

Weightlifting

Make a DIY Fingerprint Scanning Garage Door Opener

If you're tired of forgetting your house keys or garage door opener, Instructables user nodcah shows you how you can make your finger the only thing …

Home Automation

Learn the Basics of Building Your Own Computer Desk with These Videos

Building your own computer desk is an awesome, satisfying experience. It's also pretty tough. Thankfully, the folks over at Tested have started a …

Learning

How Media Startups Can Get Investors on Board

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: I am looking to create a content startup and many investors</b> <b>ask</b> <b>how I am going to achieve milestones, like getting the 100th customer, 1,000 customer and 10,000th customer. How do you suggest doing this?</b><p><b>A:</b> The first step is in …

Startups

7 Tips for Hiring the Team Your Startup Needs to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you set up your company, you are the developer, marketer, HR manager, finance director and CEO. Having started Huddle with Andy McLoughlin a few years ago, I know only too well what a struggle it is to successfully develop your …

Coffeemakers

Sure, Work Hard, But Also Create Your Own Luck

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I used to think that I could achieve success simply by working harder than the next guy -- not necessarily smarter, mind you, but harder. I would wake up earlier and go to bed late. I would work on the weekends.<p>This belief stemmed from my …

Self-improvement