A Comprehensive Guide to VPS Hosting

Web hosting is a tricky business – there are a wide variety of options out there designed to fit a wide range of needs, but like with most things, there are trade-offs.

Shared hosting is usually cheap and easy, but the resources are limited.

Dedicated servers are powerful and customizable, but a certain level of technical knowledge can be required to run them, depending on the hosting company you choose.


Coding a Clean and Professional Web Design

In this web development tutorial, you will learn how to code a web page template from a Photoshop mock-up from a previous tutorial called "Create a Clean and Professional Web Design in Photoshop" using HTML/CSS.


Breathtaking Examples of Long Exposure Photography

There are different styles of photography that can capture the beauty of life around us. Long exposure photography is one such style that is widely known for producing beautiful and captivating photographs. In this collection, we share with you some truly gorgeous long exposure photos as well as some tutorials on how to take long exposure photos yourself.


Today, we’re happy to announce the winners of the web templates from the TemplateWire giveaway. Many of you participated for a chance to win an XHTML/CSS, Flash, or logo template of your choice, which made the giveaway exciting!

Here are the winners:

How to Make an HTML5 iPhone App

You’ve been depressed for like a year now, I know. All the hardcore Objective-C developers have been having a hay-day writing apps for the iPhone. You might have even tried reading a tutorial or two about developing for the iPhone, but its C—or a form of it—and it’s really hard to learn.


MediaLoot, a subscription-based service that offers designers premium digital downloads, is giving away five 1-year subscriptions.

For a chance to win, just browse their resources listing and choose the resource that you would download first if you were to win a subscription to MediaLoot. Link to it or mention the name in the comments section below, and if you want, you can also include a reason why you chose that download.

This giveaway ends on March 31, 2010 after which the comments section on this post will be closed. We’ll use your email address to contact you if you win. The winners will be randomly selected and announced on a separate post. Please note that comments that don’t follow the instructions on how to participate (described above) may not be published.

A Brief Look at Grid-Based Layouts in Web Design

Take a look at some of the biggest sites out there today that are showcasing top-notch designs. It’s very likely they’ve used a grid of some sort. Grids enable stability and structure in a web layout, giving the designer a logical template to build the site on.

Grids don’t mean you have to have a boring design. A good designer will apply the fundamental rules of using grid-based layouts but also knows how to break these rules properly.