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We’ve seen great success with our weekly “Favorite Tweets of the Week” posts, so today we’re introducing the “Comics of the Week”. This is a new weekly section that will 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.
We’re partnering once again with the awesome folks at SitePoint to bring you another great giveaway for one of their latest books. The book this time is called Fancy Form Design and it guides you through the creation of beautiful forms for your websites. Forms need not be ugly, they can be beautiful, too, and their coding can now be hassle free. We will give away a total of 5 copies
Most people have probably heard of Digg by now. It’s one of the unofficial poster children of Web 2.0, and was one of the first social news sites to come out. It gets millions of visitors every month (Compete says about 43 million in October 2009), and those visitors vote on thousands of stories every day. In this article you can learn about how Digg came to be from its humble beginnings
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
iPhone development can be intimidating, especially to someone who’s unfamiliar with Macs, or the way iPhone apps work. But with currently more than 100,000 apps officially available from the App Store, it’s kind of hard for a developer to ignore the potential market the iPhone provides. And there are apps for virtually anything you could think of, from games to productivity
Artists that produce photorealistic sculptures, for the most part, aim to show us our bodies and life as it really is. Technically, artists who strive for a high resolution level of detail in painting or sculpture are called “hyperrealists”, although all hyperrealists are also considered to be photorealists. Every detail is slavishly recreated as close to the real
Thanks to everyone that participated in our massive first birthday giveaway. Your response of over 1,200 comments was absolutely unbelievable and made me realize how influential the blog has been to so many people out there. The comments were great! Funny, artistic, original and charged with positive vibes. A very heartfelt thank you to all of you for your support, and for the great
Today we’re pleased to announce the official launch of the mobile version of Webdesigner Depot. Thanks to the awesome team and service of Mobify, we were able to easily deploy a mobile version for WDD, which loads extremely quickly and makes it easy to browse our content when you’re on the go on your mobile phone. Why did we create a mobile version? Mobile access is growing
The concept of the left and right brain only lately popped up in the late 1960’s, but since has become a well-known part of human psychology. While we all use both sides of the brain, each of us has a dominant side, and this dominant side makes up for a huge part of our personalities. Each individual thinks a certain way, has more interest in certain areas, and above and beyond all —
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
The beauty of being a web designer is creating a detailed, creative, and original web design in Photoshop, without having to (for the most part) think about how it will be coded. During the design phase, it’s all about the look, and either the coding can be taken care of later, or be outsourced to a developer. Either way, not thinking about the development usability or functionality
It’s been one year already and today we celebrate WDD’s first birthday! It’s been an incredible journey so far… and I’ve enjoyed it immensely, and still am. I started WDD out of my curiosity for blogging and my passion for design. I wanted to put my mark out there by pouring my design vision into the world. Since WDD began, the blog has been visited by