Five Favorite Web Applications of Designers

Oct 17 2009 by Jacob Gube | 47 Comments

Webapps–compared to their desktop counterparts–have the distinct advantage of being flexible in terms of the environment they have to run in; if you have a web browser and an internet connection, you’re good to go. This allows designers who work in a variety of locations, from office cubicles to the neighborhood coffee shop, to do what they need to do without being bound to a single spot.

Last week, we asked readers what they thought the best web application for designers is, and here we share the top five favorites that gained the most votes. The web applications you’ll see here aren’t all specifically for designers but, as you’ll soon see, it’s not surprising why designers love them.

5. FreshBooks

FreshBooks

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Announcement: Cartridge SAVE Epson Printer Giveaway Winner

Oct 16 2009 by Jacob Gube | 4 Comments

Announcement: Cartridge SAVE Epson Printer Giveaway Winner

Last week, Cartridge SAVE and Six Revisions hosted a giveaway where you were asked what the best web application for designers is. Over 330 people answered the question. Today, we announce the winner of the Epson R2880 Large Format Photo Printer.

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10 Puzzle Websites to Sharpen Your Programming Skills

Oct 15 2009 by Ben Dowling | 65 Comments

Solving programming puzzles is a fun way to develop your logical and problem solving abilities. Also, when you’re familiarizing yourself with a new programming language, solving puzzles for that language can help speed up the learning process.

Here are the top 10 popular programming puzzle sites that will help test your thinking and improve your programming, problem solving, and logical thinking skills.

1. Programming Praxis

Programming Praxis

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Performance Comparison of Major Web Browsers

Oct 14 2009 by Jacob Gube | 268 Comments

Performance Comparison

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24 Useful Tutorials on Creating Photoshop Brushes

Oct 13 2009 by Tomas Laurinavicius | 6 Comments

Using Photoshop brushes can be a quick and effective way to beautify and improve a design. Though there are many Photoshop brushes available on the web free for you to download, you can also make your own to guarantee that you’ll have something truly unique.

Creating Photoshop brushes is easier than you think; if you don’t know where to start, check out these handy tutorials on Photoshop brush creation.

1. Create Photoshop Brushes for Coffee Stains and Splatters

Create Photoshop Brushes for Coffee Stains and Splatters

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30 Impressive vCard Web Designs

Oct 12 2009 by Jacob Gube | 57 Comments

A vCard is an electronic business card that uses a standard format. Some individuals have taken to creating simple, typically one-page, sites that center around their vCard. These sites contain minimal content, usually just basic information about the individual (i.e. job title) and contact information (i.e. mailing addresses and links to social media profiles). Designer and Blogger, Tim Van Damme, started this web design trend, and for a lack of a better term, I’ll call them vCard sites.

In this collection, you’ll find some impressive vCard sites for inspiration.

Aref JDEY

Aref JDEY

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45 Beautiful Dual-Screen Wallpapers

Oct 11 2009 by Tomas Laurinavicius | 54 Comments

If you have two monitors in your work environment–a common set up amongst design and development professionals–you can use a desktop background made for users who have multiple screens. If you would like to find out about tools that give you the ability to use multiple monitors and computers, you may be interested in reading about five free tools for multi-monitor computer set-ups.

In this collection, you can find a large amount of beautiful desktop wallpapers for two monitors. We hope that you will find a handful that you will absolutely love.

Azure Eye

Azure Eye

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