A freelancer, like a baker, needs a few essential tools with which they create their products and use in order to offer their services.
Instead of pots, mixing bowls, spoons and an oven, a freelancer needs software.
One of the neatest things I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing by combining my love for software development and professional blogging is to see how closely tied they are in art, form and function. The marriage couldn’t be more copasetic, and I’ve discovered that they complement each other and I can learn more about each respectively and dependently.
Photoshop is a popular web design tool. With it, you can create web design mock-ups that can later on be converted to a functional HTML/CSS template.
This collection of tutorials features top-notch techniques on how to create web design layouts using Photoshop.
The hyperlink has been a staple of the Internet since it began. The Web simply wouldn’t be a web at all if we didn’t link from one web page to another. Links make the Web work.
So it would make sense to put a lot of time and effort into how we design our links and navigation systems.
It’s a scenario most solo web professionals find themselves in now and then: You have the opportunity to work on a project that includes something you haven’t done before, and that something is pretty big. Maybe it’s editing video for the web, conducting user-testing, or creating a mobile web design.
Whatever it is, it seems to be a capability worth adding to your repertoire.
Agile web development is not a specific process, action, or a daylong exercise. Agile is a mindset, an attitude with which a project is undertaken.
It means streamlining the project, taking away time-sucks, performing frequent sanity checks, and making sure that you’re not spending excessive time on things that don’t add value to the project.