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Cats and dogs. Cain and Abel. Designers and developers. These are just a few of the great historical face-offs. Designers and developers often seem to come from different planets and have completely different brains. Developers want a website...
The 960 Grid System was created by Nathan Smith as a way to streamline web development workflow by providing commonly used dimensions, based on a width of 960 pixels. The 960.gs (or any CSS framework) was primarily developed for rapid prototyping,...
It's really easy to find yourself wondering how your CSS got to be such a mess. Sometimes it's the result of sloppy coding from the start, sometimes it's because of multiple hacks and changes over time. Whatever the cause, it doesn't have to be...
Because the web is a changing and ever evolving organism, it’s important to build sites that can grow with it and easily ride the current instead of drowning when a new wave approaches. Clean markup and building with web standards not only...
The iPhone is a fantastic phenomenon. It's a communications device, a multimedia platform and much more all rolled into one single tool. Everyone wants in on this device. The Apple store has just passed the one billionth application download...
Browser testing is a hot and frustrating issue among web designers and developers alike. In most cases, developers design for one target browser and once they're done, they start tweaking their design to make it compatible with other browsers....
In this article, we list several great applications for project and time management as well as collaboration between you and your clients. There are free and commercial options available. These project management apps are here to save you...
Just when you thought you were done with IE 6 and its hacks and exceptions, now you've got a new browser to consider: Google's Chrome. The good news is that Chrome is a lot more compatible with web standards than IE 5 and 6. However, Chrome has its...
Content Management Systems have become one the internet's most powerful web developer tools since PHP. In a market where websites need to be built faster and easier, many developers are turning to Open Source CMS to get the job done. Unfortunately...
Website builders have been gaining more popularity and traction lately, thanks to services such as Wix and Webnode. These online website creators allow you to create a full website, free of charge, directly in your browser without any prior...
I know, I know...none of us creative types want anything to do with coding past the very basic HTML/CSS we need to know to get our designs to the developers. Doing development is something for those programming grunts, those code jockeys, those...
Ready for some WordPress development on your Mac? First, you need to be running Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Although Mac OS X comes with Apache and PHP, you don’t want Apple’s automatic software update to break your development environment...
Rich-text editors, also known as online rich-text editors, are web components that allow users to edit and enter text within a web browser. Rich-text editors are used in numerous ways such as in enhancing your comment input form or as part of...
CSS can be an extremely powerful markup language for designers. However, the CSS that is produced is only as good as the principles that are being followed by the designer creating the code. While you may think that anyone can crank out CSS, there...