Best In-browser Development Tool? (Comment and Win $100 in ThemeForest Credit)

Nov 7, 2008

This contest is now closed. ThemeForest, part of Envato, was kind enough to give away a total of $1,000 in cash credit on ThemeForest which you can use to buy web templates, WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and other popular CMS themes. Ten winners will be randomly selected to win $100.00 each of ThemeForest credit.

By Jacob Gube

10 Promising Content Management Systems

Nov 6, 2008

When it comes to content management systems (CMS) and publishing platforms, there are plenty to choose from. They vary in technologies used, organization structure, performance, and license. You’ve probably heard of popular content management systems such as Drupal, WordPress, Movable Type, Joomla!, and Textpattern, but if you want to try a platform that’s a little […]

By Jacob Gube

FreshBooks Giveaway Contest Results

Nov 4, 2008

Last week, I posted an article announcing the FreshBooks 1 year free subscription giveaway. After receiving a great amount of wonderful responses to the contest topics, the winner was randomly selected and contacted.

By Jacob Gube

40 Beautiful Free Icon Sets

Nov 2, 2008

Some of the best things in life are free. When it comes to icons and icon sets, there are many talented designers and artists that choose to provide beautiful and useful icon sets for commercial and/or personal usage. In this collection, you’ll see 40 beautiful, free icon sets that you can use in a variety […]

By Jacob Gube

15 Free Tools for Web-based Collaboration

Oct 31, 2008

No man (or woman) is an island – and this statement can’t be any truer if you’re a designer or developer. Though paid/subscription services like Basecamp and Zimbra are great, individuals strapped for cash have a ton of alternatives that provide similar (if not better) features. In this article, you’ll find 15 free tools to […]

By Jacob Gube

Free High Res Rough Textures

Oct 29, 2008

With grunge/textured designs being popular, I thought it would be worthwhile to provide some free textures that you can use in your designs. This set consists of 15 free, high resolution rough textures (2,500px x 1,950px dimensions). I took them from rock and stone formations on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.

By Jacob Gube

FreshBooks Giveaway: Win a 1-Year Shuttle Bus Subscription!

Oct 27, 2008

For those of you unfamiliar with FreshBooks, it is an online invoicing service designed for freelancers and small businesses to help them save time, get paid faster, and look professional with their clients. I’m a big fan of FreshBooks and use their wonderful service for time-tracking and invoicing.

By Jacob Gube