• 50 great parallax scrolling websites

    With new technologies like HTML5 and CSS3, it’s becoming possible to create more advanced, interesting and remarkable effects in the browser. While these effects can be gimmicky, when employed in the right way they can result in a remarkable and memorable website. One big web design trend of the moment is parallax scrolling, which involves […]

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  • Protect Against Humans.txt Query-String Scans

    I woke up this morning to the sound of thousands of 404 requests hitting the server. It’s sad that there are kiddies out there who have nothing better to do than buy some pathetic $50 script and then sit there like an imbecile harassing people for hours on end. But alas, that is the world […]

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  • How to build a fixed menu in 3 easy steps

    How to build a fixed menu in 3 easy steps Published on July 7th, 2014by Jean. 13 Comments – Fixed menus are a definitive web design trend of 2014. They look good, and they are also super useful for visitors. Today, I’m showing you how you can create a lightweight, functional and beautiful fixed menu […]

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  • Why Sketch is Ideal for Web Designers

    Tweet Why Sketch is Ideal for Web Designers Aug 6 2014 by David Okuniev | 22 Comments <!–Stumble Bookmark–> At our startup, Typeform, we have just shifted our entire web/UI design process from Photoshop and Fireworks over to Sketch. Based on our collective first-hand experiences, we’d like to discuss some of the app’s features that […]

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  • JavaScript Quiz: What does this function do?

    JavaScript Quiz: What does this function do? Martin Angelov August 7th, 2014 Are you ready for a quick programming challenge? You will be presented with 18 short JavaScript functions. Your mission is to decipher what they do, and choose the correct option from the list. Good luck! Tip: The code samples are available as a github […]

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  • Being obsessive about detail is being normal

    I strongly believe that the atten­tion some­one gives to what he or she makes is reflected in the end result, whether it is obvi­ous or not. Inher­ent qual­ity is part of absolute qual­ity and with­out it things will appear shoddy. The users may not know why, but they always sense it.

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  • Every Design Needs Three Levels of Typographic Hierarchy

    One of the most important elements for people looking at anything you design is the type. It needs to be clear and readable and it should direct users through a design, from most important elements to least. And that, in a nutshell, explains typography hierarchy. But to really master the art of type, you need […]

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  • Advantages to Native CSS Variables

    The recent release of Firefox 31 brought an implementation of CSS Variables. Based on that, Daniel Imms wrote an interesting post, What CSS Variables Can Do That Preprocessors Can’t, where he investigates a few use cases for native variables over those provided by pre-processors like Sass and LESS (there’s a common argument that CSS variables […]

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  • Running Code Reviews with Confidence

    Growing up, I learned there were two kinds of reviews I could seek out from my parents. One parent gave reviews in the form of a shower of praise. The other parent, the one with a degree from the Royal College of Art, would put me through a design crit. Today the reviews I seek […]

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  • Change the WooCommerce Auto Generated Password

    In WooCommerce, there’s a setting under WooCommerce Settings Accounts to automatically generate a customer’s password. This way user’s only have to enter an email when they register (with the password generated and sent to their email address), similar to how WordPress handles registration by default. WooCommerce uses WordPress’ core wp_generate_password() function to generate the password, […]

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  • 20 Awesome Android App Templates with Premium Designs

    Mobile devices are very popular these days and many web developers have become  interested in the app developing niche. Also, designers are starting to realize what a major trend this is and they also started designing cool app templates. If you’re looking for an app for you, for a client or you just have an […]

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  • 30+ Creative Square Patterns To Inspire You

    Previous post: 20+ Interesting Selections Of Horizontal Scrolling Websites Next post: 25+ Parallel Worlds Desktop Wallpapers

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  • Using CSS to Make a Visually Consistent Cross-browser HTML5 Progress Bar

    Just a short time ago, I wrote how to show progress reports for long-running PHP scripts. In that article, we were introduced to an HTML5 addition called the Progress Bar element. It’s a great leap forward for us developers, but some people have pointed out – quite fairly might I add – that the Progress […]

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  • Greatest fonts countdown: 83

    FontShop AG, the renowned type foundry, conducted a survey based on historical relevance, sales at FontShop.com, and aesthetic quality. With a few additions from the experts at Creative Bloq and Computer Arts magazine, the best fonts ever were selected for the new book, 100 Best Typefaces Ever. Here we are counting down the 100 greatest […]

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  • New Course: Treehouse Club – JavaScript

    In the Car Sounds project, you learn how to edit pre-written HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code to add functionality to a web page. Some features you will use are buttons, audio tags, and JavaScript events. Join my new Treehouse Club – JavaScript course and start learning today.

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  • 20 Pixel-Perfect Free Mockups for Designers

    As a graphic or web designer, having pixel-perfect free mockups in your freebies collection is such a huge time-saver! These perfect free mockups can really save you a lot of time and are great to use in presentations for your clients. Whether you are an app, web or graphic designer, be sure to check out these free mockups in […]

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  • The Web Apps That Web Designers And Developers Need To Use

    There are numerous project management and process streamline programs available to help you, whether you are a freelancer or entrepreneur or a small business owner, to improve the ways in which you do business and thereby improve your bottom line. Some of these applications are free; some are not. A few are cloud-based. All are […]

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