Allow me to ask you something that might sound a little bit like science-fiction. Has it ever occurred to you that maybe planet Earth has been moving a little bit faster of late – but we’re yet to notice? Seems like it was only yesterday that we reviewed what we expected as we moved into 2018. Yet strangely, it’s almost 2019 already!
Come to think of it, however, 2018 has been one heck of a year for UI design. Things are now much simpler compared to previous years- thanks to the exponential growth design tools have experienced in recent times. You don’t even have to be a coding guru anymore to create a professional-looking site with great UI in just a matter of minutes.
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Fact is- we all need video editing solutions from time to time. The most ideal type to use, however, is a different thing altogether.
You see, there has been an unending debate about paid and free video editors. While most people would overwhelmingly prefer free, it turns out that the real features are hoarded by the paid versions.
Continue reading VSDC Free Video Editor Review – Everything You Need to Know
Here’s something I find quite ironic. Many web designers like the simplicity that comes with web builders. Yet interestingly, the bulk of the web builders were created to eliminate the role of web designers and developers by automating the underlying code.
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Fact is – even when you think you’ve got it all figured out, the painstaking process of building a standard app takes an average of about 4 to 6 months. It’s more like a journey from brainstorming an idea to coming up with a totally different end product.
In between these two stages is where the all the drama happens. After brainstorming, comes the research process, from where you establish a corresponding wireframe, then it’s followed up by a prototype for the first testing phase.
Continue reading Proto.io Review: A Flexible Prototyping Tool
When getting ready for the year ahead, it’s a good idea to fill in the gaps in your software collection, especially when there is so much good software you can now get online for free.
Beware however – not all “free” things are really free. First, of course, you should avoid cracked versions of payware, because that can get you into trouble in more ways than one. Another thing to watch for is that some free software is supported by ads, while other software may have undesirable behaviors such as tracking what you do online.
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There are tons of ways to start a new online business and one business model that is attractive to many people is selling physical products through an ecommerce site.
Ecommerce businesses can be run from anywhere and have the potential to scale to 7-figure businesses or more.
However, running an ecommerce store can have many drawbacks, including providing customer service, building trust with potential buyers, keeping track of orders and managing inventory. The cost of warehousing and purchasing inventory alone can cost thousands of dollars.
Continue reading How to Create an Affiliate Store Like Canopy
Sooner or later everyone who works in a creative field, no matter how inherently talented they may be, will be struck by creative block. What gives some individuals an advantage is that they're better able to deal with the situation, and with these tips, you will be well prepared to overcome the problem of creative block.
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The biggest change for 2018 has been the major overhaul of FireFox, and with it the way add-ons work in that browser. As a result, many popular add-ons are no longer being maintained or have become unavailable.
Most add-ons for Firefox are also available as extensions for Google Chrome. In this article, we’ll try to give preference to cross-browser add-ons / extensions, which within this context means they’ll work on Firefox, Chrome, and Chromium. We'll also give preference to free extensions that aren't known to pass your information to third parties and are not supported by ad revenue. We'll focus more on extensions that don't restrict you to a particular development technology.
Continue reading 15 Best Browser Extensions for Developers (2020)