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Free Christmas Icon Pack 1

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We are proud to release this latest set of free seasonal icons. This Christmas set by RocketTheme is free for use with personal and commercial projects with attribution and released under the Creative Commons 3.0 license. We have worked with our friends at Smashing Magazine to create and release this icon set containing ten icons available as 256×256px PNGs that have been lovingly prepared for Smashing Magazine and the Web design community.

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Essential Mac Apps for Development and Productivity

Essential Mac Apps for Development and Productivity

People know me as a bit of a mac freak. Specifically I am addicted to apps that make my life easier and more efficient. I am especially drawn to good-looking apps that are powerful and fast. I am always amazed when I talk to my friends and family that they don't know about a certain application that would make their life easier, so I have put together a list of the 61 apps that I am currently running and little summary of what they do and why they are so great.

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Free Halloween Icon Pack 1

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We hope you enjoy this new free mini-pack of halloween icons. This spooky set by RocketTheme is free for use with personal and commercial projects with attribution and released under the Creative Commons 3.0 license. These highly-detailed icons come in 5 sizes, each hand-edited to ensure details are size-appropriate and each pixel is perfectly placed. Each icon comes in 48x48, 64x64, 128x128, 256x256, and 300x300 pixels in transparent PNG format.

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Free Web Icon Pack 1

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We are proud to release a new free icon pack. This Web-centric set by RocketTheme is free for use with personal and commercial projects with attribution and released under the Creative Commons 3.0 license. These highly-detailed icons come in 6 standard sizes, each hand-edited to ensure the utmost quality for each size. Each icon comes in 16x16, 32x32, 48x48, 64x64, 128x128, and 256x256 pixels in transparent PNG format.

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Joomla 3 and RocketTheme

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Joomla 3.0 was released on September 27th and it marks the first of the STS (standard term support) releases that will culminate with Joomla 3.5 LTS (long term support) release in September of 2013. Joomla 3.0, and the next STS version Joomla 3.1, are intended for early adopters and as such they are not recommended for the vast majority of people for developing their production sites.

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eCommerce Icon Pack 2

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This second eCommerce Icon Pack created by RocketTheme is available FREE for all active RocketTheme members. These 18 highly-detailed icons come in 6 standard sizes, each hand-edited to ensure the utmost quality for each size. Each icon comes in 16x16, 32x32, 48x48, 64x64, 128x128, and 256x256 pixels in transparent PNG format.

As members you are free to use these icons in your projects and sites but are not allowed to redistribute or resell them. Please consult the included license for further details on acceptable uses.

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Book Review: WordPress for Education

Book Review: Wordpress For Education : Review

WordPress for Education from Packt Publishing is a comprehensive guide for setting up a WordPress site using multisite and social networking components. The book has a primary focus aimed at educators wishing to create a course based website or manage a network for classroom students.

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Free eCommerce Icon Pack 1

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This gorgeous new eCommerce icon pack by RocketTheme is free for use with personal and commercial projects with attribution and released under the Creative Commons 3.0 license. These highly-detailed icons come in 6 standard sizes, each hand-edited to ensure the utmost quality for each size. Each icon comes in 16x16, 32x32, 48x48, 64x64, 128x128, and 256x256 pixels in transparent PNG format.

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Book Review: Beginners Guide to Joomla 2.5

Book Review: Beginners Guide to Joomla 2.5

The recent release of Joomla 2.5 has added many features and functions that increase it's power and have increased it's popularity as a website platform. However, the power of Joomla comes with many complexities that can present challenges for newcomers. While Joomla is widely regarded as a solution that is easier than building a website from scratch, there is a lot to learn to tap into it's potential as a Content Management System and website tool, especially if you have no website experience at all. If you find yourself in this situation, The Joomla 2.5 Beginners guide is a perfect solution.

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Responsive Design: Part 3 - RocketTheme's Extensions

We covered some of the implementation details of supporting responsive design in Gantry 4 in the previous article, and in this article we're going to explain how responsiveness impacts extensions. A question that has come up several times since we started these articles is, with Gantry 4 will my site be responsive? The short answer is no, but the long answer is that it could be, but it takes more than just the framework to make that happen. Let me explain in more detail...

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