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ArchiveJuly 2008

Generate lists of banned words for forums and other applications


If you develop software for a living, or if you moderate any online forums, you may have found yourself in the situation where you need a list of banned or blocked words. The problem is, what works for one application doesn’t work for another. A forums targeted at adults can probably have a little more latitude than a game designed for children. Rather than maintaining multiple lists for...

Poll Everywhere Gathers Votes by SMS


The website Poll Everywhere allows users to sign up for a free (limited) account and run an SMS poll of up to 30 votes per poll. For projects requiring higher volume capabilities, they have monthly plans going up to 10,000 votes ($370 a month, no contract) and they offer custom plans for even more extensive needs. From the Lifehacker website: Need to know how many folks coming to your big bash...

Vector Polishing Techniques in Photoshop and Illustrator


For those of you who are already rock stars at Illustrator, Nick La of Web Designer Wall has some quick – but impressive – techniques that show you how to really jazz up the finished design using Photoshop. These 9 simple techniques add amazing amounts of depth and richness to vector art, and really turn them into a finished product. And if you like these tips, be sure to check out...

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