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Web Do's & Don'ts

Web Do's & Don'ts

Dynamic Drive CSS Library- CSS Triangle Arrow DIVs CSS Triangle Arrow DIVs Author: Dynamic Drive An subtle characteristic of CSS that's been exploited to do something interesting is CSS borders and using it to create pure CSS triangles. These triangles have the advantage of being extremely lightweight (no image used) and scalable to boot. 19 jQuery scripts and tutorials to improve your portfolio For freelancing designers, the online portfolio is one the best ways to get some work. Every prospect will check it before hiring you for the job, so it must be good. JQuery can be a great tool to improve your portfolio’s usability or functionalities. In the following collection you will find some great jQuery scripts and tutorials that’s help you to get a better portfolio… and find more graphic design jobs! 1.

35 Absolutely Useful Firefox Plugins For Web Designers And Developers Firefox is a very popular browser especially among web designers. There are more than 70% of WDB’s readers are using Firefox. There are few reasons which make Firefox so popular compare to others and obviously its plugins had contributed a lot for that. Responsive Web Design Patterns Responsive Patterns A collection of patterns and modules for responsive designs. Submit a pattern Tools to Create Perfect Blog Post Graphics (Without All the Work) Over a year ago, I wrote a post on blog post graphic resources, with most of my focus set on image generators. Since then, several new tools have been introduced that make it even easier for bloggers to create custom images to enhance their posts. Why Make Your Own Graphics?

Guides and References to Drawing Animated Facial Expressions digg Facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication – according to Wikipedia. I couldn’t agree more. It is perhaps one of the most important aspects of creating/drawing your own character. 10+ New High-Quality Free Social Media Icon Sets 10+ New High-Quality Free Social Media Icon Sets Details Category: Icon & PNG Hits: 17460 If you’re looking to boost the social media traffic that your blog receives, you may want to consider adding a few icons to your favorite social media sites. here is a list of cool custom bookmarking and sharing buttons you can use on your blog that are sure to attract more bookmarks and shares.

Solarized - Ethan Schoonover Precision colors for machines and people Solarized is a sixteen color palette (eight monotones, eight accent colors) designed for use with terminal and gui applications. It has several unique properties. I designed this colorscheme with both precise CIELAB lightness relationships and a refined set of hues based on fixed color wheel relationships. It has been tested extensively in real world use on color calibrated displays (as well as uncalibrated/intentionally miscalibrated displays) and in a variety of lighting conditions. See the changelog for what’s new in the most recent release. How to design an awesome logo How to make an awesome logo First before you start, if you're in need of a logo design for your business and you find it tough to design it yourself, I can design it for you! I have over a decade of experience.

40 Handwriting Free Fonts Every Designer Must Have Articles, Resources September 6, 2012 Picking up the right typography is one of the most critical aspects in making a successful design. Most designers today are taking the risk of going out of the box in terms of choosing the right font style in their projects. Javascript For Designers: Getting on Your Feet Fast Aug 04 2009 Web designers are a special breed – we’re one of a small group of professionals that actively seeks out to improve ourselves and our craft through any means possible. This generally means on our own, from each other, and through an awful lot of ‘guess, test and revise.’ Web design isn’t for the faint of heart or those with any fear of failure. Designing Headers Designing Headers Languages: English • 中文(简体) • Русский • 한국어 • (Add your language) They say you can not judge a book by its cover, and yet every day people do.

The Sad Story of PNG Gamma “Correction” Browsers have supported the PNG bitmap format for quite some time. But still, even though PNG files can either be made smaller than GIFs or, alternatively, can contain more colors, lots of Web designers keep using JPEGs and GIFs. In fact, even designers who (for other reasons) don’t care about old browsers still often haven’t made the switch to PNG. Is it just about being stuck with the old ways or is there a good reason not to switch? Sadly, it turns out there is a reason not to switch: gamma “correction” gone wrong.

85+ Free Killer Resources Every Designer Should Know What makes a web-designer a great web-designer? Guts and information – and bit of talent. All designers have to defeat the same monsters. Inspiration blocks;Lack of material, like and unvectorized logo;Poor quality images or their non-existence;Low or no budget;Unhelpful clients;