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App Design

Mobile App Design

Everything You Need to Design A Mobile App.

Weekends are a great time to give new creative tools and techniques a try; no pressure from bosses or clients, and (hopefully) no email or phone call interruptions. This weekend, between time with friends and family, try designing a mobile app with Adobe XD. It’s our all-in-one UX/UI tool for designing, prototyping, and sharing your website and mobile app experiences.

Step 1: Download Adobe XD and Wires
Turn your best ideas into beautiful user experiences quickly by downloading the latest version of Adobe XD and the free wireframe kits. The Wires kit includes a comprehensive set of ready-to-use components, templates and more.

Step 2: Design
Follow this tutorial to learn how to design a mobile app with XD. You’ll learn XD basics like creating artboards, designing icons and splash screens, importing images, and working with Repeat Grid.

Step 3: Prototype
Follow this tutorial to turn your designs into interactive prototypes. Wire artboards together, switch back and forth between design and prototype mode, and preview your experience.

Step 4: Share
With this tutorial, you’ll see how to share your prototype for feedback, preview on a mobile device, and share design specs with developers.

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WordPress

40 Brands Using WordPress.

Learn to think smart.

Do you want to know which big name brands are using WordPress? One of the common misconceptions about WordPress is that since it is open-source, it may not be good enough for big brands. To disprove this myth, we have created a list of most notable big name brands that are using WordPress on their websites.

1. TechCrunch

2. The New Yorker

3. BBC America

4. Bloomberg Professional

5. The Official Star Wars Blog

6. Variety

7. Sony Music

8. MTV News

9. Beyonce

10. PlayStation.Blog

11. Sweden’s Official Website

12. Microsoft News Center

13. Boingo

14. Bata

15. cPanel Blog

16. Quartz

17. Usain Bolt

18. The Walt Disney Company

19. Time Inc.

20. Facebook Newsroom

21. The New York Times Company

22. Marks & Spencer for Business

23. The Official Rackspace Blog

24. ExpressJet Blog

25. Inside BlackBerry

26. Rotary Means Business – Rotary Club

27. The Rolling Stones

28. The Walking Dead – AMC

29. The Mozilla Blog

30. The Wall Street Journal Law Blog

31. Wil Wheaton

32. Snoop Dogg

33. SAP News Center

34. Wolverine Worldwide

35. Reuters Blogs

36. Katy Perry

37. Vogue India

38. Mercedes-Benz

39. Staples Canada Blog

40. Harvard Gazette Onine

41. Pulse by Target

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WordPress

15 Best WordPress Plugins

Learn to think smart.

We are covering some of the best free (and paid in some cases) WordPress plugins. WordPress has the highest market share among CMSs around the globe. It would not have been possible without the help of plugins. WordPress has been beating competitors like Wix and Squarespace for the last several years. WordPress is equally loved by both developers and users alike.The growth rate of WordPress is phenomenal in the last few years. It has also become hard to secure WordPress without a proper WordPress Security Guide as hackers are always targeting WordPress.

1. Super Cache

2. UpdraftPlus

3. AutoOptimize

4. GTmetrix

5. JivoChat

6. WProcket

7. YoastSEO

8. Jetpack

9. WooCommerce

10. WordFence

11. ContactFrom7

12. Callendar

13. SliderRevolutions

14. Flamingo

15. BBPress

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Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe for Designers

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A web designer needs more than pure creativity to show his talent to the world. You never know when a new cool concept will occur to you. In order to express your creative capabilities to the fullest, you need to keep the right tools handy. What is today’s top recommended web design software? Let’s check it out below.

1. Photoshop

2. Illustrator

3. Adobe XD

4. Dreamweaver

5. Adobe Muse