The Future of User Interfaces

Feb 11 2010 by Cameron Chapman | 35 Comments

User interfaces—the way we interact with our technologies—have evolved a lot over the years.

From the original punch cards and printouts to monitors, mouses, and keyboards, all the way to the track pad, voice recognition, and interfaces designed to make it easier for the disabled to use computers, interfaces have progressed rapidly within the last few decades.

But there’s still a long way to go and there are many possible directions that future interface designs could take. We’re already seeing some start to crop up and its exciting to think about how they’ll change our lives.

The Future of User Interfaces

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Free and Exclusive Icons: Brown Social Icon Pack

Feb 11 2010 by Matt Halic | 25 Comments

Brown Social Icon Pack

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The Three Golden Rules of Site Redesigns

Feb 9 2010 by Jon Raasch | 31 Comments

Last month I made a New Year’s resolution to schedule myself as a client and rebuild my website. Basically, the design and code had become entirely embarrassing to me. Additionally, the chaos caused by three years of feature-creep and band-aids was extremely frustrating.

Rebuilding a site is a great feeling; it means out with the old and in with a new. A clean slate.

The Three Golden Rules of Site Redesigns

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A Quick Look at Mobile Web Designs

Feb 8 2010 by Brujo Owoh | 32 Comments

If there’s anything web designers learned from the past year, it’s that mobile web usage will continue to soar.

Thanks to smartphones and social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook that promote on-the-go interaction with web applications, the amount of people using mobile devices to access the web has grown exponentially.

A Quick Look at Mobile Web Designs

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Common Misconceptions about Web Designers

Feb 7 2010 by Shannon Noack | 153 Comments

As a web designer, I’m proud to be a part of an Apple-loving, forward thinking, technologically advanced group of people that devour tutorials and web design blogs, hoping to create a stellar design that that gets posted in every CSS gallery out there. Yep, we’re a group of people that works hard, plays hard and strives to meet our deadlines, while learning something new along the way.

Common Misconceptions about Web Designers

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15 Fantastic Finds on the Google Code Repository

Feb 6 2010 by Andy Walpole | 37 Comments

Google Code Repository is a section of Google that, just like SourceForge, allows developers to upload their code for others to use under license. The repository was launched in 2006 and after searching through its archives, I found a number of interesting scripts and other goodies that would be an asset in any website owner/website builder’s arsenal.

15 Fantastic Finds on the Google Code Repository

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CSS3 Techniques You Should Know

Feb 5 2010 by Andrew Roberts | 102 Comments

Many of you have probably heard all the buzz around CSS3, but exactly which techniques can we use today? In this article I’ll show you some different CSS3 techniques that work great in some of the leading browsers (i.e. Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera ), and how they will degrade well in the non-supported browsers (i.e. Internet Explorer). Using browser specific extensions, many of the proposed CSS3 styles can be used today!

CSS Techniques You Should KNow

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