Examples of Full-Screen Background Images

Jan 2 2015 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

Using a big background image is a popular web design trend. If you’re considering the use of large background images in your next design project, check out these 20 beautiful sites for inspiration.

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Interactive Git Tutorials

Dec 31 2014 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

To be completely honest, I find Git to be a dry subject. But a version control system is essential to a modern dev workflow so I had to learn it. Any good VCS is fine but Git seems to be the most popular. So I went with Git.

What made learning Git easier for me were web-based interactive tutorials and online courses. They made the task more fun and engaging, which in turn made it less tempting to give up on. Plus they didn’t require me to install and configure Git on my computer, so I was able to explore and experiment right away.

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Top 10 Free Online RSS Readers

Dec 22 2014 by Jacob Gube | 20 Comments

After restarting my RSS subscriptions, I’ve been on a constant lookout for good RSS readers. There’s an overwhelming amount of them out there, an aftermath of a race to fill the void Google Reader left when it was shut down.

Here’s a review of the 10 best free online RSS readers I’ve come across so far.

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CSS Link Pseudo-classes

Dec 19 2014 by Jacob Gube | 3 Comments

Link pseudo-classes give web designers the ability to style various states of HTML links.

The CSS pseudo-classes commonly used for styling hyperlinks are :link, :visited, :hover, :active, and :focus.

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Creating Responsive Images with CSS

Dec 17 2014 by Jacob Gube | 9 Comments

In this tutorial, you will learn the simplest technique for achieving responsive images.

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Why the :visited Pseudo-class is Strange

Dec 15 2014 by Jacob Gube | 3 Comments

Modern browsers have severely restrained the CSS properties that developers can use in a style rule that uses the :visited link pseudo-class. If you’re unfamiliar with this oddball pseudo-class, you may be wondering why your site’s visited links aren’t rendering as expected.

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How to Quickly Set Up Less.js

Dec 10 2014 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

Less.js (or just Less) is a CSS preprocessor that can revolutionize the way you write CSS. And it’s easy to install and set up for web development.

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