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Fire Text Effect Tutorial in Photoshop

Fire is an element that is both creative and destructive.

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Feucht durchwischen: 22 kostenlose WordPress-Themes bringen Ihren Blog zum Strahlen (Oktober-Edition 2014)

Auch wenn ich seit jeher zu jenen gehöre, die das Nachtleben durchaus zu schätzen wissen, würde ich nicht sagen, dass eine Verlängerung der Nächte erstrebenswert wäre.

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Tech Giants Donate $750 Million In Goods and Services To Underprivileged Schools

mrspoonsi sends news that a group of major tech companies has combined to donate $750 million worth of gadgets and services to students in 114 schools across the U.S.

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Let’s Talk About It

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Painting with Fire

Artist Steve Pazuk paints with fire. This is stunning.

in You the Designer

LG Launches Their New Curved Screens

A Curved World Inspired by Creativity As graphic designers, we spend most of our days …

in Boagworld

Don’t just create a new website, create a new culture

If your organisation wants to be successful in its use of digital it cannot stop at rolling out a fancy new website or mobile app. It needs to address the culture of the organisation.

in Dr. Web

JumboZilla: Tausende Design-Ressourcen für weniger als einen Hunni (statt 11.000 Dollar)

Man kommt ja aus dem Staunen nicht raus, wenn man verfolgt, was die Verrückten von InkyDeals ständig so anstellen.

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Angular wooden roof reduces sound reverberation inside swimming pool by Duggan Morris

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Debbie Millman: Ben Schott

On this episode of Design Matters, Debbie Millman talks to Ben Schott about the importance of failing early in one’s career, about how to take a politician’s picture, and about w


iOS 8: Creating a Today Widget

One of the most popular new features introduced in iOS 8 is the ability to create several types of extensions.

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Edvin Yegir: The Immeasurable Brandverse

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Pagely Review: Fine-Tuned Managed WordPress Hosting

Managed WordPress hosting has exploded in the past couple of years, but the concept of hosting specifically optimized for running WordPress sites was pioneered by just a few companies.

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Google Chrome DevTools Tutorials

This collection of tutorials about the Chrome Developer Tools will help you learn and master this powerful web development tool.

in Dexigner Design Portal

Florida Villa by Les Ensembliers

Florida Villa by Les EnsembliersWith its subtle play on contrasts,

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Indoor Stoop

Love the idea behind Thing Industries’ indoor stoop. It’s a shelf, a staircase to something higher up and a drawer unit.

in You the Designer

30 Runway Illustrations of the Busiest US Airports

A series of modern prints featuring outlined runway illustrations of the 30 busiest airports in …


Creating a PayPal Buy Now Button With Variable Shortcodes

PayPal is a great payment processor that allows anyone to send you money, which you can then send directly to your bank account.

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Tetris Is Hard To Test

New submitter JackDW writes: Tetris is one of the best-known computer games ever made. It's easy to play but hard to master, and it's based on a NP-hard problem.

in You the Designer

9 Great Subreddits For The Graphics Designer

Designing a logo? Layouting a user interface? Looking for resources on your next personal project?

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Laura Tarrish: Hunter | Gatherer: Illustrators' Sketchbooks, Pt. II

In this second installment of Hunter | Gatherer, Laura Tarrish opens the sketchbooks of three more illustrators


Basic Functional Testing With Symfony 2's Crawler

Testing your web applications is one of the best things you can do to ensure its health, safety, and security, both for the app and your app's visitors.

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Victoria Solan: Victoria Solan visits an unusual hackathon

A design problem in dire need of reinvention


Creating Dummy Text in WordPress

When developing a new WordPress site, you'll often want to add some dummy text to your posts and pages so you can see what the site will look like before the content is published.


Unit Testing Succinctly: Other Purposes

This is an extract from the Unit Testing Succinctly eBook, by

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Respectful Communcation

“Respectful communication under conflict or opposition is an essential and truly awe-inspiring ability.” - Bryant McGill


Securing Your Server Login

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Thanks to the growing abundance of useful se


Using AlterEgo to Add Two-Factor Authentication to Your WordPress Site

While WordPress does a good job at handling basic security, its login is still only as secure as your username and password — just like the login on pretty much every

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Zombie Effect Tutorial in Photoshop

Good day, artists!

in Dr. Web

SkitterPhoto: Täglich ein neues kostenloses Foto für den kommerziellen Gebrauch

SkitterPhoto bietet kommerziell nutzbare Fotos hoher Qualität und Auflösung. Die Betreiber geben auf Nachfrage sogar die RAW-Formate raus. SkitterPhoto ist ein Projekt aus den Niederlanden.

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Rumor: Lenovo In Talks To Buy BlackBerry

BarbaraHudson writes: The CBC, the Financial Post, and The Toronto Sun are all reporting a possible sale of BlackBerry to Lenovo.

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Which Android Devices Sacrifice Battery-Life For Performance?

MojoKid writes: A couple of weeks ago, Futuremark began handing out copies of PCMark for Android to members of the press, in an effort to get its leaderboards filled while the finishing touches were b

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China Staging a Nationwide Attack On iCloud and Microsoft Accounts

New submitter DemonOnIce writes: According to The Verge and an original report from the site that monitor's China's Great Firewall activity, China is conducting a large-scale attack on iCloud and Micr

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Freebie: 5 Halloween-Themed Labels

Halloween is nigh! Are you folks ready? We sure are! Anyway, last time we gave …

in Dr. Web

E-Mail und ihre Aufbewahrung im Unternehmen: Wie sind die datenschutzrechtlichen Anforderungen?

Die E-Mail gehört immer noch zu den meist genutzten Kommunikationsmitteln und hat in den Unternehmen den Großteil der Briefpost ersetzt.

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Beautyretusche von A bis Z: So arbeiten Sie wie die Model-Agenturen (Teil 2)

Ist die Nase etwas zu groß, sollte Ihr Weg nicht gleich zum Schönheitschirurgen führen. Dank Photoshop müssen Sie nur einen Filter einsetzen, um die Nase zu verkleinern.