A guide to element display and positioning with the CSS Box Model-Rachel Appel on Software DevelopmentWeb developers tend to shy away from design & style and focus on the business logic, data structures, messaging, and systems development when dealing with web applications. W ithout a good grasp on positioning, which is often left to the designer, your websites can look very different between competing browsers, and downright ugly in some. Many native development platforms (XAML, Winforms, etc...) and tools implement the positioning of elements on screen as tables or grids. Tables also have been the de facto way to position DOM elements for a decade.
Minimalism is achieved by reducing a design to only the most essential elements. Expressions of minimalism span multiple disciplines, as well as other art forms such as music and literature. For website designers, though, minimalism can be intimidating and difficult to master. But anyone can master minimalism . Essentially, minimalism is about breaking things down to the barest elements necessary for a design to function. It’s about taking things away until nothing else can be removed without interfering with the purpose of the design.
(by Carlos) In this web roundup, we have handpicked some of the best free Flash photo galleries on the Internet. From web based scripts, to Flash components ready to be integrated on your website. And on top of that, we’ve also included some cool tutorials that will help you to learn how to create your own 2D and 3D Flash Galleries and how to turn it in a Flash Component.
We all love Photoshop and its effects, but sometimes it’s great to get your hands dirty when creating elements for your graphics. Ink drops can add a creative and energetic element to your designs. This tutorial demonstrates techniques to creatively work ink drops into your compositions. Final Image Preview