Template, Grids, Icons
Designers and developers need all the advantages they can get in today’s competitive market. Whether you’re working for a Fortune 500 company, a hot new startup, or just freelancing for yourself, odds are that you use and need a variety of software. Not everyone can afford to spend exorbitant amounts of money on a tool they might only need once, so luckily, there are tons of free tools on the internet. The problem with free tools is that many of them are unreliable, and the good ones are hard to find…until now. In this post, we’ve gone around and spent hours making the ultimate roundup, 63 of the best free online tools for designers and developers.
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At the beginning of a web (or application) development project I always create the sketches first. While sketching can be done on a blank paper, it’s much better to use a sketch template. For me that is the best and most productive way to work on and improve my ideas before application development begins (and things get more complicated :-)). This way I won’t pay too much attention to some details that should be taken care of later, but stay focused on general layout and functionality. Below you will find more than 20 resources that you can use in sketching phase of application development. If you have some additional resources to share, please leave a comment so I can add them to the list.
Jun 29 2009 Joomla is one of the most popular CMSs out there, and it’s no surprise considering how extensible it is. The great thing about Joomla is the extensions (components, modules and plugins), that can be added to your Joomla website. This allows the average user to add more functionality and dynamic content to their website without being a developer or programmer. In this post you will find a thorough collection of all kinds of resources that will aid designers and developers working with Joomla-powered websites.
In the past lesson we saw a bit more in detail how does the hierarchy of the template work and how to create a personalized template to use to show the contents of the articles. Today instead we’ll see that we have created on our blog/site. According to the indications given by the , seen in the past lesson, the file assigned to the must be called ; if this isn’t present in the theme folder, the contents of the pages will be visualized with the general template: . We copy the entire content of our file and we paste it inside the new file.
Today’s blog post we have decided to do a massive collection of 99 icon sets which can each be used within commercial design projects. This compilation was put together simply because of the lack of free icon sets which are available to be used in commercial design projects, what’s the point creating an icon set if its not free to use ? A great blog post of high quality icon sets which is a greate reference to bookmark for future reference.