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Manning Digital Creative Chicago Web Strategy, Design and Development, Expect More from Us. As a digital agency, there are hundreds of code lines written inside of our office every day.

Manning Digital Creative Chicago Web Strategy, Design and Development, Expect More from Us

When we develop websites, our work is usually divided in two parts: Front-End Development and Back-End Development. Many of our clients ask us about it when they hear us talk about it or see it on a proposal, and that is why we decided to define the difference between those two very different worlds of development. Front-End Development As the name states “Front-End” is the part of the code that is on the front of the application. It is usually visible to user in the form of an interface inviting to interact with user. Everything that your eye sees on the web is the mix of HTML, CSS and JavaScripts.

The front-end developer is the bridge connecting the designer and back-end developer. Besides main elements in front-end environment, we currently have many libraries and frameworks making our code and life easier.

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How Google’s changes will affect your designs. The best of what’s new for designers, 2015. Every month we bring you the best new apps, frameworks, design and mobile resources, business resources, and more.

The best of what’s new for designers, 2015

Here we are at the end of 2015, and we’ve compiled a roundup of the best of what we’ve featured this year, a total of more than 70 resources, carefully curated to make sure it’s the best of the best! Almost everything on the list this year is free, with a few low-cost, high-value apps and tools also included. They’re sure to be useful to designers and developers, from beginners to experts. Check back each month in 2016 and beyond, for more resources! Cactus Cactus is a fast, free static website generator for Mac. Evil Icons Evil Icons is a set of open source SVG icons, plus loading spinners, that are clean and simple. UI Tiles UI Tiles is a system for building site maps and visual flowcharts for web projects, with 72 screens included.

Webcomic Site Design Pt. 1 - SelfCentEnt : Schlock Works. Recently, I’ve been getting back into the swing of things with my new comic, which means I’ve been spending a lot of time on various Internet forums, reading up on various processes on how to better create comics, and, as always, I’ve been designing and developing websites for other people (my “real” job).

Webcomic Site Design Pt. 1 - SelfCentEnt : Schlock Works

In my various postings, I’ve noticed that many comickers don’t have the slightest idea how to begin designing, maintaining, or making a profit from a website. Given the fact that I’ve been a designer for almost 15 years, a web designer/developer for ten of those years, own and operate several sites of my own (one of which earns a fair amount of money), and also have quite a bit of experience with printing, I realized that I have a lot of experience in areas where comic artists find themselves deficient.


Thumbnail. How to Code a Stylish Portfolio Design in HTML/CSS. Over on my Blog.SpoonGraphics design blog this week, I posted a Photoshop design tutorial that takes you through the process of building a stylish portfolio design concept.

How to Code a Stylish Portfolio Design in HTML/CSS

Follow this second part of the tutorial here on Line25, where we’ll code up the design into a fully working HTML and CSS website. Stick around for part three, when we’ll go a step further and convert the static website into a WordPress build. If you missed the post on Blog.SpoonGraphics, head over to find out how this design was put together in Photoshop. When you’re ready, continue on to start part two: The HTML and CSS. View part one: Creating the PSD concept Before coding up the website, we need to export a series of image graphics from the Photoshop concept. Another image that needs to be exported is the logo. Toggle off the text and button layers from the header and export a selection of the grey background.

<! The HTML page begins with a typical document structure comprising of the Doctype, head and body. Media Queries for Standard Devices. If you think responsive's simple, I feel bad for you son.

Media Queries for Standard Devices

We got 99 viewports, but the iPhone's just one. —Josh Brewer, March 10, 2010. 12 Awesome CSS3 Features That You Can Finally Start Using. Martin Angelov If you are like me, when you see an impressive demo of a new CSS3 feature, you can’t wait to start using it in websites.

12 Awesome CSS3 Features That You Can Finally Start Using

Of course, then you see that it is available in only one or two of the major browsers (and this never includes IE), so ultimately you decide to wait. I have good news for you – with the latest browser releases, there are a few awesome features that are finally supported everywhere, and you can start using them right now! A word of caution – most of these features will not work in older versions of IE (9 and below).

CSS Box Model. Performance & Organization - Learn to Code Advanced HTML. Having the ability to write HTML and CSS with a solid understanding is a great expertise to have.

Performance & Organization - Learn to Code Advanced HTML

CSS clear property. Clear. Summary The clear CSS property specifies whether an element can be next to floating elements that precede it or must be moved down (cleared) below them.


The clear property applies to both floating and non-floating elements. When applied to non-floating blocks, it moves the border edge of the element down until it is below the margin edge of all relevant floats. This movement (when it happens) causes margin collapsing not to occur. When applied to floating elements, it moves the margin edge of the element below the margin edge of all relevant floats. The floats that are relevant to be cleared are the earlier floats within the same block formatting context. Note: If you want an element to contain all floating elements inside it, you can either float the container as well, or use clear on a replaced ::after pseudo-element on it.

Syntax. Page-break. There isn't an actual page-break property in CSS.


It is actually a set of 3 properties: page-break-before, page-break-after and page-break-inside. These properties help define how the document is supposed to behave when printed. For example, to make a printed document more book-like. HTML DOM Style position Property. CSS overflow property. How To Keep The Footer At The Bottom of the Page with CSS. A familiar problem for many developers.

How To Keep The Footer At The Bottom of the Page with CSS

CSS Navigation Bar. Google. Google. Guide to Responsive-Friendly CSS Columns. By Katy DeCorah On July 25, 2014 With CSS columns you can create a print-inspired layout with little added markup that can adapt beyond a fixed canvas. A supported browser will make calculations to wrap and balance content into tidy columns. If you're already working with a fluid layout, the columns will reflow automatically. With the right combination of properties, CSS columns can be an interesting layout option that is responsive-friendly while degrading gracefully. #Where to declare columns You can declare columns on any block level element.

In the image below, the left side depicts CSS column rules being applied to the second paragraph to transform just that content into columns. #How to declare columns There are three different ways to declare columns: Declare column-count.Declare column-width.Declare both (recommended). Let's explore the different ways to declare columns. #1. Use column-count to declare the number of columns. Live Demo #2. . #3. #Customizing columns #column-gap #column-rule. 12 Awesome CSS3 Features That You Can Finally Start Using. CSS Zen Garden: The Beauty of CSS Design. CSS Box Model. CSS Box Model.