Web Development articles

Great websites always seem to combine great design with great code. Since building a website is a pretty simple task you find many people learn HTML and CSS and figure that if they can learn that then they can design any website they want. While...
Many sites that require login credentials enforce a security setting often referred to as password complexity requirements. These requirements ensure that user passwords are sufficiently strong and cannot be easily broken. What constitutes...
Zurb has a long history of providing awesome web apps and resources for designers and developers. Their apps include Notable, Axe, Enroll, and Spur, among others. Other resources from Zurb include everything from downloadable sketchsheets...
With the recent passing of Steve Jobs, a lot of people and experts are crowning him one of the greatest innovators of our time, if not of all time. It's rather hard to disagree, as he's helped bring forth many innovations that have seriously changed...
Everything changes. The Internet and web design are certainly no exceptions to the rule. As we move through the days and months ahead, it’s likely that in short time we’ll find ourselves talking about new design developments that haven’t...
Designers and developers are pushing the envelope with what's possible in interactive design on a continuous basis. And awesome new examples come out all the time. One of the newest examples is an interactive music video for Evelyn, by ABBY....
Whether you are self-taught, fresh out of school, or a design veteran, continuing education has invaluable long-term effects on your ability to stay competitive and business savvy. The immediate benefits are also abundant. Emerging techniques...
There are dozens of great CMSs out there. Regardless of what type of site you're building, there's probably one perfectly-suited to it. The problem is that most designers and developers don't want to spend time learning a bunch of different...
[Editor's note: This is a sponsored review for Squarespace] Whether you want to create a blog, a brochure site, or something more involved, the platform you choose to create it on is important. There are a lot of blog and website building and...
As a site developer, web designer or site administrator, you've probably had to go through the process of choosing between platforms. But maybe not recently—if you've been designing and developing web sites for very long, chances are you've...
[Editor's note: This is a sponsored review for Parallels 7] One of the long-standing complaints about Macs is that there are more limited software options than for Windows-based PCs. While the gap has closed in recent years as Macs become more...
Responsive design is the new darling of the web design world. It seems that not a week goes by that there aren't new resources for doing it, opinions about how to do it or even whether to do it at all, and new sites that make beautiful use of it. It can...