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GreenSock Workshop I find web animations done right among the coolest stuff on the Internet. As front-end developer, I’m fascinated by what lies behind the scenes – the CSS code and the JavaScript programming. It takes quite a lot of sophisticated and involved front-end code to create a smooth, high-performance bit of animated web content. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be intimidating: thanks to tools like the GreenSock Animation Platform (GSAP) and the right step-by-step guidance, like the GreenSock Workshop by Petr Tichy (the same guy behind the Parallax Scrolling Master Class and the Skrollr Workshop). In his hands-on and clear teaching style, Petr walks you through the creation of advanced, state of the art animated web design projects, detailing each step from setting up the HTML and CSS documents all the way to applying GreenSock’s methods. Modules follow in a logical sequence, each building on the previous one.

Microsoft Windows is now free for mobile devices under 9 inches Today is the first day of Microsoft’s Build conference and that means the company will be sharing plenty of news about the future of Windows and other Microsoft products. Earlier Microsoft not only revealed it is making several changes to the desktop version of Windows such as finally bringing back the start menu, they also announced plans to allow cross-platform compatibility between Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 modern apps. While both of these changes are pretty crucial, the most massive change Microsoft is introducing is in regards to its pricing structure for Windows. Microsoft will now let manufacturers install Windows 8.1 and the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 on devices with screens smaller than 9-inches for absolutely free. That means any manufacturer can produce a small-screened Windows tablet or any WP handset without paying a licensing fee for the OS — period. A completely free OS could really shake things up I know what you’re thinking, “but Android is already free to use.”

Literature and Latte - Scrivener Writing Software | Mac OS X | Windows “The biggest software advance for writers since the word processor.” —Michael Marshall Smith Grow your ideas in style Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives you complete control of the formatting, its focus is on helping you get to the end of that awkward first draft. Your complete writing studio Writing a novel, research paper, script or any long-form text involves more than hammering away at the keys until you’re done. Write, structure, revise Scrivener puts everything you need for structuring, writing and editing long documents at your fingertips. With access to a powerful underlying text engine, you can add tables, bullet points, images and mark up your text with comments and footnotes. Create order from chaos Your research—always within reach Getting it out there Compile your draft into a single document for printing or exporting * Requires KindleGen. Need More?

Laracasts A beautiful sunset 3 manières de créer son magazine - wikiHow 3 méthodes:La préparationCréer un contenuAssembler le contenu Créer un magazine de toutes pièces est un excellent moyen de partager ses opinions par écrit. Vous pouvez créer un magazine à la main ou à l'aide d'un ordinateur et d'un programme de mise en page pour l'imprimer par la suite de manière professionnelle. Étapes La préparation <img alt="Image intitulée Make a Magazine Step 1" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn" onload="WH.performance.clearMarks('image1_rendered'); WH.performance.mark('image1_rendered');">1Imaginez un thème ou quelque chose de plus précis. <img alt="Image intitulée Make a Magazine Step 3" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn">3Fixez-vous une échéance. Créer un contenu Assembler le contenu Conseils Votre magazine doit respecter son public cible.

Project Bloks - Creating a development platform for tangible programming Edit images right in Google Slides and Drawings Posted by Brian Levee, Product Manager (Cross-posted on the Drive Blog.) Google Slides and Drawings make it easy for you to tell a story and share your ideas. And a big part of storytelling is the images you use to bring a concept to life. Now it’s even easier to get those images just right, because Slides will let you crop, apply shape masks, and add borders to your images right within your presentation. Cropping To crop an image, select it and click on the crop image icon in the toolbar. Then drag the corners to your desired crop size and hit enter to make the crop. Applying masks To crop your image to a particular shape, apply a mask from the pull-down menu next to the crop icon. There are tons of shapes, arrows and callout designs to choose from, like the diamond example below. Adding borders Add a border to your image by clicking on the line weight icon, and give it a little extra pop by changing the line color.