web > web economy bullshit generator Here's what the critics are saying: Your site is brilliant! The bullshit generator made me feel right at home!— Josh K. I love the web bullshit generator. I've been dared to write a spec for our site that includes at least one per paragraph — it's too tempting not to take the challenge. Creating a Stylish Coming Soon Page with jQuery Martin Angelov When starting work on a new website idea, the first thing you probably do is to acquire the domain name and set up some sort of a coming soon page (remember those construction site gif animations? Don’t use them!).
9 content curation tools that better organise the web Content curation is a huge deal on the web today. As content on the web grows exponentially, our ability to make sense of it is inversely proportional. In other words, we are fast sinking under the sheer amount of content pouring onto the web every day. The social web hasn’t made life any easier on content production either – in fact its lowered the barrier to entry. According to Facebook, 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news blogs etc) are shared each month on the social network, with no sign of slowing. Yahoo! Pipes Yahoo! Pipes is a web application from Yahoo! that provides a graphical user interface for building data mashups that aggregate web feeds, web pages, and other services, creating Web-based apps from various sources, and publishing those apps.
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Tutorial - Fast & Fabulous Fabric Loops I do not have much time to sew these days, but I do have time to show you how I make "fabric loops"...for functional purposes. There is such a loop included in the Colette Patterns Negroni Shirt. There are similar methods for making a length of tube to use for multiple buttons, however please note that this tutorial shows how I make a single flat loop for the specific purpose of replacing a buttonhole at the very top of a Convertible Collar shirt. ~Click Photos to enlarge...to return to blog, click your browser's Back Button~ Flickr Image wall giancarlo and jeff_g, thanks. robbby dunno what that means. kooogy well sure but where's the fun in that? :) cedrickiefer thanks and np. also i didn't think about the fact that this can help people with the flickr api before so just because i can i made a updated version of the program that allows users to search (by pressing enter and type in something and press enter again). Hopefully comparing this with the first version should show how the api is used... Like last time, just copy-paste the code to try it (it uses createFont so you don't need to fix the font yourself) Copy code
Content Curation Tools from Mass Relevance 74 Flares Twitter 37 Facebook 5 StumbleUpon 0 Google+ 8 LinkedIn 5 inShare5 Buffer 5 Reddit 0 Pin It Share 14 14 Email -- Email to a friend 74 Flares × Some of you may be asking what content curation is. There’s a ridiculous volume of content being published on the web via Twitter, Facebook, blogs, news, YouTube and other mediums. Chances are that some of that content is valuable to your audience – but it requires some analysis, filtering and presentation in a manner that is helpful. On the Marketing Technology Blog, we curate a lot of content. A Guide to Yahoo Pipes The default URLs for pipes are pretty unwieldy, but Yahoo has provided the ability for you to change them into something more manageable. Here’s how: The first step is to customise the URL of your profile. Start by going to the “My Pipes” page (assuming you’re logged in), and look for your profile URL near the top. There should be an (edit) link at the end. Once you’ve done this, click on the “View Results” of any of your pipes.
A Beginner’s Guide to Website Feedback The term “feedback” is coming close to finding itself in clichéd business word category (along with personal favorites “synergy” and “paradigm”). Even if for you the word itself isn’t necessarily something that you expect to see in a Dilbert cartoon, the thought of what feedback entails can be unpleasant. For many it conjures up visions of clueless coworkers asking you to add animated .gifs and flashing purple buttons to a page, or of a client submitting a list of 82 new items to create on their site even though you are on the ninth round of changes. If nothing else, getting feedback stinks because it’s more (usually boring) work for you, and let’s face it, you’d rather be doing something else. But you need some feedback. So, here’s the question: how can you keep from having to waste hours upon hours getting feedback from largely unhelpful sources, while still making sure that what you are creating actually makes sense, looks good, and doesn’t end your career?
28 Dignified Ways to Impress Everyone Around You post written by: Marc Chernoff Email Far more often than any of us like to admit, our actions are driven by an inner desire to impress other people. This desire is often reflected in the brand name products we use, the bars and restaurants we frequent, the houses and cars we buy and the careers we choose. But are name brand products, fancy bars, houses and cars really that impressive?