CSS & JS Auto-Refreshing with Live.js

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Live.js and WordPress

I want to share a fantastic little tool that I’ve only recently come across; Live.js, written by Martin Kool.

This JavaScript file automatically checks for changes to your CSS and JavaScript files, and refreshes them.

That means you can have your text editor in one half of the screen, and a web browser in the other. When you save changes in the editor, the updates are reflected immediately in your browser. It really helps to speed up your development time.

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Educating Web Designers on Google Analytics

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Google Analytics for Web Designers

Most web designers have heard of Google Analytics, but many of them have not taken the time to understand just how valuable the data can be. There is a wealth of knowledge you can gain about your web traffic that can help improve your site design and marketing efforts.

For web designers it is important to understand how visitors are interacting with your site. What pages are visitors landing on? What pages are visitors exiting on? How long are visitors staying on site? Where are visitors leaving in the conversion funnel? All of these questions are crucial for turning a pretty website, into a pretty website that converts!

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60 Great AIR Apps For Web & Graphic Designers

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Adobe AIR is a great platform to build efficient and cutting edge desktop applications, that work on any operating system.

In the last few years, hundreds of very useful applications have been built on AIR for all sorts of purposes. Here we focus our attention on apps built for web and graphic designers.

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Why and How to Use Dropbox for Client & Blog Files

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We all know that our computers will crash someday, and we all know that we need to make backups of our files to keep our work safe.

The hassle is that a lot of backup methods are tedious and time wasting to keep going. We want to have a backup system that we can set up, and then forget about it.

We’ve already shown you how to keep a WordPress database safe, but in this post we are going to look at the rest of your blog and theme files, as well as client files or any other important documents you keep.

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