Last Build Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:25:41 +0000
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:24:46 +0000
Burnout is a real phenomenon that has affected the careers of thousands of designers over the years. One of the arresting aspects of it is that burnout can show up unannounced. In other words, one day you’re fine and the next you’re wondering what you’re going to do with the rest of your life. Although […]
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:59:11 +0000
There’s an interesting trend right now in online activities. Ever since the Internet came into its own, people have constantly declared that content is king. But more and more, the web development framework around the content is playing a vital role as well. In fact, at some point, how well the web development is executed […]
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:16:43 +0000
As its name suggests, Vectr is a vector-editing tool that lets you draw shapes, doodle freehand, insert text, and add images to design graphics and prototype interfaces. You can use it right away from the web browser, or with its desktop app (Windows, Mac, Linux, Chromebook) for the fantastic price of free. The app sports […]
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:57:24 +0000
Today, nearly every business has a website … so it follows that building a website is one of the first steps an entrepreneur takes to build a business. But thanks to the array of technologies and resources available to build websites, entrepreneurs are creating new sites almost recklessly, without thinking through the full repercussions or […]
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:48:51 +0000
It may sound like a line out of a futuristic action movie, but the reality is that disaster can strike at any given moment. As a developer who depends on protecting confidential data and accessing important files, you absolutely must have a plan in place to combat and prevent disaster from damaging your business. Otherwise, […]
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:25:42 +0000
Site layouts are filled with boxes and corners, but not everything has to be so straight-laced. These designs feature touches of something a little more organic: animated waves and curves that soften the look and can even make things more fun.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:18:56 +0000
When you’ve lost your creative drive and can’t think of any new design ideas, learning the skills to become a great web designer seems like the easy part. At least when you were in school, there was a clear direction to take when developing a custom website. But now that you’re on your own and […]
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:08:31 +0000
The majority of online marketers, especially those new to the industry, ultimately reduce their efforts down to one singular goal: getting more traffic. Paid advertising and inbound marketing (such as content marketing, SEO, and social media marketing) both focus on generating as much traffic to a website as possible. On some level, this is effective. […]
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:16:06 +0000
The web design space is an ever-changing landscape. From interactive Java applets to flat design, it’s clear that the online world is now prioritizing fast and convenient information over flashy visuals. Corporate websites, however, are a little slower to adapt as compared to sites in the fashion, tech, and lifestyle industries. A lot of them […]
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:10:17 +0000
As developers, we currently have access to technology that’s incredibly advanced and secure. However, the threat of data loss is always present. Whether it’s a cyber attack, natural disaster, or system error, files have a way of disappearing without much notice. When you’re working with clients and spending hundreds of hours on projects, you can’t […]
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Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:14:53 +0000
When designing websites and apps, user experience should be the primary concern. If your product isn’t user-friendly your audience is going to move on and find something easier to use. It’s as simple as that. One technique for improving UX is animation. By bringing aspects of your site to life with animation design, you can […]
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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:09:24 +0000
Get a shot of energy by looking at these websites with background animations. How do you tow the line between eye-catching and too-distracting movement? Let's see: