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Kleverbeast Aims To Be The Wordpress of Mobile Apps

The company runs on a SaaS model, charging $29 per month for hosting and use of the software. In comparison, Moorjani points out that the cost of hiring an iOS or Android developer to make a mobile app from scratch is generally five-figures. Kleverbeast also offers monetization tools, like in-app purchasing for e-commerce stores and ad-serving for blogs. The 21-person company, based in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan, has raised $2 million in seed funding and $1.5 million in bridge financing from an undisclosed set of angel investors.

How To Design Pixel Perfect Assets

Assuming that you design your Mobile app in 2x, I know it’s tempting to use automatic tools such as Slicy to create your 1x assets. But it’ll be far from perfect, since you’ll end up with half-pixels and that means blurry outlines. You don’t want blurry pixels.

Heroku's developer event

heroku's developer event the concourse  San Francisco 28 February 2013. waza is the japanese word for art and technique waza celebrates craft and the creative process of software development with technical sessions and interactive artistic happenings.

The Sketchbook Project

TOGETHER, THOUSANDS OF CREATIVE PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE FORMING A TRAVELING LIBRARY OF ARTISTS' BOOKS. The Sketchbook Project is a collection of creative works in the form of sketchbooks that are contributed by individuals from around the world. Thousands of people are adding their voice to this project annually. Together, they have formed a library of over 22,000 sketchbooks from over 130 countries and growing. Anyone – from anywhere in the world – can participate in the project.

The Best Way to Learn HTML

Learning a new skill is often intimidating at first; knowing where to start, who to listen to, what to ignore – it can be a difficult process to get moving. That’s what this post is for. It will help you plan out what to learn and in what order, hopefully making what seems like a big hurdle much lower, keeping you interested and encouraging you to carry on learning!

Preparing Websites For The Unexpected

Designing websites for smartphones is easy compared to retrofitting those already in place. More than that, it’s embarrassing how, almost eight years after CSS gained practical acceptance, a lack of foresight haunts those of us who write HTML.

29 new inspiring responsive designs on the web

Take a look at these new, smart and stylish responsive layouts and get inspiration for your next website. Spanning across different kinds of companies, strategies and aesthetics, all of these websites have one thing in common: great responsive design.

20 top web design and development trends for 2013

Predicting the future is tough, but with the fast-moving nature of the web, it’s good to know what lies ahead. Craig Grannell talks to top industry figures about the web design and development trends you should be mindful of over the coming 12 months

Give Your Website an iOS Home Screen Icon

With more mobile web users than ever, it’s important to keep your branding strong. Let’s go one step further than the standard favicon and help your website stand out by creating icons for use on iOS and Android home screens.

10 top colour resources

Take a look at these top online resources where you'll find tons of advice and inspiration on the subject of colour.

Santiago: South America's Silicon Valley?

(CNN) -- Finding enough capital to give a burgeoning business its best shot of success is a challenge that faces many budding entrepreneurs. So when Mariano Kostalec heard about the Start-Up Chile initiative, he was intrigued. The government funded project offers high potential global start-ups a $40,000 investment on the condition they open an office in Chile. No equity is ceded and the only requirement is that at least one member of the team remains in the country for six months. The aim is to turn Santiago into South America's Silicon Valley.

A Web Designer’s Introduction to A/B Testing

A/B testing is the process of experimenting with different options in order to measure the relative success of each one. Where the web is concerned, A/B testing can make it clear which design choices are most effective; clear to the designer and (more importantly) clear to the client.

Apsalar adds support for Facebook’s new mobile ads to track iOS and Android app marketing campaigns

App developers now have a new tool to add into their arsenal that will help them monitor and analyze their users’ engagement from a mobile marketing standpoint with their Facebook-integrated apps. Starting today, the social network will begin offering the campaign insight services from mobile marketing measurement company, Apsalar, to developers in order to help measure the performance of their mobile marketing campaigns.

A classless class—on using more classes in your HTML

This article is a pretty basic one, but it’s aimed at developers struggling to shake the idea that classes in your HTML are somehow a bad thing. Quite often, developers new to OOCSS find it hard to transition from adding no classes to anything to adding as many as you need (i.e. a lot more than you were).

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Your mobile site is slower than you think

The world’s first study into mobile wait times reveals that a typical ecommerce site takes 11+ seconds to load, one-third of site owners don’t have a mobile-specific site, and LTE isn’t the performance saviour it’s been touted as Trying to measure and analyse your site’s mobile performance is like taking aim at a constantly moving target. As soon as you think you have some idea of what exactly it is you’re trying to measure, it changes.

Network A lets video viewers choose their own adventures: one clip, 800 permutations

Bedrocket Media bills itself as a "next generation media company" backed by New York heavyweights from the world's of internet and television. "The old order – with its big, high-cost studios and gatekeepers – is crumbling, and the future belongs to nimble content creators who can take advantage of the seismic changes happening in the industry. We see a unique opportunity to become 'cable in the cloud,'" said Bedrocket CEO Brain Bedol.