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For many web designers and developers, Firefox is unsurpassable. For others, Firefox eats Chrome's dust. For the past two years, since Google Chrome's release, there's been a raging debate on which browser is superior. Mozilla's open source...
We often look at application design and website design as two different, if related, fields. The lines blur a bit with web apps (which are technically both apps and websites), but we still tend to try to compartmentalize them. Even designers...
An application programming interface (API) is a set of rules and specifications that software programs can follow to communicate or 'interface' with each other. As developers are well aware, there are hundreds of APIs out there for doing...
The World Wide Web turned the desktop application into a passé. But will mobile applications destroy the Web? It could happen, especially if things continue as they are now. But who will save it? It won't be mobile apps. They're all the rage...
We developers sometimes take design for granted. And let’s be honest: who doesn’t hate taking things for granted. Some say we will never truly appreciate the importance of design until we have been trained in the essence of design and beauty....
Bookmarklets are special links that users can add to their browser’s favorites. These special links include code (i.e. not just a target URL), and they trigger various kinds of useful functionality, allowing you to modify and extend any...
Selecting a content management system on which to run a business website is an important decision. Businesses have needs that are more targeted than individuals, and many of the hosted options available don’t quite fit the bill. Fortunately,...
Today we have a great set of icons created exclusively for WebdesignerDepot by Vinod. The set includes 10 appliance super cute looking icons of all types of appliances. The icons are provided as transparent PNG files and also an Illustrator...
The semantic web has brought on a new generation of Internet technology. As designers and developers work together to redefine the rules of the web, the number of open-source projects and third-party APIs continues to grow. The opinions of...
There are some definite downsides to building websites with Flash (key being the lack of support for Flash on iOS), but there are still plenty of sites out there that are built on Flash, and that's unlikely to change any time soon. And sometimes...
Too often as developers, we ignore a crucial last step before launching a website: optimizing for performance. Most developers now recognize that organized, valid code ensures maintainability and compatibility. Anyone who doubts this...
We teased you long enough…. but now the wait is finally over, and it's very much worth it! We're super excited to officially announce the release of MightyDeals.com Our new website has just been unleashed and it's now live! MightyDeals is...