Typography is a crucial component of a design. When used effectively, it sets the mood and solicits emotion about the design. Working with typography can be challenging, but fortunately, there is a plethora of free tools on the web that can help you work with type.
In this article, you’ll find 20 tools for working with typography. You’ll find an assortment of tools that’ll help you with testing, identifying, sizing, and even making, fonts.
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When building a website/web application or editing your source code, sometimes all you really need is a trusty text editor.
Just like in most other professions, a web designer’s set of tools is what brings a concept into fruition. There are many applications available to our disposal, but there are some that just stand out from the crowd. The tools in this article are what’s regarded as the most popular tools used for web design.
In this article, you’ll find the five web design tools that garnered the most votes.
The following list of jQuery plugins will help you to improve the usability of your website or web applications by enhancing the display of your images.
1. s3 Slider
What became clear was the need to write a follow-up article that discusses even more user interface suggestions that can improve the Twitter web experience. To provide a well-rounded mix of ideas, the article would have to be from a combination of authors that contributed to one article.
What follows are ideas by ten professionals from different various spheres of expertise.
1. Location, location, location: the Twitter @Locals tab
One of the greatest benefits of Twitter is being able to connect in real-time with conversations going on between those you follow, enabling you to become part of a global conversation on topics in which you have a shared interest. Any time of day or night you’re able to jump into the conversation. Imagine the power of combining this with local knowledge and conversations with local people who you have yet to discover. Think about who is around right now, on your block, talking about the stuff in which you’re interested, the strangers in the coffee shop a few blocks away tweeting about the very subjects that fascinate and engage you and who could easily become your friends. Run along, go meet them!
Last week you were asked what you thought the best web design tool is. To sweeten the deal, the kind and talented folks over at jumpeyecomponents.com decided to give away five licenses to their wonderful Flash effects component called FlashEff worth $199.00 U.S.D. a pop.
Over 270 people cast there votes, and today, I’m pleased to announce the five lucky winners.