Archive for September, 2014

Warm Fuzzies and a Quilted Text Vector

Warm Fuzzies and a Quilted Text Vector

| September 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

Fall is here! Along with all the warm fuzzies, pumpkin spices, and delicious drinks. Time to cuddle up in the best quilted blankets! For your designs, there’s no need to spend countless hours cutting fabric and sewing designs over and over again to get that amazing quilted text vector look. With a quick and easy technique […]

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Adding a NOT NULL Column to an Existing Table

Adding a NOT NULL Column to an Existing Table

| September 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

Despite some exciting advances in the field, like Node, Redis, and Go, a well-structured relational database fronted by a Rails or Sinatra (or Django, etc.) app is still one of the most effective toolsets for building things for the web. In the coming weeks, I’ll be publishing a series of posts about how to be […]

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“There Are More Bugs In Mobile Than… Particles In The Universe!”

“There Are More Bugs In Mobile Than… Particles In The Universe!”

| September 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

Mobile is a difficult, unpredictable beast. If you run into technical problems in mobile, then you’ll know how annoying fixing them can be. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Peter-Paul Koch to create The Mobile Web Handbook, our practical new guide to dealing with front-end challenges in mobile. The book is finally ready and is […]

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Understanding SEO + SMO (Part 1): Background

Understanding SEO + SMO (Part 1): Background

| September 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

The worlds of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SMO (Social Media Optimization) are converging. We’re at a critical point where performing well in search and social media go hand in hand — the survival of your digital reputation requires a critical understanding of both. This series of articles provides a fundamental understanding of SEO and […]

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Understanding SEO + SMO: Part 1

Understanding SEO + SMO: Part 1

| September 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

The worlds of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SMO (Social Media Optimization) are converging. We’re at a critical point where performing well in search and social media go hand in hand — the survival of your digital reputation requires a critical understanding of both. This series of articles provides a fundamental understanding of SEO and […]

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Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: October 2014

Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: October 2014

| September 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd. This creativity mission has been […]

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How to build websites fast, with the rapid prototyping workflow

How to build websites fast, with the rapid prototyping workflow

| September 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

Startups are notorious for bringing an idea from a concept to a finalized product fast. While there’s certainly something to be said for taking our time and doing in depth research at every milestone, sometimes we just need to get an idea up and running as soon as possible. Rapid prototyping in a startup culture […]

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Freebie: 14 Flat Halloween Vector Set

Freebie: 14 Flat Halloween Vector Set

| September 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

What’s up, folks! Halloween is still days away but that doesn’t mean we are not getting ready to dress up for the occasion. We are pretty much hush-hush of our plans here since we want our costumes to be a surprise for everyone here at YTD. How about you guys? How are your costumes going? What […]

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Size Matters: Balancing Line Length And Font Size In Responsive Web Design

Size Matters: Balancing Line Length And Font Size In Responsive Web Design

| September 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

As we refine our methods of responsive web design, we’ve increasingly focused on measure (another word for “line length”) and its relationship to how people read. 
The popularization of the “ideal measure” has led to advice such as “Increase font size for large screens and reduce font size for small screens.” While a good measure […]

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The best free WordPress plugins for October 2014

The best free WordPress plugins for October 2014

| September 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

Good news, everyone! We’re back with another list of small but useful utilities, plugins that can completely transform the purpose of a WordPress install, and others that introduce slightly experimental concepts to the workflow. Have a look, tell us which are your favorites, and as always, let us know if we missed any other great […]

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