Brackets open-source code editor

Recently, Adobe announced the initial (super beta) release of a public editor known as Brackets(not Adobe Brackets). In Adobe’s own words, Brackets is “a code editor for HTML, CSS and JavaScript that’s built in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.” Certainly not the first application to be implemented as such, but the fact that a company such as Adobe is…

Watch UK or U.S. TV Online Using Tunlr

People typically use virtual private networks or proxies when accessing a Web site outside their country. These work, but they are slow, and better functioning versions cost at least $10 per month. A free tool is always preferred, and that’s where Tunlr comes in. Instead of acting as a proxy, Tunlr changes your domain name…

Free Cloud Service Accounting Software Giving Quickbooks A Run For Their Money

Quickbooks has been the leader in business accounting software for quite some time. In the past few years, this business accounting authority has turned to cloud services to host their accounting program online, thus allowing users the ability to do their accounting anytime, from anywhere in the world. Though Quickbooks is one of the leaders,…

The Purpose of using SSL Certificates

Why SSL? As a web developer, I have come across many customers who ask “Why do I need SSL? What will it do for me?” This is an important question for anyone involved in the web to understand. SSL is the backbone of our secure Internet and it protects your sensitive information as it travels across…

Top 10 Cloud Hosting Providers In The World

10 IPage hosting service First benefit of this hosting is that it is economical and cheaper than other services. Due to virtualization there is low maintenance and repairing cost. What is virtualization? It means higher number of clients on a server. Therefore you will pay very less to web hosting company if you are using cloud…

Ubuntu for phones – Coming to Phones in 2014

Canonical took the wraps off its Ubuntu mobile operating system today. Ubuntu for Android combines the Android mobile operating system and the Linux-based desktop OS, so when you dock the handset you get the full desktop OS. Android manufacturers are expected to start rolling out these devices early next year. The mobile version of Ubuntu…

New programming slang

Egyptian brackets This is the style of brackets, when an opening bracket is placed at the end of this line: if (a == b) { printf(“hello”); } Why do we call this style “Egyptian brackets?” Compare the location of the brackets with the location of the hands in this picture: (This style of brackets was used…

40 Useful Adobe Illustrator Text Effect Tutorials

Adobe Illustrator is an immensely powerful graphic software. It is certainly useful if you want to create beautiful and stylish typography. How to embellish texts or how to create them from scratch is a purely creative matter that demands skills on the part of the designer. You won’t find an automatic transformation feature in Adobe Illustrator…

GitHub Says ‘No Thanks’ to Bots — Even if They’re Nice

Erik Michaels-Ober Photo: Ryan Resella   When something called Imageoptimiser said it could improve Erik Michaels-Ober’s software on the GitHub code-sharing website last Sunday, Michaels-Ober wasn’t sure what to make of it. In fact, he was pretty certain that the request had come from an automated program — a bot. On GitHub, these offers — called pull requests…

20 apps to help you keep your New Year resolutions

We know it’s hard to keep track of your New Year resolutions. Often times, we stay motivated for a month or two only to find that life gets in the way. Thankfully, there are loads of free and paid apps out there to help you keep track and fulfill your resolutions. Here’s a few to get you…

LG to offer 7-inch 1920 x 1200 tablet displays

LG to offer 7-inch 1920 x 1200 tablet displays We’ve reached a funny point in display technology where the largest screens and the smallest screens are being made with high resolutions, but the middle ground seems to have lagged behind.LG plans to change that with a new line of high resolution displays for 7-inch and larger…

Metallic Effect Business Card Design

If you think your business image in business cards needs that strong and hard steel/metal style, you need to add the right color and texture elements to fully incorporate that effect on your design. In this tutorial, you will learn how to do a convincing metallic-themed business card design just by following the tips and steps…