Archive for October, 2012

Web Revenge! Dirty tricks for Halloween

Web Revenge! Dirty tricks for Halloween

| October 31, 2012 | Comments (0)

My therapist says I’m obsessed with revenge. He’ll be sorry he said that! It’s not that I’m paranoid about all of the people who are against me; I just want to make them all pay dearly. I truly believe that the web is the greatest revenge weapon invented since the burning bag of dog poo […]

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A bright idea from Philips

A bright idea from Philips

| October 31, 2012 | Comments (0)

Now the lights are coming back on in New York, a lot of our regular readers may be feeling a little nostalgic for cosy intimacy of the flashlights and candles. Lighting affects us like nothing else. Warm, orange colors seem to increase the temperature in the room, whereas cold bluish whites help foster concentration. The […]

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Team Work

Team Work

| October 31, 2012 | Comments (0)

Visual artists David Hobizal and Josh Johnson explain how a film nerd and a gamer/cartoonist collaborate successfully on a wide range of projects. Working in C4D, Johnson and Hobizal combined six different matte paintings for their motion graphics promo, A Movement. Compositing was done in After Effects. David Hobizal is a self-described ‘film nerd’ and […]

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Hollywood’s Make-up Superstars

Hollywood’s Make-up Superstars

| October 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

Hollywood has long been known as the historical center of movie studios and movie stars. Just the mere mention of this place is enough to conjure images of A-list stars, famous movie studios and historical landmarks in the showbiz industry. But above all, Hollywood is known throughout the world as a place where top notch […]

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Building your first WordPress plugin (part 2)

Building your first WordPress plugin (part 2)

| October 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

In the previous part of our series we created the base for a WordPress plugin recognisible by the core. Today we are going to learn how to actually alter the default functionality of the core. The concept of hooks, actions, and filters is responsible for that; being the real heart of the whole WordPress plugins […]

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Google takes on Hurricane Sandy

Google takes on Hurricane Sandy

| October 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

With Hurricane Sandy still lashing the North East of America, Google was forced to modify its launch event for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 products, yesterday. The superstorm has already claimed more than 40 lives in the Caribbean, and the tragic loss of life continues in the U.S. and Canada. An estimated […]

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Restricting input with jQuery

Restricting input with jQuery

| October 29, 2012 | Comments (0)

If there’s one thing that drives me insane online, it’s when input forms allow me to enter incorrect data, only to point out the mistake after I try and submit it. It seems like half the forms I submit have to be refilled and submitted over again because I didn’t include an uppercase letter in […]

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What’s old is new again when it comes to SEO essentials

What’s old is new again when it comes to SEO essentials

| October 29, 2012 | Comments (0)

With at least 13 updates to its algorithms since April’s Penguin update targeted sites that violate Google’s webmaster guidelines, it’s clear the search engine giant means business when it comes to promoting quality sites while demoting those relying on black hat SEO techniques. And while those changes have had many webmasters fuming, it’s really a […]

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Mockup Your Designs on 5 New Outdoor Templates

Mockup Your Designs on 5 New Outdoor Templates

| October 29, 2012 | Comments (0)

5 Brand New “Outdoor” Templates It’s been a little over a month since the launch of Mockup Everything and we couldn’t be happier with the response we have been receiving from users like YOU! Thanks to your suggestions, we have added 5 brand new outdoor templates to showcase your designs on. This has led to […]

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25 Web Designs with Modular Content Block Layouts

25 Web Designs with Modular Content Block Layouts

| October 29, 2012 | Comments (0)

The grid based content block layout has become popular for many types of website, especially portfolios and inspiration ‘pinning’ sites. These sites have a series of tiling blocks that fill the page, often in a kind of modular format where they rearrange themselves depending on the viewport size. This post rounds up a collection of […]

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