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WDL Premium: Flip Flash Component

By / Oct 20, 2009 / Premium

Today we’re giving our WDL Premium members the Flip component from Advanced Flash Components, which sells for $25. AFC is also the maker of UMapper, the first universal web-based map authoring application. Be sure and check it out.

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12 Websites for Discovering New Desktop and Web Apps

By / Oct 20, 2009 / Resources

Everyday web designers and developers rely heavily on applications to do their job – a job that is always changing and evolving. This means that there’s always a need for new applications, but with so many apps being released, finding what you need can be an overwhelming task. Thankfully there are websites and blogs out…

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10 Best Content Management Systems for Designers

By / Oct 19, 2009 / Tools

There are a lot of content management systems out there, but many of them are overly complicated and require a certain level of technical expertise. However, there are a select few that focus on simplicity and ease-of-use, but still give the designer flexibility in templating features and customization. In this article, we have listed ten…

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13 Interesting Infographics for Web Workers

By / Oct 16, 2009 / Inspiration

Infographics are a great way to get people to actually look at data. The use of visual design elements can simplify complex information and make it easier to digest. In this article, there are 13 infographics that present information and data that is useful to web workers. Whether you’re a web designer, developer, or blogger,…

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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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404 Error Pages for Your Viewing Pleasure

By / Oct 14, 2009 / Inspiration

No one likes seeing the dreaded error page on a website. It usually occurs when a link is bad. Error pages, also known by their street name as 404 pages, are depressing. They make you feel sad and confused and angry at the web designer. Perhaps all of this is irrational, but it happens. As…

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deGusto: A Premium Portfolio WordPress Theme by ThemeShift

By / Oct 13, 2009 / Premium

Today we are giving our premium members another awesome WordPress theme from ThemeShift. deGusto is a dark and elegant portfolio theme. It attractively combines your portfolio (web, photo, logo and other work) with your blog articles.

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13 Excellent Open Source Tools for Web Designers

By / Oct 12, 2009 / Tools

Open source applications and tools are a great alternative for web designers on a budget. Many open source tools have comparable features to the expensive applications, and are also free. This makes it possible possible for a web designer to have all the tools and applications needed to complete everyday tasks without even spending a…

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WDL Premium: Go Media Silhouette Vectors

By / Oct 7, 2009 / Expired Premium

Silhouettes is a large variety of various people, young and old, male and female, standing, jumping, sitting, flying, running, fighting, etc. Lots of variety here. Silhouettes are very popular because of they have no face or identity and thus can be used in any design that needs a figure or human.

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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.