The Best of How to create a dashboard app with React

In this tutorial, we’ll walk through how to create an app using React  – a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. This web design tool is especially useful when it comes to component creation, offering significant benefits over something like jQuery.  The ability to create self-contained, reusable components means you …

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The Best of 5 hidden Amazon Prime gems

There’s not long to go now until Amazon Prime Day 2018. The event, which is touted as the retail giant’s summer version of Black Friday, kicks off at noon on Monday 16 July, with deals being released worldwide until midnight on Tuesday 17 July (read more here).  Although this event …

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The Best of A guide to rapid prototyping with Photoshop CC

There are now plenty of prototyping tools and methods that will help you create website mockups quickly and easily. You may not realise it, but Photoshop CC is a great tool for rapid prototyping. With every revision, the software has gained more functionality for designers wanting to quickly create wireframes …

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The Best of How to mount your artwork

A well-executed mount is more than just another art technique to add to your tool-belt. It will add an aesthetic quality to your work and create the perfect environment for the viewer to experience your pictures. Mounts aren’t just for decorative purposes, they also serve as protection by allowing the …

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Buy now for $149 (new) / $75 (upgrade) Allegorithmic has spent the past few releases making Substance Painter probably the most famous texture-painting application on the market. It has an expanding user base in the game development community, as well as gaining popularity within ‘traditional’ 3D art creation. Free textures …

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The Best of 13 incredible tools for creating infographics

Done right, infographics can be a great way to make sense of complex data. The best infographics transform complex information and data into graphics that are both easy to grasp and visually appealing. The only problem is, infographics that look like they were simple to make are often anything but. …

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The Best of Infographic: the history of the internet

Life without the internet is hard to imagine, especially if you can’t remember it. The world wide web has made everything from ordering pizzas to arranging underwhelming dates so much easier, and thanks to the rise of the internet of things, it looks set to become even more pervasive. But …

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Nominated for 13 Oscars and taking home four, including best production design, The Shape of Water is sure to secure a spot as one of the best 3D movies in 2018. In this gorgeous making-of The Shape of Water book, readers get to see how these stunning visuals came to …

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The Best of 12 common JavaScript questions answered

JavaScript is one of the most flexible web design tools around, as our top examples of JavaScript article shows. But even with the biggest of tools, there’s always more to learn and discover. Here are 12 questions (and answers) about JavaScript that have left many developers stumped – even experienced …

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The Best of 10 inspirational quotes to make you more productive

By and large, motivational quotes have a bad name. We associate them with cheesy poster designs or mood boards featuring sunsets, lions and rainbows, and empty slogans like ‘Never give up’ or ‘Find your dream’.  But the concept in itself is a good one; you just have to find the …

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