Many people, especially those who are just starting off with a new online website and/or business, go straight for the cheapest web hosting provider they can find. It’s actually important to look for established and reputed providers such as Mediatemple, 1and1, Hostgator, Bluehost who offer the right balance between price, features and a high standard […]
Today, let’s pick a developer tool to help enhance a designer’s workflow – Grep. Grep is a command-line tool for searching plain-text data sets for lines matching a regular expression. Linux and Mac are very likely to have Grep with their OS. Windows user can grab the Grep for Windows.
According to Gartner, global IT spending is poised to hit $3.8 trillion by 2014. But how much of it should come from your startup? Big corporate giants have massive IT budgets that help them upgrade and keep up with the latest cutting-edge technology that gives the company a competitive edge and enhances productivity. Startups, sadly […]
Online marketing is a whole new world for traditional businesses and entrepreneurs looking for an eCommerce goldmine, and email marketing is at once the most powerful force in this world and also the most maligned one. Think email marketing, and the word “spam” comes to mind. It’s not edible either. The stigma is real enough, […]
Jaaga is a Bangalore-based evolving community sculpture. They support and connect entrepreneurs, activists and artists. Jaaga is starting a new initiative – Jaaga Study – an intensive one year program designed to help young people become solid software developers who are financially independent and can create the next generation of web and mobile applications.
I was doing some research and made a list of the Y Combinator Startups (2013 Summer). Perhaps, you might find it useful. Here is the simple list with links to their websites. Here is a detailed spreadsheet with information such as titles, website, Crunchbase profile, tagline, founder(s), location, funding and investors. Feel free to contribute/edit. […]
Today, I read some good answers on a Quora about what resources are the best to be a good User Interface and Experience Designer. The reply from Colm Tuite really stood out. First, let’s look at what are User Interface and Experience Designs. User Interface (UI) design is the design of websites, computers, appliances, machines, […]
These days, Adobe, specially in India, is doing few distinct initiatives that are pretty interesting. Initiatives where they focus on the content and the quality without bringing in or bombarding their brand or even products as the limelight. Of course, it is evident it is Adobe and it’s tools are one of the driving forces […]
Icon Fonts are a smart way to deploy scalable icons in your website and web app design projects. They are treated as part of your text and so you can apply all the properties you apply to a text – size, color, text-shadow, transparency, transform, etc. You might have used some of the icon fonts, […]
I just finished reading Matthew Butterick’s online book – Practical Typography. It’s an awesome book with an equally impressive design. If you’re the very busy type, you can try the section, Typography in ten minutes. However, you should bookmark the site and read the whole. It has tons of useful information, tips, tricks and details […]