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15 Crazy Useful JavaScript Solutions for Charts and Graphs

June 14, 2010 • By

Graphs and charts are a great way to break down the information at hand to the user in a descriptive and visually enticing manner. These visual structures allow you to easily simplify complex data and output easier to understand content. Everyone can use a graph or chart, however, not everyone has the right tools to create an effective one.

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ThemeSwitcher in Web Design, Fantstic Examples and Tutorials

June 7, 2010 • By

Have you ever visited a site that sells themes and allows you to easily switch between them within a fraction of a second? Most of have, and we can agree that this makes switching between these much quicker and easier. The cool thing about ThemeSwitchers is that any website with a similar function (i.e. switching between color swatches from an online color app) can utilize them through the power of jQuery.READ MORE


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Top Ad Networks to Promote your Services

May 31, 2010 • By

If you have a product or service which you believe is useful for the masses then you’re first notion would be to get the word out. Marketing your product to the right target group is vital, especially when you’re planning on seeing most if not all of your sales through online venues.

As designers and developers who are avidly scaling through the web for quality resources we’ve come across the countless advertisements geared directly towards us. Many are enticing and some are worth following, however, which advertising network does that site use to deliver these targeted ads?READ MORE


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Mind-Mapping Tools for Designers and Why It’s Important

May 24, 2010 • By

Mind Maps allow you to creatively organize ideas, words, and tasks in such a way that they’re all interconnected producing a useful structure that visually helps decipher problems, with decision making, designing, and writing.

For designers mind-mapping may not seem like a feasible tool to have in their arsenal, however, if you take into consideration the amount of inspiration, ideas, and creative thoughts we take in, mind-mapping could be a very useful way to channel all of the creativity and solve design problems, figure out development issues and much more.READ MORE


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13 Hand-Picked Web Form Resources for Developers

May 17, 2010 • By

Effective web forms are a crucial part of any Web site or landing page. They are the window through which site visitors interact with the site. Unfortunately, they can be a pain to create.

The good news is there exists several resources that make developer’s lives simpler by offering complete, on-demand forms and surveys tailored to pretty much any need. In many cases, including a top-notch professional looking form or survey is as easy as embedding a line of HTML.READ MORE


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5 Stellar Ways Designers Can Gain Passive Income

May 12, 2010 • By

Not every designer is constantly working on a project or with a client, and when the downtime sets in and your bank account isn’t growing, there’s a variety of things you can do to “survive”, one of them being gaining passive income. If done right, you can be well on your way to making money on a continuous basis.READ MORE


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25+ Websites With Professional and Creative Typography

May 10, 2010 • By

Typography plays a vital role in the quality, usability, and perception of a website design. When you’re able to embed a professional type into your design the general consensus is your website will look much more organized and legible. And when you make use of creative fonts and styles, it tends to grab attention and leave a unique impression in the minds of your users.READ MORE


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High-Quality Fonts & Resources For a Better Mobile Experience

May 3, 2010 • By

Designing for smaller screen resolutions can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not sure which fonts will mesh well with the mobile resolutions you’re designing for. In example, dark bold fonts that are prone to look really well on larger computer monitors will more than likely become blurred and distorted on smaller screens.

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25 Twitter Applications That Help Promote Your Artwork

April 28, 2010 • By

There are a variety of ways designers can distribute their designs, however, with the flame social media has ran with, the way we promote our work has to evolve as well. Below we’re going to show you numerous applications that will allow you to promote your artwork through Twitter. The core functionality of these applications is to share images, however, you can use them in order to tweet your work and help gain exposure.READ MORE


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