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Microsoft To Invest In Rogue Android Startup Cyanogen

An anonymous reader writes The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft plans to be a minority investor in a roughly $70 million round of equity financing for mobile startup Cyanogen Inc..

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Moooi co-founders buy remaining stake from B&B Italia

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Out now: Victory Journal #8

Due to Printout commitments – more of which later – I missed last night’s Chelsea-Liverpool semi-final match.

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Rick Poynor: Exposure: El Paso Street, El Paso, Texas, photographed by Stephen Shore

The street corner: an uncommon place


How to Set Up Configurable Products Using Options in OpenCart

One of the many useful features provided by OpenCart is "Options".


iOS 8: How to Build a Simple Action Extension

App extensions were introduced during WWDC 14 as a way to extend the functionality of iOS apps to other parts of the system and to allow for better inter-app communication.

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The New Canadian Passport’s “Dark” Secrets Revealed!

Canadian passports have always been top of the line merely due to its innovation.

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What cloud services do you use?

Here’s a question for you. What subscription based, cloud software do you use and love? I made a list of services I use personally or subscribe to with my companies CreativeMornings and Tattly.


CSS Level 4 Selectors to Watch Out For

It’s about time we started learning some new CSS, isn’t it?


Dynamically Adding Four Footer Widget Areas

These days, many WordPress themes have a number of widget areas in the footer, meaning you can create a "fat footer" with multiple widget areas side by side.

in You the Designer

50 Cool Moleskine Art Samples That’ll Fuel Your Creativity

A blank sheet of paper usually intimidates people because of the immeasurable space.

in Boagworld

How to help your colleagues understand and use digital

As digital professionals we can be too concerned with controlling our companies digital assets. We tend to forget the ultimate goal.

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Anonymous Asks Activists To Fight Pedophiles In 'Operation Deatheaters'

HughPickens.com writes The Independent reports that hacktivist group Anonymous, in a project named Operation DeathEaters, is calling for help in its fight against international pedophile networks, or

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The Editors: News from Elsewhere

A collection of news and links from all over

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Mein kleiner 2015er WordPress-Rant

Beginnen wir mit steilen Thesen: WordPress ist schwierig, obwohl es einfach erscheint.


Swift from Scratch: Closures

If you've worked with blocks in C/Objective-C or lambdas in Ruby, then you won't have a hard time wrapping your head around the concept of closures.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

John Foster: The Memory Savior

Levi Bettwieser and the Rescued Film Project


Creating Your WordPress Knowledge Base's Front End

In the previous part of this series, I showed you how to register custom


Design Patterns: The Decorator Pattern

Earlier in this series we explored both the facade and


Apply to Be the Next Tuts+ Code Course Producer!

Tuts+ Is Looking for a New Code Course Producer!

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I always pay attention when the super talented folks over at Format launch something new. In this case it’s Kredo, a brand-new free iPad Portfolio app for creative professionals.


Writing Documentation for Your WordPress Theme Framework

So, you now have a WordPress theme framework. Congratulations!


Releasing your WordPress Theme Framework

You may have just developed your theme framework for yourself and/or your team in which case the steps involved in releasing your code won't be relevant.


New Course: MongoDB and Ruby

If you feel you have trouble maintaining your data because it's either too big or too slow or too expensive, then perhaps you should consider taking MongoDB for a spin.

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AngularJS’ Internals In Depth


Build Your Own T-Shirt Shop With the Spreadshirt WordPress Plugin

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingSelling Your Own T-Shirts

Earlier this year, I had a

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Ask Slashdot: Has the Time Passed For Coding Website from Scratch?

First time accepted submitter thomawack writes As a designer I always do webdesign from scratch and put them into CMSMS.

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9 Tips for WordPress Plugin Development

Professional-level tips on building WordPress plugins from an experienced developer.

in You the Designer

12 High-Resolution Shattered Glass Photoshop Brushes

Good day, creatives!


Creating Your Own Widgets Using Various WordPress APIs: Introduction

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Widgets are a neat way of g


Even More Essential Plugins for WordPress Theme Development

In the previous parts of this series, we've reviewed many of the debugging plugins that are available in the WordPress Plugin Repository.

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January poster

The first poster for 2015 poster is, as always, 50×70cm in size (approx 20×28in), printed 2 colours on 160gsm Meta­Pa­per Rough.

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How to make hard choices

In this TED Talk Philosopher Ruth Chang speaks on how we we go about big hard choices the wrong way. Anyone who ever had a hard time making a difficult decision will enjoy this talk.


Working With Local Databases on Windows Phone 8

In the previous article, you learned how to store data in

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12 Animated Magnets from Fictional Places

Searching and exploring through Behance’s discover page, we’ve stumbled upon this project featuring ordinary things created …


A Look at WooCommerce Products Settings

Products hold a key position for an online store.


Building With the Twitter API: Repeating Tweets From a Group

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of a series related to the T

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President Obama Will Kibbitz With YouTube Stars

theodp (442580) writes "For better or worse, YouTube stars are a big deal these days.

in Boagworld

Don’t do it alone. Find yourself support.

Whether we you are a freelancer, owner of a small agency or run a website single handedly, too many of us work alone.

in Ace Jet 170

Physics | Weaponry | Chemistry

And with 'Physics' that's the first series complete. The New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention was published by Leisure Arts during the first half of the 1960s.

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Sprint’s Net Neutrality Reversal Shows How Bad Things Are for ISPs

Sprint’s Net Neutrality Reversal Shows How Bad Things Are for ISPs

Sprint surprised everyone this week b