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The World In The 1890s Through 12 Glorious Photos

Photochromes are vibrant and nuanced prints hand-colored from black-and-white negatives. Created using a process pioneered in the 1880s, these images offer a fascinating insight into the world when color photography was still in its infancy. Women in Algeria, 1899 Photochrome is a method of producing colored images from black-and-white negatives, allowing color pictures to be created before color photography became available. The process was developed in the 1880s by the Swiss chemist Hans Jakob Schmid. Creating a photochrome involved taking…

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Experimental children’s story explores the concept of ‘home’ through vibrant illustrations

Leaving home can be a daunting prospect, and it’s something that few of us will ever forget. To ease the process, wonderfully talented designer, Alice Kolb, has created a children’s story entitled ‘grau blau meiau’, which comprises a publication, an app and a website. The story is told from the perspective of a boy who moves out of his home to live in another, strange place, where he’s confronted with two different scenarios. At first, he finds it difficult to…

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What’s New & Trending on the Blog This Month

Every week we publish new content for you here on the Treehouse blog. From coding tutorials and tips to student success stories and tech industry insights, we’re here to give you a weekly dose of web design and development resources. Be sure to check back in weekly, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or subscribe to our newsletter to stay up-to-date with what’s new. Here’s a recap of what we’ve featured recently. The 10 Most Popular Coding Courses at Treehouse…

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Inclusive Language (For the ‘Guys’)

Image & graphics from Envato Elements. Introduction This is an adapted version of a talk I gave at AlterConf in Melbourne a few weeks ago. AlterConf is a travelling conference that gives representation to marginalised voices in the tech and gaming industries, and which offers an incredible opportunity to hear from diverse perspectives. Language is one of our most powerful tools. It shifts and adapts, and is often reflective of our society’s values at any given time – or perhaps those…

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Vitaly Friedman – Cutting-Edge Responsive Web Design

With HTTP/2, Service Workers, Responsive Images, Flexbox, SVG and Font Loading API now available in browsers, we all are still trying to figure out just the right strategy for designing and buildings responsive websites just in time. We want to use all of these technologies, but how can we use them efficiently, and how do we achieve it within a reasonable amount of time? In this talk, Vitaly Friedman, editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine, will be looking into a strategy for…

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