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The Ultimate Photoshop Toolbox

For years now, whenever designers have been asked about their go-to program for image editing and creation, one of the top answers that comes back, is Adobe Photoshop. Its generations of evolution has centered around the growth of any number of digital imaging professionals and has made this software giant a staple in the graphic design community. Since so many of us find this tool in our design arsenals, we thought we would put together a post that would have you get the most out of this dynamic imaging program.

September 8, 2010 Author: Lubov Cholakova Rating: Not enough votes

40 Useful iPad Apps for Web Designers

The amount and diversity of technology available today is unbelievable. Apple per se have made remarkable achievements over the years and today we are featuring iPad. To a certain extent, an iPad changes the tide of web designer’s routine. iPad enables the potential for designers to accomplish their task and project on time because it is a portable workstation that allows designers to work on the dot.

September 8, 2010 Author: Lubov Cholakova Rating: Not enough votes

Building a Sleek AJAX Email Signup Form

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to create a slick email signup form. This form will harness the full power of AJAX, meaning that we will submit data to the server, validate it, and receive a response – all without a single page refresh!

August 31, 2010 Author: Lubov Cholakova Rating: Not enough votes

Content Site Using HTML5 Canvas + CSS3

Via Phil Franks comes an interesting HTML5/CSS3 site for There Studio, which is a kind of coworking space in London. The site itself has a number of circles with information bouncing on the screen that respond to mouse clicks and moves.


August 31, 2010 Author: Lubov Cholakova Rating: Not enough votes

Getting to Work with CSS3 Power Tools

CSS3 is one of the coolest new web technologies available to web developers right now. Using some of its many features, it is possible to reproduce the effects that you might have previously done in Photoshop, with CSS code that is more maintainable, faster to load, and hip with the latest trends. Read on to learn about the power tools available to you and how to combine them to produce the ultimate graphical effects.

August 25, 2010 Author: Lubov Cholakova Rating: Not enough votes

HTML5 Canvas Image Effects: Black & White

The new canvas tag in HTML5  is known for its illustration power. It’s basically an empty element on which you can write and sketch using Javascript. But there’s a hidden power: image manipulation.

August 24, 2010 Author: Lubov Cholakova Rating: Not enough votes

3 Advanced CSS3 Techniques You Should Learn

If you’re reading this, then I can safely assume that you’ve at least heard of CSS3. The latest version of CSS includes properties that allow you to style your HTML elements with rounded corners, drop shadows, and even color gradients. However, these techniques just scratch the surface of what CSS3 can really do. In this guide, Max Luzuriaga is going to be talking about three advanced CSS3 techniques.

August 18, 2010 Author: Lubov Cholakova Rating: Not enough votes

20 HTML Best Practices You Should Follow

Most of the web pages you encounter is presented to you via HTML, the world wide web’s markup language. In this article, I will share with you 20 best practices that will lead to clean and correct markup.

August 17, 2010 Author: Lubov Cholakova Rating: Not enough votes