Firefox 3: The Webmasters Portal to the Internet

July 31st, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Tools

Firefox 3So now, you have absolutely no excuse!  Firefox’s newest release, version 3, takes everyone’s favorite open source web browser to a level unparalleled by any of the competition.  While Firefox has always been the browser of choice for most web developers, designers, and internet geeks, the new features have taken it to a completely different level for user experience.

So you’re a web developer or graphic designer and don’t use Firefox?  Why not?  Firefox makes being a webmaster much less of a chore.  With hundreds of useful extensions, Firefox allows webmasters to customize their browser to meet their needs.  Need some examples?  Here’s a few I use on a daily basis: Continue reading “Firefox 3: The Webmasters Portal to the Internet” »

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Creating Killer Forms with CSS

July 30th, 2008 | 3 Comments | Posted in CSS

So you’ve been to about a million websites at this point in your cyber life. There’s a little bit of everything in the online jungle, with every different imaginable style, color, and layout. Everyone is trying to be different, trying to separate themselves from the pack. So why is it that nearly every website, from the coolest of the cool to the worst of the worst, seem to still be using the same, ugly form fields that are default.

Well, that’s about to change, at least on your website. I’m going to give you some quick and easy tips to spice up your form fields and set your website apart from the rest. This will not be a tutorial on CSS, although if you’ve never used CSS, you still should get enough information to improve your forms drastically. The more you know about CSS, the more cool stuff you can do! Continue reading “Creating Killer Forms with CSS” »

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56 Free Resources for Web Designers

July 28th, 2008 | 2 Comments | Posted in Various

 The following is a collection of free resources for web designers. Whether your in need of advanced HTML tools or free fonts, you will find them in the following article, as well as resources for free wordpress themes, icons, templates and tools. You will also find a variety of tutorials to help you improve and expand your web design skills. Continue reading “56 Free Resources for Web Designers” »

17 Free Nature Inspired Desktop Backgrounds

July 24th, 2008 | 4 Comments | Posted in Various

 Looking for inspiration? Check out these free wall papers.

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China’s Design Defying Buildings

July 22nd, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Various

 

 This strange building was designed by architect Rem Koolhas and its design is so complex many say that it could not have been built until now. Continue reading “China’s Design Defying Buildings” »