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This month’s edition of what’s new out there for web designers and developers includes a number of new smartphone apps (for both iOS and Android), as well as a few great web apps and some desktop apps. There are also new tools and resources for web design and development, and twenty great new free and paid fonts. As always, if we’ve missed something you think should
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world today. So for a few moments, take a
Erin Mulvehill is a young photographer based in Brooklyn, who graduated with a BS honors degree in photography from Syracuse University. Unlike many modern photographers, she shoots on analog 35mm film (she scans the negatives to do post-processing in Photoshop). In this post you’ll see the breath-taking photos captured in her Underwater, to be reborn series, which has been dedicated to the
A pseudo-Flash website is one that looks, feels and acts like a Flash website but is in fact built on good old-fashioned HTML and CSS. There is usually also a dash of JavaScript to bring things to life and round out the interface. The result is often beyond what we have come to expect of HTML and CSS, which is why we might assume the website is Flash-based. Right-click, though, and you will
Some people collect stamps, others spot trains; I have become obsessed with wireframing software. I have tried and fallen in love with countless applications, from Balsamiq to Mockingbird to FlairBuilder. Although each has felt like true love, over time my gaze has wandered, and I find myself flirting with another tool. They all look so alluring, but over time I see their shortcomings.
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world today. So for a few moments, take a
“Another way to see the world, the little things are more important than we think…” – Maite Guerrero Search for photo manipulations practically anywhere online and you might be surprised at the varying quality you’ll find. The majority of photo manipulations are unconvincing at best, and some are downright awful. Not so the work of Maite Guerrero. Guerrero’s Minuscule collection of photo manipulations is truly magnificent. So much attention has been
Trends can be born so silently and subtly that we seldom notice them. And when you survey hundreds of websites, you often see patterns that you would otherwise miss. One such pattern is the frequent use of tags and ribbons. These small flourishes have become increasingly popular. This article addresses the two elements because they are used together so frequently. While ribbons are
We’re excited to let you know about our newly redesigned MightyDeals website and to kick things off, we’ve lined up an awesome giveaway here on WDD. If you don’t already know about our MightyDeals website, it’s the premier destination for web professionals to get their hands on amazingly discounted deals on products and services. The deals include software,
Simple, everyday objects have long been used in photography to create interesting images. We commonly see them in still-life images, or juxtaposed in unexpected surroundings. But Czech photography Vlad Artazov has taken the idea of using simple objects to create striking images one step further with his Nails’ life series. Using simple building nails, Artazov has recreated situations found