Retro Candy: Free Icon Set

May 31 2011 by Jan Cavan | 17 Comments

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10 Important UI Design Considerations for Web Apps

May 30 2011 by Marc Gayle | 19 Comments

10 Important UI Design Considerations for Web Apps

When I finished building my first web app (CompVersions, which allows you to collect feedback from clients), I was surprised at the number of user interface decisions and considerations I hadn’t accounted for at the beginning of my journey. I’d like to share some of those things with you.

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Soft UI Kit: Free PSD for Mocking Up Web Designs

May 27 2011 by Adrian Pelletier | 13 Comments

Soft UI Kit: Free PSD for Mocking Up Web Designs

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Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Freelancer

May 26 2011 by Maria Malidaki | 18 Comments

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Freelancer

The web is an ocean of information, advertising and communication that is attracting more and more professionals. The web as an industry is versatile and full of interesting fields that would satisfy people of all professional backgrounds.

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30 Inspiring “About Me” Pages

May 25 2011 by Stephanie Hamilton | 43 Comments

"About me" pages have the ability to engage and inform your site visitors in a personal and friendly way. For web professionals, our "About me" page can be critical in establishing a true connection with potential clients, and it can set us apart from a sea of other designers and developers.

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Designing Effective FAQ Pages

May 24 2011 by Mohammad Moradi | 23 Comments

Designing Effective FAQ Pages

FAQ stands for "frequently asked questions." As the name implies, it is a type of web page (or group of web pages) that lists questions frequently asked by users, usually about different aspects of the website or its services. The answers are typically shown with the questions.

FAQ pages aim to make finding answers easy for users. The ideal FAQ page helps people use the website without the need for outside assistance. More often than not, unfortunately, this ideal is not realized.

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The Evolution of Internet-Enabled Devices

May 23 2011 by Alexander Dawson | 12 Comments

The Evolution of Internet-Enabled Devices

The Internet is a wondrous thing. It’s an unrivalled source of knowledge for its users, and as web designers and web developers, it keeps many of us from becoming homeless with "Will code for food" signs hanging around our necks!

As the Web matures, the devices that provide access to it have evolved along with it. No longer are we limited to "surfing the ‘net" on a 28.8 kbps dial-up modem. These days, we don’t even require a computer to go online — we have smartphones, tablets, e-book readers like the Kindle, and more.

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