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Bauhaus-Inspired iPad App Teaches Kids Colors And Shapes

A new iPad app is designed to help kids learn shapes and colors using colorful, architecture-inspired graphics straight out of the Bauhaus era.<p>ShapeKit, invented by designers c+y and aimed at kids ages 6 to 12, uses simple shapes and fun colors to help kids learn foundational skills. The app gives …

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Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests

Damian Rees, Co-founder of Experience Solutions, helps explain how he adapted website usability testing for the most optimized experience. Because anyone can use the Internet, one of his core principles is setting criteria and expectations up front so that your tests proceed with the right level of …

SEO, Social Media, and Inbound Marketing Blog

Adam Coombs<p>SEO Competitor Analysis Guide<p>Adam Coombs<p>Whether you’re just starting out with your online business or you’re pivoting your SEO strategy to …

6 questions every homepage should answer

However visitors arrive on your website, and whatever page they land on, they're usually going to make their way to the homepage to find out what …

IBM says it’s king of cloud. Amazon, I’m guessing, would beg to differ

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: Flicker: Andyz<p>Cloud reporters got a pitch from IBM(s ibm) the morning after Amazon’s fourth quarter earnings …

Why Startups Hire Their Own Lawyers

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Daniel Doktori works in the emerging companies practice at WilmerHale in New York City and is the co-founder of the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project. Follow him on Twitter @ddoktori.</i><p>Airbnb challenged local hotel zoning laws, Uber took on taxi licensing requirements, and Pinterest …

So You've Decided To Open-Source A Project At Work. What Now?

Why Open Source?<p>Before delving into the how, it’s useful to step back and talk about the why. Why is it that so many companies have or are starting …

JavaScript is closing the gap on native performance, says Mozilla

In a new post on web technology performance, Mozilla says it’s cracked the code on faster, better-performing JavaScript.<p>In fact, Mozilla researcher Alon Zakai writes, JavaScript is getting closer and closer to matching native OS technologies when it comes to certain performance benchmarks.<p>“Asm.js …

Mozilla’s Asm.js Gets Another Step Closer To Native Performance

Mozilla’s asm.js is a strict subset of JavaScript that Firefox can run significantly faster than regular JavaScript code. Thanks to the so-called OdinMonkey module for Firefox’s built-in JavaScript engine, asm.js code was running at about 2x native speed in March and this week, the organization …

Unfolding the Box Model: Exploring CSS 3D Transforms

3D Transforms let you translate and rotate DOM Elements.<br>There are three axes: X, Y, Z<p>Combined with some settings that control perspective,<br>3D …

CSS Techniques - Absolute Horizontal And Vertical Centering In CSS - HTML5, CSS3 & jQuery - Web Design / Development

We’ve all seen margin: 0 auto; for horizontal centering, but margin: auto;has refused to work for vertical centering… <i>until now!</i> But actually (spoiler …

BashPitfalls - Greg's Wiki

Bash Pitfalls<p>This page shows common errors that Bash programmers make. These examples are all flawed in some way.<p>You will save yourself from many of …

Why Sass?

I was a reluctant believer in Sass. I write stylesheets by hand! I don’t need help! And I certainly don’t want to add extra complexity to my …

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23 Photos Taken One Second Before Utter Catastrophe

Step one: Post the picture on Instagram. Step two: Call an ambulance.