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Get the Most Out of Slack

Slack tricks

Slack got yo back. Released in 2013, the Slack app has been making waves as an awesome chat and collaboration tool for teams and businesses. Some might even dare say it will eliminate email. But to really power it up,

Posted in Apps

Photoshop Now With Artboards

Photoshop artboards preview

Photoshop CC just gotta big update with multiple art boards. If you use Photoshop to help you design apps or design websites this can be a great new feature for you.

Posted in Apps

Designing Solid Forms

Screenshot of form design blogpost

You’ve heard the saying, “Form over function”; but for your website visitors, form is a part of function. A web form is something that looks easy; but is difficult to get right. But here’s an excellent blogpost on “The 10

Posted in Web Design

Diving into Sublime Text

Screenshot of Sublime Text tutorial

“To know your code editor is to know the force”, Yoda would have said if he was a web developer. 🙂 But seriously, the faster you can wrangle code and data with you code editor, the more productive you’ll be

Posted in Apps

Wrangling Text with TextFlow

Screenshot of TextFlow

Mac only: Sometimes it’s a pain working with text and extracting data from it. It’s tedious and easy to make a typo or miss a snippet of data. Let’s do something about that.

Posted in Apps

Make Animated Gradients with CSS Tool

Screenshot of CSS Gradient Animator website

Flash for animated background gradients?! We don’t need no stinking Flash. We have CSS3 and a nifty tool called CSS Gradient Animator that makes it a cinch.

Posted in Web Design

Sketch Tricks for Better Workflow

Screenshot of 11 Tips for Prototyping with Sketch blogpost

Mac only: Sketch is a great tool that’s become quite popular (also one of my fave apps). This week’s blip highlights a cool blogpost that shares meaty shortcuts and GIF’s to make working in Sketch even faster.

Posted in Apps

Amazon Releases Unlimited Everything Service

Screenshot of Amazon Cloud Drive website

A couple days ago Amazon released a new cloud storage service called Unlimited Everything. And it’s very affordable, especially compared to Dropbox.

Posted in Apps

Slash PNG File Sizes

Link wallpaper preview

This PNG optimzer website called TinyPNG shrunk my PNG by more than 50%. Very impressive.

Posted in Images

Picking a Web Font

Screenshot of 5 Rules of Typography blogpost

The web primarily consists of text. How do you know what typography to use? Hint: Not Comic Sans. 😉

Posted in Typography

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This here fine blog is a collection of shiny things I've curated on my web travels. I'll be sharing a weekly nugget on—web design, marketing, cool tools, tech—and maybe a screencast or two.

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