Articles by Vitaly Friedman

Inspiration

50 Beautiful Examples of Architecture Photography

May 20th, 2010
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50 Beautiful Examples of Architecture Photography

This post is dedicated to Architecture Photography. Our surrounding is full of many beautiful things: traditional or fashionable, architectural photography can be as exciting as it is gratifying. In this kind of photography, a photographer usually experiments with various angles, settings, timing and effects to achieve the most interesting shot of buildings. In this post we have gathered some of beautiful, unusual and bizzare...

Design

35 Fresh and Excellent Photoshop Tutorials from 2010

May 19th, 2010
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35 Fresh and Excellent Photoshop Tutorials from 2010

With the release of CS5, Photoshop has become even more power-packed with features more simplified, and with better characteristics. Its features are so user-friendly such that even newbies can produce quality effects, and for professionals launching of CS5 is like getting box of Pandora with which they can get awesome results. Today we present 35 Latest Photoshop Tutorials from this year, which will showcase...

Inspiration

40 Most Beautiful Mosques In The World

May 13th, 2010
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40 Most Beautiful Mosques In The World

Mosque is a Holy place for Muslims. It refers to its Arabic name – Masjid. A Mosque is a place for worship for all the followers of Islam. Mosques all around the world are well known for the general importance to Muslims as well as for Islamic architecture and representation of Islamic culture. Although Mosque is the place where all the Muslims of the...

CMS

50 High Quality Themes for Drupal Developers

May 12th, 2010
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50 High Quality Themes for Drupal Developers

For a fair few numbers of years Drupal has had the reputation of being a difficult CMS to learn. Any web developer will tell you that. It is a fair reputation, but this does take a lot of the gloss and prestige away from what it deserves. Whereas once you manage to get beyond the initial tricky learning curve, everything falls into place and...

Design

Scalable Full Body Backgrounds in Web Design

May 11th, 2010
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Scalable Full Body Backgrounds in Web Design

By Mike Takahashi It is reasonable to assume that most users have a display resolution higher than or equal 1024×768 pixels. As display resolutions continue to increase, there has been a steady trend of websites that have employed full body backgrounds using large images. However, many of these designs use images that have a set resolution for its width and height. Once the resolution...

Inspiration

24hrs With a Steampunk Aeronaut – Narrative Showcase

May 10th, 2010
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24hrs With a Steampunk Aeronaut – Narrative Showcase

By Claire Stokoe Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction in an alternate Victorian era that runs mostly on steampower. The word Steampunk was coined by the science fiction author K. W. Jeter and takes a romantic and diverse look at the works of such writers as Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Mark Twain, and Mary Shelley.

Apps

30 Useful Adobe AIR Applications

May 6th, 2010
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30 Useful Adobe AIR Applications

Adobe AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) is a free runtime environment that can be used by the developers to develop highly interactive internet and media applications for multiple platforms. It enables web developers to utilize their current development skills and deliver rich applications and content to user’s desktop. It combines the web development technologies like Ajax, HTML, Flash and Flex so that developers with existing...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

The Importance of Cross Browser Compatibility: Tips and Resources

April 30th, 2010
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The Importance of Cross Browser Compatibility: Tips and Resources

By Sean Geng Nowadays everyone’s using a different browser. Between popular options like Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Internet Explorer, which make up close to 98% of the internet market share of browsers, and the other little known browsers like Konqueror, there are a multitude of browsers being used to view your site. How does your website function across all these options? It’s important that...

Inspiration

35 Awesome Examples of 3D Landscapes Artworks

April 26th, 2010
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35 Awesome Examples of 3D Landscapes Artworks

Portraying natural beauty always produces beautiful and attractive results. For example, photos of landscapes, beaches, mountains, sunset, sunrise, blue sky, green fields can be very beautiful. For this post we have collected some beautiful artworks of landscapes created in 3D applications. Let’s take a look at these photos in detail.

Business Online

Knuckle Down and Back Up

April 23rd, 2010
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Knuckle Down and Back Up

By Melissa Scroggins Have you put off backing up your work? Too complicated, right? Like many, backing up your work becomes a chore that is put off and put off and finally, put out of mind. When you realize you need a backup, it’s probably too late. A glitch occurs in the middle of a project, and you don’t have last week’s video files....

Inspiration

Zombie Inspiration: 50 Awesome Artworks

April 22nd, 2010
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Zombie Inspiration: 50 Awesome Artworks

Zombies have been portrayed using all types of media, from books like H. P. Lovecraft’s ‘In the vault‘ and comic books like the ‘Bombie the Zombie’ in 1949, to movies like the brilliant ‘Evil Dead‘ series, timeless music  videos like ‘Thriller’ and more recently first-person shooter games like, ‘Left 4 dead‘. It is widely considered that zombies orginated in Haiti. Even now stories are...

Inspiration

Amazing Portraits Drawn With… Cassette Tapes!

April 20th, 2010
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Amazing Portraits Drawn With… Cassette Tapes!

This post is our first of the series “Talented Designers and Artists” where we feature creative and beautiful artworks produced by designers and artists worldwide. Today we feature Erika Iris Simmons (@iri5 on Twitter), is a kind of artist that you won’t usually meet on an occasional art exhibition. Her works are noted for their unique and innovative style that focuses on recycling found...

Business Online

The Recession and the Web Design Industry

April 15th, 2010
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The Recession and the Web Design Industry

By Andy Warpole In the autumn of 2008, at least for a few weeks, it looked as if the very walls of capitalism were going to fall on to the heads of its participants. The once mighty Lehman Brothers, an American corporate monolith since the 19th century, imploded overnight on September 15 and declared itself bankrupt; and then in the following month $10 trillion...

Development

jQuery HTML Table Toolbox

April 13th, 2010
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jQuery HTML Table Toolbox

In the 15 years since the HTML table element was first incorporated into HTML 2.0, it has been on a constant roller coaster ride. Upon its introduction it was a revelation, it was a new way for web designers to present detailed data in structured tabular format, it made our life easier and we loved it....