20 Very Useful CSS Snippets Which Will Make Your Work A Lot More Easier

20 Very Useful CSS Snippets Which Will Make Your Work A Lot More Easier Writen by Bogdan Being one of the most important tool for creating web sites, CSS is highly required and used as many times as possible. Due to its popularity, you can find yourself spending a lot of time practically reinventing existing things…

Ubuntu for phones – Coming to Phones in 2014

Canonical took the wraps off its Ubuntu mobile operating system today. Ubuntu for Android combines the Android mobile operating system and the Linux-based desktop OS, so when you dock the handset you get the full desktop OS. Android manufacturers are expected to start rolling out these devices early next year. The mobile version of Ubuntu…

15+ WordPress Menu Plugins For Better Navigation

Looking for a WordPress Menu Plugin to improve Front end navigation There are different types of plugins in this section. Some are for main navigation e.g. primary menu, menu in footer etc. Others are for creating simple navigation in a widget. This is useful for CMS style sites where you want to show the page…

Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe

Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves – Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli – Iceland Plitvice Lakes – Croatia Four Seasons Hotel – Bora Bora Ice skating on Paterswoldse Meer, a lake just South of the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. Marble Caves, Chile Chico, Chile The Gardens at Marqueyssac http://www.frenchmoments.com/Marqueyssac.html Ice Canyon – Greenland Capilano Suspension Bridge,…

New programming slang

Egyptian brackets This is the style of brackets, when an opening bracket is placed at the end of this line: if (a == b) { printf(“hello”); } Why do we call this style “Egyptian brackets?” Compare the location of the brackets with the location of the hands in this picture: (This style of brackets was used…

CSS3 SLIDING ANIMATIONS

Most of the image gallery display nice little image with a cute description underneath it. If you want to make yours a little better, here’s a quick tutorial on how to improve the the user experience of your image gallery. The concept is easy, each images are displayed but not the text. The text will…

Supporting the Design Community

It has been a while since I entered the design community and I’m very glad I did that. As a lot of you may know I’m not a designer, but I do write about web design and design related subjects. As a writer I really like to research/browse several different websites to deliver you nice…

Access iCloud files using the Finder in OS X

Documents in Apple’s iCloud service are meant to be opened from within programs, but there are ways to access and manage them using the Finder.   by Topher Kessler August 20, 2012 1:42 PM PDT Apple’s iCloud is built to be application-centric, which means that unlike other cloud-based file management services for OS X that are…

40 Useful Adobe Illustrator Text Effect Tutorials

Adobe Illustrator is an immensely powerful graphic software. It is certainly useful if you want to create beautiful and stylish typography. How to embellish texts or how to create them from scratch is a purely creative matter that demands skills on the part of the designer. You won’t find an automatic transformation feature in Adobe Illustrator…

GitHub Says ‘No Thanks’ to Bots — Even if They’re Nice

Erik Michaels-Ober Photo: Ryan Resella   When something called Imageoptimiser said it could improve Erik Michaels-Ober’s software on the GitHub code-sharing website last Sunday, Michaels-Ober wasn’t sure what to make of it. In fact, he was pretty certain that the request had come from an automated program — a bot. On GitHub, these offers — called pull requests…

Boost Your Mobile E-Commerce Sales With Mobile Design Patterns

People are increasingly using their smartphones as a replacement for desktop computers, even for activities such as shopping and purchasing. And as more people move away from the desktop and onto mobile-optimized websites to shop for products and services, website creators can use established design patterns to help kickstart a mobile e-commerce project. Having a…

20 apps to help you keep your New Year resolutions

We know it’s hard to keep track of your New Year resolutions. Often times, we stay motivated for a month or two only to find that life gets in the way. Thankfully, there are loads of free and paid apps out there to help you keep track and fulfill your resolutions. Here’s a few to get you…

LG to offer 7-inch 1920 x 1200 tablet displays

LG to offer 7-inch 1920 x 1200 tablet displays We’ve reached a funny point in display technology where the largest screens and the smallest screens are being made with high resolutions, but the middle ground seems to have lagged behind.LG plans to change that with a new line of high resolution displays for 7-inch and larger…

Essential Tools for SEO

During this session we’ve had some rather technical articles about SEO, so it’s time for a short breather. We’ll do this by taking a look at some of the tools that are useful for search engine optimization.   Search Engines The most obvious tools for an SEO are the search engines themselves. They’re free to…

50 Amazing Free Icon Sets

Every web designer loves to have high-quality icons at their disposal. While creating your own custom icons for your projects is an option, it’s rarely practical. There are plenty of quality icon sets available for purchase, but fortunately, there are also some free icon sets out there with professional quality. These free icons sets are…

Metallic Effect Business Card Design

If you think your business image in business cards needs that strong and hard steel/metal style, you need to add the right color and texture elements to fully incorporate that effect on your design. In this tutorial, you will learn how to do a convincing metallic-themed business card design just by following the tips and steps…

Top 10 Free Magento Extensions/Modules

Magento is a popular e-commerce platform with constantly growing usages for online stores and e-commerce websites. It provides loads of features to enable smooth online transaction for both, the buyers and sellers. There are some wonderful free extensions for Magento that can easily be used for the best possible results. In this article, 10 must-have…

12 Awesomely geeky things we’ve loved in Web design in 2012

The world of Web design is constantly evolving and endlessly growing, and that’s exactly why it’s worth taking a step back and looking at how far we’ve come. Of course, designers and developers are never going to be purely serious (as you’ll see below), and that adds to the awesomeness of the Web. We previously highlighted things…

20 of the Very Best E-Commerce Web Sites

The websites are the first interface between the customers and the seller, your visit card, your best assistant, in short, the perceived image of your company. So your website needs to be designed in such a way that it should be easily handled and worked upon by customers without any hassles or confusion. A good…