• UI/UX: Faster Page Load Times With Skeleton Screens?

    Recently the apps of larger providers tend to make their loading times seem shorter by displaying a basic frame of the actual layout first; the so-called skeleton screen. Skeleton Screens, Spinner or the Void Skeleton screens are supposed to leave the impression of a fast loading time. This works by displaying the skeleton, the basic […]

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  • Cheerful Wallpapers To Deck Your December Desktop (2017 Edition)

    To get you in the right mood for December and the upcoming holiday season, artists and designers from across the globe once again got their creative ideas bubbling and created festive and inspiring desktop wallpapers for you. Wallpapers that are a bit more distinctive as the usual crowd and that are bound to add some […]

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  • From Idea To Reality: Designing An App With Sketch And Xcode

    Everyone has an idea for a mobile app, from your mom to the guy you met in line at the grocery store. You might even be one of those people, if you are reading this tutorial. Building your own app really gives you the ability to create anything you can imagine. For some people, the […]

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  • Innovative: Wix Code Massively Accelerates the Creation of Web Applications

    It’s nothing short of a revolution. Website builder Wix provides the option to write and edit code. However, this is not even the most significant change coming with the new product Wix Code. Here at Noupe, we’ve been following Wix, the website builder from Tel Aviv for many years already. Based on what we learned […]

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  • Designing Ethics: Shifting Ethical Understanding In Design

    The influence of design is expanding beyond the realms of typography and objects and into healthcare, public policy, education, financial services, and more. Designers working in these emerging design fields are responsible for projects that have significant and fundamental impact on the quality of people’s lives with clear ethical implications. In healthcare, for example, designers […]

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  • Clipart for VR/AR: Google Poly Provides Free 3D Objects

    Virtual reality can only succeed when it conveys a bit of realism through the use of three-dimensional objects. To free you from the burden of having to create all objects yourself, Google Poly offers a whole bunch of them. Extensive Portfolio of 3D Objects Google Poly is a collection of 3D objects to use in […]

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  • Offering your clients hosting using a reseller account – pros & cons

    How does a reseller account work? You buy reseller hosting from a web hosting company. This has limited, but generous, bandwidth and disk storage. You then offer hosting to your clients, often providing unlimited bandwidth and storage. You over-sell the limits on your reseller account because clients want ‘unlimited’, and you know they are highly […]

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  • Offering your clients hosting using a reseller account – pros & cons

    How does a reseller account work? You buy reseller hosting from a web hosting company. This has limited, but generous, bandwidth and disk storage. You then offer hosting to your clients, often providing unlimited bandwidth and storage. You over-sell the limits on your reseller account because clients want ‘unlimited’, and you know they are highly […]

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  • Designing For A Browserless Web

    What happens when we take the web browser out of web browsing? Google’s new “Add to Homescreen” feature delivers fast, focused web experiences that are indistinguishable from those of a native app. What can designers learn from the successes of early adopters such as Twitter, and how can we leverage app-like design patterns to tackle […]

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  • 10 New WordPress Themes for Fall Cleaning 2017

    Fall is a wonderful time to clean up your website, giving it a new, fresh look. We’ve selected ten upcoming themes for you, so there should be something for everyone. 1 – Correct Lite Correct Lite is a neat theme for business websites. It’s prepared to be used with WooCommerce as well. Backgrounds and colors […]

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  • 7 Compelling Reasons to Work Remotely

    Working remotely – basically working from somewhere other than a traditional office – is becoming increasing popular with both individuals and companies. In fact, at the start of this year, The New York Times reported on a Gallup survey that stated that 43% of working Americans now spend at least some of their time working remotely. At Treehouse, 52 members […]

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  • Building Accessible Menu Systems

    Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Inclusive Components. If you’d like to know more about similar inclusive component articles, follow @inclusicomps on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS feed. By supporting inclusive-components.design on Patreon, you can help to make it the most comprehensive database of robust interface components available. Classification is hard. Take crabs, […]

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  • From Cats With Love: Welcome The New Smashing Membership

    We can’t believe it’s actually happening. After 18 months of hard work on the big bang relaunch of this little website, today is the day when everything changes. New design and new technical stack. New personality and new ambitious goals. But most importantly, a new focus on our wonderful web community, with the brand new […]

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  • By Designers For Designers: Fontbase Organizes Your Fonts For Free

    Straightforward font management is a must in the workspace of every designer. The free Fontbase provides just that and even has a couple more ideas to offer. Universal Tool for the Three Main Operating Systems The reasonably new tool Fontbase is available for free on your Mac, Windows, or Linux device. Originally, Fontbase was made to […]

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  • Fontjoy Combines Fonts Via Deep Learning

    Correctly combining fonts is a complex task, which is mostly taken care of in an overly subjective fashion. The free web app Fontjoy objectifies the selection with “Deep Learning” methods. The suitable combination of different fonts hides plenty of pitfalls that can only be avoided with a significant typography knowledge. In practice, this results in […]

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  • Webinar recap: Creating customized training programs

    Deciding on a curriculum can be the hardest part of starting a new training program, especially when the topics covered are highly technical and need to fit your business’s specific tech stack. That’s why we dedicated an entire webinar to help you define and build customized curriculums. If you couldn’t make it to the webinar, […]

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  • New & Trending on the Treehouse Blog This Month

    Every week, the Treehouse team publishes new content for you here on the Treehouse blog. From coding tutorials and tech industry tips to inspiring student stories, we’re here to give you a weekly dose of web design and development resources. Be sure to check back in weekly, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or subscribe […]

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  • Accessibility eBook Bundle (3 eBooks)

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