How to Use Your iPad for Real Design Work

Apr 26 2011 by Joshua Johnson | 24 Comments

How to Use Your iPad for Real Design Work

Designers have a love affair with Apple products that stretches back decades, but as Apple shifts their focus towards low-power devices that fit more towards a mainstream audience, are designers being left behind?

We all know that the iPad is fun — but is it a legitimate business tool for designers? We’ll take a look at a few tools that will help you use your iPad for professional-level design work.

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Using Design Tools to Become a One-Man Design Team

Mar 31 2011 by Aaron Irizarry | 26 Comments

As designers, we can often find ourselves on a bit of an island. Whether we are working independently or at an in-house position, there are times when we are left to fill many job roles that merit an entire design team.

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10 New Twitter Tools That Will Make Your Life Easier

Mar 30 2011 by Leo Widrich | 38 Comments

10 New Twitter Tools That Will Make Your Life Easier

Twitter continues to add a staggering amount of 460,000 users each day. In order to be fully equipped to stay on top of this popular web service, you can use Twitter tools to help. Here are 10 fresh, new Twitter tools that you can use to achieve greater productivity on Twitter-related tasks.

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20 Drupal Modules to Boost Your Website’s Functionality

Dec 28 2010 by Monica S. Flores | 23 Comments

20 Drupal Modules to Boost Your Website's Functionality

Drupal is a robust content management system that can do nearly anything you throw at it. Hundreds of Drupal modules–add-ons that extend the functionality of Drupal core–exist to help you create a powerful website.

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Google Chrome Extensions for Web Design Students

Nov 10 2010 by Julia May | 29 Comments

Google Chrome Extensions for Web Design Students

Google Chrome — being a fast, extensible and user-friendly browser with a growing gallery of extensions — is perfect for work, study and communication on the Web. The browser is a great option for students, particularly those just getting started with web design and web development.

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10 Excellent Tools for Testing Your Site on Mobile Devices

Sep 25 2010 by John Pring | 47 Comments

10 Excellent Tools for Testing Your Site on Mobile Devices

With the ever-increasing sales of smartphones and the burgeoning tablet market starting to skyrocket, coupled with far greater access to more robust mobile data networks, the internet is now being accessed by our users in a multitude of new ways.

The huge range of mobile devices used to browse the web now means you really have to consider making your site mobile-compatible.

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10 Twitterific Twitter Tools

Sep 17 2010 by Kyle Prior | 26 Comments

10 Twitterific Twitter Tools

Twitter. It’s huge at the moment: As I’m writing this, I can hear the guy on the radio plugging his own Twitter account to his audience, asking them to follow him. Whether you’re using it for marketing or just personal use, Twitter can be very useful — and fun at the same time.

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