Giveaway: 10 SlideshowBox Premium Plus Licenses ($149 Each)

Dec 22 2010 by Jacob Gube | 181 Comments

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SlideshowBox, an impressive and flexible HTML and Flash slideshow template, has teamed up with Six Revisions to give out 10 SlideshowBox Premium Plus licenses (worth $149 each). Read on to learn how you can participate in this giveaway.

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Announcement: Winners of $200 Credit on Site24x7

Dec 22 2010 by Jacob Gube | 2 Comments

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Site24x7, a website monitoring service, held a giveaway with us, giving three lucky participating Six Revisions readers $200 of credit to their service. This post announces the winners of this wonderful giveaway.

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How to Create CSS3 Christmas Tree Ornaments

Dec 21 2010 by Catalin Rosu | 14 Comments

How to Create CSS3 Christmas Tree Ornaments

In this guide, we will display the power of CSS3 in drawing complex shapes. We will magically create Christmas tree ornaments using only CSS3 and HTML (no images). In particular, we will be drawing baubles, which are the hallmark ornamentation of Christmas trees.

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Ultimate Guide to Microformats: Reference and Examples

Dec 20 2010 by Alexander Dawson | 19 Comments

If you’re not familiar with the concept of POSH (plain old semantic HTML), the first thing to know is that producing semantic code that reflects content contextually (rather than stylistically) is a critical component of the web design process. While HTML has a whole bunch of awesome elements by which to convey meaning, a slew of purpose-built microformats (conventions) have been created to better represent the kind of content that exists on the page. This guide discusses popular microformats that can enhance the semantics and interoperability of your website.

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How to Create an HTML5 3D Engine

Dec 18 2010 by Eric Rowell | 19 Comments

How to Create Your Own HTML5 3D Engine

You’re probably aware by now that HTML5 is game-changing. In particular, with the HTML5 canvas, there’s been an outpouring of HTML5 3D JavaScript engines such as three.js released to enhance the rudimentary 2D HTML5 API. After all, 3D graphics is a lot cooler than 2D graphics, right?

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Volunteer Work in Web Design

Dec 17 2010 by Maria Malidaki | 32 Comments

Volunteer Work in Web Design

Volunteering is an attractive option for every web worker at some point. Whether the motivation is for self-promotion (for example, to broaden one’s network) or purely to help others in difficult times, many of us in the web industry have thought of doing it at least once.

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Five Lessons Designers Can Learn from Jay-Z

Dec 16 2010 by Oleg Mokhov | 27 Comments

Five Lessons Designers Can Learn from Jay-Z

A great source of inspiration is figures of excellence in other industries; they give you a fresh perspective that you can then apply to your respective professions. Jay-Z is undoubtedly one of the most successful rappers of all time. His success extends beyond the music industry, and into entrepreneurship, fashion, sports, and other ventures. This article delves into things designers can learn from this legendary rap superstar.

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