Web Development articles

Foundation is one of the two big-name HTML/CSS/JS frameworks for front-end developers. That didn't happen by accident. Today, we're here to tell you all about why you should be using it. Now first, for those who maybe write their own HTML, but...
Startups are notorious for bringing an idea from a concept to a finalized product fast. While there’s certainly something to be said for taking our time and doing in depth research at every milestone, sometimes we just need to get an idea up...
Style guides of yesteryear are typically thought of as design-oriented documents focusing on branding and color usage. But with the advent of insanely large codebases for websites like Facebook or Google’s vast array of products, style...
As you know, there is a lot more to building responsive websites than width. You need sensors that give you feedback to adjust sites based on other factors. The best way to improve our feedback from your user's sensor, or browser, is by using a...
It's amazing how far we've come in the last 15 years; the web has developed at a rate it took print 150 years or more, to match. What's exciting is that we're still going, still exploring, still innovating. As designer's we're used to designing...
All over the web, sites are springing up, that use what is known as a parallax scroll. In essence, a parallax scroll is when content scrolls at different speeds, creating a sense of perspective and therefore depth. It's an appealing effect,...
Let’s start with an observation: I love me some frameworks. As an alternative to completely reinventing the wheel, or styling a button from scratch, again, it’s hard to beat having an all-in-one solution to your basic HTML/CSS/JavaScript...
For some web designers, it’s pretty standard practice to place a link back to their own site on the footer of a website designed for a client. Whilst many reputable designers have always avoided it, in the wake of the Panda update, this is something...
Back in January this year jQuery announced a new plugins registry, so now seemed like a great time to write a tutorial combining building a jQuery plugin with my passion - realtime web technologies. Realtime web technologies make it really...
A couple of weeks ago the famous Foundation framework released its fourth version. If you have never heard of Foundation we're going to guide you through using this responsive framework. Since version 3 of Foundation was built from the ground...
If you're a designer or developer with an idea for a new product or website, the chances are that you will need someone who has the skills that you lack in order to help make it a reality. It's a problem that we all recognise but one that some appear...
In version 2.5 WordPress introduced shortcodes, and all of us have probably used them at one time or another. They usually come bundled with plugins, or even themes, and what they do is watch for when you insert something inside square brackets...