How to easily use Google Fonts with Sass

In this post, we are going to explore open source fonts and CSS pre-processing. I am going to give you an easy way to add web fonts to any website in just a few lines of code. What are Google Fonts? ... Google Fonts makes it quick and easy for everyone to use web fonts. Google Fonts is a collection of open source fonts that are hosted on Google's servers and with their API, it is easy for anyone to integrate their fonts into any web project. Best of all, it's free. (To learn more and explore the hundreds of fonts available,...
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Deal of the week: The ultimate logo mock up and design kit

Stuck on ideas for a client’s logo? Need to inject some vintage-cool into your branding? Our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, is here to help you out with an amazing discount on this awesome collection of logo assets. The Ultimate Logo Mock Up and Design Kit from Cruizine Design features 70 retro logo templates and more than 50 realistic logo mockups—whether you’re looking for logo inspiration, a few embellishments, or just a smart way to present your work to clients, this set has it all. Creating...
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How to get started with Bower

One of the things we struggle everyday as programmers is productivity; we want to do things better and at the same time faster, everyday. This is something we can’t control, we now have more to do: more scripts to download, to install, and even more frameworks to work with. In every project we end up downloading at least one jQuery plugin and even jQuery itself; every time this happens we need to go the plugin’s website, download it, or link to it. Even though we’re used to this, and it doesn’t even...
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How to create a color picker with picker.js

Color pickers are everywhere on the Web today, we see them in a lot in forms and in customization tools. Even though it’s possible to create this with HTML, JavaScript is a better solution because it provides greater support. Today, we’ll use picker.js to create a simple color picker that you can use in your applications. The first step towards creating this simple interface is to have our HTML ready, in this case I simply created a button and a span in which we will present the color to the user: <button...
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Deal of the week: Massive discounts on stock photos

Finding good stock photography is one of the most time-consuming and frustrating experiences a designer can go through. The right image will make your design, the wrong one will wreck it. So we're thrilled that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has managed to bring back its incredible deal on imagery that will keep you fully stocked for the foreseeable future. If you didn't grab it first time—or even if you did—you won't want to miss out this time. Returning due to popular demand, this deal is for...
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How to create Google Chrome extensions

Google Chrome is the most widely used browser, and for good reason: it’s fast, reliable, has a great set of developer tools and to top it all off, it has literally hundreds of extensions in the Google Store you can take advantage of. The other amazing thing is that you can build your own extensions using just HTML, CSS and JavaScript, so it’s not like you need to even learn any new languages. You already know this, you only need to figure out how to apply it to Chrome. There are times you need something specific...
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How to use Bootstrap Tour

Right now web applications are stronger than ever and even though some of them are simple to understand others are really complex applications that need some understanding before use.One approach these applications take is to give us a tour of the product, usually with little pop ups that we can skip or leave until the end.That is exactly what Bootstrap Tour does in a simple and clean way.Getting started ... This plugin was at first aimed at being a simple and easy to use Bootstrap tour plugin but now we...
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Deal of the week: Exclusive new Thirsty Soft font family

If you recall the incredibly popular Thirsty and Thirsty Rough typefaces, you'll be excited as us that our sister site, MightyDeals.com, has arranged another fantastic deal; this time it's an exclusive on the hotly anticipated Thirsty Soft Font Family.Thirsty Soft is the latest, and we think greatest, incarnation of the Thirsty typeface by Yellow Design Studio.Its vintage charm will be a winner with designers and clients alike, and the rounded terminals in this latest version serve to heighten...
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