I highly recommend Harvard's free, online 2016 CS50 "Intro to CS" course for anyone new to programming. Basically, it will blow your socks off.
It is a pretty famous as well the largest(aka most popular?) 101 course at Harvard. The class routinely has 800 students. Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Ballmer have given guest lectures. For some crazy reason they let us mere mortals sit in on the class. Mockup free. The Best Character Creation Tool, Now Available Without Its Game. Enough reading about Black Desert Online‘s amazing character creation tool — it’s time to play with it.
Ahead of next month’s second closed beta test, Daum Games has released a standalone version of its character creation tools you can download for free. PC gamers can just hit up the Black Desert Online character creation tool download page, grab the install file, download nearly seven gigabytes of data and go to town. Feel free to share your work in the comments. MSOutlookit. 40 Free Branding & Identity Mockup Templates to Download.
This roundup of 40 free branding and corporate visual identity mockup templates will add a whole new level of professionalism when presenting design work to clients.
Note: Click on the preview image of the mockup template you’re interested in to go to its download page. Related Content Author: Ashlee Harrell Ashlee is a design fanatic and the creator of Vector Chameleon - a design resource site that aims to help designers of all levels with amazing, exclusive, handcrafted resources. Don't forget to follow her @vectorchameleon. A Beginner's Guide to Google Analytics. Guides Published on June 12th, 2013 | by VerticalResponse You may have an awesome website, but if you’re not sure where your customers are coming from, what parts of your site they find most useful, and how often they’re coming back you’ve got a lot of opportunity.
This is where Google Analytics comes in. According to web technology survey company, W3Techs, Google Analytics is the single most popular website analysis tool with 53.3% of websites using it to track information. It’s little wonder why business owners love this powerful tool – It’s simple to implement, but offers vital information that can help improve your bottom line. Initial Setup Getting started is as easy as visiting google.com/analytics and signing up for a free account, or if you already have an account, simply log in. Once you’re logged in to your Google Analytics account, look for a small house icon in the top orange bar on the left side. When you create your account your tracking code is provided for you. Colored Vintage Paper: Texture Pack.
This free set of 20 vintage/aged paper textures contains textures that are each 3600x3600px in size, high-resolution, and in JPG format. I use textures a lot in my illustrations and in my tutorials, so I made a variety of colors so that I would have a library to choose from. Now, I’m sharing them with you. Use these textures as backgrounds or for adding textured elements in your designs, illustrations, photos, and so forth. Preview Colored Vintage Paper Texture 01 (Aqua)
The Lost Principles of Design. In the instant age that design has evolved into recently many of us often stray away from the basics.
If you had a professor in college who taught you the fundamentals of design these may be engrained into your head. For the self-taught, you may have a book on your desk with these very principles. However, the more and more people that flood the internet for design content need to learn the basics before trying to make a stellar gradient in Photoshop.
While this is cool and amazing right now, there will come a point where this style is strayed away from and a new style is made. In history, this lesson has repeated itself with movements like the Bauhaus and Swiss Modernism and will soon come label our current trends as part of history. Balance Arranging parts to achieve a state of equilibrium between forces of influences. Examples: Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Radial Contrast Interaction of contradictory elements. Emphasis & Subordination Directional Forces Proportion Scale Repetition & Rhythm.