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15 amazing tools for online collaboration Individuals in design teams don't always work together in the same office. You may be positioned in distributed groups, or working from home, and clients can come from all over the world. This is where collaboration tools come in – they make it easier and faster for designers to get feedback and approve artwork in a professional manner, and they come in all sort of forms, from free Android apps to Chrome extensions. Here we gather together some of the best available online tools to allow designers to collaborate together in real time. Some are created specifically for designers, some serve as a concept crafting whiteboard, and we've also included some more full-on project management tools for when you need to take your collaborative project to the next level.
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Thousands of free Vector icons and Icon Webfonts for Interfaces and Responsive web design We present to you an interesting and exciting selection of Free Icons, flat icons, symbols and pictograms with vectorial content, especially designed for UI design, menus, lists, webapps or native apps.On a different note, we've made a selection of the most recent Icon Webfonts designed specifically for responsive projects and to solve problems like graphics resolution in retina displays. These custom icon sets embedded in a webfont kit can be easily styled with CSS changing colors, size, rotation, adding shadow and other new CSS3 features. It reduces the time to create responsive design using scalable icons instead of different image files and media queries for every resolution. It's widely compatible with browsers, it even goes all the back to version 4.0 of IE. You can see an online example provided by CSS-TRICKS about the use and possibilities of manipulation through CSS: Icon Fonts are Awesome. The following example is a menu created with icon fonts: CSS3 Icon Animation Menu.
Bad Ads and Zero-Days: Reemerging Threats Challenge Trust in Supply Chains and Best Practices - Security Roundup In the beginning of 2015, we were faced with a paradox: none of the prominent threats were new—the schemes and attacks we saw used very common cybercriminal tactics—and yet they were all still so effective. Regardless of how well individuals and organizations implemented basic security measures, the simplest of blind spots had left them exposed. Who knew online and mobile ads, over-the-counter transactions, and even basic Word documents could still cause so much trouble? Online advertising attacks shatter trust in the "supply chain" Complete and blind trust in third-party vendors or service providers can put online users at risk. Cybercriminals used infected online ads to inject the BEDEP malware, which automatically downloads itself when the ads are displayed.
Tags & Folksonomies - What are they, and why should you care? Tags, or folksonomies are actually a lot simpler than much of the acedemic debate surrounding them. Put simply, they are a user defined method for organizing data. Im going to try to explain what they are, why they are important to marketers and web devs and suggest some ways you might use them. Follow the title link above for the full post.