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Edge Reflow is one of the exciting new weapons in Adobe's ever-expanding Creative Suite arsenal; helping to bring the modern web's powerful features within reach for designers. Reflow is designed to help creatives work towards the holy grail...
Remember the good old days? You know which days I'm talking about; the days not so long ago when we used to design websites to fixed widths. Looking back now they seem like such a simpler time; a happier time; a time when I could recite every font...
Creating canvas apps is the new thing, we can even create games with it, it’s supported in all major browsers both desktop and mobile, and that makes it a more viable solution than using Flash. In this tutorial we are going to use the canvas element...
With so many new websites and start-ups springing up every day, a high-quality, professional web site is no longer optional — if it ever was. If you want your company to be taken seriously, let alone stand out, you need to have a design that is...
/ / Mar 1, 2013
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...
Blogs and forums often have threaded comment replies built into their network. Popular social networks Reddit and Hacker News both support threaded comments, which allows users to directly reply inline with comments, voicing...
Cards on the table: First and foremost, I’m a writer. And while I’ve worked with more than my share of design gurus, I’m not one myself. But that doesn’t mean we don’t share some commonality—namely, an affinity for the creative,...
I decided to sell my web design company when we were a top 3 agency within our province for medium-sized websites. We were profitable, had 17 employees and life was good. Naturally I believed I'd find a buyer easily, but I was wrong. Even though...
Any time you choose an artistic career path, such as web design, you are in for a mix of triumphs and challenges. One of these challenges is bound to be financial. But if you find ways to operate within a budget, you will be able to maximize the money...
/ / Dec 27, 2012
At this time of year, there's no better way to start the day than opening up a new window on your advent calendar and munching on some chocolate goodness. Well, maybe one better way... In the spirit of the season for giving, Treehouse — the online...
Along with the introduction of CSS3 comes many new features that are available for use in creating great effects; one of the most useful is the transition property. The transition property is an important new development in CSS. It can be used...
There is one persistent problem with CSS; it doesn't support variables. Each time you specify a color, for a block of text, or an image border, you have to repeat the hex code. When you want to change the color, you have to do so everywhere. Of course...
Creative thinking is an integral part of design and all art-related professions. Hyper-creative people appear to conceive of brilliant ideas as easily as magicians pull rabbits from hats, but the truth is that we all meet with creative blocks....
There is no need to ask why anybody would want to write a plugin for WordPress. It's one of the primary features that makes WordPress so flexible and a good fit for a wide range of projects. In the first part of our series we created the base...