Scrivener Cheat Sheet: Start Using Scrivener Now by Corina Koch MacLeod Scrivener is a wonderful tool for the drafting and revising stages of a book. It allows you to move chunks of text around with ease, organize everything, including research notes, in the same project file, and convert your book to ebook, web, and print formats. Free download: 100 repeating vector patterns from freepik.com We all love flat design, but ‘flat’ doesn’t have to mean boring! If you’d like to enhance your projects with some of the coolest repeating patterns around then look no further, because our friends at freepik.com have provided 100 of them, absolutely free of charge, for WebdesignerDepot readers to download. Whether you’re looking for retro-cool, nature-inspired, or on-trend geometric designs, this huge pack has you covered. The collection provides the patterns in .ai, .eps, and .jpg formats, and the vector formats are fully editable. What’s even better is that they’re all free for personal and commercial use, all you have to do is credit freepik.com.
The 30 best tools for choosing a colour scheme The web is absolutely chock-full of colour scheme tools that promise to help you reach colour nirvana. Not all tools are created the same, though, and many are no more than basic rip-offs of the more popular or useful offerings. So to make things easier, we've rounded up some of the best tools for choosing colour schemes available today. They'll help save you having to sort the wheat from the chaff and enter colour heaven... 01. Adobe Colour CC
Brown / #a52a2a Hex Color Code Schemes, Charts, Palettes, Paints & RGB / CMYK / HSL Conversion RGBrgb(165, 42, 42)RGBArgba(165, 42, 42, 1.0)RYBred: 64.7059%, yellow: 16.4706%, blue: 16.4706%Hex#a52a2aDecimal10824234Android / android.graphics.Color-5952982 / 0xffa52a2aHTML/CSSbrownHSLhsl(0, 59%, 41%)HSLAhsla(0, 59%, 41%, 1.0)HSV / HSBhue: 0 (0), saturation: 75 (74.5455), value: 65 (64.7059)XYZX: 16.7629, Y: 9.8224, Z: 3.2029xyYx: 0.5627, y: 0.3297, Y: 9.8224CIELabL: 37.5218, a: 49.6998, b: 30.5403CIELuvL: 37.5218, u: 91.7827, v: 19.7914CIELCHL: 37.5218, C: 58.3333, H: 31.5705Hunter-LabL: 31.3408, a: 40.6263, b: 15.8793CMYKcyan: 0 (0), magenta: 75 (0.7455), yellow: 75 (0.7455), key: 35 (0.3529)CMYcyan: 35 (0.3529), magenta: 84 (0.8353), yellow: 84 (0.8353)YIQY: 78.777, I: 73.2731, Q: 26.0091YUVY: 78.777, U: -18.0966, V: 75.645YDbDrY: 78.777, Db: -55.35, Dr: -163.959YCbCrY: 83.689, Cb: 109.796, Cr: 181.997YPbPrY: 68.199, Pb: -14.145, Pr: 61.5Munsell Color System7.5R 4/12 approximate; exact match: Munsell 7.5R 4/12 / #b3302e
Data Source Handbook This slim book is exactly what the title implies, it is a book about the various open APIs for modern websites with some information about how to use those APIs when you are programming mashups or other sites which can use them. Overall, the book is densely packed with good information. I would always suggest following up with the links listed to ensure the APIs and their uses are still consistent with what is listed in the book, but I haven't found any errors yet. Web Design Trends for 2013 Web Design Trends for 2013 an Infographic created by Enfuzed Responsive Responsive Web Design is a trend that carried over from 2012 and will continue to carry over for years to come. Having a website that can respond to a wide variety of screen sizes is a must with the rise of mobile web users.
12 Fun Hacks for Getting More Out of YouTube There's no doubt that plain old YouTube can be tons of fun, but when you get bored of watching clips the traditional way, there are a ton of sites that can help enhance the experience. Whether you want to view a video with a far-away friend, compare two clips, or find more interesting ways of browsing and sharing, there are plenty of options out there. The web community is known for creating hacks that improve your surfing experience; now we've dug into some of those tools and hacks built around YouTube. Have a look through our 10 choices and let us know of any other YouTube mashups, hacks, or similar sites and services you've used. We'd love to hear about them in the comments below. 1.
100 Photoshop tutorials to power up your skills Love it or hate it, Photoshop continues to be the design software of choice for millions designers across the globe for a wide range of tasks, including photo editing, graphic design, typography, illustration, 3D modelling and animation. Here, we round up the very best Photoshop tutorials from around the web covering all these areas and more, whether you're rocking Photoshop CC or using an older version of the software. And to save you from unnecessary confusion, we've organised them to suit your level of Photoshop skills. Choose your difficulty level and get started! Beginner
7 Productivity-Boosting Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs If you're running your own business, you know a thing or two about juggling -- working top-speed on numerous projects while trying to find enough hours in the day to get everything done. So when you hear about apps that promise to streamline your life, making quick work of tedious, but necessary, tasks or helping you to get your team on the same page, it's reasonable to believe you'd be interested. Related: 7 Mobile Apps For The Connected Entrepreneur Let's take a closer look at some of the latest productivity-boosting apps on the market and learn more about how they can help overtaxed entrepreneurs regain two of the most valuable commodities -- time and sanity. CloudApp. How it helps entrepreneurs: If you've ever seen a "wall of text" email and silently groaned, you're not alone.