5 Well-paid Web Writing Gigs You’re Overlooking

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When people think of web writing, they think primarily of three things: blogging, feature article writing, and copywriting for marketing sites. Fortunately, the realms of web writing span far more than these narrow options. There are plenty of less-common writing projects out there. If you’re looking for work, and you’re ready for some creative adventures, here are a few places …

A Beginner’s Guide to Website Speed Optimization by Kinsta

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Website performance optimization, according to the Toronto Online Marketing agency the focal point of technologically superior website designs is the primary factor dictating success for modern online businesses. After all, unimpressive website performance kills business bottom line when the torture of waiting for slow Web pages to load frustrates visitors into seeking alternatives – impatience is a digital virtue! And …

Original And Innovative Web Layouts | Smashing Magazine

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The layout is the foundation of your website. It guides the user through the sections and tells them what is most important. It also sets the aesthetic of the website. Therefore, you need to carefully think through how you lay out content. via Original And Innovative Web Layouts | Smashing Magazine.

15 Things You May Not Know WordPress Can Do

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We all know WordPress as the perfect tool for running a blog or regular website. But due to it’s open architecture, WordPress is much more than just a CMS, with many developers taking it to a whole new level. Making WordPress into something more than a CMS is typically done with themes and/or plugins. In this article I’ll show you …

Google Web Designer: Production-Ready Tool or Toy?

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Google Web Designer is a graphical design tool for creating HTML5/CSS3/Javascript banners and advertisements using animations and 3D transforms. Using their graphical tools such as drawing, text, and 3D objects, you can animate these objects and events on a timeline using keyframes. GWD is clearly not designed to create fully-fledged applications or entire websites, but rather banners, popup ads, sidebars, …

Being a Full Stack Developer

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The barrier of entering the web development industry as a web developer is still low, but it’s getting increasingly complex. The dynamic nature of the whole industry makes requirements shift often to the most popular and “next best thing” tools and programming languages. Gone are the days when only one programming language or a very specific process was required from …

On Our Radar This Week: Polymer, Patterns and Programmers

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Welcome to On Our Radar, a weekly round-up of news, trends and other cool stuff from the world of web development. This week saw the release of iOS 8, which arrived sporting a plethora of new features. Here’s a (very) thorough review of Apple’s latest mobile operating system, here’s the TL;DR version and here are some of the best features …

What to Expect from Yii 2.0

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Yii 2.0 was released into beta last April and the goal for a first stable release was set for the middle of 2014. The GitHub issue list has 300 open issues and 2913 closed while I’m writing this and both numbers are still increasing. The progress to the 2.0RC milestone was at 99%. My guess is that the team is …