General

Incredible 3D portraits made up of suspended paint strokes by Chris Dorosz

In his incredible series Rosh, which means ‘head’ in Yiddish, artist Chris Dorosz finds a unique use for paint by creating four small three-dimensional busts, each made up of suspended paint strokes. One of the hanging sculptures is a self-portrait, while the rest are simply based on anonymous characters. “Out of material discovery I began to regard the primacy of the paint drop, a form that takes shape not from a brush or any human-made implement or gesture,” explains Chris.…

0
Read More

Netflix has thousands of hidden categories. Someone listed them all

There are over 3000 hidden categories on Netflix that require a “secret” code to access and someone took the time to list them all. The number combination, or “secret code” is appended at the end of the URL, after /browse/genre, and acts like a genre itself. The sub-categories on the list range from ‘Comedies Starring Eddie Murphy’ (I just found out Trading Places is on Netflix) to ‘Critically-Acclaimed British Crime Movies‘, the things we’ve always wanted but never knew how to…

0
Read More

5 Top Web Apps for Your Web Design Workflow — SitePoint

This article was sponsored by BAWMedia. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Your talent and creative instincts can take you a long way. Nevertheless, the web design process requires dedication and perseverance on top of plenty of hard work. Fortunately, there’s a host of apps on the market that are designed to make web design easier. The ultimate goal behind these apps: to make the designer more productive. New web apps make an appearance every day, or…

0
Read More

5 Design Tricks to Make Your Mobile UX Shine

5 Design Tricks to Make Your Mobile UX Shine Have you looked at your website analytics lately? Chances are a significant portion – maybe even more than half – of your users are coming to your website via mobile device. Whether you are focusing mobile efforts on a website or app, you need to ensure that the design creates a stellar user experience for every one of those mobile users. You don’t have to start from scratch to do it…

0
Read More

Giant colourful artworks created from hundreds of fabric balls by Serena Garcia Dalla Venezia

When it comes to patience and perseverance, Serena Garcia Dalla Venezia has both qualities in spades. The Chilean textile artist crafts handmade fabric balls in a rainbow of different colours and textures and then styles them together to form giant colourful sculptures. Speaking of her process, Serena says: “My work originates from an interest for handicrafts and as such, carried out in a patient and laborious way, it uses the sum of gestures that are repeated and prolonged through time…

0
Read More

Understanding the Model-View-Controller (MVC) Architecture in Rails — SitePoint

The following is a short extract from our book, Rails: Novice to Ninja, 3rd Edition, written by Glenn Goodrich and Patrick Lenz. It’s the ultimate beginner’s guide to Rails. SitePoint Premium members get access with their membership, or you can buy a copy in stores worldwide. The model-view-controller (MVC) architecture that we first encountered in Chapter 1 is not unique to Rails. In fact, it predates both Rails and the Ruby language by many years. Rails, however, really takes the…

0
Read More

Examples of Effective Landing Pages by Go Media

Examples of Effective Landing Pages & Tips When you discover a new website, whether on your own or through a web search, consider the first page you usually end up on. That’s easy to imagine, right? Because you — and almost everyone else — likely land on the main, front page. Many refer to this as the landing page, for obvious reasons. The landing page is people’s first impression of a website, business or individual. If performance is shoddy or…

0
Read More

How to melt a 3D object with three.js

The web as we know it, is constantly changing and evolving. What we still can remember as a simple and straightforward medium gained another dimension a few years ago, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop there either. For a website builder, what was once part of science-fiction movie visual effects is now possible on a tablet lying on your couch, and there are buildings covered in large-scale interactive installations that are actually just fullscreen Google Chrome windows.…

0
Read More

12 Bad UX/UI Mistakes Not to be Committed in App Design

Text too small to read. Small light color font content on a white background. Users not able to see the crucial features snugly located somewhere in the user interface. These are some of the common issues with UX/UI design in apps and making a lot of mistakes like these would cost you dearly. While planning a software project, it is imperative to identify such mistakes quite early in the designing stage because the aim is to create an intuitive and…

0
Read More

Pocket Camp on Android and iPhone

During one of its signature Direct presentations, yesterday Nintendo announced the popular Animal Crossing franchise will finally make its way to Android and iOS next month. The mobile edition of the game is slated to debut in late November and will be called Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. But thanks to this handy workaround, there might be a way to skip the waiting and get the game right now. For some reason, Nintendo went ahead and launched Pocket Camp in Australia ahead of the scheduled released…

0
Read More
Copyright OntheWebIT 2017