Vector graphics have been widely applied in print media. In a website, we can also add vector graphics with SVG or Scalable Vector Graphic. Citing from the official spec at W3.org, SVG is described as: A language for describing two-dimensional graphics in XML. SVG allows for three types of ßgraphic … Continue reading »
The freelancer-to-client relationship is a tricky thing to deal with. Your ability to work with the various types of clients can make or break your freelancing career. To help you deal with this problematic area, here is a breakdown of the most common client characteristics that may curse your creative … Continue reading »
It’s no surprise why group buying websites have been flooding the interwebs – let’s face it, everyone wants to pay less and get more value out of their money spent. As demands for a wider variety of deals grow, you can take advantage of this growing demand and start your … Continue reading »
If you follow hongkiat.com closely, you’ll know that we have mentioned Dropbox, Google Drive and SkyDrive before. In this article, we’re going to compare these three cloud storage services head to head. (Image Source: Jonas Rask) Cloud storage services are so handy nowadays as it saves space on your portable … Continue reading »
It seems that everyone has at least one gmail address these days, and with good reason. While services like Hotmail (now Microsoft Hotmail), Yahoo! Mail, and other web email services have slipped and faltered, Gmail has grown stronger with time. It brings powerful features to the field, and at times it seems that there is nothing it can’t do. Heavy Gmail users will find many more of their favorite features in the Gmail for iPhone app. If you don’t have it, it’s worth a download from the App Store. If you have it and don’t use it, perhaps it’s time to give it a whirl.
Throughout the glorious history of geeks, you will always see someone, fictional or non-fictional, wearing hooded clothing. Mark Zuckerberg wears the hoodie. The Jedi wears the hooded cloth. Heck, even the legendary Gandalf wears a hooded robe. The hoodie simply symbolizes secrecy and coolness, but today we want to bring … Continue reading »
Like we said in our previous post on CSS Style Priority Level; CSS is very simple and straight forward. However, it also has its limitations, particularly when it comes to its maintenance. When we have thousands of lines of styles and some separated CSS files to maintain, things will problematic. … Continue reading »
Quick, what’s your most favorite from your schooling days? Tetris, Pac-Man, Space Invaders? We just love these old-school games as they bring back sweet childhood memories that stick for life. Back then, to play these games, we’d have to lug a bag of coins to the arcade and wait for … Continue reading »
Nowadays, the browser is essentially a thin client that allows users to access a variety of Cloud-based applications and services. However, many are still hesitant to put their full faith in a remote Cloud IDE for development purposes. Tools like Github and Pastebin helped to ease the transition to Cloud-based development, and full-fledged Cloud IDEs are now commonly used by many developers. Here are 13 of the best Cloud IDEs you can get your hands on and a quick summation of each.
Apple might have created Siri as a personal assistant, but there are certain limitations to what Siri can do. Besides the iOS users who have Siri, those who do not, can try this app that gives you instant notification alerts based on your interests. HeroButton is a free iPhone app … Continue reading »
Dropbox is a powerful cloud service but it is more than just a website for online storage. Dropbox has many apps that work together with it to enhance your Dropbox experience. Besides automatically backing up your website to Dropbox, some of these apps or third party services will allow you … Continue reading »
In ancient times, battles were fought with strategies, precision and a lot of tactical manoeuvers. The side with the largest armies, the smartest generals and the most skilful soldiers can literally conquer the world. Soldiers are trained to attack, defend and protect, but there will be casualties and losses. It … Continue reading »
Adjusting image Brightness and Contrast, or turning image into Grayscale or Sephia is a common feature you may find in image editing application, like Photoshop. But, it is now possible to add the same effects to web images using CSS. This capability comes from the Filter Effects which actually is … Continue reading »