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Welcome to my blog 😊

I am Chandan Chaurasia and I am very excited to share with you insights on various topics of Web and Product Design, User Experience and other in-depth articles on web tools and resources in general. Happy reading!
 

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Google Research India - An AI Lab in Bengaluru

Google has created Google Research India - an AI lab started in Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India. According to Google, the AI research team will focus on two pillars: First, advancing fundamental computer science and AI research by building a strong team and partnering with the research community across the country. Second, applying this research to tackle big problems in fields like healthcare, agriculture,…

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Best Visual Studio Code Extensions for Web Designers and Developers

This article lists some of the best Visual Studio Code Extensions for Web Designers and Developers that are available free in the Visual Studio Marketplace with which you can add different functionalities to the editor. Apart from that, you can also fully customize Visual Studio Code and extend its functionality according to your needs. A tiny & smart color picker for web developer(Windows only). Plugin…

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Chosing Your Website's Domain Name and Host

This article will help you learn skills and methods to effectively chose good domain name and hosting service for your website that help boost your business online. How do I chose a good domain name and host for my website? What is web hosting? What are the three main types of web hosting? Imagine there's a dress designer named Isha who own's a shop called Isha's Boutique. Isha…

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Design Elegant Websites with these CSS frameworks

So you have had enough of Bootstrap already and you want to try something new and cool. In this era of front-end tools, there are a number of powerful CSS frameworks that can make development a breeze apart from popular frameworks like Bootstrap, Foundation, Material etc. Today I am writing about CSS and Front-end frameworks that are alternative to the popular ones and are easy to…

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A very brief introduction to luma.gl

What is luma.gl?It is a framework for GPU-based Visualization and Computation powered by WebGl2. It is a JavaScript framework that provides developers easier and complete access to underlying WebGL2 APIs provided by modern browsers. luma.gl was originally created in late 2015 as a fork of PhiloGL to provide high performance WebGL rendering capability for deck.gl - a 3D visualization framework for large scale data. The core philosophy of luma.gl is to give…

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Awesome Web Tools of the Week - August 2019

This is a list of must-try web resources and tools that will help you in lots of things like app automation, web design and development, app deployment, UI and UX design and many more. This is the compilation for the first week of August 2019 that I have discovered through different Web and Tech magazines. Enjoy your awesome productive week! Fastlane 🚀 handles all tedious tasks, like generating screenshots,…

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Free Transform Constrain Proportions in Photoshop CC 2019

The latest update of Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 has changed the way we do layer or image transform in constrain proportions. What is constrain proportions then? Image Size with constrain proportions will scale both width and height dimensions at the same time. When using Free Transform mode in previous versions of Photoshop, we could use simplyshift + Drag to resize in Constrain Proportions. But now, to keep…

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Search. Beyond Google or Bing. The ethical alternatives.

Today I have compiled the list of some of the alternate search engines that are out there apart from Google, Bing and Yahoo! that we already know and many of us use. These search engines are special in ways that Google or Bing isn't and probably they will never be. So find out which alternatives have made it to this list. Are you serious about online…

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Managing Time: Execute your plan with Time Boxing

In the time management process, execution is the hardest part. When you've a detailed plan to spend your tracked time in a wise manner, the next step is to put your plan into action. And you do this by using a tool called Time Boxing. It is a planning tool that's a hybrid of a calendar and a to-do list. It is somewhat like preparing schedules…

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Awesome Web Tools of the Week - July 2019

These are some of the list of must-try web resources that will make your site a better place. Every week I compile a list of some of the best web tools that I discover through Web and Tech magazines and a few through online blogs. Enjoy your awesome productive week! CSS Grid Generator allows you to set the numbers, and units of your columns and rows,…

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An Introduction to Zdog - A 3D JavaScript engine for <canvas> and SVG

Described as a 3D JavaScript engine for <canvas> and SVG, Zdog gives you ability to design and render simple 3D models on the Web. As mentioned in the Zdog website, it is a pseudo-3D engine. Its geometries exist in 3D space, but are rendered as flat shapes. Zdog was created by David DeSandro, who is also the developer behind awesome Masonry and Isotope. To install and use Zdog, follow the link…

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Free Sketch plugins you need to increase your design productivity

If you are completely new to Sketch, or recently started getting used to it, you will be surprised to know that you can extend and enhance Sketch's capability through many freely available extensions. These extensions and plugins add tons of features to an already highly productive Sketch app. Below are the list of some extensions (or plugins) that I have compiled that I myself use…

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