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11 Nov 2009

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Flash Template for Designers Giveaway by Warm Forest

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Today we are giving out a few flash templates from Warm Forest, enter for your chance to win a handcrafted, super-costomizable Flash template made for designers, agencies and photographers.

Warm Forest sites are designed with a strong focus on typography, grids and usability and use the latest Flash technology including back button support and deeplinking. You can easily customize all aspects of your site – from adding your own logo to changing all the colors – without knowing any ActionScript or even owning Flash. The ActionScript source code is included so designers with an interest in Flash can learn how a professional, best practices following Flash site is put together

09 Nov 2009

10

HTML 5 Overview and Resources Showcase

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When first looking to learn web design the amount of terms you’re faced with can be daunting which is why it’s important to focus your learning on specific languages and techniques.

If you’ve been learning web design or development recently, or even if you’re a veteran of the web sector, you’re sure to have heard people mentioning HTML 5 here and there. So what is HTML 5? Well, this article is supposed to act as a what’s what of HTML 5, giving you an overview of just what HTML 5 is trying to achieve and where you can find more information on some specifics of the language.

04 Nov 2009

3

Javascript Objects 101

Javascript Objects for Beginners

Javascript has a lot of overlooked potential as an object-oriented language, but it deserves a closer look. Today, we’ll be looking at literals, prototyping to extend existing objects, and last creating our own Javascript class. Get ready for some client-side, object-oriented fun!

Even though Javascript is object-oriented, a lot of people don’t take full advantage of the powerful solutions objects can give you. And it’s easy to see why – it can be daunting at first to hear all these terms like prototyping and closures and literals. In fact, though, with a good explanation it’s not that hard, and since objects are the very building blocks of JS, it’s important for any web coder to have a grasp of how they work. Let’s start in the best place – the beginning!

03 Nov 2009

10

Color of the Web: Purple

Color of the Web: Purple

Today we start a series of posts called color of the web in which we will feature a different color every week along with a lot of web design inspiration. Starting out with the color purple, here you will see some purple color paletts and 20 great purple websites.

Purple is not close to being one of the most used colors of the web, that’s the reason why purple websites get an extra attention when they come around. We automatically recognize that as being something different, and that’s what a lot of designers seek when they use the color purple, in order stand out from the crowed as everyone else is stuck on the basic colors.

02 Nov 2009

27

Free Software Alternatives to Substitute Adobe Products

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The price of Adobe software can really put the pressure on both experienced and beginner creatives, lets take a look at some of the best free alternatives to popular Adobe software.

At the time of writing, the newest version of the Adobe master suite is priced at a wallet-busting $2,499, a lot for an aspiring web or graphic designer. For newcomers to the sector especially, it’s easy to think that the Adobe products on offer are the only industry-standard pieces of software actually available when infact, there are many different free alternatives to some of the main elements of the creative suite.

26 Oct 2009

7

Web Designs Prices: Charging With Confidence

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Pricing web design services has always been a problem for everyone in the beginning of their career. There is no standard price or baseline you can follow until you create one.  Here you will learn tho charge with confidence, learn a couple tips to find your rate, and see how others are doing it.

23 Oct 2009

5

20 Amazing Samples of Web Typography

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As times go by we notice a lot of changes and improvements on the web. Typography has always been a main element of graphic design and today a lot of web designers are bringing this into the web showing that the different use of typography can be an extra weapon on their design.

Here you will see 20 amazing samples of typography taken from different websites and show you how they look apart from the design that brought them alive.

19 Oct 2009

14

CSS Galleries – Getting the best out of them

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One of the biggest trends of today is the creation of CSS galleries to help web designers research for some type of inspiration, or just to check out what others are doing. For others, it is a way to get good exposure and recognition for a nice design.

Here will go over some of the most famous CSS galleries of today to see how we can get the best out of them.

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