The major news of the week was the announcement from Twitter on their developer Google Group, that they will be releasing an early preview of a brand new API: The retweeting API, along with the news that they are actually in the process of completely revamping the retweet functionality.
My little find of the week is an app called Twitter Tim.es which is a real-time personalized newspaper generated from your Twitter account.
I’ve called this the Infographics edition in honor of the first link which was my favorite article of the week as it showcased some superb informational graphics i hadn’t seen before.
- 10 Revealing Infographics about the Web
This article contains a variety of infographics and visualizations associated with the internet, crafted into some pretty awesome artworks.
- 20+ Mac Apps to Increase Your Productivity
For the Mac addicts and newcomers alike, this is a fab compilation of twenty of the best Mac productivity applications.
- 300+ Resources to Help You Become a WordPress Expert
With everything from premium and free themes to plugins to WP hacks and everything in between is included.
- 77 Tips For Starting An Online Business
Each tip is broken down into several areas: projects, strategy, team, money and partnerships. This is a must bookmark post for any freelancer.
- 3 ways to make your site stand out from the crowd
Too many websites look the same as their competition. If you want users to remember your site it needs to stand out from the crowd.
- 7 Steps for Systematizing The Design & Build Process
Showing how we can systemise the design & build of websites by creating systems to fulfill repetitive and dull tasks so you can save time for creativity.
- Portfolio Design Study: Design Patterns and Current Practices
A discussion on the visual design, structure, layout and navigation of portfolio websites. It’s another superb article from Smashing Mag.
- 10 Beautiful and free must have Serif Fonts
A superb collection of beautiful, free and must have serif typefaces for web and print including one of my favorites: Steinem.
- If You Printed The Internet â€¦
A fantastic series of images which outline just how much it would take to print the internet, wonderful reading.
That’s a wrap up of the eighthteenth edition. Were there any links you thought deserved a mention? If so drop a link in the comments so we can check them out.
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