Essentials

Bitten: 5 Free Icon Sets For Real Apple Lovers

January 6th, 2013
by Swetlana Senkevitch
7
Bitten: 5 Free Icon Sets For Real Apple Lovers

Today we have some very special icon sets for some of you, the real Apple lovers. If we agree that sales numbers have a meaning, we can assume: Apple lovers are not a rare species. If you feel like one, too, you will like the following article. We have five icon sets totally dedicated...

Development

Easings.net – CSS3 Animations Leadfooted

January 5th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
3
Easings.net – CSS3 Animations Leadfooted

With the introduction of CSS3 we are able to use animated hover effects and other transitions. These transitions can be induced through the use of so-called easings. Easings differ in the way they start and accelerate or slow down and stop an animation. The website Easings.net has put together an overview of available easings....

Boilerplates & Other Tools

Focal Point: CSS-Framework Scales Down Images In Responsive Designs Intelligently

January 4th, 2013
by Denis Potschien
6
Focal Point: CSS-Framework Scales Down Images In Responsive Designs Intelligently

Responsive webdesign aims to present websites in the best possible way, even if viewed on mobile devices. Images are usually simply scaled down in that approach. If you use images with a high grade of details pictures soon become too small. The new CSS framework Focal Point cares for shifting the focus to the...

Design

Lord Of The Rings: Ringmark Checks Mobile Browsers For HTML5 Capability

January 3rd, 2013
by Denis Potschien
0
Lord Of The Rings: Ringmark Checks Mobile Browsers For HTML5 Capability

HTML5, CSS3 and new JavaScript methods make mobile web apps possible that do not necessarily stand behind native apps for tablets and smartphones. But which mobile browsers on which devices are capable of performing modern HTML5 apps? The benchmark service Ringmark wants to help you find out.

Essentials

Placeit by Breezi Lets You Showcase Prototypes In Realistic Environments

January 2nd, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
4
Placeit by Breezi Lets You Showcase Prototypes In Realistic Environments

A little tool developed by the folks over at Breezi, a next-gen website builder, allows the presentation of screenshots in realistic environments. Apps are nowadays often prototyped and shown on the virtual screens of iPads, laptops, smartphones and the like, foremost to enable the customer to get an impression of what to...

Development

Conditionizr for jQuery – Conditional Loader For Scripts And Styles

January 1st, 2013
by Dieter Petereit
5
Conditionizr for jQuery – Conditional Loader For Scripts And Styles

Conditional comments. Who as a web developer has never been confronted with the necessity of dealing with IE by the use of conditional comments? IE has had no way of getting round these methods of handling quirks and insufficiencies, but also in other browsers targeting their special capabilities can have its advantages. Wouldn’t it...

Themes

Best Of 2012: 50 Free WordPress Themes

December 31st, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
27
Best Of 2012: 50 Free WordPress Themes

Digifoto We have come to the end of 2012, and a new year is knocking or has already arrived in some areas of the world. High time for this article. Each year, hundreds of amazing free WordPress themes are released: the good, the bad and the ugly. Naturally, 2012 wasn't an exception. WordPress lovers received numerous...

Infographics

Advertising For Mobile On The Rise [Infographic]

December 30th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
6
Advertising For Mobile On The Rise [Infographic]

Startapp is a platform bound to help app developers monetize their apps without the need for embedding banners or other more or less crude forms of refinancing means. Instead the service promises to monetize search traffic. Rings familiar to your ears? Well, the strategy resembles that of a quite popular search engine located...

Development

Create.js – InPage Editing for Content Management Systems Using HTML5

December 29th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
3
Create.js – InPage Editing for Content Management Systems Using HTML5

Thinking about strategies of how to best edit web content, we will rather quickly agree that the so-called inline or inpage editing is the best way to do it. Inline editing means the editing of web contents right inside their original layout. Still this best way is supported by only very few systems. The...

Infographics

Social Media Strategy: When Does Posting On Facebook Promise To Be Most Successful? [Infographic]

December 28th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
4
Social Media Strategy: When Does Posting On Facebook Promise To Be Most Successful? [Infographic]

As a brand with a Social Media Strategy, you may try to achieve a variety of different goals. I do not know where your individual aims are set to, but I know that you will be seeking for the maximum range when you go posting into the social webs. At least you want to...

Essentials

We Love Icon Fonts: Open Source Directory for Free Icon Fonts

December 27th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
4
We Love Icon Fonts: Open Source Directory for Free Icon Fonts

Tim Pietrusky, developer from Germany, has a big idea. His brand-new, free-of-charge web service called We Love Icon Fonts is supposed to become the equivalent to Google Web Fonts, but with a sole focus on icon fonts. The collection is steadily growing, quite a few are already integrated. If you want to embed the...

Development

Calendario for jQuery Allows For A Flexible And Responsive Calendar On Your Website

December 26th, 2012
by Denis Potschien
3
Calendario for jQuery Allows For A Flexible And Responsive Calendar On Your Website

If you need to publish events, anniversaries, anything that involves a date or date range, it is advisable to do this in the form of a visual calendar. That is exactly what the jQuery plugin Calendario promises to achieve. Calendario integrates a calendar with a month view into any website and is flexible customizable....