Tuts+ Web Design Tutorials In this tutorial—the second in a series on using Azure Media Services to create and consume HTML5 video—I’ll cover the way we can ingest our content using a video recording tool, as well as ways to encrypt or protect our video so that only viewers with permission can view it. Finally, we’ll cover the differences between a compression codec, a container, and a transport. In this tutorial—the second in a series on using Azure Media Services to create and consume HTML5 video—I’ll cover the way we can ingest our content using a video recording tool, as well as ways to encrypt or protect our video so that only viewers with permission can view it.
Fresh Resources for Designers and Developers – June 2013 Time flies quicker when you are working online, and what do you know, we are midway through 2013, and as usual every month, we share our fresh resource pile with you. Let’s take a look at what’s in store, shall we? This month’s roundup includes tool to help remove backgrounds in photographs from your browser, generate your own icon fonts (and name them too), and save retina-optimized layers of your images for that perfect look. All these and more in this round up for June 2013. For more Fresh Resource, check out our selections for April and May. Recommended Reading: Web Developer Resources: A Mega-Compilation
A Look Into: WebMatrix for Front-end Development There are plenty of web development applications for Windows system, such as Notepad++, Netbeans, Eclipse, Komodo, Aptana etc. These applications are working fine, and many of my developer friends are using them. But, if you want to have one that is integrated very well with Windows system at its core, then you need to check out WebMatrix. Coding High density retina displays or screens, like Apple’s Retina Display, have lots of pixels in a small space that it is almost impossible see the pixelation, thus, displaying smoother images and texts. Although Apple offered it first on the market, manufacturers have been releasing similar devices recently to compete with Apple. When using Retina Display devices, you can see that other sites online appear blurry.
20 Fresh Tools and Resources for Web Designers If you’re a web designer, there is an abundance of free tools available which you may not know about. New web-based apps are launched every single day, but remain hidden in the deep ocean which we call the world wide web. Designers and developers who are constantly trying to help themselves and their fellow mates, create these simple tools out of the goodness of their heart. The only problem is that they aren’t widely known. Since they don’t charge a cent for the web app, they don’t plan on making any money from it. Advanced use of Google Analytics and the new interface Update: following lots of peoples questions I have posted Google Analytics Tutorial Part 2 many thanks to SEO agencies and digital agencies for the help on this. Since Google Analytics was launched in 2005 it has become one of the top analytics packages for small to medium sized websites. Growth was initially slow due to the frustrating waiting list system initiated by Google to avoid over stretching their servers. Now that the waiting list has been removed anybody can sign up to use this great service. The user interface had a major redesign in May 2007 and a lot of the features we love have become hard to find.
Typography Article Archive As a designer, either working with a design firm or on a freelance basis, you probably know a lot about stress. From deadlines to redesigns, client relations to cash flow — it is part of everyday life for someone working as a designer in any capacity. But did you know your typography could also be stressed?