Some Useful UNIX Commands

Changing your password: passwd Change your password. Do this regularly, and keep your password secret. File manipulation commands: cp file1 file2 Copies file1 to file2. mv file1 file2 Moves file1 to file2. If the arguments are in same directory, this command just renames file1 to file2. If file2 is a directory, file1 is moved to…

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…

Essential Tools for SEO

During this session we’ve had some rather technical articles about SEO, so it’s time for a short breather. We’ll do this by taking a look at some of the tools that are useful for search engine optimization.   Search Engines The most obvious tools for an SEO are the search engines themselves. They’re free to…

50 Amazing Free Icon Sets

Every web designer loves to have high-quality icons at their disposal. While creating your own custom icons for your projects is an option, it’s rarely practical. There are plenty of quality icon sets available for purchase, but fortunately, there are also some free icon sets out there with professional quality. These free icons sets are…

13 Best CSS Hack

1. Target IE6, IE7, and IE8 with only 4 characters (hack) See the source above for a quick explanation. And don’t ask me to explain why 9 works for IE8…but it does. Use these with caution. [css] body { color: red; /* all browsers, of course */ color : green9; /* IE8 and below */ *color…