Author: Jake Rocheleau

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Workflow Tips For Web Designers & Frontend Developers

There is no single right workflow to build a website. But there are ways to improve your workflow and make your job a little easier. Whether you design or write code there’s usually some part to the process that can be streamlined. This can change depending whether you work solo or in a team environment….

Roberto Blake’s 5 Things you won’t Learn in Design School

One of NYC’s finest designers is Roberto Blake who just so happens to also run a small YouTube channel with advice on the design industry. Recently I stumbled onto this great 13min clip that covers crucial info about marketing yourself and being the kind of person that creative directors want to hire. I know the…

Best Practices for Accordion Menu in Web Design

The word “accordion” typically conjures a mental image of your favorite polka band. However that’s not what we are talking about when referring to accordion menu. Although polka music can offer a rip-snorting good time, the term is associated with something different in the realm of web design. User interface accordions might refer to menus, widgets, or…

Best Practices for Sliding Hamburger Menus

Hamburger icons are those little three-bar icons you see in the corner of many websites and mobile apps. These primarily trigger a sliding drawer navigation which contains links to pages all around the website. Sliding drawer nav menus are great for responsive design but they can also be tricky to implement. These tips will help…

Got a Startup Idea? Send it onto @Request4Startup to get Featured

Have you ever thought of something that would really improve your workflow, but you just don’t have the skills to make it? Request for Startup is a service that brings all these ideas together into one curated feed. Twitter users can send an idea to @Request4Startup for a chance to be featured on the site….

Listify Converts Plain Text Lists into HTML Syntax

HTML preprocessors like Haml make coding items a breeze. However the hard-coding aspect of HTML is never fun – it’s not hard but rather mundane and monotonous. While a webapp can’t automate the whole process, Listify can help when building HTML lists. You simply input a raw text list of items and choose an ordered/unordered…

Font Combiner can Reformat TTF/OTF files for the Web

Font Combiner is a free web tool used to customize, reuporpose, and publish fonts to get them ready for use on the web. Users have access to 100+ different free web fonts that are ready for customization. All you have to do is set your own parameters and publish the font files. Each creation will…

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