CMS

50 High Quality Themes for Drupal Developers

May 12th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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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
by Vitaly Friedman
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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
by Vitaly Friedman
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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.

Photography

40 Beautiful Examples of Waterfalls Photography

May 7th, 2010
by Nousheen Aquil
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40 Beautiful Examples of Waterfalls Photography

Seeing a waterfall would be the most beautiful scene on this world, its natural beauty and soothing effect is always exceptionally terrific for almost everyone. The beauty and charisma of these waterfalls is so immense that no one can resist saying ‘wow’! Here we have gathered some breathtaking waterfalls photos around the globe — for your inspiration. Enjoy!

Apps

30 Useful Adobe AIR Applications

May 6th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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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...

Business Online

Calculating The Genuine Value of Your Design

May 5th, 2010
by Alexis Brille
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Calculating The Genuine Value of Your Design

Designers who are just starting out seem to have trouble calculating just how much their designs are actually worth, let alone choosing whether to charge per hour or per project. Worse, one of the most challenging situations an amateur has to encounter is the fact that clients will always give an effort to decrease costs due to your insufficiency in the business, even though...

Inspiration

40 Beautiful And Amazing Aquatic Life Photos

May 4th, 2010
by Obaid ur Rehman
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40 Beautiful And Amazing Aquatic Life Photos

About 70% of earth surface is covered by water. Aquatic life is quite adventurous and is vastly diverse. Life under water is full of many beautiful creatures which are rarely seen and many people can’t even name them. People love to see aquatic life and the unique creatures found in the oceans, for this we have compiled this post that is purely based on...

Inspiration

Gorgeous Geometric Designs

May 3rd, 2010
by Tim Mercer
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Gorgeous Geometric Designs

Geometric art has been around since antiquity. From the ancient Greek to the native Americans, peoples all over the world throughout time have produced geometric works of art. Geometric designs tend to have a more rigid quality to them than organic based designs. Whether it’s minimalist and simple or very complex, many geometric designs are made up of rather simple shapes. Today we present 40 Gorgeous Geometric Designs to...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

The Importance of Cross Browser Compatibility: Tips and Resources

April 30th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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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...

Photography

50 Howling Examples of Dew Photography

April 29th, 2010
by Bhanu Ahluwalia
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50 Howling Examples of Dew Photography

Dew drops, the water droplets condensed from the air, are a beautiful gift from Mother Nature. Dew drops have a novelty in them. They are vivid and delicate, warm and cold at the same time. They sparkle like pearls on the surface. Mornings become more refreshing and brisk when it is drenched in the dew. They are simply amazing… Capturing dew drops is considered...

Design

Multi-Layered Design: Guidelines and Examples

April 28th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Multi-Layered Design: Guidelines and Examples

There have been tons of posts about minimalist and simple web design. It’s something every designer should consider and study, as minimalist and simple design principles are important in a lot of website designs. But there’s been such a focus on clean and minimalist design in recent years that many designers shy away from more visually-complex designs. That’s a mistake. Just as there’s a...

Inspiration

The Beauty of Action Video Games: Concept Art and Illustration

April 27th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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The Beauty of Action Video Games: Concept Art and Illustration

Video games: children just love them, but the adventure of video games is not limited to childhood only, it is the favorite pass time for many grown-ups because video games are the perfect example of mash-ups of visual goodness and the entertainment. Here we have collected some inspirational video games concept artworks and illustrations, you will see the variety of impressive concept art of...