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10 rules for classy apps – a developer manifesto

If you ever dig into the privacy policies of app developers, be prepared for a shock. This is where they confess their sins: invading your privacy, selling your data, and pestering you with popups and unwanted ads.<p>As the App Store becomes increasingly crowded and competitive, many developers …

Freebie: Learn front-end development with this hands-on CSS course

Whether you're looking to master front-end development, or just want some practice playing around with a new coding language, check out this free …

Freebies

Using JS to Hide Site Until Loaded

I recently needed to hide the entire site until everything was loaded and ready, due to using a scroll loading script, which was making the content …

Web Development

Here’s why iOS keeps getting all the best apps before Android does

Even though more people use Android than use the iPhone, some of the best apps around will release on iOS first — recall that when Twitter launched …

Magic Leap Announces Developer Kit For Making Augmented Reality Software

Magic Leap, the mysterious Florida startup with $592 million from the likes of Google and Qualcomm, has kept details about its headworn device under lock and key — all we know is that the device realistically places digitally-created objects in the world around you, similar to augmented reality …

Augmented-reality company Metaio has mysteriously stopped selling its services

Metaio, a company that created software for building augmented reality applications, has stopped selling its products, according to a message posted prominently on different pages of the company’s website.<p>Now rumors are flying, just a few hours before Google holds its major I/O conference where …

Augmented Reality

What is Bootstrap? A Short Bootstrap Tutorial on the What, Why, and How

If you’re doing anything web related, chances are you’ve heard about Bootstrap. If by now you still don’t know what Bootstrap is, or you just want to …

Web Development

The 10 best new web design tools in May

No one enjoys debugging their work, so this month we've collected up a few tools that make it a bit easier. There's CSS Dig, a Chrome Extension that …

Web Tools

50 CSS and JavaScript Tools, Frameworks and Libraries from 2015

Keeping up with the new releases in web design is not easy. There are new tools, libraries and frameworks seemingly released every other day. The …

25+ Free Responsive HTML5 CSS3 Website Templates

<b>HTML5 and CSS3 templates</b> used to create a powerful website with lots of amazing features and help designers to create eye catching and visually …

Best JavaScript Libraries for Building Web Interfaces

Web application development is typically considered the realm of PHP and Ruby. Granted these are both safe and recommended languages for larger …

20+ Most Useful CSS, HTML Cheat Sheets

A list of the most useful css, html cheat sheets to help you get all the functions, attributes, elements and tags in one place.<p>Whether you’re …

Handy

How to create a CSS3 progress bar

The progress bar has been used on the web ever since we realized that not everything would load instantly for everyone. These bars serve to notify …

CSS

How to learn web coding and web development

Take advantage of advanced features to add blocks of code using shortcuts, edit multiple lines simultaneously, and quickly find syntax errors.

Syntax

Why the Best Wireframe Style Is No Style

What tool would you use to hit a nail in? Only a hammer comes to mind. This is because a hammer’s form meets that specific function. It’s form …

Create a wireless network from any outlet on your electrical system

Our kitchen is a Wifi deadspot. I've tried using wireless extenders, but I think my walls have chicken wire in them, turning every room into a …

The Best Web Development Tools You Probably Aren’t Using

As a web developer, you’ll always come across bugs in your code and new development techniques that you think could apply to existing websites. …

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

Data Visualization

Learn to Create Forms That Improve User Experience

Most applications, either for mobile and tablet or beyond, rely on input from the user at least once. Actually, most of them rely on input from the …

UX Design

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