3 simple steps for learning how to code

As Internet usage rises, the ability to code, or understand how a website or web application works, will become ever more valuable. Not everyone wants to become proficient in the nuances of every programming language, but it is extremely useful to be able to understand programming in general. This post is really aimed at the […]

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My top 10 Internet TV shows

After last Wednesday’s post on “The fragmentation of television, why TV will move online” I thought I would put together a list of my top 10 internet TV shows. All 10 of these shows come from either Revision3 or This Week In. 1. Diggnation Diggnation was one of the very first video podcasts and one […]

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Design Inspiration #5

Brice Lechâtellier http://brice.lechatellier.com Rufus http://www.rufus.co.uk iCloud https://www.icloud.com Tapbots http://tapbots.com SimpleBits http://simplebits.com

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The fragmentation of television, why TV will move online

Television is an industry that is ripe for disruption. Online TV networks are springing up, streaming is finally a reality and Apple is surely on the verge of  doing something major. What is the future for television and why are things changing? The fragmentation of the internet One of the most powerful side effects of […]

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How to align a DIV vertically and horizontally

The other night I wanted to remake my person site phil.ipbrown.com. I wanted to keep it simple with just my name and a small amount of text describing what I do. Aligning a DIV horizontally in HTML and CSS is really easy, but how do you align it vertically? Here’s how… Note: The method I’m […]

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How to create an invite system using PHP

When launching a new product or website online, it has become popular to only allow the first set of users in with an invite. Although there are many different ways to accomplish this, here I’m going to show you how to make a system yourself using PHP. This is intended to only show you the […]

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Coming soon page designs

After announcing my third project Helplist, I thought I would write a post showcasing some of the best “coming soon pages”. A good coming soon page must give a sense of what the website involves and showcase the overall design and feel of the product. It should be attractive, compelling and build excitement for the […]

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Design Inspiration #3

Task Rabbit http://www.taskrabbit.com/ Panic Coda http://www.panic.com/coda/ Versions http://www.versionsapp.com/ Cuban Council http://www.cubancouncil.com/ Square https://squareup.com/

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The key to start up success is attacking the niche

One of the key points of Crossing the chasm is that you should choose a niche market to enter first so that you can completely dominate that market. Being a big fish in a small pond is far more important than being 1% of a billion dollar market. The problem with a lot of new technology/internet […]

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