Tag: Resources

  • Microformats University: 100+ Articles and Resources

    Microformats are small formatting pieces designed to make your data easier to read by both users and software. Although their use is not widespread, it's important that every web developer becomes familiar with them, as they're sure to be an integral part of the web's future.
  • 69 Techie Uses for Duct Tape

    As one of the world's most useful products, pretty much everyone loves duct tape, but techies seem to have a special place in their hearts for the versatile adhesive. From the practical to the slightly silly, here is a list of some of the best techie uses for duct tape.
  • How to: Create a Linux Box for Your Mom (50 Resources)

    For most computer literate children, a request from mom to get her set up on "this web thing" is met with panic and a feeling of drudgery. Here, we've compiled over 50 of the best resources to help you get your mom on Linux without a whole lot of trouble.
  • GreenDev: 50 Environmentally Friendly Apps, Hosts and Resources

    As a web developer, you probably assume that your work is pretty environmentally friendly, and for the most part, you're right. But despite all of your paper saving and working at home, your work, specifically your websites, still contributes to rising CO2 levels.
  • 101 Unconventional Sources for Business Funding

    In today's credit crunch, big banks are tightening up more than ever, and venture capitalists are becoming more careful with their investments. So now's the time to get creative with entrepreneurial finance and seek out sources you might not have thought of before. From credit card schemes to handouts, we've got your guide to unconventional funding sources.
  • How to Homebrew Wii Games: 37 Tips, Tutorials and Resources

    Certainly you've heard that fully integrated Wii homebrews are in the near future, but did you know that developers are already homebrewing for the Wii? Through the Internet Channel, you can play Flash and Javascript games, and yes, even make your own. So if you've spent all your money on a bidding war to get the Wii and you're out of cash for games, follow this guide to some of the best Wii homebrew resources out there.
  • Top 100 Web Development Cheat Sheets

    With the vast array of web development knowledge available on the Internet, there's certainly no shortage of cheat sheets to be found. However, finding a way to wrangle them all into one place isn't quite as easy. That's why we've compiled a list of some of the best cheat sheet collections out there. That's right: this is your newest cheat sheet for cheat sheeting.
  • Test Me: 23 Free Website Accessibility Checkers

    Your new website may look sleek, and stylish but it won't get you too far if it won't load, has errors in coding, or isn't accessible to those with disabilities. Great web design isn't just about looking cool, it's also about bringing your product and information to everyone, regardless of what browser they're using or their physical limitations. Luckily, there are numerous free programs out there that can help you to check your accessibility before you fully launch your site. Here are 25 free programs and online accessibility checkers to run your new website through to make sure everyone can enjoy your content.

  • 50 Tips, Tweaks and Hacks to Make the Most of Google Calendar

    Much like Gmail, Google Reader and Google's other products, Google Calendar is fast becoming the application of choice for users all over the world. With great functionality and integration with Google's other products it's no wonder its popularity is growing. But chances are good that you're not maxing out all the features of Google Calendar that you could be. Here are a few ways you can try to add to your Google Calendar experience.
  • 50 Tools & Resources to Start a Webcomic

    Creating your own comic strip is now easier than ever, thanks to online resources like Web hosting systems, webcomic communities and support networks and collections of design tools and tutorials. To help you get started, we've organized 50 of the best resources on the Web. Read below for inspiring examples, sites that offer free fonts, design tips and more.
  • 100 Essential Web Resources for Freelance Programmers

    Between mountains of code, demanding clients, and long hours, freelance programmers have a challenging life. Fortunately, we're not the only ones that realize this. In fact, there are loads of resources out there designed to make a freelance programmer's life just a little bit easier, and we've highlighted 100 of them here.
  • 50+ Killer Resources for Computer Science Students

    Computer science students are lucky because the Internet is like a living textbook, full of information and advice for their field. Many professors, experts, and other people skilled in computer science have created essays, tutorials, and resource points, all designed to make your life easier. We've compiled over 50 of the best here.
  • 50+ Ways for Web Workers to Bring in More Business

    Sometimes when you work at home, you don't get the networking and person-to-person exposure you otherwise would. But that doesn't mean that you're at a disadvantage. There are plenty of ways web workers can bring in more business, and many require very little effort. Here are more than 50 ways you can get started on bringing in all the new clients and new business you can handle.
  • Build Your Own Computer: 100 Tools, Tips & Resources

    These days, it's easier than ever to build your computer. There are so many places to buy and comparison shop for individual computer parts that you almost have to try not to get a good deal on a homebuilt PC. Even better, there are a number of resources out there that offer step by step instructions, buying guides, and support, so you've got help every step of the way, even if you're a beginner. We've compiled 100 of these resources, as well as some of the things you'll need to get the job done.
  • The Web Worker’s Stress Busting Toolbox: 50 Tips to Improve Your Life

    Many Web employees work from the comfort of their own home and don't even have to get out of their comfy PJs to go to work if they don't feel like it. But that doesn't mean working on the Web isn't stressful from time to time. Online projects pile up and deadlines loom just like they do for those working in an office. They've also got the added stress of sometimes unreliable Web hosting and no IT department to fix a troublesome PC. So how can you beat the stress of day-to-day Web work? The following are 50 ways you can become happier and healthier by reducing the stress in your life.
  • Top 50 Guides for New Web Developers

    For those just getting started in Web development, the options and information out there can seem overwhelming. While this may be so, it's truly an asset to be able to have access to limitless choices. You will, however, need to choose a place to begin learning all the things you don't know. Whether you have a basic knowledge of Web development or are a complete newbie, here are 50 guides that can help you to learn and expand your knowledge so that you can build more successful and accessible sites.
  • Landing Page Design Toolbox: 100 Tools, Tips & Resources

    ur battle is only half won if you haven't taken the time to properly design and structure your landing page. Ideally, your landing page should be a place where you can get visitors to do what you want, whether that be buy a product, click on links, or even just read through information without having to do any additional work. There are a number of things that you can do to improve your site's page. Here's a list of 100 resources that can help you get on the road to building better landing pages.
  • Domainer Required Reading: 100 Great Blog Posts

    Whether you're just starting out or you're a master of your domains, you can benefit from the advice of other domainers. Or, you can just see what others are up to. We've compiled a list of 100 of the best blog posts on the subject of domaining to help educate, inform, and maybe even entertain you.
  • Twitter Toolset: 50+ Guides, Hacks & Scripts

    Twitter lets users create profiles so that friends, family, fans or loyal readers have the ability to see updates on what they're up to via the web, email, or even their mobile phones. Twitter's mobility and easy-to-use interface are great features, but there are ways that users can make Twitter an even more useful and interactive tool. Here are more than 50 plug-ins, add-ons and other tools that can help you improve your Twitter experience.
  • eCommerce Customer Service Checklist: 50 Things Every Business Should Be Doing

    Building a successful business, online or off, takes some elbow grease. You can, however, get a leg up on the competition by emphasizing one area of your business above all others: customer service. Make your customers happy and they'll be loyal visitors to your site. Here are 50 things you can do to help make sure your customers have the best ecommerce experience possible.
  • Top 100 Social Media Blogs

    Social media and social networking sites aren't just about making new friends. These concepts have introduced a whole new way of communicating and managing information with the help of Web-based communities, software and tools to build business contacts, and design marketing and branding strategies. These tools help users to share information in innovative and creative ways. This list of the top 100 social media and social networking blogs (in no particular order) are full of tips, news, and analyses about today's social media outlets.
  • The Ultimate Guide to Blog Usability: 32 Tips & Resources

    Everyone loves to blog: CEOs, Web geeks, fashionistas, and even gardening grandmas. Blogging provides an outlet for those wanting to promote their businesses, publicize their political, social, or professional analyses, or to just meet other people like themsleves who share similar interests and lifestyles. But what good is your blog if no one wants to read it? To help attract more readers to your blog, we've generated a list of 36 tips and resources for you to implement in order to ensure maximum usability. If your blog is easy and fun to visit, you'll notice more readers flocking to your site.
  • Eye-Tracking Studies: 23 Actionable Lessons

    Eye-tracking studies are hot in the web design world, but it can be hard to figure out how to translate the results of these studies into real design implementations. These are a few tips from eye-tracking studies that you can use to improve the design of your webpage.
  • Delicious Toolbox: 50+ Scripts, Tools & Tutorials

    Del.icio.us users are clued in to one of the Web's simplest social media secrets. As a no-frills information sharing community of news junkies, techie geeks, science enthusiasts, and lifestyle and culture trendsetters, del.icio.us offers its members a place to share and discuss the articles that are documenting the world's most current and pressing stories. Though the site operates on a relatively simple bookmarking system, there are lots of new tools and apps that can enhance your already del.icio.us experience.