Installing Node.js on Windows

Oct 15 2014 by Jacob Gube | 3 Comments

Many powerful open source projects have Node.js as a dependency, so often times you’ll need to set it up on your web server.

But what if you wanted to develop and test your Node-dependent projects in your Windows PC before putting it up on the server?

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Free UI Kit: Icarus

Oct 13 2014 by Dave Cooper Peiris | 1 Comment

Free UI Kit: Icarus

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Free Responsive Content Sliders

Oct 10 2014 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

Showing off your content in a slider/slideshow can be a wonderfully engaging experience for your users. Where it shines best as a solid UI design pattern is in cases where you want to present a series of content while preserving the continuity of the viewing experience. Your users can simply sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

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A New Breed of Free Source Code Editors

Oct 7 2014 by Jacob Gube | 9 Comments

Many outstanding free source code editors have come out recently, and they’re giving paid apps a run for their money.

Beautiful user interfaces, practical features, and the ability to enhance your setup with extensions are just a few things this fresh crop of code editors are offering.

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A Roadmap to Learning JavaScript for Free

Oct 3 2014 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

This is a structured collection of free educational JavaScript resources aimed at giving learners a good understanding of the programming language.

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Websites with Large Background Images: 25 Inspiring Examples

Oct 1 2014 by Jacob Gube | 6 Comments

A beautiful photographic background image can add an intriguing visual element to a web design. Additionally, the image will help establish the overall theme of the site.

For inspiration and ideas, check out this showcase of outstanding websites with large background images.

Leve Hytter

Example of a website with a large background image: Leve Hytter

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The Single Var Pattern in JavaScript

Sep 29 2014 by Jacob Gube | 5 Comments

One of the most beautiful things about JavaScript is its flexibility. The language gives developers a lot of slack by not giving us a lot of rules and conventions to deal with.

A prime example: JavaScript allows us to create any type of variable, anywhere in our script (because it’s a dynamic programming language). That’s great news, but it can also be a double-edged sword if we don’t exercise a bit of caution.

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