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Democracy is only for rich white guys: A definitive explanation for America’s most shocking inequalities

A wealth of research data now demonstrates what should be obvious: The law only advances certain people’s interests<p>More than a century ago, German scholar Werner Sombart published a book entitled "Warum gibt es in den Vereinigten Staaten keinen Sozialismus?" or, “Why Is There No Socialism in the …

Responsive Web Design… from Comp to Publish

<i>The June 2015 release of Creative Cloud includes new and updated apps to provide a comprehensive resource for designing, developing, testing, and</i> …

Web Design

Google Improves Gmail’s Spam Filters, Launches New Analytics Tool For Bulk Senders

Google says its Gmail spam filters are now smarter than ever. While the service always used machine learning to figure out what was (and wasn’t) unwanted email, it now uses a more sophisticated neural networking approach to analyze incoming messages.<p>The new filters are also better at figuring out …

HTML5 Websites Design – 25 New Web Examples

New creative and trendy design <b>HTML5 websites</b> for Inspiration. Showcase of beautiful award winning <b>HTML5 web designs</b> created by professional agencies …

Web Design

6 Linking Techniques That Will Help Your Content Get Ranked, Found, and Read

Content marketing and SEO live in parallel universes. Great content is usually optimized for search simply by the nature of its high quality and …

Marketing

15 Effective Web Designing Techniques and Their Importance for Content Gurus

In today’s competitive scenario, it is of critical importance to design an exceptional website that would help you stand apart from the rest and stay …

Web Design

UX Design Best Practices

UX experience refers to the end-user experience experienced by customers at their end with regards to what a company delivers. UX is different from …

UI Design

10 Interesting Talks Designers Must Watch

Design conferences are fun. They are full of energetic, creative people exchanging ideas and giving brilliant talks. But these events can also be …

UX Design

A Complete Guide to Flexbox

BackgroundThe Flexbox Layout (Flexible Box) module (currently a W3C Last Call Working Draft) aims at providing a more efficient way to lay out, align …

A Whole Bunch of Amazing Stuff Pseudo Elements Can Do | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On June 13, 2011<p>It's pretty amazing what you can do with the pseudo elements :before and :after. For every element on the page, you …

Web Development

Nintendo's Official Rules On What Color Mario Must Be

CSS Selector Performance has changed! (For the better)

Great articles, like Dave Hyatt’s Writing Efficient CSS, helped developers adapt to a rudimentary selector matching landscape. We learned from Steve …

Avoiding Unnecessary Paints

Introduction<p>Painting the elements for a site or application can get really expensive, and it can have a negative knock-on effect on our runtime …

Web Development

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Responsive Logos, Part 2: Making Logos Truly Responsive with Inline SVG

In Responsive Logos - Part 1, I made the case that applying responsive design thinking to logos and allowing for subtle flexibility can actually …

Web Development

200+ Best Free Tools & Resources for Front-End Web Developers

Colors<p><b>COLOURlovers</b>: User created & shared color palette inspiration<p><b>ColorPicker</b>: Online Color Picker Tool<p><b>Color Hex</b>: A free color tool providing …

Flexbox: Don't Forget about flex-shrink

As I learned flexbox, I was captivated by the way items grow to fit their container. But, recently I've realized its just as important to think about …