Archive for October, 2010

Beautiful (Free) Fonts for Titles and Headlines

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

What do you first notice before you start reading an article’s content? It’s the title and title delivers the basic idea of what is to be discussed in an article. For example, people are able to catch the drift of an advertisement base on its title. If you manage to produce a magnetic title, you are for the win because when a title is appealing and interesting, people will take the content of your article seriously. Choosing the right font for your article is crucial because it’s your audience’s first impression.

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Web 2.0 Font Style

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Web 2.0 sites plan to support participation and Web 2.0 fonts must do the same. In adding to being very much legible, the best are inclusive and available to all. They are fresh, original and striking, but not to the extent that they are only appreciated by certain groups with specific aesthetic sensibilities.

High Quality Patterns Resources

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

When used well, patterns can be a great way to add an extra element to your designs that take them to the next level in terms of aesthetics. Creating your own repeating patterns is one way to go about this, but it’s not always something you want to spend a lot of time on, especially if you’re working with a tight budget.

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Parent Selectors in CSS

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Let’s be clear here, just in case someone is finding this from a search engine: there are no parent selectors in CSS, not even in CSS3. It is an interesting topic to talk about though, and some fresh talk has surfaced.

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Applying the Golden Ratio to Your Web Designs

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

As web designers we have to take a lot into consideration when starting a project. One of the biggest segments working with layouts and systems to order spacing. Commonly designers will work with a grid-spaced CSS library but there are many ways to implement creative layouts.

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House of Buttons

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

A collection of great UI buttons spotted in the wild.

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New Social Media Icons

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

This set was designed by MediaLoot founder Jon Phillips with a unique new style. Each icon has a metallic looking frame around it, and they work really well on almost any color background.

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Pure CSS Drop-Down Menus

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Pure CSS Menu are lightweight – just a few kb in size, work on almost every known browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Mozilla, Chrome, Netscape Navigator, etc) – even those that have JavaScript turned off and one of the things I like the most: CSS menus are search-engine friendly!also by Using Pure CSS Menu you can create CSS dropdown menus online for free without even having to know a single bit of CSS or HTML.

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Photoshop CS5: Content Aware Fill

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

By far the most anticipated of new CS5 features is the Content Aware Fill function. This tool works a lot like the clone brush, but it is fully automatic. Content-Aware Fill, on the other hand, lets us repair or replace larger, more complex areas, and even multiple areas at once, simply by drawing selections around them and letting Photoshop do the rest!

Advantages of javascript photo gallery

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010
  1. Good working slideshow effects
  2. Support maximum browsers
  3. Optimizing your web page loading time
  4. Keyboard shortcuts
  5. Caches images