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The one thing every programmer should do to succeed in the tech industry, according to an ex-Microsoft engineer

Borozdin had one piece of advice for aspiring engineers and developers.<p>"I would advise folks in software to do one thing, and that's write," he told Business Insider. "Learn how to write ... It's actually useful. You need to know how to express yourself. And it's really tough for a lot of engineers …

Tech Industry

A Simple Guide To Make Your Own Icon Fonts

<i>by</i> <b>Rafal Tomal</b><p><i>Icons can make any user interface more intuitive by their simple and symbolic visual presentation. Some of us have become so familiar</i> …

Why is there so many bad user interfaces in the world?

Have you ever wondered why you encounter so many bad user interfaces everyday? The answer is not as straightforward as you might think.<p>From …

UX Design

10+ Useful Javascript Libraries for Your New Project

JavaScript Library is basically a pre-written scripting language that ease the development of <b>JavaScript</b> based applications such as AJAX and other …

The Optimal US Road Trip

Self proclaimed “data tinkerer” Randal Olson has computed the optimal road trip across the United States. Using an algorithm that he previously applied to finding the best search path for locating Waldo in a “Where’s Waldo” book, Olson targeted must-see national natural landmarks, parks, historical …

Become a Great UX Designer in 5 Easy Steps

<i>“What makes a good UX Designer?”</i><p>It’s a question that I think about a lot (and hopefully, if you are in the UX field, you think about it too). Because …

Type Taster

I was excited to hear that Sarah Hyndman’s new book about typefaces will be printed and ready for launch on Valentines Day.<p><i>The Type Taster: How Fonts Influence You</i> has been lovingly written, designed and self-published. There are 5 limited edition covers featuring Baskerville, Clarendon, Didot, Gill Sans, Helvetica and inside the book you will find the corresponding personality analysis of your cover choice.<p>What can people expect from the book?<p>They can expect to be taken on an entertaining and …

Dazzling New Portraits in Ink and Tea by Carne Griffiths

For 2015, artist Carne Griffiths is back with a stunning new series of portraits made with just tea and ink. Newest of all is <i>Tempest</i>, a gorgeous portrait dripping with a rainbow of ink colors (see above). Others were created for the London Art Fair with Ink Gallery. The set incorporates beautiful …

Ready Player One

Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript, 4th Edition

<b>出版时间:2014.12<br>官网链接:O’Reilly<br>下载地址:百度网盘(PDF+EPUB)</b><p>内容简介:<p>Build interactive, data-driven websites with the potent combination of open-source technologies and w …

40 JavaScript Chart and Graph Libraries

A chart displays data and information graphically and helps you to understand your data and project easily. Every business requires charts or graphs …

David Rockwell's Secret To Creativity? Asking "What If"

David Rockwell’s exuberant designs have made him the go-to architect for everything from playgrounds to hotels. Here, a peek at his process.<p>Over the course of his 30-year career, architect David Rockwell has brought a characteristically exuberant approach to everything from playgrounds to the …

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: hardware

I recently decided it was time to get a proper desktop computer. I needed it predominantly for work, but I wanted it to be powerful enough to play the latest games in 1080p without worrying about stuttering or terrible frame rates.<p>The new Mac lineup didn’t offer a perfect fit — the Retina 5K iMac …

Computer Hardware

The Power in Writing About Yourself

Introspective writing keeps people alive and well. A new tool makes it easy. Maybe too easy.<p>"This is not a replacement for people or human contact," said the designer Albert Lee of his new creation, an app called Emojiary. I wanted to believe him.<p>Every day you get a text from the Emojiary bot. It …

The History Of Web Design Explained In 9 GIFs

25 years of web design, summarized in nine unforgettable GIFs.<p>Froont, a San Francisco company that makes tools for web designers, has created nine GIFs that show just how far web design has come in the past 25 years. If you’ve ever wondered why CSS is important, or why Flash died out, these GIFs …

The Best Programming Languages Every Beginner Should Learn

But, as is the case with any new skill, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are a few steps you should take early on and programming languages that are best-suited for beginners.<p>"Drag and drop" programming is a basic technique that allows you to build code by dragging and dropping …

Programming

10 Best JavaScript And HTML5 Presentation Frameworks

Share Email Comments<p>JavaScript and HTML5 frameworks play a big role in creating presentations for modern browsers. They embed features into web …

40+ Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers - December

Complete UIs and elements, textures and brushes for Photoshop, HTML templates, background designs, icons, fonts and tools make our lives as designers …

13 Steps to Writing Effective Content

After someone reads any page, what should he or she do? Be clear about the next step through forms, links, buttons or any type of call to action.<p>Examples: Buy your product, sign up for your mailing list, read another related article, or leave a comment. Pick one next-step action, but not all of …

A Beautiful Visual Explaining The Internet of Things

November 27, 2014<br>Internet of Things (IoT) is a relatively new concept that is making such a buzz online. I have come across it in several instances …

Candlestick.js beautiful stock charts in HTML5 canvas, free and open source

Searching the web for a nice tool to display stock charts left me with the conclusion I need to start this myself.<p>The other libraries for this were …

12 Skills You Need to Develop a Website

1. Programming<p>The first skill one needs to master for being a web developer is programming. Many languages exist for different aims, but you need to …

7 Steps To A More Productive And Inspiring Workspace

Sometimes your office doesn’t need a complete redesign, but just a sprucing up. Here are a few ideas.<p>Space design has been consuming me for more than six years since I had the idea to create coworking spaces in Austin, Texas.<p>Before designing and operating out of these spaces, I managed my business …

Vision - Responsive Email Template with Builder

Easily build a responsive email with this drag and drop template.<br>Customize the fonts, change the colors, edit the header image, control buttons …

Tutorial: How to Batch Process Your RAW Time-Lapse Photography

Time-lapse photography seems pretty straightforward, right? You just capture a stream of images over a designated time frame and put them together in …

Win At This Card Game By Mastering The Color Spectrum

Is there anything as OCD-satisfying as laying out color into the perfect rainbow gradient? We dare say not, which is why we’ve been charmed by Spectrix, a card game that’s all about organizing color.<p>In Spectrix, each card is a color swatch, but otherwise, the mechanics are just like Rummy. You lay …

Typegenius Online App Shows Designers the Best Font Match

Most designers pride themselves on their ability to choose the font combinations they use in their projects, thank you — except for when they need a little help in deciding which fonts look best together.<p>Luckily, there’s a quick and easy way to get some extra visual input. Typegenius is a Website …