Pre-Order The Smashing Book!

Aug 6 2009 by Jacob Gube | 13 Comments

Pre-Order The Smashing Book!

As many of you know, I have a strong relationship with Smashing Magazine, so when I was approached with an opportunity to contribute to The Smashing Book, I was very excited to share my knowledge and experiences in crafting web layouts.

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Announcement: Winners of Mindgems Multimedia Tools

Aug 6 2009 by Jacob Gube | 1 Comment

Announcement: Winners of Mindgems Multimedia Tools

Last week, Six Revisions and Mindgems announced a giveaway of six licenses to their superb multimedia tools. Close to 100 participants vied for a chance to win of these licenses by sharing their thought and opinions on the topic of free stock images and listening to music while working.

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Getting Comical with Brad Colbow

Aug 5 2009 by Jacob Gube | 13 Comments

Getting Comical with Brad Colbow

Web Designer and Illustrator Brad Colbow is like the Deion Sanders of the design industry: he can create killer user interfaces, and then turn around and craft witty webcomics about his experiences.

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A Guide on Advanced Logging and Benchmarking with FirePHP

Aug 4 2009 by Nuno Franco da Costa | 3 Comments

A Guide on Advanced Logging and Benchmarking with FirePHP

In a previous article, we discussed FirePHP’s basic logging functions for debugging your PHP web applications. Although–as we have seen–it can be used for debugging purposes, its main utility is to log information about your web apps, and it does a terrific job in that regard.

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MySQL Tools Giveaway

Aug 3 2009 by Jacob Gube | 75 Comments

MySQL Tools Giveaway

Webyog, a leading provider of data management tools, and Six Revisions have teamed up to offer prizes totaling close to $1,300 USD, to four lucky Six Revisions readers.

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20 Excellent Examples of Using Animals in Web Design

Aug 2 2009 by Thomas Hardy | 35 Comments

Well-drawn animal illustrations can make for a fantastic design element for websites and web applications. Here, we present a variety of beautiful web designs that feature use animals – we hope you enjoy them!

1. Old Loft

Old Loft

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30 Stunning Urban HDR Photos with Creative Commons Licenses

Aug 1 2009 by Tomas Laurinavicius | 31 Comments

High dynamic range imaging (HDRI or just HDR) is a photography technique that uses greater dynamic range between light and dark areas of a scene than normal digital imaging techniques.

In this collection, you’ll find HDR photos that talented photographers have decided to share to the community by releasing them with Creative Commons licenses. The beauty and quality of these photos are absolutely amazing!

1. T&G Building

T&G Building

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