Articles by Noupe

  • 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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  • Sonar: Microsoft’s Free New Tool Tells You How Good Your Website Really Is

    In the past, Microsoft was not known as a business that cared about web standards. However, at least since the new browser Edge, Microsoft tries to stick to HTML and CSS standards. Now, there’s a new tool called Sonar, which checks if websites meet the standards, and tests them regarding optimization options and safety issues. […]

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  • Mobile Webdesign: The Right Place For Your Navigation

    The design of mobile web layouts for smartphones poses a challenge for designers time and time again. The little space available on the devices has to be used in a meaningful way – mostly for the content. Thus, it would be best if the navigation took up no space at all, while still being easy […]

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  • Adobe’s Project Cloak Removes Undesired Elements From Videos

    The video is pretty cool, but it would be even better if your ex weren’t on it? Adobe’s Project Cloak may have what you need. Sneaks, Technological Experiments, at MAX 2017 During its annual MAX conference, Adobe always gives the visitors a peek at the technologies that are in the works. Adobe calls them sneaks. […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Natural Evolution: Surreal CMS Dynamizes Static Websites

    Content managements systems are an essential part of modern web development. Depending on the system, the installation and configuration can be more or less extensive and time-consuming. Especially with smaller projects, effort is often in no relation to utility, which is why these often end up as a static website instead. Surreal CMS allows you […]

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  • Libraries.io: New Search Engine for Open Source Projects

    Libraries.io is a new project for web designers and developers. It helps you stay on top of libraries, modules, and frameworks from the open source ocean. Libraries.io: Landing Page. (Screenshot: Noupe) Nimble Search Engine Ignores Platform Borders Libraries.io is growing quickly. By now, it already has more than two million open source projects in its […]

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  • Clippy: Visual Generator for Complex Clipping Paths With CSS3

    The CSS attribute clip-path allows you to make sure that not the entire content of a box is displayed in the browser by using complex clipping paths. This way, powerful effects are possible. The web app Clippy takes care of the coding for you. You compile your clipping paths visually and immediately see the result. […]

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  • Cloudinary: How to Optimize the Loading Time of Your Images

    Everyone wants faster Internet access. But the speed has more to do with the bandwidth delivered by ISPs, cable companies and mobile operators. Web developers and designers also play a role in ensuring that there is minimal lag time when someone visits their websites. The growing number of images, videos and graphics on today’s websites […]

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  • Mockplus: Create Mockups for Desktop and Mobile Easily

    Complex user interfaces for websites or applications have to be well thought out and intuitive. Before it comes to actual design, it is a common thing to define the appearance and controls via mockups. Mockplus allows you to create interactive mockups with just a few clicks, and test them on mobile devices as well. Download […]

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  • SEO State of the Art: What’s Important in 2016

    It doesn’t hurt to take a close look at the development of search engine optimization from time to time. What will become important in 2016? What will change? The trend is definitely leaning towards the mobile internet. Google’s new AMP project already hints at that. Of course, the increasing implementation of apps in the mobile […]

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  • Best of 2016: 100 Free WordPress Themes

    There is nothing permanent under the moon. Though, it seems that this truth constantly avoids WordPress since year after year we see only improvements from its side. Started as a platform for blogging, this incredible CMS has grown up into a sterling website builder. It is with us for more than a decade and it […]

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  • Fontplop: Free Mac App Turns Web Fonts Into Desktop Fonts

    Life can be this easy. Drag your TTF or OTF over to Fontplop, and get a web font bundle consisting of WOFF2, WOFF, TFF, SVG, and EOT in return. Fontplop is a small app for macOS, available for free on Github. You can download it as source text, but also as a DMG, ready to […]

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  • Stripe: Why Your Business and Nonprofit Should be Using it

    In today’s society, online payment systems are a vital part of your business. No matter what kind of organization you run, big, small, nonprofit, startup, side projects, etc. The topic of online payments can be a touchy one. Consumers, as well as business owners, are looking for comfortable, secure, affordable, and efficient online card processing […]

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  • 10 Fresh, Free WordPress Themes (April 2016)

    Every month, I go and search for exciting, new, and free WordPress themes flicking through the recent additions to the directory. I do this so you can always give your blog a new look and separate it from the thousands of other websites out there. As always, all presented themes are responsive and adapt to […]

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