Category: Boilerplates & Other Tools

Hologram: Free Mac App For a Smooth Start With WebVR

Freelancers that make their money off customer projects have little time for new technologies. With Hologram, you can get a sneak peek at WebVR, without losing entire monthly incomes in the process. Hologram is a native app for macOS and is as such useless for everyone that does their daily work using Windows. Mac user...

Taffy: Slim CSS Framework Based on CSS Flexbox

The syntax of CSS Flexbox isn’t that easy to grasp. If you don’t deal with it on a daily basis, you’d rather use something more straightforward if and as needed. The tiny CSS framework Taffy is that thing. CSS Flexbox: Induction Inevitable Here at Noupe, we’ve already dealt with Flexbox several ...

Tool Tip: Color Gradients With CSS for Backgrounds and Buttons

Color gradients spice up the occasionally boring flat design. Thus, it’s always useful to have a couple of options at hand. Of course, you can also come up with color mix after color mix on your own, but the following two tools will free you of this creative process, leaving you with more capacity for the actual ...

Another Look At Webydo: Professional Websites Without Code

Noupe readers have known Webydo for a while. We had already introduced you to the web design software in 2013. Today, we want to take a look at how the website builder has evolved since then. 2013 was an exciting year for Webydo. While the system already existed for two years at that point, the public didn’t kno...

Simbla 2017: Dynamic Pages Straight Out of the Website Builder

The website builder Simbla sets itself apart from the competition in several aspects. To the customer, the most noticeable one is the database connectivity. The new feature “Dynamic Pages” is another highlight from Simbla’s scope of functions. Readers of Noupe Magazine have known the Simbla Website Bu...

Website Builder Wix Puts SEO Front and Center

It’s a common prejudice. Websites made with site builders do not rank well in search engine results pages. Wix started a reputation campaign to correct this SEO misconception. The Evolution of Website Builders In the past, websites made with site builders tended to be different from the rest, and that’s no...

Mavo: Web Apps Without Programming, Only With HTML/CSS

Mavo allows you to create web apps for storing and editing of data without requiring any programming skills. It’s an expansion for HTML and very easy to learn. Lea Verou Has Thought Outside the Box Once Again Designers and developers that don’t live under a rock know Lea Verou. In the past, Lea has mainly m...

Why I Dislike Working With Frameworks – Even Though They Make Sense in Some Situations

Frameworks, like jQuery, are some of the most popular, and most widespread assistants used on websites. The framework allows you to access and manipulate HTML elements fast and easily, as well as style them via CSS. Personally, I’m not a fan of these frameworks, and try to avoid them whenever possible. This doesn...

Mobirise: Responsive Web Design Made Easy (and Free)

Talking about website builders, we have a plethora of options. But those that simply build a site as fast as 123 are few. Mobirise is the quickest builder I ever ran across. Most small businesses don’t aim at delivering the most innovative website ever. All they want is a digital representation of their business ...

Clippy: Visual Generator for Complex Clipping Paths With CSS3

The CSS attribute clip-path allows you to make sure that not the entire content of a box is displayed in the browser by using complex clipping paths. This way, powerful effects are possible. The web app Clippy takes care of the coding for you. You compile your clipping paths visually and immediately see the result. The...