Can you imagine your life without a mobile phone? The devices have undergone great evolution since their invention. Now we can legally call them our companions and assistants. Smartphones help us keep many essential things under control without direct physical presence. Nothing can prevent us from calling the kids spending their vacation in summer camp, play a game, reply the emails waiting in a traffic jam or maybe even take some shots of UFO flying over the office roof. We stopped to notice how these simple actions make our life easy and comfortable.

It’s obvious that the popularity of iPhones and smartphones continues to grow, so development of various mobile phone applications can be a profitable business. Apart from mercenary ends, it’s always great to extend the usability of your mobile phone and make it even more suitable for your individual goals. We believe that iOs tutorials below will help you get deeper understanding of SDK and learn to create amazing things without strong programming skills. All of them are free and ready for your precise examination right now. Build your iOs apps easily, without too much time and effort investments!

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A Springboard-Like Layout With the UICollectionView Class

This tutorial will teach you build a “Springboard” layout with the help of iOS 6 UICollectionView class looking and acting like iOS Home Screen. You will also gain a strong knowledge of collection view fundamentals in order to create your own grid based layouts.

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Microsoft’s latest browser release is IE9, but the problem now is that many people still use older versions of the browser. I thought I would write this post to help anyone struggling with this scenario of designing in the older IE browsers.

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This image is attributed to Sean MacEntee’s Flickr Stream

The question is “do I make my website compliant with older IE6 and 7 browsers?”

Consider the following questions and comments:

1. Is it worth investing the time in making my website compliant?

If on a tight time frame on a project, this may make you run over other projects plus if on a budget for that size project, so I would make a decision based on size and budget available.
A recent project I did I didn’t consider looking at older browsers as I was on a deadline and it was a very small budget site, but I may revisit this when getting some free time as would like every project to be rendered into Microsoft force a browser upgrade.

2. Does my client use an older browser?

When the client first sees your designed website, I have had this before where customers say there is an issue but I can’t see any problem until I realise they have been viewing from IE7.

3. What benefit would I get from fixing IE6 and IE7 bugs?

1) Usability: You would allow people to use and view the website as it should be seen, or at least to a level they can see all the elements of the web page in the right place.

2) Increase Conversions: I have recently been looking at stats on the Google analytics and this shows a good percentage still use internet explorer, but if the analytics stated that a good percentage of visitors used IE6 or IE7, this would then give a case in investing extra time to fix these bugs.

If stats prove people visit your website from older browsers, it makes good sense to keep your visitors happy. Plus this could result in higher conversions over time.

Applying an IE7 only stylesheet

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And now, after a long period of time, welcome the fresh HTML5 template – Free Website Template for Car Business. Be sure to check it out before you move to another site.

Professional designers have done a good job when designed this goodie. Its refined style with catchy accents makes the visual part of the design effective. The well done structure of the layout with the division of the content part, the presence of the featured blocks of information and sections of services will help you arrange your information in the thought-out way. 5 subpages of this theme that include About, Maintenance, Repair, Price List, Locations are optimal for bringing such kind of business online. Free template live demo will show you this theme in action. Don’t hesitate to get this Monday goodie!

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If you are always in trend, and seek for the attention of your visitors, make your designs attractive. Giving your clients good visualization of your business ideas, you catch their attention thus making them interested in what you are talking about. Catchy elements can come handy in this case and bring your designs the desired attractiveness. Feel free to download this Free Vector Illustration of the week that pictures kids in different costumes and dress your project up!

There are two formats of presented here free vector illustration (.PNG, .AI) and the following resolutions: 513 x 815, 1069 x 1698, 2138 x 3397. As a vector image, this item keeps its high quality while being printed in different formats. Downloading is affordable and easy. It is possible after the registration at Templates.com. This registration is completely free.

Please note: This free vector illustration is free only for one week (starting from today). You can download the particular free illustration only during one week, the next week it will be changed for another one.
! You can use this free vector illustration only for your personal or educational purposes. Do not use it for commercial purposes, it is forbidden.

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What webmail to choose? Which one is the best for sending and receiving mails? The idea to simplify this process is the main one when it goes about choosing the mail client. If you look at the variety of webmail clients, you can notice that the number of ones powered by PHP or Java scripts is rather big – that’s the reason for our interest in these kind of mail clients. The following compilation of Free AJAX & PHP Based WebMail Clients will show you a list of existing mail clients that you can easily use. The important fact about them is that they are free for use, and you can download them just following the links. You’ll certainly find the one you need among these items with rich features and easy-to-use user interface.

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Squirrel Mail

SquirrelMail is an online interface webmail package written in PHP. The IMAP and SMTP protocols have a natural support of PHP. Interface of the mail service is built with HTML 4.0 biting off the necessity to use JavaScript. SquirrelMail has all functions an ideal mailer should have: strong MIME support, address books, and folder manipulation.
 
 

 

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AfterLogic

Need an extremely fast and simple-to-use webmail for your existing POP3/IMAP mail server or cPanel? You’ve hit the right spot. WebMail Lite is a PHP built solution for users who need clean and simple web mail application. WebMail Lite can be used to access mail on any POP3 or IMAP enabled mail server. The installation is a snap the “guide” will give you hints on all stages of installation process.
 
 

 

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Object Oriented CSS is under our discussion today. What is it and what are its main points? OOCSS facilitates code reuse and, ultimately, allows to create much faster that ever more efficient stylesheets that are both easy to develop and maintain.

Two main principles of OOCSS:
1. Separate structure and skin.
2. Separate container from the content.

All elements on website page have different visual features that are repeated in different contexts like colors, gradients, frame. On the other hand, there are other invisible features which are also repeated.

Speaking about the second point of the list above, the state of things is the following. When using OOCSS, based on the classes and modules, we can be sure that our styles do not depend on the containing element. This means that they can be used anywhere in this document, regardless of structural context.

To cut a long story shot, OOCSS is the thing that stands at the bottom of creating pages that feature faster loading and good respond, cleanliness of their code and its semantic correctness.
The compilation of articles regarding Object Oriented CSS will show you more, and present all the information you need regarding this notion.

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Object-Oriented CSS: What, How, and Why

 

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For every web developer it’s obvious that administrative area is extremely important for any website as all modifications, maintenance, changes, uploads are inserted via it. It’s like a dashboard of your favorite auto. All control data reporting the state of your vehicle are reflected there. WordPress powered websites are rather feature rich and may satisfy the owner if he/she is not too demanding. But from time to time we all face the necessity to upgrade our blog, to enhance it with new powerful possibilities, able to make it more convenient and easy to operate. Thanks God, this is not an issue at all cause numerous plugins appear each day on the web. Our task comes to searching for the right ones, meeting our personal requirements.

In this entry you will find some excellent WordPress plugins carefully selected to give you even tighter control over your website and make it more simple, usable, secure and enjoyable for you and your visitors. All of them are absolutely free, easy to install and available for download immediately. They were picked out from official WordPress website and their quality won’t disappoint you in any case. So, here is a collection of Free WordPress Admin Plugins for your website improvement.

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Enhanced Admin Bar with Codex Search

This simple plugin improves the default WordPress admin bar adding new menus along with search fields for searching the Codex, wpbeginner.com, WordPress support forums, plugins repository, themes repository etc. When you are not in the WordPress admin area, links and search fields to common areas in wp-admin (posts, pages, users, custom post types, plugins, media, settings) can be found in the drop down menu.

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Codepress Admin Columns

If you need more additional columns, this plugin will give you many of them. All columns for pages, posts, posttypes, media, links, comments and users will be under your total control, that is, you will be able to add or remove columns, change their label, change their width and reorder them.

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Cool treat is waiting for you, guys! Thank you for your constant interest in our blog and all that stuff that is presented here. To revive your interest, we offer you this attractive goodie – Free Joomla Interior Theme that is nicely tailored for a variety of projects that deal with interior design and home décor projects.

It’s vibrant color scheme is eye-catching, isn’t it? Using such contrasted colors in the design is good for catching the viewers’ attention. The thought-out structure of this theme with two-column content part, featured blocks is good for showing the content of your project. Within this free template you’ll find all the subpages you need to present all business information you have. The set of Joomla features that are presented here make this theme undoubtedly functional solution for your business needs. Try it out, and start your own effective project.

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Creative designs that give an opportunity to express oneself and let everyone know how good your creative ideas are, have always been in a great demand. Each design competes with a numerous crowd of others and tries to get the viewers interested in it. That’s why its expressiveness is a must to succeed. Visually attractive free stuff is right what you need to bring the catchy tone to your designs. This Free Vector Illustration of the week that features a futuristic animal-like robot on the blue background includes good execution and nice visual features to decorate your works in the catchy manner.

This free vector illustration is presented in two formats (.PNG, .AI) and the following resolutions: 393 x 543, 819 x 1131, 1637 x 2262. As a vector image, this item keeps its high quality while being printed in different formats. Downloading is affordable and easy. It is possible after the registration at Templates.com. This registration is completely free!

Please note: This free vector illustration is free only for one week (starting from today). You can download the particular free illustration only during one week, the next week it will be changed for another one.
! You can use this free vector illustration only for your personal or educational purposes. Do not use it for commercial purposes, it is forbidden.

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So, you have chosen WordPress as the engine for your future site, and now are looking for the perfect skin for it. How may we help you? Fresh new Free WordPress Themes, please. This compilation of free themes will come handy for all of you who are looking for professional high-quality solutions without the high cost of a custom design. Browse this list of WordPress themes for various business spheres like photography, shopping, travelling, business, etc. Cool jQuery sliders, galleries from these themes will help to form attractive catalogues interesting for the viewers. The modern look and stylish design of these solutions will help to communicate your business ideas in the effective way. These Free WordPress Themes are ideal for those who want to run their flexible and functional web projects with a strong visual impact on its visitors.

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Folio WordPress Theme

 

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Grid Responsive WordPress Theme

 

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