Patterns and textures, when applied correctly, can produce amazing and truly unique designs. Typically, they are used for site backgrounds, but can also be used as repeating patterns on site components such as the header and the footer. If you use right type of patterns it can really improve your site visually for the viewer.
In this article, we share 20 excellent sites where you can find and download seamless textures, patterns, and tiles free of cost.
In this Photoshop web design tutorial, you’ll learn, step-by-step, how to create a stunning and clean web layout. You’ll be using some basic to intermediate-level techniques to build your very own sleek "Web 2.0" style web design that uses the 960 Grid System.
This is a two-part series that will teach you how to create the layout in Photoshop, and then how to convert it to a standards-compliant (X)HTML web design.
Last week, Marketcircle, developers of award-winning business applications such as Daylite and Billings for Mac OS X and the iPhone, and Six Revisions asked you what you thought the best time-tracking app was.
This article will guide you through the process of installing Ruby on Rails, and any other software that is required to begin using it.
Using color gradients, or effects that transition two or more colors with one another, is one of the most popular design techniques in web design. They’re easy to create yet hard to get right. In this showcase, you’ll witness some of the best examples of using color gradients in the hopes of inspiring you in your own designs.
If you’d like to learn more about color gradients, check out the tutorial called "Make High-Impact Backgrounds for Your Designs with Photoshop" which covers the use of color gradients, among other techniques.
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 6 is almost universally hated by web developers. It’s hard to work with and support, but with a few solid techniques, you can make the process less painful. What “just works” in the majority of browsers will almost always require hours of tweaks and workarounds to get it working in IE6. With more and more users switching over to newer alternatives such as IE8, Safari and Firefox hopefully support for IE6 can be dropped sooner rather than later. In the mean time though many of us have to make sure our sites work in this awful browser.