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10 jQuery Slider Techniques and Plugins

By / Jul 16, 2010 / Tutorials

Last year we posted a collection of jQuery slider techniques and plugins. In a years time the trend of using these types of sliders or slideshows to display featured content has only grown more popular. This means more sites are using jQuery sliders and more people are coming up with new ways to create them….

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15 Fresh and Useful Photoshop Tutorials

By / Jun 15, 2010 / Tutorials

Part of being a designer is keeping your skills sharp and up-to-date. Skills may span a broad range of tools, but probably the most used tool of all designers is Photoshop. In this post, we’ve collected 15 fresh and useful Photoshop tutorials to help you brush up on your skills and learn new techniques. The…

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13 Pure CSS Techniques for Creating JavaScript-like Interactions

By / May 18, 2010 / Tutorials

We all know that JavaScript allows us to do great things when it comes to user interfaces, but with a little imagination and creativity, the same types of effects can be created with only CSS. Here are 13 tutorials that teach you how to push the limits of CSS and make it do things that…

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15 Useful HTML5 Tutorials and Cheat Sheets

By / Apr 28, 2010 / Tutorials

HTML5 is giving web designers and developers new capabilities that were things of fantasy with previous versions of HTML. Web pages will now be more semantic with the use of structure specific tags. Visual elements like rounded corners are now built in, and so is the ability to create drag and drop interactivity. Even though…

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12 Excellent CSS3 Button and Menu Techniques

By / Apr 23, 2010 / Tutorials

CSS3 is changing how we build websites. Even though many of us are still reluctant to start using CSS3 due to the lack of support in some browsers, there are those out there that are moving forward and doing some amazing stuff with its cool new features. No longer will we have to rely on…

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20 High Quality Photoshop Web Design Tutorials

By / Mar 16, 2010 / Tutorials

Photoshop is the tool of choice for web designers. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up 20 of the latest Photoshop tutorials for designing websites. The end results produced by these tutorials are great looking designs, but keep in mind that it’s not meant for you to reproduce an exact copy and use it as…

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The Best Vector Tutorials of 2009

By / Dec 11, 2009 / Tutorials

During the past few weeks we’ve been publishing our “Best of 2009″ series in which we’re picking the best of the best in design resources created this year. This week our focus is on vector tutorials. Vector applications such as Adobe Illustrator that are used to create scalable graphics are ideal for creating such things…

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The Best Photoshop Tutorials of 2009

By / Nov 18, 2009 / Tutorials

In our “Best of 2009″ series, we’ve already shown you the best free fonts and the best free icon sets. So as this year is getting closer to it’s end, we’re going to continue in this article and present to you our picks for the best Photoshop tutorials of 2009. There were so many amazing…

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10 Fresh jQuery Tutorials to Enhance Navigation Menus

By / Oct 15, 2009 / Tutorials

A few years ago, when designers wanted to add cool effects to the navigation of a website they used Flash. We all know the types of problems that caused. Now with the growing popularity of javascript frameworks like jQuery, those same types of “Flash-like” effects can be achieved without Flash. Here are 10 jQuery tutorials…

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Create a New Retro Text Effect in Photoshop

By / Oct 7, 2009 / Tutorials

Faking aged, printed media has been massive since the ‘grunge’ style first became mainstream years ago. Textured work with a vintage feel is still very popular, but more recently it’s the ‘new retro’ style that’s captured the imagination. The general idea is to create a vision of the future… from the past.