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Most used CSS tricks Earlier before I have written an article about current best CSS hacks which you can see here And now here’s the list of today’s most used CSS tricks – tips. I have added image examples for most of them because of critics on CSS hacks article. If you think I have missed any please let me know 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Web Design Process inShare9 One of our goals at Web Design from Scratch is "Everyone's website works". We're working towards a world where all websites are pleasant, easy, and appealing to use. Ben Hunt has been sharing his particular insights into what makes websites work here since 2004. Announcing Ben’s New Course… Facebook Marketing Made EasyWith Ben's new course, you can get all the insights you need to start earning good fees simply by promoting clients' businesses on facebook!

30 Websites to follow if you’re into Web Development I’ve made it a goal to learn at least one useful thing each day so that I can stay sharp and well-versed on the topic of web development and design. To that end, here’s some of the websites I keep track of to find new techniques, resources, and news about building websites. Most of these sites are updated frequently, so there’s never a lack of new content that fills up my Google Reader. Because the role of the web developer is ever-expanding, I’ve also included a variety of sites that covers fields relating to web development – such information architecture, user interaction, and web/graphics design. NETTUTS is a recently launched blog/tutorial site that provides "spoonfed web skills". There are already plenty of useful and detailed tutorials that range from offloading static content to Amazon S3 to creating a beautiful tabbed content area using jQuery. 2. woork Woork is a blog by Antonio Lupetti, a developer from Italy. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Signal vs. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.DZone 15. 16. 18.

20 Websites That Made Me A Better Web Developer | Six Revisions : Web Development and Design As a web developer, if you’re to be successful, you have to have a constant yearning for learning new things. In an industry that evolves rapidly, you’ve got to keep up or you risk being obsolete and outdated. Keeping up with trends, weeding out the fads, and adopting new techniques to your web-building arsenal is an essential part of being a web developer. I spend (literally) most of the day in front of the computer and even in my spare time, I choose to read, learn, and keep up with web technology news. This leads to a massive collection of bookmarked links, but through the years, there are only a handful of websites that I frequent. I’d like to share 20 websites that have broadened my knowledge, expanded my skill set, and improved the quality and efficiency of my web development projects. 1) Alertbox: Current Issues in Web Usability Alertbox is Jakob Nielsen’s bi-weekly column that discusses web usability. 2) TheBestDesigns.com 3) A List Apart 4) Getting Real by 37 Signals 7) mootools

DesignTips+Freebies+Inspiration 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; May I continue? Well the good news is that you just need courage to persist and the light of information to scare those monsters away. You got the courage. Here I’ll give the info that could take you ages to find by yourself or another designer to tell (maybe because of lack of time or selfishness). Images It is 3 AM; you are pretty tired, your stomach can’t bear another dose of caffeine and you still need that Pretty Business type picture to use in your project, but you don’t have the budget to afford a stock image from gettyimage. Now you will spend until 4AM trying to decide which photo to use. www.sxc.hu More great sites : flickr.com/creativecommons/ commons.wikimedia.org Wikimedia imagesearch in 64 categories. Fonts

100+ Resources for Web Developers | BlogWell Photo Credit: SMITHMag Update #1 – March 14, 2008 Update #2 – September 22, 2008 Translated into Italian at Geekissimo There is some amazing stuff out there on the Web–resources, tools, tricks, and tips. Problem is, as a Web developer, you spend so much of your time just keeping up with new technologies – learning, playing – and this doesn’t leave much time to go hunting for the latest and greatest tool, or for a better way of doing things. So we’ve put together a list of over 100 resources to help make your life as a developer easier; where to find snippets of code, sites that automate processes, cheat sheets, lessons, useful tools and a couple of silly videos to give your brain a break if you make it through to the end. Code Photo Credit: Josh Lewis 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. .htaccess Creator Online tool to create .htaccess files 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. jQuery jQuery is a fast, concise, JavaScript Library that simplifies how you write your web pages. Cool Online Tools 20. 21.

Top 25 Free Icon Resources for Web Designers | Speckyboy - Wordpress and Design Please note that this post is fairly old, for the latest free icons you should browse the Free Icons category. 1. Fam Fam Fam (www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/) 2. Brand Spanking New (www.brandspankingnew.net/archive/2006/12/hohoho.htm) 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.Fast Icons (www.fasticon.com/freeware/ 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. and the rest…

Attention Geeks and Nerds: Use These Sites to Become Super Geeks and Nerds Increase your intellectual dominance: The Learn List Can you use every tool on the learn list? If not; how will you ever design the perfect website to hypnotize a horde of internet users and build up an army to attack Microsoft with? Also remember W3schools for more web for world domination. Programming Tutorials How many programming languages have you mastered this week? Safari Books Online Really good books! Lecturefox How about a free university lecture on a geeky subject like: Collective intelligence or electronics on plastic. You already think like a geek, now look like one: ThinkGeek Every geek knows ThinkGeek but here are a few categories’ you need for your new improved super nerd/geek image: T-shirts for the internets best t-shirts that jocks don’t understand. Design Loot Visit them for a few really good nerd shirts. Make money the nerd way: Make money to buy all your geek gadgets. Ideas! Plant a few smart ideas in your over-sized brain for making money. Triond e-Monetized J-box Dealextreme

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