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Writing code is mostly science, but it’s also partly an art form.  In fact learning to program is quite similar to learning to be a ninja.  It’s all about being silent and fast.  Or at least that’s how your programs should be.  When you’re coding for the web, it’s even more important to get that…Continue Reading “Writing Code for Better Performance”

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The quest to find the perfect photos for your next blog post is often a tedious one. Think about it. You’re basically barred from using images you find on Google, and it’s not always a surefire deal when you locate a supposedly Creative Commons photo on Flickr. So, what are you supposed to do as…Continue Reading “Visual Hunt: 354 Million Free Stock Photos”

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A few years ago a new programming language called Ruby arrived on the scene amidst a huge fanfare, being hyped as the next big thing in online programming.  And then it just sort of blurred into the background. Ruby is to the programming world almost analogous to what the MacBook is to the computing world. …Continue Reading “Ruby: what is its true value?”

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The design practices you put to use are most likely self-taught, and you are constantly on the lookout for new ways to keep your websites’ UI and UX designs modern and appealing. To make this happen, you may often find it necessary to take the time to familiarize yourself with the latest in web design…Continue Reading “How Web Design Trends Are Shaping the Latest Pre-Built Websites”

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One of the biggest reasons that clients decide to hire freelance writers to create content is to improve their Google Search ranking in order to attract a higher number of potential customers. Companies hire freelance writers regularly in order to ensure that their website is filled with content that their target audience will find when…Continue Reading “As a Freelance Writer, Do You Need to Know a Lot About SEO?”

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The changes in technology have created a bell curve in terms of typical access speeds, and the unfortunate problem is that most designers are still stuck at the top of the curve.  They don’t seem to have noticed its downward plunge. What happened is that in the earliest days of the web, most home-based users…Continue Reading “Optimizing for Speed: How & Why”