As a blogger the biggest challenge I face is finding good relevant images for my blog posts. There are quite a few free stock image websites out there. One relatively new one raising its head is Picjumbo.
Some of you might be aware that I started my career as an engineer working for one of the largest engineering companies. Although the details of what I did there are far in the past, I still remember hunting for datasheets for chips and other components. The hunt wasn’t easy as you need to Google out pretty much every datasheet.
Online shopping hasn’t taken off as much as developed countries like the UK or the US. However, you do have a few sites like Flipkart that are changing the face of this. Most retailers like Shoppers Stop and Big Bazaar already have online stores and Ebay has existed in India for as long as I can remember.
If you’re a website designer, a WordPress theme developer or just a single site owner, you’ll most likely be using a whole set of CSS styles to generate that perfect design. But, before you’ve got that design ready to deploy across your site(s) or provide for users it is a good idea to check your styles for consistency and compatibility especially since we’re in a world with several different browsers on different operating systems on different devices. CSS Lint is an open source CSS code quality tool that performs static analysis of source code and flags patterns that might be errors or otherwise cause problems for the developer.
Creating content for the Internet is a challenge. On the one hand, without constant content creation, websites lose traffic and become irrelevant. On the other side of the equation, some unscrupulous webmasters and bloggers regularly seek fresh content from other sites, recycling it on their own pages.