Collective #298

Inspirational Website of the Week: Shantell Martin A very refreshing design with lots of playful elements and clever effects. Out pick this week. Get inspired Fonts from the Future A greatly written time-traveling journey that will give you insight into the future of the type industry. Brought to you by Alphabettes. Read it Palm Generator…

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My Laravel Package Building Workflow

Packages are a really important part of the Laravel experience (just like with any other framework). Whatever we need to do, there’s probably already a package for it out there; ready for a composer require to bring some magic in. Some weeks ago, I had an idea for a new one. I work for AdEspresso,…

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A Complete Guide To Monetizing Your Blog

If you’ve been blogging for a while, it may now be time to consider what sort of income streams you could develop. The possibilities to earn money through your blog are endless, and there are lots of creative ways you could start to bring in some money. However, earning money through your blog can also…

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Apple gives indie gamers a permanent home on the App Store

Breaking into the App Store can be difficult enough, but for small-time mobile game developers it’s even more of a challenge as they go up against billion-dollar, global publishers who dominate the top charts, like Supercell, Activision Blizzard, Niantic, EA, Tencent and others who can afford to invest millions in marketing budgets and advertising. Apple…

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Crafty Beyond the Basics: Collisions

It is very important in a game that you detect collisions properly. Nobody is going to play a game where things start exploding even when they are many pixels apart. Besides the graphics and sounds, this is one more thing that you should try to keep as accurate as possible. In this tutorial, you will…

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Breaking into Facebook’s UK headquarters is too damn easy

Facebook earns something like $7 billion each quarter. How much of that is spent on securing its offices? Clearly not enough, as the above video demonstrates. By exploiting an unlocked side-entrance, Trikkstar – a London-based YouTube personality who looks a bit like Max Headroom’s disappointing son – broke into the UK headquarters of Facebook. Once…

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