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The benefits of New Relic’s real-time analytics platform (sponsored)

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Earlier this month, New Relic announced a real-time analytics service called New Relic Insights. New Relic Insights is able to collect, store, and present data directly from modern software and transforms it into insight about customers and applications. New Relic Insights processes trillions of events from web and mobile software to allow customers to quickly answer the most important business questions. New Relic Insights uses the company’s signature Big Data database platform and is based on a software-as-a-service model.
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Here are all of the Super Bowl ads (Gallery)

Many people watch the Super Bowl just for the ads because of the creative process involved in all of them. Brands open up their wallet wide open to put their commercials on the Super Bowl. It is believed that FOX charged around $4 million per 30 seconds to show the ads. Axe did an ad called “Make Love, Not War” and Bob Dylan partnered with Chrysler this year. One of my favorites was of Arnold Schwarzenegger playing ping-pong for a Budweiser ad. Check out a gallery of the ads here:
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20+ Best jQuery Shopping Cart Resources

When designing a website, developers may consider adding e-commerce features through the use of jQuery.  There are many tools out there to make e-commerce implementation easier.  Some are paid and some are free.  Below is a list of some of the best jQuery shopping cart resources:

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40 Lightbox jQuery Resources

Lightbox is a JavaScript technique that is employed in order to display images and web content using modal dialogs. Lightbox was originally created by Lokesh Dhakar, but the common usage of the term now encompasses a Lightbox-style of effects. There are several jQuery plugins and resources available across the web that you could use on your development projects. Below is a list of 40 of the best jQuery lightbox resources:
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45+ Creative Examples Of Packaging Design

Science, art, and technology are combined when putting together the design of a package.  Packaging is used to inform consumers what they are purchasing and it is used for the transportation of goods.  Packages provide consumers with important messages.  Below are 45+ creative packaging design examples:

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45 Drupal Modules Worth Checking Out

Drupal is an open source content management system that is used by at least 2.1% of websites worldwide.  Drupal is used by personal blogs and even government websites like and Data UK.  The standard release of Drupal is known as Drupal core.  Drupal core includes user account registration, menu management, RSS feeds, and system administration.  Currently there are over 20,000 free add-ons known as modules to enhance Drupal core.  Below is a list of 45 Drupal modules worth checking out:

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8 Useful 3D Modeling Tools

Three-dimension electronics is one of the hottest trends right now.  People are watching movies in theaters in 3D, buying TVs that are in 3D, and are playing video game consoles that support 3D gaming.  Even 3D printing is becoming a hot new trend.  If you are interested in getting into 3D modeling, we have a list of some of the best software that helps you work with preparing geometric data. Below are 8 3D free applications that are worth check out:
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7 Open Source Ticket System Services

An issue tracking system is great for monitoring support tickets.  I used to work as a help-desk at the Ann Arbor public library and they used a similar ticketing system for issues that popped up across the network.  Tickets are used for an organization to create, update, and fix technical problems that customers have experienced.  Below is a list of 7 useful open source ticket system services.

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