How to Create a Grunge Web Design Using Photoshop

Jun 15 2009 by Jan Cavan | 95 Comments

How to Create a Grunge Web Design Using Photoshop

In this step-by-step web design tutorial, you will learn how to craft a beautiful and eye-grabbing grunge-themed web layout using Photoshop. This tutorial is geared for beginners and intermediate-level Photoshop users.

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Six Revisions Mobile Version Officially Live!

Jun 15 2009 by Jacob Gube | 20 Comments

With today’s increasing demand for mobile device compatibility of websites and web applications, it’s imperative to make a site as accessible and friendly to a wide range of mobile technologies as possible.

Six Revisions Mobile Version Officially Live!

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20 Creative and Unique Typefaces

Jun 14 2009 by Tom Walker | 50 Comments

We live in a world surrounded by Times New Roman, Arial and Helvetica, typefaces so functional that they have long since become boring. It’s a shame that we rarely come into contact with the wealth of endlessly creative typefaces out there, relying instead on the tried and tested. I have scoured the web to bring you 20 of the most creative typefaces available, many of which have been designed by amateur typographers.

Most of them are free to download and use (some for non-commercial purposes only), so please make the most of them. Together, we can push for a more diverse, interesting and ultimately creative typeface landscape.With that in mind, here they are: twenty seriously creative typefaces.

1. Laurent HW

Laurent HW

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12 Excellent Free Tools for Monitoring Your Site’s Uptime

Jun 12 2009 by Jacob Gube | 55 Comments

A website or web application’s high availability is very crucial; users who constantly encounter problems accessing the content of a site will not likely come back. For web applications – poor uptimes means users won’t be confident about your product: if they constantly experience issues with your apps’s availability, they will likely look for another solution that isn’t as problematic.

It’s essential that your sites and web apps are constantly accessible to your users. In this article, you will find free and useful monitoring tools to help you know when your website or web application becomes unavailable.

1. Site24x7

Site24x7

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Why Designers Should Learn How to Code

Jun 11 2009 by John Urban | 162 Comments

More often than not, designers have rightfully been accused of retreating into their cocoons of ignorance as soon as their work of creating a web design is finished, leaving the dirty and more hands-on work of putting it up on the web to developers. This apathy is prevalent not only in the web-building industry, but also in software and game engineering.

Why Designers Should Learn How to Code

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How to Create a Dark and Sleek Web Design from Photoshop

Jun 10 2009 by Jacob Gube | 35 Comments

How to Code a Dark and Sleek Web Design

In this web development tutorial, you will learn, step-by-step, how to create a beautiful dark and sleek web layout using standards-based HTML and CSS. Along the way, you will witness how to use CSS Sprites and CSS Text Image Replacement.

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Design Contest: Free Business Cards for the Next 20 Years

Jun 10 2009 by Jacob Gube | 8 Comments

Design Contest: Win Free Business Cards for Life

Overnight Prints is hosting a fun design contest where the winner gets to win a lifetime supply of up to 1,000 single or double-sided business cards per year for 20 years.

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