Roll Your Own Static Pages in a Rails App Have you ever wanted to create static pages in a Rails application? These are pages which don’t necessarily contain any dynamic info or pull from the database, and don’t require an …Continue reading →
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Digital is becoming business critical and more complex. As it does it gains a higher profile. That means dealing with the extra scrutiny that attracts.
When you have your vector grunge texture ready in Illustrator, use the Direct Selection tool to grab the section of the texture you want to use (aim to make your selection roughly a square). Copy and paste your selection into the blank document we created in step 1, and set the dimensions to W: 150px H: 150px and use the Unite function in the Pathfinder window to merge it.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is an awesome tool for photographers, professionals and amateurs alike. One of the biggest benefits to using Lightroom is its ability to help you to organize and manage your... Click through to read the rest of the story on the Vandelay Design Blog.
Have you ever been guilty of living up to the cliché of being a filmmaker? This long short by IFTH lists the 32 rules of becoming a filmmaker. The name is a bit misleading though, I would consider renaming it The 32 Most Annoying Clichés About Filmmakers. Sadly I am probably guilty on all 32. [...]
When it comes to quick tip, it does not get any quicker than this. Instructable’s Paige Russell came up with this quick and clever short run dolly with a book for cart and corn starch for wheels or bearings. You would need a book as a cart which would act as a sliding surface. And a [...]
The book suggestion of this week is about design and how it has helped products to be more than just useful but also pleasant to use. Well-designed products create a emotional bond with the user and therefore distance themselves from the competitors. The title of the book is Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love by Jon Kolko. From Design Thinking to Design Doing Innovators today are told to run loose and think lean in order to fail fast and succeed sooner. But in a w
Have you ever found yourself, in the midst of a “work-hurricane,” struggling to track down client notes and files buried in emails, scattered across multiple web apps, or within local folders on your computer? In other words: do you struggle […]
As a photography enthusiast, chances are you’ve run into someone like this guy. The guy who likes to brag about all his expensive equipment while belittling everyone else’s choice in gear. The guy who genuinely thinks having an expensive camera makes him a better photographer than anyone else in the room (and he’s almost always [...]
Quora has become the premiere online Q&A site. Its feature-rich functions allow users to ask questions targeted to industry leaders or answer those to increase your reputation. The ability to upvote great answers, downvote those that you don’t...
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The reason we are using Google API to serve libraries such as jQuery and Web Fonts is that it serves fast