Business Online

The Anatomy Of A Web Designer [Infographic]

November 24th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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The Anatomy Of A Web Designer [Infographic]

The people at UK web hosting company Heart Internet wanted to find out what web designers think of their jobs, their perspectives and the industry as a whole. As 5oo designers had their say, the results may well be seen as at least not totally out of range. Still they are not representative for...

Development

Viewport Resizer: Extremely Flexible Bookmarklet Lets You Test Different Resolutions Easily

November 23rd, 2012
by Denis Potschien
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Viewport Resizer: Extremely Flexible Bookmarklet Lets You Test Different Resolutions Easily

A web designer's tasks are far from getting easier. More and more different resolutions come to market and have to be addressed in professional layouts. The formerly rather simple distinction between a site for mobile and another for desktop users is not sufficient anymore. With the success of smartphones of the most different sizes...

Essentials

Design Kindle: New Resource For Web Designers Offers Icons, Textures, UIs And More For Free

November 22nd, 2012
by Denis Potschien
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Design Kindle: New Resource For Web Designers Offers Icons, Textures, UIs And More For Free

Web designers are natural born searchers. They are on a continuous quest for icons, textures, inspiration, whatever helps get the next project done. If everything works fine they find what they were looking for and if things run really well the findings can be used freely. I know that Design Kindle is exactly where you should start...

Design

40+ Fresh and Free Web UI and Mobile Kits for Developers and Designers

November 21st, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
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40+ Fresh and Free Web UI and Mobile Kits for Developers and Designers

Screenshot In this round-up, we are showcasing fresh and free web UI design kits as well as some mobile kits. This collection will astonish you, but, more importantly, save your valuable time. Designing a user interface (UI) is a difficult task, because it takes lots of time and needs loads of patience as well. Furthermore, designing user interfaces from...

Themes

Thesis 2.0: WordPress Theme Framework Rewritten, A Turn For The Better?

November 19th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Thesis 2.0: WordPress Theme Framework Rewritten, A Turn For The Better?

Last month, the popular premium WordPress theme framework Thesis underwent a significant update, and the WordPress community saw the advent of Thesis 2.0 Unlike other theme updates, Thesis 2.0 marks a noticeable difference from its predecessor: there have been many changes and additions, and to quote the team behind the framework, the...

Business Online

Social Media Paradise: Twtrland Delivers Twitter Insights You Would Never Have Hoped To Get

November 18th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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Social Media Paradise: Twtrland Delivers Twitter Insights You Would Never Have Hoped To Get

Twtrland got created on the beach. A piece of paper was in the game, a pen and a not exactly quantified amount of coffee. Three brothers from Israel stand behind the service, whose main purpose was to help with the decision whom to follow on Twitter and - well - whom not. Still this...

Development

Garlic.Js and Sisyphus.Js: These jQuery Plugins Store Form Values With HTML5 LocalStorage

November 16th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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Garlic.Js and Sisyphus.Js: These jQuery Plugins Store Form Values With HTML5 LocalStorage

The problem is as old as forms on the web are. The longer the form, the bigger the problem, potentially. The problem I'm talking about is one you have encountered more than once in your digital lifetime. It uses to occur only after filling out the most complex forms or while you are...

Design

CSS: How To Individualize Scrollbars in Webkit Browsers

November 15th, 2012
by Denis Potschien
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CSS: How To Individualize Scrollbars in Webkit Browsers

Internet Explorer is able to do it. Since ages, immemorially, almost. I'm talking about the customization of its scrollbars. Since version 5.5, which was released in July 2000, you can individualize the colors within its scrollbars. Most currently, browsers based on Webkit have caught up with IE 5.5 and allow for even more sophisticated individualization - their possibilities are not limited...

Design

Corbis Poster Contest: Make Your Mark – Design For A Cause

November 14th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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Corbis Poster Contest: Make Your Mark – Design For A Cause

The world is not short of good causes and people who stand for them. Some of these causes are very prominent, practically omnipresent, while others could well use some more publicity. Now you have the chance to support a good cause you personally care lots about. With your help in terms of design you...

Infographics

Social Stereotypes In The Networked World

November 13th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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Social Stereotypes In The Networked World

Website builders Wix.com put together an amusing infographic that reflects what kind of yearbook-type different social networks would be taken for. Do you remember? There have always been the rich man's daughter, the sporting ace with the red cabriolet, the nerd with the black glasses, one or more hussies and all those gossipers and...

Design

In From The Cold: Find A Slot For Every Content With Off-Canvas Layouts

November 12th, 2012
by Denis Potschien
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In From The Cold: Find A Slot For Every Content With Off-Canvas Layouts

As a web designer you face challenges constantly. But the evolution of mobile devices multiplies the challenges you have to cope with. Placing texts, images, navigation, sidebars, headers and what not on a desktop-sized browser-window is hard enough in terms of creativity and information architecture. Doing the same on a mobile device is close...

Development

jPanelMenu: Slick Navigation-Sidebar With CSS Animations And jQuery

November 9th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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jPanelMenu: Slick Navigation-Sidebar With CSS Animations And jQuery

jPanelMenu is only a few days old, but you already know the operating principle from your favorite smartphone or tablet using Android or iOS. Most likely you will use either the Facebook or the Google+ app, which both implement an off-canvas slide-in navigation. A small list icon in the upper left corner symbolizes the...