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Running Great Technical Conferences Saturday, 16-Aug

As some readers may know, for five years I ran a small (about 350 people) conference here in Boston. Originally called Flex Camp Boston (and obviously focused on Flex), it was renamed RIA Unleashed and subsequently Web Unleashed . The event still exists, run by FITC and occurring this September …

RemoteSynthesis All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 4 days ago

How to Add Page Transitions With Css and Smoothstate.js Friday, 15-Aug

The following is a guest post by Miguel Ángel Pérez . Miguel has been working on ways to transition pages on websites more gracefully. On single-page applications, we have more opportunity for this since we aren't fighting the page reload. But traditional sites with page reloads, you can still …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 5 days ago

We’re Launching Authors Into Outer Space Friday, 15-Aug

Last month we embarked on rolling out a completely revamped Elite Author website with a bunch of new rewards, and most excitingly a new level for any author that reaches $25M in total sales - a trip into outer-space.

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 5 days ago

Exploration of Current Portfolio Design Trends Friday, 15-Aug

In this article we cover an assortment of modern trends in portfolio website layouts.

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 5 days ago

How to Plan and Run a Great Conference Experience Friday, 15-Aug

    Our industry is a great one. It’s filled with a lot of awesome people building a lot of inspiring things and constantly seeking out ways to express just how much they love doing so. We’ve had blogs and podcasts, and right now hosting conferences is the big thing. Ever more people …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 5 days ago

Eventbrite Api Demos Friday, 15-Aug

A few days ago a client of mine, Rich Swier of HuB, asked if I could build him two quick demos that made use of the Eventbrite API. I whipped up the two demos for him and once done, he graciously allowed me to share it on my blog. (Thank you Rich!)...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 5 days ago

Js13kgames, Angular Plasmid Thursday, 14-Aug

Js13kGames Andrzej Mazur wrote in to say that the Js13kGames competition has started. All entries must be in by the 13th of September. It’s a competition to build HTML5 games in 13 kilobytes, and that includes all assets. If you want sounds and complex graphics then it might be …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 6 days ago

Building a Real-Time Scoring System for the Npgl Thursday, 14-Aug

This Tuesday in Madison Square Garden, the National Pro Grid League will have its first regular season match. Three months ago, we started building the real-time scoring system that backs its events. Here’s how we did it: Madison Square Garden … Continue reading →

Carbon Five All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 6 days ago

Adobe Muse Updated Thursday, 14-Aug

Adobe Muse had a major update in June, and the team has just announced that the product has been updated yet again to include support for self-hosted web fonts, CAPTCHA form protection, right-to-left languages (Hebrew and Arabic), and more. Creative ...

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 6 days ago

This Month’s Community Superstar: Imangm Thursday, 14-Aug

We would like to offer our congratulations to ImanGM, he's this month's Community Superstar!

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 6 days ago

Sponsor: New Creative Market Bundle! $39 for Loads of Design Resources Thursday, 14-Aug

Creative Market sells loads of design resources. From high quality stock photography and vector art, to print design and web templates, to really fancy stuff like Photoshop actions for getting awesome effects easily. Once in a while, they put together a bundle of resources you can buy and then …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 6 days ago

Targeting Mobile Users Through Google Adwords Thursday, 14-Aug

    “Know your audience” has stood as a fundamental marketing principle since long before the web. When advertising online, you need to take into account one of the most basic factors of the audience you are reaching: what devices they are using. The most popular online advertising …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 6 days ago

10 Tips for Working With Clients Thursday, 14-Aug

On this weeks show we explore ten ways you can improve your working relationship with clients.

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 6 days ago

Data Center Cooling Done Differently Thursday, 14-Aug

Over the last 10 years, there has been considerable innovation in data center cooling. Large operators are now able to operate at Power Usage Efficiency of 1.10 to 1.20. This means that less than 20% of the power delivered to the facility is lost to power distribution and cooling. These days, …

Perspectives All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 6 days ago

Introducing Trending and Recommendations on Envato Market Thursday, 14-Aug

We’re excited to announce two new features: smarter recommendations on your post purchase page and a new ‘Trending’ filter on all search results.

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 6 days ago

Can We Please Stop Moaning ? Wednesday, 13-Aug

OK here's the catch: software development is not something I do just for living, it's a passion I have since literarily ever and here's the story. I'm absolutely envious of modern kids able to put their hands on a Raspberry PI, as example, and develop with Python, nodejs, or pretty much any other …

Andrea Giammarchi All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

Amygdala: a Javascript Rest Client Wednesday, 13-Aug

Over the last few years I’ve worked almost exclusively by designing server-side APIs totally separately to the UI. Client-side code is just another client, structured with something like Backbone or Angular. This works well when you develop applications that have multiple front-ends …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

Css-Tricks Chronicle XVIII Wednesday, 13-Aug

Lots of stuff happening lately and far too long since I've done a Chronicle ! Where I've been, where I'm going, things I've done, things I'm doing, etc. I'm fresh back from a week trip to Iceland. It was the first for-fun-only trip I've taken since I went to Scotland last year. It was amazing. I …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

I'm Going to Ncdevcon! Wednesday, 13-Aug

Did I mention I moved to Charleston, South Carolina? The move has kind of been the focus of my life for quite a while now, and it feels good to be coming down form the stress of packing up my whole family and moving them all the way across the nation. It's kind of a long story, but if you see me, …

DopeFly All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

A Closer Look at Personas: a Guide to Developing the Right Ones (part 2) Wednesday, 13-Aug

    How can designers create experiences that are custom tailored to people who are unlike themselves? As explained in part 1 of this series, an effective way to gain knowledge of, build empathy for and sharpen focus on users is to use a persona. This final part of the series will …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

Neurodiversity Wednesday, 13-Aug

A couple of months ago I got invited by Maja Brisvall, who works at Stockholm Resilience Centre and Shift, for two sessions with Kathryn Myronuk and Brad Templeton from Singularity University. They were very interesting, and delivered by two highly intelligent persons with great insight. One …

Robert Nyman All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

Review: Code School's Javascript Best Practices Wednesday, 13-Aug

Yesterday evening I finally wrapped up Code School's JavaScript Best Practices course and I thought my readers might like to know what I think. In general, this is a great course marred by poor challenges, surprisingly poor challenges, but still wo...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

New Dreamweaver Cc 2014 Tutorials Wednesday, 13-Aug

Get to know the new features in Dreamweaver CC 2014 with the help of a whole bunch of recently published tutorials. From managing your websites to ensuring HTML5-compliancy, we’ve got a round-up of the latest learning materials available below. Learn how to… Use Live Highlight, …

Dreamweaver Team All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

With 1.5 Million Active Buyers, Meet Envato Market. Wednesday, 13-Aug

Back in 2006 when we set sail with our very first marketplace ActiveDen, it was hard to imagine where we’d be eight years later. Today our eight marketplaces are collectively home to one and a half million active buyers, purchasing an item every four seconds, from some thirty-five thousand …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

Introducing Paul Andrew – Market Blog Content Lead Wednesday, 13-Aug

Hi everyone, my name is Paul Andrew and I have just started work as the content lead for the Market Blog. I live in the small but beautiful Scottish city of Inverness. Nessie is my neighbor and I am a real Highlander. I love football, Star Wars and Lego. I also love good design. I […]

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 7 days ago

Node Roundup: Npme, Snapshot.js, Dm.js Tuesday, 12-Aug

npmE There’s an open beta for npmE , the npm Enterprise programme. This allows you to sign in to a private, hosted repository, which can be used to distribute private modules. They’re prefixed with your company name, like this: npm install @myco/somepackage Then you can load them …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 8 days ago

Fun Reviewing Awards Submissions Tuesday, 12-Aug

Today I got to spend a few hours reviewing student submissions for our 2014 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. In addition to hanging out with some really talented judges, the real treat was seeing some of the absolutely amazing creative submissions. W...

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 8 days ago

Swapping Out Svg Icons Tuesday, 12-Aug

Let's say you're using inline SVG and want to change the SVG icon that is displayed in an element on state change, like changing a class or on :hover/:focus. There are a number of ways you can approach that. Technique #1: Hide/Show SVG Element Include both icons: <a href="#0" …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 8 days ago

A Better 404 Page Tuesday, 12-Aug

    A lot of funny 404 pages have been shared recently: carefully crafted memes, funny GIFs, even the odd interactive game. But if the 404 doesn’t help your visitors, then what’s the point? A visitor could find themselves on a 404 page for one of many reasons: a mistyped address, a bad …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 8 days ago

Presentation Tonight on Apache Cordova Tuesday, 12-Aug

I was originally going to be presenting just to the Memphis Technology User Groups tonight, but they have graciously said they don't mind if I open this up to the public. If you want to hear me give an introduction to Cordova, join me online tonigh...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 8 days ago

The Dwindling Life of a Macbook Air Battery Tuesday, 12-Aug

A year ago I started using a script that takes a snapshot of a MacBooks' battery health every minute. It captures weather or not you are currently charging, how much charge you it has, and what the estimated current max capacity is. Now that I've built up a year of data, Piet van Dongen recently …

Jehiah Czebotar All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 8 days ago

What the Legal Sector Tells Us About the Opportunities & Threats of Digital Tuesday, 12-Aug

Digital offers amazing opportunities. But, it also brings with it significant dangers. Just look at digital’s potential impact on the legal sector.

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 8 days ago

Using Flash Pro to Generate Html5 Tuesday, 12-Aug

Designer and Developer Dave Gámez has posted an excellent overview of how to use Flash Pro CC to produce HTML5 content . This one is well worth the read.

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 8 days ago

Build Configuration With Angus Monday, 11-Aug

Build tools are great, but they’re usually optimised for working on single projects. If you’re a freelancer or work for an agency, then you probably work on multiple projects for several clients each day. Angus (GitHub: nickjanssen / angus , License: MIT ) by Nick Janssen aims to …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 9 days ago

Uninstall All Python Packages Via Pip Monday, 11-Aug

This is for my future reference because it’s really handy if you don’t want to drop a virtualenv or doing some crazy work on a vagrant box.  Even ignores any packages you installed from git or vcs sources with the … Continue reading →

Peter Farrell All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 9 days ago

Employee Directory Sample App With Ionic and Node.js Monday, 11-Aug

It has been six months since I posted the first version of the Employee Directory app built with Ionic and AngularJS. Ionic has been moving fast, and it was time for an update. Employee directory is a sample application that allows you to look up employees by name, view the details of an …

Christophe Coenraets All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 9 days ago

Pure Css Parallax Scrolling Websites Monday, 11-Aug

Keith Clark explains the core concept behind parallax scrolling (e.g. different elements scroll at different rates) with just CSS. It's a devilishly clever (yet simple) combination of 3D transforms to push the element "away" from the screen, affecting it's scroll rate, while adjusting the scale …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 9 days ago

Mobile Onboarding: a Beginner’s Guide Monday, 11-Aug

    Nowadays, displaying onboarding screens to first-time users has become a common practice in mobile apps. The purpose of these onboarding screens — also referred to as walkthroughs — is to introduce the app and demonstrate what it does. Given that these are often the …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 9 days ago

Looking at Nested Event Timing and Dom Structure in Angularjs Monday, 11-Aug

Ben Nadel looks at nested event timing in AngularJS and how the separation of View and Controller doesn't necessarily make the mental model around DOM changes easy to keep in your head....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 9 days ago

How Your $250k Ad Campaign Works Monday, 11-Aug

The $250,000 milestone is a pretty large and exciting one to reach. You’re established as an author, you are well-versed in the art of selling items on our marketplaces, heck you’ve even tried some vegemite! At this milestone, the Elite Program also gives you your first advertising campaign, on …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 9 days ago

Happy Themepunch Day! Monday, 11-Aug

Congratulations to ThemePunch, who have reached Power Elite status by making one million dollars worth of sales. This team is the perfect example of a collaboration that works—three Envato authors decided to combine their efforts over a German beer. In August 2011, Krisztian and Dirk (both from …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 9 days ago

Backbone Directives Sunday, 10-Aug

Tal Bereznitskey writes: This is an open source project to enrich Backbone.js with AngularJS style directives. I used to hear people talk about the new hotness and I didn’t really want to let go of Backbone. I took quick looks from time to time and found some stuff I didn’t like in …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 10 days ago

Auto Instance Via "use Strict" Sunday, 10-Aug

This is a very simple trick that works if you are sure your minifier will not remove any 'use strict' declarations in your scripts. As seen in jQuery This library is the most known/common example where $(something) will actually generate an instanceof jQuery variable even without using new . Some …

Andrea Giammarchi All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 10 days ago

Rethinking the Grid Sunday, 10-Aug

At Shopify, we’re rebuilding much of our front-end code for Shopify Admin. This is giving us the opportunity to re-evaluate why and how we build things. One of the first components that we decided to work on was the grid. 24 Column Grid Shopify has, for at least the last two and a half years …

Jonathon Snook All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 10 days ago

Beginner Concepts: How Css Selectors Work Saturday, 09-Aug

Are you new to CSS? This article is for you! Perhaps the biggest key to understanding CSS is understanding selectors. Selectors are what allows you to target specific HTML elements and apply style to them. Let's not think about style right now though, let's just focus on the selecting. In the …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 11 days ago

Centering a Google Map on America Saturday, 09-Aug

Earlier this morning I was building a Google Map demo for a client (using EventBrite data - I'll share that if I can) and I needed to center a Google Map on America. There are a couple ways of doing this and I thought I'd share them along with some...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 11 days ago

Mysql Group_concat() Has Buggy Interaction With Union Clauses Saturday, 09-Aug

Ben Nadel looks at the particularly buggy and mysterious behavior of MySQL's GROUP_CONCAT() in the context of UNION ALL clauses....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 11 days ago

Avoid Zero (or Super Short) Application Timeouts Friday, 08-Aug

So here's a doozy for you. Over the past week or so I exchanged emails with a reader who was having an odd issue with ColdFusion mappings. Specifically the code he wrote to actually use the mappings would fail to work if he used application specifi...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

Learning More About Creativity and Innovation From Lego Friday, 08-Aug

    Many companies and design agencies tend to look at the design and creativity stage from a narrow perspective. Usually, the design team is locked inside the ideas room with no contact with the rest of the world until it delivers the idea that gets approved by the client or project …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

Support for High Pixel Density Screens in Adobe Muse Cc 2014 Friday, 08-Aug

The high pixel density screen proliferation introduced a new “requirement” for most web sites: providing two different resolutions for the images. If you decide on going just for the standard resolution, then those pictures will look fuzzy on devices such as iPhone 5 or 5s, iPad Air, …

Mihai CORLAN All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

A Journal on the Design Process Behind Amazing Analytics Friday, 08-Aug

Few people write much about the steps between a blank slate and amazing interactive analytics Anand Sharma recently journaled about the process behind making AprilZero. It's a long read, but it's also inspiring. http://aprilzero.com/journal/making-of-aprilzero/ If you haven't seen …

Jehiah Czebotar All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

4 New Features for Editing Images With Photoshop Cc 2014 Friday, 08-Aug

This video is about four new features that are handy when you edit images: Path and Spin Blur, Focus based selection, and color adaptation when using Content-Aware technology to remove parts from your images.

Mihai CORLAN All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

Typekit Integration in Creative Cloud 2014 Apps Friday, 08-Aug

Typekit integration in Creative Cloud 2014 release enables an elegant and efficient solution to missing fonts problem when opening documents. There are other improvements made to the font related workflows that help designers to be more efficient when dealing with fonts.

Mihai CORLAN All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

Photoshop Cc 2014 Workflows for Web Designers Friday, 08-Aug

The 2014 release of Photoshop CC brings improvements to web design related workflows. Adobe Generator makes extracting assets for web projects easier than ever and Layer Comps enables designers to prototype interactive designs faster than ever.

Mihai CORLAN All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

Illustrator Cc 2014 Improved Drawing Workflows Friday, 08-Aug

The 2014 release of Illustrator CC brings improvements that make drawing easier than ever. This tutorial is about the most important ones – Pen Tool and Pencil Tool improvements, Anchor Point improvements, Path Reshape Tool, and Live Corners.

Mihai CORLAN All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

Photoshop Cc 2014 – 3 New Features That Save You Time Friday, 08-Aug

This is a short video showing three new features that can save you time when designing in Photoshop CC: Linked Smart Objects, Smarter Smart Guides, and Editable Rounded Rectangles.

Mihai CORLAN All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

Price Changes Across the Marketplaces Friday, 08-Aug

Today we are rolling out pricing changes across our Marketplaces. We’re applying price increases to many of our items and categories. For many of our categories this is in fact the first price increase since their creation. As our authors continue to produce some of the highest quality creative …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

Themeforest in the Wild: 10 Sample Ecommerce Sites That Inspire Friday, 08-Aug

If you’re about to set up an online store, you’ll get a huge head start by choosing one of over 900 eCommerce Themes & Templates on ThemeForest. But which theme and platfom? What makes a good online store? What features do I need to include? How can I present my products in the very best …

Collis Ta’eed All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 12 days ago

Face Tracking, Tcomb Thursday, 07-Aug

JavaScript Face Tracking Konrad Dzwinel sent in a JavaScript Face Tracking Demo that demonstrates how to use getUserMedia with tracking.js to track your face and add an image based on the position. It also uses gif.js to generate GIFs, and Imgur’s API to upload the images. Konrad made a …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 13 days ago

Useful Adobe Fireworks Resources: Tutorials, Articles and Freebies (part 2) Thursday, 07-Aug

    A few weeks ago, I mentioned some of the best extensions that are currently available for Fireworks. Today, I'll cover some of the best tutorials and articles, as well as many freebies (styles, templates, resource libraries, and so son) that are available for Fireworks. All of them …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 13 days ago

Mysql Group_concat() Fails Silently When It Hits Its Size Limit Thursday, 07-Aug

Ben Nadel looks at the size limit of MySQL's GROUP_CONCAT() function and demonstrates that it fails silently, surreptitiously truncating its return values....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 13 days ago

10 Books Every Web Professional Should Read Thursday, 07-Aug

On this weeks show we look at the top ten books every web professional should read whether they are a designer, developer or website owner.

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 13 days ago

Sponsored: Improve Website Ux With Hotjar Insights Thursday, 07-Aug

Hotjar Insights is a web app to help you understand your website visitors. It combines a lot of insight tools (that you might pay for separately) into one unified platform. Heatmaps that tell you where your users are clicking. Feedback forms. Exit polls. Surveys. Video recordings of users using …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 13 days ago

Flash and Air 15 Now in Beta Thursday, 07-Aug

The Flash and AIR teams show no signs of slowing down. Less than two months after the release of version 14 , the beta versions of Flash Player 15 and AIR 15 are available for download on Adobe Labs .

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 13 days ago

Getting Into Arduino and Grove Sensors Thursday, 07-Aug

In this post, my second covering some exploration with my 7-yr-old son into #IoT and #maker projects, I’ll explore why we’ve moved on from the IOIO-OTG and into Arduino. If you’re new to all of this, have some coding ability, and crave the experience of working with dozens of cool …

Charles Freedman All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 13 days ago

P5.js Wednesday, 06-Aug

I’m a big fan of Processing , and I’ve made lots of my own weird and wonderful graphical sketches over the years. p5.js (GitHub: lmccart/p5.js , License: GPL ) by Lauren McCarthy is an entirely new library that’s inspired by Processing. It doesn’t currently have an …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 14 days ago

Live Chat Application Requirement: Replacing Links and Email Addresses in a String With Java Wednesday, 06-Aug

When building live chat applications that have text chatting involved, I belive it’s important to pass all communication through the server. There are quite a few reasons for doing this, the most common reason is that you would want to filter it. Maybe get rid of “bad” words, …

Graeme Bull All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 14 days ago

New Neo4j Training - Vancouver, Bc Wednesday, 06-Aug

I will be conducting another Neo Technologies sponsored, one day training class on August 29th, 2014 for the Vancouver graph database user group ( join us here ).  The class is designed to maximize the learning over the 8 hour course and teach students what graph databases are, how they …

Duane Nickull All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 14 days ago

Slowly but Surely Content Is Returning Wednesday, 06-Aug

I was visiting with a friend yesterday and we were discussing some of the projects I used to be involved in. I found my self looking back at my content in the way back machine. I realized that there is a whole history of me in there and I was sad that I lost all […]

Simfluence All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 14 days ago

A Closer Look at Personas: What They Are and How They Work (part 1) Wednesday, 06-Aug

    In my experience as an interaction designer, I have come across many strategies and approaches to increase the quality and consistency of my work, but none more effective than the persona. Personas have been in use since the mid-’90s and since then have gained widespread awareness …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 14 days ago

Node Roundup: V8 Vulnerability, Git-Promise, Awesome-Nodejs Tuesday, 05-Aug

V8 Memory Corruption The versions of V8 included with Node 0.8 and 0.10 were found to have a memory corruption vulnerability. The issue was discovered by a security specialist, and then a core Node contributor worked with the V8 team to fix the problem. More details can be found in the V8 Memory …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 15 days ago

Installing Rundeck on Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) in Five Minutes Tuesday, 05-Aug

Rundeck is open source software that helps you automate routine operational procedures in data center or cloud environments. There are a lot of features that Rundeck offers, one of the ones I use is the ability to create jobs and … Continue reading →

Chad Lung All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 15 days ago

Building & Deploying Reactive Service Pipelines — Live in Salt Lake City Tuesday, 05-Aug

This Wednesday (Aug 6, 2014) I will be presenting Building & Deploying Reactive Service Pipelines at the Utah Scala Enthusiasts group in Salt Lake City. Here is the abstract: Composition of micro-service is a modern integration pattern that couples nicely with Reactive and Continuous …

James Ward All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 15-Aug-14 Published: 15 days ago

Clever Uses for Step Easing Tuesday, 05-Aug

The following is a guest post by Julian Shapiro . Julian has been working on Velocity.js recently, which he has written about here on CSS-Tricks before. Julian lives in a world of animation, so it's no surprise he's collected together some interesting examples of exotic animation techniques. …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 15 days ago

Normalizing Http Header Values Using Cfhttp and Coldfusion Tuesday, 05-Aug

Ben Nadel looks at how ColdFusion handles multiple response headers with the same name; and, how to normalize HTTP headers so that they are all simple values....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 15 days ago

Senior Vs. Junior Programmer (developer) Definition Tuesday, 05-Aug

We have been asked many times to define the differences between Senior and Junior programmers. While there is no exact answer, this blog post attempts to clarify what we look for when hiring developers at different levels. The labels “Senior” and “Junior” are difficult to comprehend as they can …

Duane Nickull All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 15 days ago

Keep Your Dom From Shifting Around... Tuesday, 05-Aug

I've been meaning to write this up for a while now, but I never got around to it till today when a meeting got cancelled suddenly. It was this or get on the treadmill, and unfortunately, the treadmill lost. Lately I've noticed a common problem with...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 15 days ago

Design Responsive Websites in the Browser With Webflow Tuesday, 05-Aug

    This article is the first part of a series of articles on emerging responsive design tools. Today, Richard Knight explores the advantages of Webflow and how you can use it today to build responsive websites — perhaps a bit faster than you would build them otherwise. — …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 15 days ago

Everybody Hates Their Content Management System Tuesday, 05-Aug

We need to spend the same time and attention on our internal systems as we do on our external facing websites. Just look at your content management system.

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 15 days ago

Touch Emulator, Input by Font Bureau Monday, 04-Aug

Touch Emulator When working with iOS applications, the gesture shortcuts in the simulator quickly become second nature. Sometimes I use the iOS Simulator for web development purely to check responsive designs, mainly because it starts up more quickly than the Android emulator. Touch Emulator …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 16 days ago

Mockdata Cfc Released Monday, 04-Aug

A while ago I wrote a Node.js service called MockData. The idea behind it was to create a quick way to generate mock data for client-side applications that were purely driven by URL parameters. So for example, I could get 10 random people by doing ...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 16 days ago

Parsing Http Time Strings With Parsedatetime() in Coldfusion Monday, 04-Aug

Ben Nadel demonstrates that the parseDateTime() function in ColdFusion can parse the HTTP time strings typically found in HTTP headers....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 16 days ago

Improve Your Email Workflow With Modular Design Monday, 04-Aug

    Whether you’re in a Fortune 500 company or part a two-person team launching your first web app, email is one of the most important tools for reaching your customer base. But with the ever-growing number of emails to send , getting them all out the door can seem a little …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 16 days ago

T3, Blast.js Sunday, 03-Aug

t3 t3 (GitHub: maurizzzio / t3 , License: MIT , Bower: t3 ) by Mauricio Poppe is a boilerplate for creating three.js projects. It’s inspired by Jerome Etienne’s three.js boilerplate , and supports: Modules following the UMD pattern Integration with dat.gui Micro scene handler Micro …

Alex Young All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 17 days ago

New Js Library: Grid Saturday, 02-Aug

Send to KindleI’m continuing to dig through old code and consolidate and release it. This new library, grid, is not a CSS layout util, but draws grids of various kinds on an HTML5 Canvas. Here’s a demo of the various kinds of grids it can currently draw. Click for full size. I could …

Bit-101 All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 18 days ago

Brackets .42 Released Friday, 01-Aug

The Brackets team has announced the release of v0.42 which features themes, language mode switching, lots of little bug fixes, and some new translations.

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 19 days ago

How to Make a Phone Call Via Gmail Friday, 01-Aug

This falls under the "obvious" category (like probably most of my posts), but as I had trouble finding it before, I figured I'd share this tip. To make a phone call from GMail, with the new Hangouts features, follow these steps: First, sign into Hangouts. I used to keep my account signed out as …

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 19 days ago

Less Css, Relative Paths, Nested Quotes, Url() Constructs, and Post-Processing Friday, 01-Aug

Ben Nadel looks at an edge case in Less CSS in which relative paths are mangled in the CSS post-processing when used in conjunction with url() constructs....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 19 days ago

Phonegap Developer’s Guide to the Ios Status Bar Thursday, 31-Jul

I wrote this post as a guide for PhoneGap Developer’s to use in handling and customizing the iOS Status Bar and to help clear up confusion where documentation is not clear. My testing and conclusions also resulted in the handy little Status Bar Simulator App below to help developers pick …

Dev Girl All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 20 days ago

Read Holly's Guide to the Ios Status Bar Thursday, 31-Jul

It's kinda funny - but something as simple as the iOS status bar can be confusing as quantum mechanics. Holly wrote a blog post, and an interactive web-based simulator, that explains the various settings and configurations for the status bar. It is...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 20 days ago

Last Day for Max Early Bird Pricing Thursday, 31-Jul

Title says it all. Today is the last day for MAX 2014 early bird pricing. Register today , or pay more tomorrow.

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 20 days ago

Sticky Cdn - a Content Delivery Network (cdn) for Your Local Development Environment Thursday, 31-Jul

Ben Nadel presents Sticky CDN - a really light-weight Content Delivery Network, built in ColdFusion, intended for local development environments....

Ben Nadel All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 20 days ago

Sponsor: Myfonts – Subscription Free Webfonts Thursday, 31-Jul

MyFonts sells fonts that you can use on your websites directly through @font-face. They are a one-time fee - no subscriptions or recurring payments. Host the files however you would like, there is no third-party to rely on. Not only that, but you can try any font on your site free for 30 days. …

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 20 days ago

Top 10 Tips for Improving Your Calls to Action Thursday, 31-Jul

This week on the Boagworld Show we look at my top 10 tips for improving your calls to action.

Paul Boag All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 20 days ago

Linting Your Coldfusion Code Thursday, 31-Jul

Earlier this week I discovered a new project on GitHub, CFLint. For my readers who may not be aware, linters are tools that inspect your code for bugs, best practices, and other issues. Numerous different types of linters exist, but as far as I kno...

Ray Camden All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 16-Aug-14 Published: 20 days ago

Codepen’s Css Wednesday, 30-Jul

Inspired by Mark Otto's tour of GitHub's CSS and Ian Feather's tour of Lonely Planet's CSS , I thought I would join the party and talk about how we do CSS at CodePen. Direct Link to Article — Permalink … CodePen’s CSS is a post from CSS-Tricks

CSS Tricks All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 30-Jul-14 Published: 21 days ago

Follow up on Webrtc Thoughts: It’s Still F’n Useless… Wednesday, 30-Jul

A while ago I wrote some thoughts on WebRTC and I’ve been seeing more and more hype (albeit from just the same few people) about WebRTC, and now a recent post about how a company changed over somewhat pushed me over the edge on whether to write a follow up or not. So, here we […]

Graeme Bull All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 31-Jul-14 Published: 21 days ago

The New Edge Animate Actions Panel Wednesday, 30-Jul

Edge Animate CC 2014 (version 4) features a new Actions Panel which offers a new streamlined workflow for visually adding actions to specific elements and on the timeline. Actions allow you to provide event-based instructions to your composition. As ...

Ben Forta All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 31-Jul-14 Published: 21 days ago

Declarative Programming and the Web Wednesday, 30-Jul

    Like most web developers, I spend my days giving instructions to computers. These instructions generally involve some input (a request for a web page), some logic (get the right content from a database) and some output (send the content to the requesting browser). This process of …

Smashing Magazine All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 30-Jul-14 Published: 21 days ago

Stop Always Using Hosts Files for Web Projects Wednesday, 30-Jul

Let’s face it, there aren’t many times that we aren’t connected to the Internet while developing web projects. Shoot, I’ve even deployed entire sites from an airplane. Then why is one of the first steps to always setup a URL in your hosts file pointing to 127.0.0.1? While …

James Brown All Posts By This Blogger Imported: 31-Jul-14 Published: 21 days ago