7 Gorgeous Icon Fonts for Web Designers TNW first covered the growing popularity of icon fonts back in January, and since then the Web has practically exploded with impressive icon fonts for use in Web design. For those that are out of the loop, you can think of an icon font as a grown-up version of dingbats…with an actual use-case. The core idea is to take a set of icons or pictograms that would normally be implemented as an image or vector file and then convert it into a font. 30 of the Top WordPress Freebies of 2015 This WordPress collection is a one-stop resource for all your WordPress-related needs. Themes, plugins, tutorials, guides… we have it all. So, don’t hesitate to scroll down and download, view or bookmark the resource that you find useful. XML-RPC Request Format XML-RPC requests are a combination of XML content and HTTP headers. The XML content uses the data typing structure to pass parameters and contains additional information identifying which procedure is being called, while the HTTP headers provide a wrapper for passing the request over the Web. Each request contains a single XML document, whose root element is a methodCall element. Each methodCall element contains a methodName element and a params element. The methodName element identifies the name of the procedure to be called, while the params element contains a list of parameters and their values. Each params element includes a list of param elements which in turn contain value elements.
Make a Megaman-Inspired Game in Construct 2 I am going to walk you through the creation of a Megaman-inspired shooter/platformer game. We will be more focused on the shooting aspects of the gameplay rather than the platforming. In this tutorial I will be using Construct 2 as the tool to make the game, but I will explain the logic using pseudocode so that you can follow this tutorial in any language or engine of your choice. In order to focus on the gameplay implementation, I won't explain every Construct 2 feature; I am going to assume that you know the basics such as loading a sprite, basic collision, or playing sounds. With that said, let's start making the game.
❍ Docs IcoMoon is an icon solution, providing three main services: Vector Icon Packs, The IcoMoon App, and hosting icons as SVGs or fonts. Read further to learn about each service in detail. Besides an open source icon pack (view it on github), IcoMoon also offers two main premium icon sets: Linearicons, which is a line icon set; and Ultimate/Essential packs which are suitable for all kinds of projects. Head over to using a modern web browser to start using the IcoMoon app. This HTML5 application allows you to quickly browse and search for the icons you need.
Using CSS Text-Shadow to Create Cool Text Effects The CSS3 text-shadow property has been around for some time now and is commonly used to recreate Photoshop’s Drop Shadow type shading to add subtle shadows which help add depth, dimension and to lift an element from the page. This isn’t all the text-shadow property is capable of though, by getting creative and playing around with the colours, offset and blurring we can create some clever and pretty cool text effects! Check out the six text effects of vintage/retro, inset, anaglyphic, fire and board game in the demo, then copy the code snippets below to use the effects in your own designs. Needless to say you’ll need a text-shadow supporting browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox) to see them in all their glory. View the demo The text shadow CSS property is used to add shading to any text related HTML element.
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Icon Fonts are Awesome Because you can easily change the size Because you can easily change the color Because you can easily shadow their shape Because they can have transparent knockouts, which work in IE6 unlike alpha transparent pngs. Because you can do all the other stuff image based icons can do, like change opacity or rotate or whatever. You'll be able to do things like add strokes to them with text-stroke or add gradients/textures with background-clip: text; once browser support is a bit deeper. The icon font used on this page is Fico by Lennart Schoors then ran through IcoMoon for custom mappings. Here's a large collection of more choices.
Weekly Inspiration for Designers #28 Weekly Inspiration for Designers #28 via Muzli design inspiration Monday Morning Personal Tracking App Here is an app that would allow a user to create dashboards for expenses that are worth keeping track of in regard to frequency of purchases, budgets, allotments and time frame. Craiglist redesign 3/3 Android development: What I wish I had known earlier – balpha.de At the beginning of the year, I jumped from web development to Android development because of this. Both Java in general and programming for Android in particular were totally new for me (and everyone else on the team who jumped with me). In fact, one of the first things I did was adding something back to Java that I was really missing very quickly after having worked with C# for a long time: the var keyword. Half a year later I've learned a lot, and there are quite a few things I know today that I would have loved to know back then. By no means is this a “Beginning Android” tutorial or a list of all things you need to know. And I'm obviously still lightyears away from being able to call myself an Android pro.
Jim Mehsling on Finding Your Illustration Style Illustrator Jim Mehsling has drawn so many comic book covers that he’s lost count of how many he’s done. But in this line of work, it’s less about quantity and, as Mehsling suggests in an interview, more about the rewards that come with the job. What advice would you give somebody hoping to break into comic books? Are there things they should be doing? Or not be doing? First and foremost is working on and perfecting draftsmanship, drawing and visual storytelling fundamentals.