Six Revisions

  • The Future of WordPress
    The next evolution of WordPress, as predicted by a WordPress core contributor/developer.The post The Future of WordPress appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 4 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • How to Make Distributed Design Teams Work
    A distributed/remote design team has many advantages over its traditional counterpart. Learn how to make a remote team setup work for you.The post How to Make Distributed Design Teams Work appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 6 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Wireframes vs. Prototypes: What’s the Difference?
    There's a huge difference between a wireframe and a prototype. It's time to set things straight once and for all.The post Wireframes vs. Prototypes: What’s the Difference? appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 9 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • 5 CSS Effects Libraries for Supercharging Your Designs
    This is a roundup of some awesome open source projects dealing with CSS effects.The post 5 CSS Effects Libraries for Supercharging Your Designs appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 11 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • 10 Open Source Blogging Platforms for Developers
    If you're looking for a blogging platform designed for hackers, check out these 10 options.The post 10 Open Source Blogging Platforms for Developers appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 16 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Why Website Speed is Important
    This article discusses several case studies demonstrating the impact of page-loading times on websites.The post Why Website Speed is Important appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 18 days ago, 2 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Businesses Don’t Want Websites Anymore
    There's a new movement brewing up in the business world: Companies no longer want to have websites, mobile apps, social media accounts and any sort of presence on the Internet.The post Businesses Don’t Want Websites Anymore appeared first on Six Re…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Why Clients Aren’t Interested in Your Proposals
    Here are a few reasons why prospective clients don't read certain project proposals.The post Why Clients Aren’t Interested in Your Proposals appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 20 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 10:00am -
  • 14 Examples of Websites That Use Web Tableaus
    Examples of websites that use Web tableaus, photographic scenes featuring work environments.The post 14 Examples of Websites That Use Web Tableaus appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 23 days ago, 28 Mar 14, 10:00am -
  • Designing for Your Objectives
    This in a guide to objectives-driven designs.The post Designing for Your Objectives appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 25 days ago, 26 Mar 14, 10:00am -

SitePoint

  • freshDatabase Versioning with DBV
    It’s good practice to always use a version control system in any of your projects. Be it a side-project in which you are the only developer, or a team project where five or more people are working on it together. But the idea of putting your databa…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Apr 14, 4:00pm -
  • Simple Ergonomics Tips for Desk Jockeys
    Human bodies are an ingenious but strange design solution. Not fast by animal standards, but we cover the ground well. We have above-average vision, good climbing abilities and excellent fine motor skills. One thing we're actually not very well d…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 14, 12:55am -
  • A Review of the Brackets Editor
    This article is going to take a look at Brackets, an open-sourced editor originally developed by Adobe. It may not have had quite the same level of publicity and hype as Atom, GitHub's new lightweight editor, but it's a promising option for the front…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
  • 6 Online Document and Text Editors Reviewed
    Who wants to limit himself to one computer nowadays? Say hello to online editors, where you can login in anywhere you want and start (or continue where you left off) right away. And some of these editors come pretty close to advanced text editors lik…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Apr 14, 6:00pm -
  • A Look at Valentina
    Valentina is a set of tools including: Valentina DB (a new SQL database server), Valentina Studio (a database management tool), Valentina Report (a GUI to create reports to be used in an application like PHP) and a related development toolkit (called…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Apr 14, 4:00pm -
  • Watir-Webdriver: Control the Browser
    Watir-WebDriver (Watir is short for Web Application Testing in Ruby) is a Ruby gem which allows you to automate your browser (make it click a button, submit a form, wait for some text to appear before continuing, and so on). With its help, a real use…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:51pm -
  • Getting Started with Go
    Unless you’ve been living under a rock these last few years, you’ll have heard of Go (sometimes referred to as Golang), a language originating from Google, some years ago. Go is slated as: …an open source programming language that ma…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 10:24pm -
  • An Introduction to the MEAN Stack
    The term MEAN stack refers to a collection of JavaScript based technologies used to develop web applications. MEAN is an acronym for MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS and Node.js. From client to server to database, MEAN is full stack JavaScript. This art…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
  • Learning to focus()
    Thanks to good fortune, I have a functional pair of eyes. When it comes to traversing web pages, this is something of a boon since shifting my focus from one part of the page to another requires nothing more than semi-consciously contracting my extra…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 6:00pm -
  • Interview: Tom Oram and Rob Allen
    In our second interview, we talk to Tom Oram, who works for a small development firm in Wales and Rob Allen, from Nineteen Feet. These two developers have a solid wealth of PHP experience and knowledge and have helped me refine my ideas and appro…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 4:00pm -

Web Design Shock

  • UX Design: guiding before selling
    In this article we will make a review about the crucial aspects of UX to have in mind before start working in your product and produce excellent results.
    - 51 days ago, 27 Feb 14, 5:07pm -
  • Understanding the Semantic web: Pros and Cons
    The semantic web is usually related to the web 3.0, and it is a mixture of linked information so it can be easily processed by machines to deliver better results to users. It’s main idea is to add semantic metadata to every piece of information. Th…
    - 86 days ago, 23 Jan 14, 7:00pm -
  • The benefits of designing attractive newsletters
    There’s no doubt newsletters are one of the most important channels to keep an informed audience and engaged users. Back in the days when there were no social networks, email was the biggest way to deliver information, and nowadays, even though peo…
    - 95 days ago, 15 Jan 14, 2:00pm -
  • App design, the benefits of a beautiful mobile app
    Our world is already connected in ways we didn’t even imagine a few years ago, and it’s going to be connected even more with the help the expansion of several technologies like the Internet itself (mainly in parts of the developing world), mobile…
    - 2 Jan 14, 4:00pm -
  • Win 1 of 3 Free PixelKit Membership Accounts!
    It’s been a long wait, but it’s finally here. We’ve got the solution for those who’ve been after a quality UI kit for website and app design needs: it’s PixelKit, a powerful library offers amazingly high quality UI kits and many other resou…
    - 23 Dec 13, 2:00pm -
  • Google Glass: Design that Would Change the World
    There’s no doubt that one of the most awaited products of the decade has been Google Glass. There’s also no doubt Google Glass will change the way we see the world. The step Google is about to do is just enough to engage humanity with augmented r…
    - 17 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • Design differences between mobile platforms
    Nowadays, there are countless mobile devices for all kinds of users, and that wide range of appliances is making more companies get interested in a piece of the cake. The most popular of the operating systems created for them are iOS, Android and Win…
    - 5 Dec 13, 2:20pm -
  • The ultimate layout: the basis of a fascinating website
    Creating a website may be one of the things we have to do eventually; whether we create a small blog or a massive network of media websites, at some point comes the big question: is the daily effort I put in this really worthwhile? You might be exper…
    - 26 Nov 13, 5:40pm -
  • iOS Design Changes, the Good, the Bad, the Awful
    Some time ago, Apple released its newest OS for mobile, the well known and omnipresent iOS 7. It’s changed from a stylized and pixel perfect designed skeuomorphic user interface to a flat one with nice effects that let us see what the company wants…
    - 18 Nov 13, 5:30pm -
  • Typography Trends 2014
    Good typography makes a website stand out or can outshine it. It plays the role of portraying and bring to life your ideas to make them appealing for the reader; it also manages to organize the content to be browsable, so in that way, typography invo…
    - 29 Oct 13, 7:40pm -

Webdesigner Depot

  • freshComics of the week #231
    Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winni…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Apr 14, 9:26am -
  • Deal of the week: 50% off the amazing Typo-painter
    Typographic art is all the rage, with everyone from politicians to pop-stars finding their speeches, lyrics and quotes transformed into portraits of themselves. The trouble is, the old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words tends to be true;…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:15pm -
  • Perfect your website with 3 simple UX research methods
    User testing doesn’t have to be difficult at all. I’m going to talk about three lean research methods that are neither extensive nor expensive to carry out but will in turn provide you with valuable feedback. The methods can be used for anything,…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • 5 fundamentals every web designer needs to understand
    We all know intuitively what makes a website look bad: overused bevel effects, corny clip art, overcrowded layouts. These annoyances are easily corrected by developing with design fundamentals in mind—the same principles used by professional design…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • How to create mobile style slide-in navigation
    In this tutorial we’ll look at the techniques needed to make a navigation menu that is hidden off screen until the user clicks on a menu icon, at which point the content slides over and darkens, and the menu slides in. The menu will also be respons…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 5:15pm -
  • Japanese duo create interactive prints
    Bookstores are closing, newspapers are folding and magazines are rushing to publish online. The stock of print media seems to be falling, but two Japanese designers are challenging that process with a newly released collection. Masahiko Sato and Tats…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • Sketch 3 has launched, is it time to switch?
    The latest, highly anticipated version of Sketch by Bohemian Coding, has just been released. It’s an application that has promised much in the past, with many designers embracing it wholeheartedly. However, the previous two versions felt too immat…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 12:15am -
  • Create a website using Startup Design Framework
    Designmodo have just released their latest product, Startup Framework, designed to build sites for new startups and 9 months in the making, it’s built on a modular component basis, enabling you to rapidly combine its parts into hundreds of differe…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • What’s new for designers, April 2014
    The April edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, Photoshop extensions, game frameworks, educational resources, mobile frameworks, jQuery plugins, and some really great new fonts. Many of the resources below ar…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • Our favorite tweets of the week: March 7, 2014 – April 13, 2014
    Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some h…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Apr 14, 9:17am -

ProgrammableWeb

Spashnology

  • 47 Fresh and Flat Icon Sets for April 2014
    Every designer knows that icons can do a lot when it’s needed to make a design look complete. You look into our fresh april collection of best free icon sets from all the web. Most of these icons created in popular flat design style. We hope you en…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:04pm -
  • Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #86
    Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. Web designers use various tools, their skills and when they get inspired they create a new masterpiece. If you do not have new ideas or just want to look at the work of…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 7:12pm -
  • 50 Logos for Inspiration
    As many of you know, a good and nicely done logo can speak for itself. It can make any website be not of the common type, attracting more and more new visitors and catching their attention. To create a really cool logo, one should be aware of the lat…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 7:52pm -
  • Why should you care about responsive design?
    When hiring a web design company it’s crucial to consider how a responsive version of your website will work for your audience. We all know that an increasing proportion of web traffic is comprised of mobile and tablet devices, and in order to offe…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Apr 14, 8:15pm -
  • 35 Creative WordPress Themes 2014
    Are you familiar with the situation when you need to start a project as soon as possible and your budget is limited? Simple, but at the same time elegant solution is to use a ready template for popular CMS WordPress system. In this collection we have…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 8:20pm -
  • 36 New jQuery Plugins for April 2014
    We have collected for you the 36 new, free and handy jQuery plugins that will help to speed up the design of your projects and make it more user friendly. jQuery plugins are constantly being released, and it’s no surprise since they are insanely po…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 7:31pm -
  • 35 Inspiring Examples of White Space in Web Design
    White space is the blank space, the empty space, between elements. It’s the space we leave between elements to give a layout an elegant look, a clean look. Lately we can see that more and more designers are realizing the importance of creating clea…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 10:30pm -
  • 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials
    Even a highly-experienced Adobe Photoshop user has something to learn because there are a lot useful tricks and techniques that can help to polish your skills. Artists from all over the world create lots of useful tutorials every day. They share thei…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 2:36pm -
  • Giveaway: Win 3 Premium WordPress Themes
    TeslaThemes offers you the opportunity to win 3 Premium WordPress Themes. Joining the giveaway is free and easy, so don’t wait and join in! A word about TeslaThemes TeslaThemes is an exclusive shop of Creative WordPress Themes coupled with clean de…
    - 20 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 2:49pm -
  • Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #85
    Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. Web designers use various tools, their skills and when they get inspired they create a new masterpiece. If you do not have new ideas or just want to look at the work of…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Mar 14, 10:06pm -