8 awesome extensions for Brackets

Sep 2, 2014 By
Brackets has not yet replaced Sublime Text as my primary text editor, but it’s a definite possibility. The quick edit functions are great, it’s always nice to have a color picker handy, it’s light, it’s fast, and it looks kinda purdy. I’ve used it for light editing, as well as a couple of code experiments, so I have a pretty good idea of what it’s like to use it regularly. I have a few issues, of course; getting the live preview to work with a local copy of WordPress seems downright impossible at...

Deal of the week: 14 minimalist responsive WordPress themes

WordPress is one of the most popular technologies in the history of the Web; it powers everything from personal blogs to huge corporate websites. The trouble is, with so many possible plugins and widgets, its rare to find a theme for your site that isn’t overcrowded with unnecessary clutter. So we’re delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has arranged a huge discount on 14 WordPress themes by Array. These themes take minimalism and turn it into an art form, with straight-forward...
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3 simple ways to white-label WordPress

WordPress is the most widely used CMS, it’s employed to build countless websites and we can customize it to the max. But sometimes we forget about the admin panel. Clients love white-label products because they feel bespoke. So today, we’ll cover three simple ways to customize the WordPress admin panel to make your clients feel that they’re using their own dedicated CMS. 1. Change the login logo ... This is a popular hack in the WordPress community. It’s achieved by changing the logo CSS and...
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How to use Animate.css

Let’s face it, the parts of CSS3 that first caught our attention were the animations and transitions. They’re something we never had before without the inclusion of JavaScript. And just because it’s CSS, doesn't mean there aren’t libraries out there to help you. One of them being Animate.css. What is Animate.css? ... Animate.css is a library that comes with dozens of cross-browser fun animations built-in that you can use in your project very easily. It’s the same idea as some of the JavaScript...
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Deal of the week: 100 premium infographics V2 from Ingimage

One of the best ways to grab a person’s attention is with a well-crafted infographic. Infographics have all the qualities of the best online content: they’re highly shareable, they’re easy to dip into, and easy to scan, they give meaning to abstract data, and they clarify complex concepts. Infographics are one of the premium ways designers have of presenting facts online. So we’re delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has been able to arrange this staggeringly huge 82% discount...
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A simple introduction to Swift

At the WWDC 2014 Apple introduced a brand new programming language called Swift,. It's a language that has been created by Apple from the ground up to be both very efficient and very beautiful. Swift uses the same API's as C but in my opinion is easier to learn and get a grasp if you come from a web development background like me. If you are just as exited about this language as I am, then this is the article for you. Variables and constants ... Declaring variables in Swift, if you come from a Javascript background,...
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10 essential JavaScript resources for HTML5

You have to love the developer network. Whilst HTML5 remains a relatively new standard, there are plenty of open source and paid for resources available to help you work with HTML5 using JavaScript. JavaScript is necessary for many HTML5 elements such as <canvas>, <audio> and WebGL. However, as I said, there are tools, libraries and framework resources to help you, so let’s get started looking at some of them. 1) HTML5 Boilerplate ... It’s likely that if you’re already working...
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Deal of the week: 160 PSD mockups bundle from Zippy Pixels

One of the most important lessons you learn on any design course, is that presentation is half the battle. You can produce awe-inspiring design work, but if you can’t present it well to clients, it wil be dismissed prematurely. There was a time, when designers spent weeks painstakingly photographing, printing, and mounting their portfolios in order to achieve the right look. Thankfully, these days, designers have an alternative; and we’re delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com,...
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