Six Revisions

  • 6 Myths Preventing Developers from Using Git
    A discussion of prevalent preconceived notions that some developers lean on as an excuse for not using a version control system such as Git.The post 6 Myths Preventing Developers from Using Git appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • How Fonts Affect the User Experience
    An explanation of why the fonts we use can have an impact on UX and a presentation of one case study showing evidence that font choices influence behavioral website metrics.The post How Fonts Affect the User Experience appeared first on Six Revisions…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • Working with JavaScript Dates Using Moment.js
    This tutorial will show you various ways of working with JavaScript/client-side dates (displaying, parsing, validation and manipulation) using the Moment.js open source library.The post Working with JavaScript Dates Using Moment.js appeared first on…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • Getting Started with Meteor
    A Meteor tutorial for beginners.The post Getting Started with Meteor appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 8 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • RSS Zero
    Yesterday morning, I did the unimaginable. Something I didn't think I was ever capable of doing.The post RSS Zero appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 10 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • HTML5 Download Attribute Guide
    The HTML5 download attribute allows us to force media file downloads onto the user's computer or mobile device.The post HTML5 Download Attribute Guide appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 14 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 3:55am -
  • A Generic HTML5 Template
    Boilerplate markup (a blank HTML document template) for HTML5-capable web pages.The post A Generic HTML5 Template appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 20 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 11:30am -
  • Browser Detection with JavaScript
    Detecting what browser someone is using is easy with JavaScript.The post Browser Detection with JavaScript appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 22 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 12:25pm -
  • Responsive Full Background Image Using CSS
    A tutorial on using the CSS background-size property to render a responsive full background image on a web page.The post Responsive Full Background Image Using CSS appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 24 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 10:00am -
  • 70 Line Icons (Free PSD)
    This freebie contains 70 line-style icons for sites and apps. The file format of the icons is PSD.The post 70 Line Icons (Free PSD) appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 27 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 10:00am -


  • freshTweaking Your Website? Do It Safely with Google Experiments
    You might be aware of Google Analytics' Experiments feature, but it can be a little intimidating if you've never used it.There's no need to be scared, though: Setting up an experiment is actually quite simple. In this article we'll walk through t…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • freshCreating a Sentiment Analysis Application Using Node.js
    Sentiment Analysis helps you in understanding what people think about a certain topic. The sentiment analysis app we are going to build will take in a keyword(s) and will fetch the matching tweets from Twitter. Then, it will run each tweet through an…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • fresh8 Tips to Help You Get the Best out of Sass
    Sass creates Syntactically Awesome Style sheets, or at least thats what it is supposed to do.When used effectively, Sass helps to build scalable and DRY CSS. When used incorrectly however, Sass can actually increase file size and add unnecessary…
    - 21 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 6:00pm -
  • freshHow Not to Get Overwhelmed as a Web Developer
    In the past week, I’ve worked on projects that have required me to write HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP. In working on those projects, I’ve had to employ various technologies, including responsive design, AJAX, Wordpress theme development, API in…
    - 22 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • freshBest Practices REST API from Scratch – Implementation
    We ended the first part of this tutorial with all the basic layers of our API in place. We have our server setup, authentication system, JSON input/output, error management and a couple of dummy routes. But, most importantly, we wrote the README file…
    - 23 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • freshBuild Your Own WordPress Contact Form Plugin in 5 Minutes
    Most websites are typically designed to comply with standard web practices by including a dedicated page where a contact form is located. This provides visitors with an easy way to reach out to the site owner.In simple terms, a contact form has a…
    - 24 hours ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:30pm -
  • End Inbox Overwhelm With These 10 Gmail Add-ons
    Gmail overtook Hotmail as the world's most popular webmail platform in 2012, and hasn't slowed down since. It's still #1, and many people who don't have email addresses use the interface with Google Apps for its ease of use and flexibility…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • Golden Master Testing: Refactoring for Understanding
    In this installment of using the Golden Master Technique to perform effective refactoring of a legacy codebase, Katrina Owen uses several well-known approaches to tease out simple concepts from complexity. The refactoring techniques remove parameter…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 2:00pm -
  • How to Conduct a Fair and Meaningful Technical Interview
    When I began searching for my first job as a web developer, I applied to, and received interviews with, several companies. Some of my interviews were with Fortune 500 companies; some of my interviews were with fledgling start ups. Regardless of the s…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • Creating CocoaPods
    In a previous article we introduced CocoaPods, a dependency management tool for cocoa development, and covered the why and how of using it. In this article, we are going to look at how to create your own CocoaPod and make it available for others to u…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:30pm -

Web Design Shock

  • UX Design: guiding before selling
    In this article we will make a review about the crucial aspects of UX to have in mind before start working in your product and produce excellent results.
    - 27 Feb 14, 5:07pm -
  • Understanding the Semantic web: Pros and Cons
    The semantic web is usually related to the web 3.0, and it is a mixture of linked information so it can be easily processed by machines to deliver better results to users. It’s main idea is to add semantic metadata to every piece of information. Th…
    - 23 Jan 14, 7:00pm -
  • The benefits of designing attractive newsletters
    There’s no doubt newsletters are one of the most important channels to keep an informed audience and engaged users. Back in the days when there were no social networks, email was the biggest way to deliver information, and nowadays, even though peo…
    - 15 Jan 14, 2:00pm -
  • App design, the benefits of a beautiful mobile app
    Our world is already connected in ways we didn’t even imagine a few years ago, and it’s going to be connected even more with the help the expansion of several technologies like the Internet itself (mainly in parts of the developing world), mobile…
    - 2 Jan 14, 4:00pm -
  • Win 1 of 3 Free PixelKit Membership Accounts!
    It’s been a long wait, but it’s finally here. We’ve got the solution for those who’ve been after a quality UI kit for website and app design needs: it’s PixelKit, a powerful library offers amazingly high quality UI kits and many other resou…
    - 23 Dec 13, 2:00pm -
  • Google Glass: Design that Would Change the World
    There’s no doubt that one of the most awaited products of the decade has been Google Glass. There’s also no doubt Google Glass will change the way we see the world. The step Google is about to do is just enough to engage humanity with augmented r…
    - 17 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • Design differences between mobile platforms
    Nowadays, there are countless mobile devices for all kinds of users, and that wide range of appliances is making more companies get interested in a piece of the cake. The most popular of the operating systems created for them are iOS, Android and Win…
    - 5 Dec 13, 2:20pm -
  • The ultimate layout: the basis of a fascinating website
    Creating a website may be one of the things we have to do eventually; whether we create a small blog or a massive network of media websites, at some point comes the big question: is the daily effort I put in this really worthwhile? You might be exper…
    - 26 Nov 13, 5:40pm -
  • iOS Design Changes, the Good, the Bad, the Awful
    Some time ago, Apple released its newest OS for mobile, the well known and omnipresent iOS 7. It’s changed from a stylized and pixel perfect designed skeuomorphic user interface to a flat one with nice effects that let us see what the company wants…
    - 18 Nov 13, 5:30pm -
  • Typography Trends 2014
    Good typography makes a website stand out or can outshine it. It plays the role of portraying and bring to life your ideas to make them appealing for the reader; it also manages to organize the content to be browsable, so in that way, typography invo…
    - 29 Oct 13, 7:40pm -

Webdesigner Depot

  • freshDiscover the Web’s best design resources with oozled
    “Curated resources for everything design related.” So? “oozled brings together 586 curated resources in 41 categories.” Gaah! “Subscribe to as many or as few categories as you want and create your own feed based on your interests.” OK. No…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jul 14, 8:15am -
  • How to make whitespace work on the Web
    The term white space is sometimes used interchangeably with negative space, and the concept is the same. Though the term refers to “white” space in particular, the area in question does not have to be white at all. It’s just the empty space aro…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 8:15am -
  • AddThis Pro introduces new pro tools for website owners
    We all know the importance of social media; content may be king, but it’s a king without a castle if no one is visiting your site. What all website owners need is a way to encourage new traffic, and retain old users. Sure, Google can help a bit, b…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 12:15pm -
  • Can web animation save flat design?
    As web designers, we need to make sure we keep our skills fresh and up-to-date. We don’t need to follow every trend that comes along (like long shadows) but we do need to keep learning and improving our skills as the web grows and matures. One exc…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:15am -
  • How to design for mobile devices, when you don’t have one
    Once upon a time, about an hour away from where I currently live, worked a web designer who loved his Photoshop comps and fixed-width layouts. And well, I don’t want to spoil the ending, but that designer was me. Then, as I was minding my own busin…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 8:15am -
  • Comics of the week #244
    Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winni…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 9:01am -
  • The secret to Airbnb’s successful rebrand
    Unless you’ve been abstaining from social media this week, it can hardly have escaped your notice that Airbnb, the global accommodation finder, has undergone a rebrand, including a brand new logo. The official name for the logo mark is Bélo, and…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 8:15pm -
  • Deal of the week: 11 professional email templates from ChocoTemplates
    One of the toughest tests any web designer is asked to undertake — and we all get asked at sometime or other — is to design an email. Sure, we know what we want the email to look like, but how do you make it consistent across all the hundreds of…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 8:15am -
  • Free download: 100 repeating vector patterns from
    We all love flat design, but ‘flat’ doesn’t have to mean boring! If you’d like to enhance your projects with some of the coolest repeating patterns around then look no further, because our friends at have provided 100 of them, abs…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 8:15pm -
  • 11 websites that perfect UX by focusing on details
    Charles Eames said, “The details are not the details. They make the design.” A website is a composite of details—and its content is communicated through them. Whether designed to provide information or serve as an app, a well-executed site is o…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 8:15am -


  • Apps Alliance and Intuit Release App Privacy Tool
    This article is a company-provided press release and ProgrammableWeb cannot vouch for the accuracy of the statements within. If you have questions regarding the information below, please contact the company that issued the press release.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Today in APIs: Canada Will Hold Massive Hackathon in September
    Canada to hold its biggest Hackathon this September. Hackers use Bitly API keys to hack news sites and misdirect users. Plus: Inside Shutterstock's hackathon, and Azavea becomes a Google civic information partner.Canada to Hold its Largest Hackath…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • API Aims to Please Event Coordinators
    People are looking for something fun to do in their free time, and event coordinators are always looking for effective ways to let people know about the "things to do" they have on offer. The API provides the functionality required to co…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • FiftyThree Debuts SDK to Coax Paper Adoption
    FiftyThree is looking to expand beyond its own app. The company makes a stylus for the iPad called Pencil and an application called Paper. It's an app-and-accessory duo for creative types who want the traditional feel of a handheld instrument combi…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Companies Revisit API Usage Limits as Markets Change
    As third-party applications built on APIs become more important distribution channels, companies have good reason to look closely at their API usage limits. Case in point: Yelp last week announced that developers can now issue 25,000 requests per…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Dropbox Launches Two New APIs
    Dropbox has announced the public availability of two new APIs: the Shared Folder API and the Document Preview API. ProgrammableWeb connected with Dropbox developer advocate Steve Marx prior to today's announcement to learn more.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Senzari Introduces Music Graph Analytics and Intelligence Engine
    Senzari, a leading music technology company, introduced at the 2014 GraphLab Conference earlier this week in San Francisco.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • MuleSoft Extends Microsoft Integration Reach
    Recognizing the wealth of investments that enterprise IT organizations have made in Microsoft platforms, MuleSoft today announced it is extending the level of integration it provides to a much broader array of Microsoft products and technologies.…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • SecureNet Debuts Single-Stack Payments API
    SecureNet has released a new single stack of APIs that can handle mobile, in-store and online transactions. The APIs are language-agnostic and support both Android and iOS for greater reach. SecureNet says the APIs should result in quicker integrat…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Today in APIs: Indonesian Election Results Tracked Through API
    Indonesian election aided by Silicon Valley coder's use of API. Google reportedly testing an "Explore Nearby" feature in Maps. Plus: a Facebook video scam that is hard to block because of an API, and Chrome replaces 30 year-old Windows font renderi…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -


  • freshCollection of Impressive 3D Characters
    With the use of some of the 3D tools it’s possible to create really impressive effects. One can make his characters pictures and images look more vivid and lifelike. Today, we have collected some realistic and cartoon 3d characters. Enjoy the showc…
    - 19 mins ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:01pm -
  • Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #93
    Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. Web designers use various tools, their skills and when they get inspired they create a new masterpiece. If you do not have new ideas or just want to look at the work of…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Jul 14, 8:32am -
  • 30+ Free UI Kits for Web Designers
    We continue to searching fresh resources for web designers and regularly informing you about the latest updates. We hope this collection of new and free UI Kits, made in the extremely popular flat design style, would be really beneficial for your pro…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:02pm -
  • 38 Fresh and Modern Icon Sets
    Every designer knows that icons can do a lot when it’s needed to make a design look complete. You look into our fresh july collection of best free icon sets from all the web. Most of these icons created in popular flat design style. We hope you enj…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 12:24pm -
  • Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #92
    Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. Web designers use various tools, their skills and when they get inspired they create a new masterpiece. If you do not have new ideas or just want to look at the work of…
    - 14 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 10:22pm -
  • Showcase of Minimal Movie Posters #8
    Among the great number of movie posters created by artists all over the world we usually find colorful eye-catching posters with exquisite design. But it often happens that the audience wants to see something different. In this case posters with a mi…
    - 16 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 7:35pm -
  • 30 Creative Website Designs 2014
    Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. Web designers use various tools, their skills and when they get inspired they create a new masterpiece. If you do not have new ideas or just want to look at the work of…
    - 17 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 7:03pm -
  • 60+ Examples of Creative Typography
    We think that a lot of our readers are already acquainted with the magical things that can be achieved in design with the help of typography. It’s possible to create many cool and funny effects which will suit and complete the style and the vision…
    - 19 days ago, 5 Jul 14, 3:12pm -
  • Fresh Toolbox for Web Developers – July 2014
    Web developers should always be aware of the current news. In order to help them in their work brilliant web developers from all over the world always try to invent new tools and find bright decisions. We want to bring to your attention a selection o…
    - 21 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 9:13am -
  • 25 Fresh and Free Fonts for July 2014
    Every month we showcased some great collections of free fonts and we are not going to stop there! We would like to present to you a 25 free fonts and typefaces for july 2014. You can use some of these fonts for specific purposes and others can be use…
    - 23 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 6:10pm -