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...
Parallax scrolling is defined as a site on which the background image scrolls faster than the foreground, creating the impression of depth. That rigid definition is at the root of most of the myths about parallax: it’s not suitable for multiple pages, it’s not...
Last week, Serif launched its bitmap editor Affinity Photo, and the response from the design community has been resoundingly positive. The streamlined workflow, fine-tuned toolset, and hyper-responsive interface, make it an empowering tool. Whether it...
With mobile internet usage eclipsing desktop-based web browsing, it’s more important than ever for websites to be built with an emphasis on speedy page loads and fluid reactions to user input. One important technology we use to achieve this is AJAX, short for “Asynchronous...
Ok, here is the scenario: you’ve developed a brand-new product or created an extremely useful service that’s ready to be shared with the world. But there is just one snag: you have little or no knowledge of how to effectively sell online. You need a set of tools...
In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of design apps, startup resources, photo editing apps, email tools, image resources, icons, PR tools, frameworks, and much more. And as always, we’ve also included...
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check...
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...
Once upon a time, Tim Berners-Lee and a few other very smart people made the Web. They looked upon what they had made, and saw that it was okay; but they would fix it up later. They never got around to it. On that day was born an information network so vast, so all-encompassing,...
Today, Serif launches Affinity Photo, the highly anticipated companion app to 2014’s Affinity Designer. Whilst Affinity Designer was aimed at vector artwork, Affinity Photo is a professional bitmap editor. The whole ethos around the Affinity range is producing...
Long-scrolling pages are at the heart of the above the fold vs. there is no fold debate. For a while, designers and marketers thought that your most important content (calls to action, contact info, etc.) should be above the fold because barely anyone scrolled below the fold. Of course, this...
Yesterday Google announced the release of Material Design Lite. Not, as the name might imply, a streamlined version of Material Design; rather, a framework for easily implementing Material Design on websites. In the year since Google unveiled Material Design...