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A while back managed WordPress host WP Engine announced they were offering free unlimited staging for WordPress projects to freelancers and agencies. “Free and unlimited” aren’t usually things associated with services with real-world costs, but this offer from WP Engine is real and actually comes with some handy developer tools for working in WordPress. How…Continue Reading “Is WP Engine’s Free WordPress Staging for Developers Legit?”

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Whenever I need an image for a blog post, I immediately start looking at free stock photo sites. There aren’t too many good ones out there, but it’s worth a shot to save a little money. If my efforts fail, I then move onto the paid, royalty-free stock photo sites, where I utilize some of…Continue Reading “Depositphotos.com Gives Designers a More Affordable and Flexible Stock Photo Solution”

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HTML5 brought web development into a new era.  Unfortunately, many designers haven’t really caught on to its full potential, and actually are developing HTML4 pages with a simplified doctype and header section.  Looking at the source code, unless it is written by somebody who never worked in HTML4 or XHTML, you would often easily mistake…Continue Reading “Under-exploited HTML5 Features”

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According to a rather widespread idea, mathematics is something you should pick up at a very early age and pursue throughout your entire life to achieve any significant success either in it or in any adjoining disciplines like computer science. You can often hear that it is too late to start seriously working on maths…Continue Reading “It’s Never Too Late to Start Studying Maths”

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Before you start browsing through the web apps list, check the productivity tips outlined here to see if there are any you might be neglecting. You should find these productivity tips and project management principles to be of significant value in managing your day-to-day workflow processes. Productivity Tips  –        Clarify Expectations – poorly stated expectations can lead to unintended outcomes….Continue Reading “Probably the Best Web Apps for Designers and Teams”

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Media queries are one of the best things ever to happen in Web development, but even though they’re now being widely used (largely due to their implementation in templates and frameworks), they’re still not very well understood by the majority of developers.  The power and features available to developers to create better websites is definitely…Continue Reading “An in-depth guide to CSS3 Media Queries”