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These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Bill Gates

The Two Minutes It Takes To Read This Will Improve Your Writing Forever

<i>Each week I share helpful ideas in my</i> <i>10 Ideas Worth Sharing</i> <i>newsletter.</i> <i>Sign up here</i> <i>to get next week’s ideas.</i><p>You’re busy, so I’ll keep this …

Creative Writing

Marmite-roasted cauliflower with walnuts and grapes

SERVES<p>Four as a starter<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 large cauliflower, leaves trimmed, halved top to bottom<br>• Approx 500ml whole milk<br>• 1 tbsp crème fraîche, or to taste<br>• 1 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan<br>• 50g butter<br>• 1 tsp Marmite (or use a knob of fresh yeast and a pinch of salt)<br>• 12 muscat grapes, halved<br>• 20 walnuts, broken into …

How to Get a Developer Job in Less Than a Year

It may take you even less than a year (What?)<p>The reasoning behind this is that based on my personal experience, on talking with the members of our …

Self-help

Clang! Sri Lanka's street food sounds as good as it tastes …

The island’s favourite street food is <i>kottu</i>, a carb-rich pile of chopped roti, meat and chilli. Here’s where to try it in the capital, Colombo<p>You can hear Sri Lanka’s favourite street snack being made before you see it. The loud, distinctive sound of metal blades bashing against a metal hotplate …

Sri Lanka

Three Skills Every New Programmer Should Learn

In a recent interview, Joel Spolsky (the co-founder of StackOverflow) declared that the three things he would advise new programmers to learn are …

28 CSS Effects & Tutorials All Designers Must Know About

CSS effects will add a special touch to any website. This type of coding language can be used to create cool visual effects and layouts for your …

Epic UX Fails (and the Lessons We Can Learn) — SitePoint

We love design, UX, and everything that enables technology to help make our life easier. We want to inspire and encourage future designers to …

11 Free UX e-Books Worth Reading for 2016

Web UI Design for the Human Eye – UXPin<p><b>UXPin</b> explains the craft of <b>UI</b> and <b>UX design</b> through the science of human sight.<p>Any designer in a visual medium …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

UX Visualization Examples & Tips

via UX Alive, UX Conference & Workshops in Istanbul<p>** UX Visualization **<p>Every UX work needs to be clearly understood by all the stakeholders in a UX …

13 names every web designer should know

Take any creative field and you'll find well-known influencers who are responsible for leading the way, either with new interpretations, technical …

How to make better websites

We are all keen to improve our coding skills every day, right? So we asked for advice some of the greatest minds in web development industry on how …

JavaScript

Using content marketing to craft a personal brand

View yourself as a business and craft your own personal brand that reflects your personality, communicates what you're capable of, and establishes …

11 Tips for Your Initial Website Build

<i></i>The idea of developing a website can seem complicated, overwhelming, and stressful…but it doesn’t need to be! Whether you’re a new company designing …

Learn to Code: 13 Tips that Could Save You Years of Effort

When you’re new to coding, it can be hard to know where to start, and it’s easy to get sucked down paths that could waste a whole lot of your time …

The 10 Most Popular Web Fonts of 2015 (And Fonts You Should Consider Using Instead)

Welcome to the third annual edition of the ten most popular web fonts of the year as featured on Typewolf. Based on font usage data from 365 websites …

Typography

Why You Need To Learn Web Development

The Web Design & development industry has grown up exceptionally and in its way to continue expanding. With this increase in the size of industry, …

25 Fonts That Makes Your Design Looks Amazing

Okay, let me begin by asking you a question. What makes a design good? The answers that are generally heard are simplicity, or maybe white space. …

Fresh CSS frameworks For Web Design

CSS is one of the most organized and structured programming languages. It provides numerous potential advantages. It is not easy to make a consistent …

Web Design

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How to create ‘welcome emails’ new subscribers will love

A new subscriber joined your mailing list – congratulations! Now what?<p>Start at the beginning, with the most important building block of your new relationship: the welcome email. And since you only get one chance to make a first impression, welcome emails carry a lot of weight.<p>But too often, …

Responsive Email Templates Design: What Is The Technique All About

Responsive email templates design has got the required attention as the technique is important and useful at the same time. The approach has made its …

Dan Pearce: from dreaming of video game design to doing it for real

‘Castles in the Sky evokes the awe and energy of being a kid. In a way, it helped me let go of childhood’<p>When Dan Pearce was in primary school, he told his friends that he had won a competition to have one of his ideas made into a video game by an international video game publisher. It was a lie, …

Final Fantasy

James Long: the Top Secret developer on how video games can change the world

‘I’d like to see more games engage people politically. Playing a game can even be a form of activism’<p>Midway through a university course in theoretical physics, James Long decided that he wanted to make video games for a living. “Video games are just more communicable than theoretical physics,” he …

Theoretical Physics

Exploring Image Usage Design Trends in Web Design

The phrase “stock photography” often evokes the shot of a business meeting where everyone is inexplicably beaming with delight. This feels cheesy, …

Here Are 10 Powerful New Insights From The Science Of Happiness

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings from the last year.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.</i><p>More than a decade after <i>Greater Good</i> first started reporting on the science of compassion, generosity, …

10 Reasons Why Web Projects Fail

Nowadays every project uses some sort of CMS. Instead of painting a canvas in the old days of HTML, the requirement is to build software applications …

HTML5: Plyr is a Responsive and Accessible Video Player

Today, those that want to integrate video and audio files in a website, rely on HTML5. Plyr is an extensive tool to help with that, allowing you to …

10 Powerful Life Lessons from The Alchemist

Image Credit: continuousreader.blogspot.com.au<p><i>The Alchemist</i> by Paulo Coelho is one of the best-selling books in history, with over 65 million copies in 56 different languages. The story of Santiago, the shepherd boy on a journey to realize his "Personal Legend" has inspired people all over the …