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Best Free Software for Web Designers & Developers

By / Nov 27, 2012 / Tools

Lots of freeware is available on the Internet for download. You can find programs for both OSX and Windows for designing and coding websites. Unfortunately not everybody has the money for premium software or the time to learn the interfaces.

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Setting Up Readable Online Web Copy using CSS

By / Nov 21, 2012 / Tips

Working as a web designer requires knowledge in a slew of different areas. You need to consider user experience design, color schemes, and especially typography. This is one subject which is discussed often yet can still become an issue in website layouts.

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The Freelancer’s Guide to Building Solid Credibility

By / Oct 30, 2012 / Tips

When getting started as a freelancer the most important task initially is to build a portfolio. Whatever your select talents are from graphics design to writing or web development, clients will want to see good examples of past work. But how can you know which projects are worthy? How do you know which skills are…

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8 Code Snippets for New Website Projects

By / Oct 24, 2012 / Tips

Working as a web developer often requires compromise and trying out new systems. Some of your code will turn out to be a flunk, and other codes will become staples in your development process. I have learned a lot about useful code snippets and how greatly these can affect your development process.

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Design Recognizable Illustrations for your Digital Brand

By / Oct 17, 2012 / Tips

Branding design is one of the toughest fields to understand. It requires knowledge of marketing and what people like to see. When branding any website or mobile app you will want to draw attention towards your logo in some form. Illustrations are a really creative solution to build instant recognition for your company.

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Tips for Coding a Solid Frontend Interface in HTML5/CSS3

By / Oct 2, 2012 / Tips

Website interfaces often require a large starting point to get going. You’ll need to spend some time planning out a design style or simple prototype in advance. But how do you go about starting the HTML5/CSS3 development cycle?

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Helpful Resources and Webapps for New Web Developers

By / Sep 25, 2012 / Tools

It seems every month there are dozens of new applications being released. Developers are constantly working to bridge the gap between open source and open coding standards. The HTML5 and CSS3 specifications have gone a long way towards bringing a closer connection with frontend web development.

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How & When to Build Website Content using Tables

By / Sep 18, 2012 / Tips

Back in time over a decade ago, web development was still living through its infancy. Developers would commonly build website layouts constructed with HTML4 tables, and this was standard practice most of the time. When CSS finally grew into popularity precedents began to change. It was now easier for developers to use div elements and…

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Focus On: Trendy Startups Published in Mobile App Stores

By / Aug 29, 2012 / Tips

The startup scene has been changing tremendously in a few short years with a heavy influence on mobile devices. The iOS App Store combined with Google Play brings about a large sense of innovation. Mobile app developers are constantly jumping from one trend to the next when building their ideas. And in today’s world it…

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How To Put Together a Solid Freelance Portfolio

By / Aug 24, 2012 / Tips

Working as a freelancer is a tough job with long hours at the desk. You’re always scrambling from one task to the next figuring out the best way to accomplish projects on time. But then other months you’ll find yourself dry on work and begging for a new project. This life cycle of freelancing is…