The Fitflat Icon Set: 10 Free Flat Icons (PSD and PNG)

Aug 30 2013 by Stefan Irava | 4 Comments

The Fitflat Icon Set: 10 Free Flat Icons (PSD and PNG)

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Finding the Middle Ground: How to Compromise with Clients

Aug 28 2013 by Rick Debus | No Comments

No one is right 100% of the time, not even the most experienced and battle-tested professional designers among us. If you’re doing work for a client and they shoot down what you feel is a strong design concept, don’t take it personally.

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5 Mistakes You Should Avoid When A/B Testing Your Designs

Aug 26 2013 by Smriti Chawla | 16 Comments

5 Mistakes You Should Avoid When A/B Testing Your Designs

A/B testing can help improve your web designs. Even a small tweak such as changing the location of your call-to-action button can increase sales by 35.6%. Performing A/B tests will let you verify that your design changes lead to better results.

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The 7 Stages of Drupal’s Learning Curve

Aug 23 2013 by Fredric Mitchell | 6 Comments

The 7 Stages of Drupal's Learning Curve

Drupal is awesome. Drupal is flexible. But Drupal is also hard.

If you’re just starting off developing with Drupal or have gone through a handful Drupal projects, it’s OK to feel lost. We’ve all been there.

The stages to getting through the difficult times with Drupal are remarkably similar to the well-known Kubler-Ross model for dealing with grief.

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The Perfect Client is Not So Perfect After All

Aug 21 2013 by Roy Condrey | 5 Comments

The Perfect Client is Not So Perfect After All

We all want to work with the "perfect client".

While the word perfect is highly subjective, I can state with some degree of confidence that the "perfect client" for us web designers would be a client that:

  • Gives us complete creative control
  • Tells us what they want
  • Leaves us alone to get the job done (i.e., they aren’t a micro-manager)

However, I can tell you from my experience that having a client that goes overboard on those three things is far from perfect.

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WebRTC: An Opportunity for Entrepreneurial Web Developers

Aug 19 2013 by Max McChesney | 5 Comments

WebRTC logo

WebRTC, an open standard for real-time communication between web browsers, is a game-changing technology that’s projected to reach one billion devices by the end of 2013.

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Free Online Payment Icon Set (PSD and PNG)

Aug 16 2013 by Stefan Irava | 1 Comment

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