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“Stop resizing that browser, you’re gonna wear it out!” How many times have you heard that one? Well okay, maybe not so many times, but if you develop responsive design web sites, you know what I’m talking about: with every DOM or CSS...
Microlancer is a brand new site from the Envato network, designed to simplify outsourcing small design jobs. Everything from websites to logos can be ordered from professional suppliers worldwide. Freelancers who would like to offer...
One of the things about advancements online is the ability for us to learn. We're able to not only be easily connected to our colleges and universities, but we have the ability to get our degrees, diplomas and certificates online. It's convenient...
Google Fonts are a tremendous addition to any designer's arsenal, providing a basic library of typefaces that cover most requirements. But if you've ever tried to add them to a WordPress theme you'll know what kind of hacking is involved. Fortunately,...
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...
Business can be a lot like an Olympic race; being world class isn't good enough, to be successful you have to out-perform your competitors. Nowhere is that more true than search engine optimization, when results are quite literally about your...
The July edition of what's new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, JavaScript resources, iOS 7 development tools, responsive design tools and frameworks, icons, e-commerce solutions, image apps, coding resources,...
Bootstrap is by no means the only HTML/CSS interface framework out there, but I think it’s safe to say that it changed the game. This kitchen-sink-included pile of code has made the design and development of many an app (and website) a lot easier,...
Every great designer knows that the wrong font can totally change the direction of a project. It's why we use Helvetica instead of Comic Sans and why we should stop using fonts like Lobster (yea...I said it!). Designers just have to know fonts....
There are tons of blogs, tutorial sites, and other resources out there that can teach you about web design and development. But what if you want something a little bit more formal, without actually having to go back to school? That's where resources...
The days of CS6 are fading into the distance behind us, and Adobe has officially launched the newest version of what has, until now, been called Creative Suite (though from here on out it's called Creative Cloud). Major updates and new features...
We're all familiar with Adobe Creative Cloud (née Creative Suite). Popular favorites are Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Fireworks. They're great tools that are extremely powerful, get the job done and help create the best product for designers...
Stock photo sites are almost always behind any great designer. Good stock photos can do great things for a project, just as bad stock photography can ruin it. Picking the right pics has a lot to do with picking the right site for your stock needs. ...
This set of 25 Colorful Grunge Textures was designed by Florin Gorgan and is perfect for use as overlay textures on your photos. You can see more of Florin's work in his site or his Etsy shop. For best results, set the texture layer to Soft Light,...