Web Development articles

We all know that there are a few differences between small businesses and larger corporations, especially when they begin considering the web design aspect of their marketing plan and branding. And while for the most part, the nuts and bolts...
HTML5 came with all new APIs, new input types and attributes for forms. As is often the case, those major additions often obscure the minor upgrades and I think that this is particularly true of the download attribute. As you know, there are some...
Recently, there's been a lot of talk about markdown as an alternate way to format text. I decided to do a little research and see what all the talk was about and I was actually quite glad of what I found; markdown is simple markup language that makes...
If you plan to use CSS on a regular basis you need to develop an understanding of what specificity is and how it is applied. Other than floats and positions, specificity may be one of the hardest things to get used to, let alone master. The selectors...
We've all been there. You have an idea, something that just seems like it would work perfectly for your current project. It's the ideal solution. Nothing could possibly be better suited. Except you're not quite sure exactly how to implement...
It's the first quarter of 2013 and everyone wants to be the person to tell you what's next. I'm not sure what we all gain from it other than a solid "I-told-you-so", but you've probably read many articles telling you what's happening for 2013....
VectorStock.com have a huge collection of vector files, with thousands of new files being added each week. Vectors cover subjects ranging from vintage labels, to floral patterns, to cityscapes. You’ll also find some clever hand-drawn...
WordPress has evolved hugely over the years from simple fork of blogging software to a powerful platform. According to a WordPress Survey, 66% of respondents use WordPress as a CMS, not just blogging software. The growth of WordPress adoption...
The March edition of what's new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, jQuery plugins and JavaScript resources, productivity and project management tools, CMS's, CSS and HTML frameworks, web development tools, coding...
Drupal 8 is due out later this year, and already speculation has begun to mount over what's going to be included in the new release. One of the key features everybody is looking forward to is the level of mobile and device compatibility that the...
Do you want your website to load blazing fast? This article will teach you how to make your website load faster than you ever thought possible. In order to understand why having a fast website is important, check out these statistics: the average...
Recently, I had the 'joy' of attempting to book tickets with Ticketmaster.co.uk and, I knew exactly what I was in for — pages to trawl through, lengthy reservation queues and a security enigma that wouldn't be out of place on 'Mastermind'....