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Top 5 Design Tools for Wireframing

Top 5 Design Tools for Wireframing

By / Mar 27, 2014 / Tools

There are hundreds of wire-framing tools in the market, some online, some desktop-based, some free, and some paid. How do you sort the best from the rest? Below are my top picks:

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Webydo: A Sophisticated Online Software to Create and Manage Websites

Webydo: A Sophisticated Online Software to Create and Manage Websites

By / Feb 27, 2014 / Tools

Back in January we showcased Webydo‘s website in a list of inspiring examples of whitespace in web design.  Their idea – and beautiful design – really got our attention. Since we also had a  good response from our readers regarding Webydo, we decided to dig deeper and show you what the service is all about.

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Best jQuery Plugins of 2013

By / Dec 26, 2013 / Tools

So far in our “Best of 2013″ series, we’ve looked at free fonts and free PSDs. And now it’s time to highlight what we feel like are the best jQuery plugins of this year. There are always lots of jQuery plugins being released, but we think that these standout from the rest in what they…

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10 Super Useful Tools for Better Web Typography

By / Oct 17, 2013 / Tools

It’s been said that web design is 95% typography. So as a web designer, getting the typography right is a must. Today with the growing popularity of web fonts and modern CSS techniques, this task has become easier, but it never hurts to have all the help you can get with something so critical. That’s…

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8 jQuery Plugins Worth Checking Out

By / Sep 12, 2013 / Tools

jQuery plugins certainly exist to make our life easier, and it’s always great to discover new ones that make it easy to add cool functionality to our projects. So for today, we have some fresh jQuery plugins to share with you. From progress bar animations to flat shadows, and HTML restructure in a responsive way,…

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9 jQuery Plugins for Improving Website Navigation

By / Aug 15, 2013 / Tools

Navigation is arguably the most important part of website. Without it, visitors would not be able to move from page to page and view the content. Thinking about the best approach to your website navigation is a very important part of the creative process. So, as designers and developers, it’s good to know that we…

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10 Free UI Wireframe Kits

By / Jun 25, 2013 / Tools

When starting a new web design project, it’s always a good idea to begin with a wireframe. The purpose of a wireframe is to communicate the layout of a page without getting caught up in color and design elements. Wireframes can be a big time saver as they help all parties involved come to an…

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6 jQuery Plugins for Scrolling Effects

By / May 29, 2013 / Tools

Last week we showcased a collection of websites that take scrolling to the next level. The designers of these sites used the need to scroll as an opportunity to engage the user with various effects based on the pages scroll position. So for this post, we’ve gathered some jQuery plugins that will help you incorporate…

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8 jQuery Plugins for Spicing Up Your Forms

By / May 22, 2013 / Tools

Forms are certainly a very important part of a website. They should be intuitive, user friendly, and engaging. This is why we’ve gathered 8 jQuery Plugins that will spice up your forms. From options to make select boxes more user friendly, to file uploaders and more. All of the plugins are useful in a different…

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Open Source Tools and Scripts for WordPress Developers

By / Apr 16, 2013 / Tools

There have been a number of cool inventions and tools released over the past few years. Frontend web developers are enjoying the control granted with open source plugins, scripts, libraries, and other similar release packs. WordPress is a great CMS because it provides a large collection of free themes and plugins to build around. And…