Essentials

UICloud: Brand-New Free Resource Covers More Than 25,000 UI Elements

October 29th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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UICloud: Brand-New Free Resource Covers More Than 25,000 UI Elements

UICloud is a fresh project. Launched in July 2012 it already provides over 25,000 UI Elements in over 1,000 UI sets. All the resources can be used free of charge, individual licenses apply. Jack Cai, a Southampton (UK) based Chinese freelance icon and GUI designer, did a great job. The platform is intuitive, even fun...

Development

Tiny Circleslider: Who Said Sliders Are Boring?

October 26th, 2012
by Denis Potschien
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Tiny Circleslider: Who Said Sliders Are Boring?

Image- or, more general, content sliders are as popular as can be. There are plenty of them on the market. Design and functionality resemble, the choice of a slider is more or less a matter of taste. Tiny Circleslider is different though. The tool lets you place content elements in a circle. This makes...

Inspiration

40 Incredible Photos Captured with SmartPhones

October 25th, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
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40 Incredible Photos Captured with SmartPhones

Screenshot Smartphones have become an important element of our daily life, more important than their predecessors, the good old traditional mobile phones, to be honest. Smartphones can do so much more. They are your camera, organizer, music player, audio- or video-recorder and even replace our PCs or laptops to some extent. In this collection, we are showcasing photographs that...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Demystifying WordPress: The Concept of Tags

October 23rd, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Demystifying WordPress: The Concept of Tags

Tags are one of the most common terms associated with blogging nowadays. In fact, tags have found their way outside blogging and are now an integral part of content sharing all across the internet -- you tag your photos on Facebook, sort tweets on the basis of hash-tags, and so...

Inspiration

40 Must-See Portfolio-Websites Of Photographers, Illustrators and Photoshop-Artists

October 22nd, 2012
by Dirk Metzmacher
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40 Must-See Portfolio-Websites Of Photographers, Illustrators and Photoshop-Artists

Portfolios can be a great way to prove how multifaceted an artist is. But this is only true while it is true for the artist and for the website. You might be a superb photographer, but if your website is not representing these skills you might have a hard time acquiring clients this way. Today we show...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

BootMetro: Framework for Websites in Windows 8 Design

October 21st, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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BootMetro: Framework for Websites in Windows 8 Design

We know you like tiled websites. Our article featuring Sergey Pimenov's Metro UI CSS drew loads of attention. So we thought you might also be interested in what the Italian frontend-developer Marcello Palmitessa created. By the name of BootMetro he just introduced a whole framework for building tiled websites in the Metro-style of the...

CMS

MODX: Is It The Right Choice For Your Website?

October 19th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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MODX: Is It The Right Choice For Your Website?

If you are creating a new website, chances are you’ll be using a Content Management System. Unless you have a personal favorite and/or have a rigidly defined set of requirements that can be met by your preferred CMS, you may need to do some searching before you finalize a CMS for your website. Today,...

Inspiration

Never Grow Up: An Interview with Photographic Artist Ruadh DeLone

October 18th, 2012
by Tara Hornor
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Never Grow Up: An Interview with Photographic Artist Ruadh DeLone

One could argue that there are plenty of talented and creative artists to be found in this world, that every artist has a unique perspective and style. However, it also seems that every great once in a while, along comes an artist who breaks the normal boundaries of art far beyond his modern fellow artists. Ruadh DeLone, an artist...

Development

SwipeView: Mobile Gallery with Touch Control on Smartphones and Tablets

October 17th, 2012
by Denis Potschien
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SwipeView: Mobile Gallery with Touch Control on Smartphones and Tablets

JavaScript and galleries, what do you associate? I associate the word plethora. Though it's not easy for new projects to impress, SwipeView does. Because SwipeView supports touch control, it is ideal for usage on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. You navigate through the galleries with swipes. Non-mobile devices imitate the swipes with mouse...

Plugins

Foreign Tongue: Translate Your WordPress Website With These Useful Tools and Plugins

October 16th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Foreign Tongue: Translate Your WordPress Website With These Useful Tools and Plugins

AJAX Translator Revolution WordPress is one of the world’s most popular Content Management Systems. It is used by a wide range of people, from English-speaking journalists to French entrepreneurs, from Japanese-speaking students to Arabic-speaking political activists, and so on. Thus, owing to its support for multiple languages as well as localization and...

Essentials

Inspiration Blast: 40 Elaborately Designed Photoshop Wallpapers

October 15th, 2012
by Dirk Metzmacher
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Inspiration Blast: 40 Elaborately Designed Photoshop Wallpapers

The easiest way to decorate your boring computer desktop is with creative wallpapers. It only takes a few clicks to beautify even the dullest workspace. In the following collection you will find little pieces of art, hand-crafted by talented Photoshoppers from around the world. The wallpapers are colorful, elaborately designed and unique at the same time. As...

Business Online

Moqups: HTML5-Based Mockups On Steroids

October 14th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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Moqups: HTML5-Based Mockups On Steroids

Before you detail the design of your next website project you need to determine where should be what. You will have to place your navigation, images, texts, forms, whatever will be part of your site. Especially essential parts such as the navigational concept have to be planned very thoroughly. The information architecture decides if...