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Resources. The Web Standards Project. SEO - Search Engine Optimization. Creating a Wordpress Theme. Databases. Java Resources. Open Web Design - Download Free Web Design Templates. W3C Validation & SEO - Yoast - Tweaking Websites. 45 Free eBooks for Developers and Designers. Over the past year or so we have published several articles featuring a selection of the best free ebooks for web designers, with each post proving very popular and highly resourceful.

45 Free eBooks for Developers and Designers

Sadly, since then some of the fantastic ebooks we previously featured are no longer available or are no longer been offered as a freebie. But looking on the positive side many new web design ebooks have been released and, as you will see within this post, there are also a few ebooks, recommended by our readers, which we missed in those previous articles.

Just as we did with the previous posts we have not offered a critique of each book only a description of the content, as we feel that if someone spends so much valuable time writing an entire specialized book and then offer it for free, in our eyes they deserve only praise and appreciation. All of the 45 books in this post are completely FREE and can be either downloaded in digital format (PDF) or viewed as a web page (HTML). Better CSS Font Stacks →PDF → 15 Free Dynamic Flash XML Photo Galleries. Thanks to internet and resources available that you don’t have to develop anything from scratch.

15 Free Dynamic Flash XML Photo Galleries

Just search, pick up the best and start working on it. Same is the case with photo galleries there are lots of dynamic Flash XML photo galleries for free. In this web roundup i tried to pick some of the best free Flash photo galleries on the Internet. Almost all types of animation effects are in these 15 free dynamic Flash XML photo galleries. 1. This is totally free Dynamic Flash Slideshow Photo Gallery. 2.

A photogallery made in Flex2/AS3 using Flickr API. 3. PhotoDiary 1.0 is a web application developed by Webgriffe which lets you to easily publish a brand new photo blog on the web. 4. This template is based on the free version of the FlashPageFlip flash engine on 5. 10 Free EBooks for Web Designers. Several weeks ago we published a post that told you about 10 free online books for web designers.

10 Free EBooks for Web Designers

We received lots of positive feedback from many of our readers who appreciated the great information, but one common question was, “Is there a PDF version?”. It turns out people really like their PDF’s, but unfortunately, that group of free books only had online HTML versions. So I set out on a quest to find more free books for web designers, but this time I made sure each had a PDF version. The following ten books contain a wide variety of valuable information for web designers, ranging from HTML5 to a guide for managing your time. There’s plenty here to keep you busy reading for a while. Introduction to Good Usability This guide is especially handy if you haven’t done a lot of webdesign yet or if you are involved in webdesign but don’t do any of the real work.

How To Be Creative Why design? What designers offer to clients is a way of thinking. HTML5 Quick Learning Guide The Woork Handbook.


Wordpress. Social Media. Website and Blog Development. How to Make a Slideshow with a Transparent PNG Frame. Today’s tutorial is headed back to the basics.

How to Make a Slideshow with a Transparent PNG Frame

We’re focusing on a common question for those inexperienced to working with layered PNG’s in web layouts. The end result probably won’t do much new to excite veterans, but it will hopefully save you a headache in the long run — especially if you’re new to the idea. Side Note: The slideshow today was inspired after building one for the new One Mighty Roar site, which will be up in a matter of days.

In the mean time you can consider this a “teaser” of sorts. The Goal By the end of this tutorial we’ll have created a basic slideshow that uses a combination of PNG transparency and layered positioning to create the effect of each slides being held in by the bottom corners. Download Project Files If you’re following along step by step, this project will make use of several custom images and the jQuery Cycle plugin for slide shows.

Why not a GIF? I’m not suggesting that the PNG is a complete replacement for the GIF. The Stack Up The HTML The CSS The jQuery.