Cache Invalidation Strategies With Varnish Cache

Cache Invalidation Strategies With Varnish Cache By Per Buer April 23rd, 2014 Optimization, Performance, Techniques 4 Comments Phil Karlton once said, “There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things.” This article is about the harder of these two: cache invalidation. It’s directed at readers who already work with Varnish
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“Type Design Is Not Only About Drawing Letters”

“Type Design Is Not Only About Drawing Letters” By Alexander Charchar April 4th, 2014 Inspiration, Interviews, 4 Comments Having started his career studying under some of the best typographic minds in the world, Khajag Apelian not only is a talented type and graphic designer, unsurprisingly, but also counts Disney as a client, as well as
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Understanding CSS Timing Functions

Understanding CSS Timing Functions By Stephen Greig April 15th, 2014 CSS, Techniques, Tools 12 Comments People of the world, strap yourself in and hold on tight, for you are about to experience truly hair-raising excitement as you get to grips with the intricacies of the hugely interesting CSS timing function! OK, so the subject matter
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What You Need To Know About WordPress 3.9

What You Need To Know About WordPress 3.9 By Tyler Longren April 17th, 2014 Techniques (WP), WordPress, 44 Comments The latest version of WordPress named “Smith” was released yesterday which brings us another round of core changes. This time, the team worked mainly on the back-end editing and admin functions, such as a big TinyMCE
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Rethinking Mobile Tutorials: Which Patterns Really Work?

Rethinking Mobile Tutorials: Which Patterns Really Work? By Theresa Neil April 22nd, 2014 Design Patterns, Techniques, Tutorials 6 Comments Pattern libraries are a great source of inspiration and education for designers. But common practice doesn’t always equal best practice. In this post, we’ll look at why many common tutorial patterns are ineffective and how you
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Why You Should Get Excited About Emotional Branding

Why You Should Get Excited About Emotional Branding By Rick Sloboda April 11th, 2014 Business, Trends, Useful 4 Comments Globalization, low-cost technologies and saturated markets are making products and services interchangeable and barely distinguishable. As a result, today’s brands must go beyond face value and tap into consumers’ deepest subconscious emotions to win the marketplace.
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