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ArchiveJuly 2008

Generate lists of banned words for forums and other applications

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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

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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

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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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