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Friday Link Pack

How to win at rock-paper-scissors – Life Hacks Anyone Over 50 Should Know – The Executive Coloring Book – In case you wondered why the unicorns are extinct.

in You the Designer

Aesthetically Beautiful Illustrations by Sara Blake

In February of last year, Sara Blake was one of the speakers in the annual …

in Boagworld

Do people see you as a roadblock?

Saying it cannot be done is rarely true and causes conflict. Jettison your preconceptions and be open to any idea.

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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.

in You the Designer

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.

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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.

in Smashing Magazine

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.

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12 High-Resolution Shattered Glass Photoshop Brushes

Good day, creatives!