30 Light and Sleek Web Designs for Inspiration

Jul 12, 2009

This collection presents exemplary and gorgeous examples of light, bright and sleek web designs for your design inspiration.

By Jacob Gube

How to Debug PHP Using Firefox with FirePHP

Jul 11, 2009

This article shares an elegant, simple, and more maintainable way of debugging Ajax apps via the web browser (more specifically for the Mozilla Firefox browser). You’ll learn the basics of leveraging Firefox in conjunction with Firebug and FirePHP to implement FirePHP libraries on web apps and logging messages in the Firebug console.

By Nuno Franco da Costa

12 Free & High Quality Burnt Paper Textures

Jul 10, 2009

In this set, you’ll find 12 completely free, high-resolution, and large-scale paper textures that feature burn marks. They have a very liberal Creative Commons license so that you can use them in any manner you choose, whether it’s personal or commercial.

By JC Parmley

Daylite 3 + Daylite Touch Giveaway Results

Last week, Six Revisions and Marketcircle announced a giveaway of three packages of the Daylite 3 productivity suite bundled with the Daylite Touch. There were over 100 participants and it was a pleasure to read all of your responses! Without further ado, in this post, we announce the three lucky winners.

By Jacob Gube

Coding a Clean & Illustrative Web Design from Scratch

Jul 9, 2009

In this comprehensive and step-by-step web development tutorial, you will learn how to convert a Photoshop mockup of a professional web layout design that features an illustrative landscape header into a standards-compliant XHTML/CSS template.

By Richard Carpenter

14 Brilliant Tools for Evaluating Your Design’s Colors

Jul 8, 2009

In this article, you’ll read about excellent free tools for checking to see if the colors you are using are consistent with standard color contrast, brightness, readability, and accessibility best practices.

By Jacob Gube

How to Create a 3D Text Photo Manipulation

Jul 7, 2009

In this intermediate-level graphic design tutorial, you’ll learn how to realistically superimpose a beautiful three-dimensional text object onto a living room scene with the help of Illustrator and Photoshop.

By Tyler Denis