Deal of the week: Complete Uni Sans font family

All designers love a strong sans-serif typeface, but most of us also love originality; so where to turn with Open Sans, Roboto, and Proxima Nova flooding the Web? Well, how about the outstanding Uni Sans? With its strong outline, geometric regularity, and simple forms we think it’s a winner. So we’re delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has managed to arrange a staggering 89% discount on this must-have font family. Uni Sans is a no-nonsense answer to minimalist designs everywhere....
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How to build a weather app with HTML5’s Geolocation API

The most amazing part of all the technologies that came with HTML5 is how easily they can be used to create little apps that make our lives a lot easier. It’s surprisingly simple to combine them to create something practical and simple. Today we will be using geolocation and the Weather Underground API to create a simple Weather App that will determine where you are and tell you the current weather for your location. To work with the Weather Underground API you will need an API key but don’t worry...
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Deal of the week: Eveleth font family

We can’t get enough of fun new typefaces. So, we’re delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, have managed to arrange an 82% discount on Eveleth font family from Yellow Design Studio. This set of 16, bold, all-caps, fonts are a solid choice when you’re looking for a rugged print aesthetic. Mimicking the texture of print from wooden fonts, there are 6 different distress options for every character. As well as some fabulously chunky letters, you’ll also get some fantastic shapes...
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An Introduction to Facebook’s React JavaScript library

Nowadays, most of us use JavaScript frameworks. That’s because they allow you to abstract the DOM and avoid dealing with HTML. These frameworks are always cropping up, some good, some bad. One of the better is React, which has been put together by the team at Facebook. React is a library for building user interfaces that uses JSX, an XML-based template language that compiles to JavaScript and in essence creates a virtual DOM for you. Using React ... To get started head over to the website and download...
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Deal of the week: 4 Photoshop actions to convert photos to painted art

If you’re looking to really wow your site visitors with expressive images, but you don’t quite have the chops to produce painted art, then what you need is this set of amazing Photoshop actions. Our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has put together an awesome deal on these actions, so you can texturize portraits, make watercolors from jpgs, or make cartoons out of your colleagues. These simple-to-use Photoshop actions will take even the most mundane image and turn it into an engaging work of art....
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How to create your first Anchor theme, part 2

In the first article we saw the beginnings of a an Anchor theme, as we created the header and got a better understanding how Anchor works under the hood. In this article it's time to get our hands dirty in the posts.php file and with the footer in order to finish our very simple Anchor theme. posts.php ... This is the page where you get all the home page posts, the blog page if you wish, and this is where we’ll perform our main loop and place all our posts. The first thing we need to do is get the header and open our...
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How to create your first Anchor theme, part 1

We all know there are a lot of choices when it comes to choosing a CMS for our projects. Sometimes we want something more complex like Wordpress or Joomla that allows us to create a bigger site, but other times you just want a simple good looking blog, and for that Anchor CMS may be the perfect choice. What is Anchor CMS? ... Like its website says, Anchor CMS is a lightweight blog system that allows you to create a blog really easily. Even though it is a lightweight solution it does have some great features that...
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Deal of the week: Easily create professional website templates with BLOCKS

Building websites can be hard. Building them rapidly can be darn near impossible. So we’re extremely excited that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has managed to arrange a fantastic discount on BLOCKS. BLOCKS is an amazing drag and drop site builder based on Bootstrap 3. It’s absolutely perfect for pulling a site together quickly. Using BLOCKS really is as simple as dragging and dropping elements wherever you’d like them. Entirely browser based, you don’t need to worry about any complex...
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