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Articles, General

CSS Validation, How Important Is It?

October 29, 2010 • By

A really interesting question was asked recently on Answers, discussing the importance and relevance of CSS validation. It would be interesting to discover how much stock developers actually do put in to it, or, is it more important to focus on the actual page being able to function? We would love to hear from you.

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General, Inspiration

Three Fresh CSS Frameworks

October 28, 2010 • By

CSS Frameworks are those marvelous and innovative tools that will speed up your web development process by taking care of the multitude of repetitive processes you would have to cover for every project, and on top of that, they (mostly) take care of any cross-browser compatibility issues. They have also never been as popular, with new frameworks cropping out from week-to-week. As such, in this design news round-up we have selected our favorites from recent months.

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Freebies, Inspiration, Tips

3 Fresh Icon Sets for Web Designers

October 21, 2010 • By

As you may have noticed, from time-to-time we like to highlight to our readers some of the best freely available and freshest possible icon-sets. We really do love them, and we are sure you will love the selection we have for you today. You will find a mixed bag of social icons, an almost complete e-commerce set, and, finally, a flag icon-set that consists of a monumentally huge 2400 icons.

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Articles, General

Basic job description for a Web Designer

October 19, 2010 • By

The most difficult task any budding web designer will experience is finding that first break-through job with a web design company or agency. But, how would you describe who you are and what you can do in a professional manner? On the flip-side to that, how would a web design agency describe what they are looking for any new designer?
This is a questions that was recently asked on Answers, and we would like to open it up to our readers for some advice and tips.

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Freebies

4 More Free Web Design Tools and Resources

October 14, 2010 • By

It is always surprising how many fresh, innovative and always useful tools and resources appear from week-to-week from within the web design community. In this weeks design news round-up we take a look at four more cool and free new apps that may help you with your next web project.READ MORE


Inspiration

A Round-Up of Inspirational Photography

October 12, 2010 • By

It has been a while since we last compiled a good and inspiring collection of professional photography, making this round-up well and truly overdue. We have selected a varied batch of inspirational photography articles featuring high speed images, macro shots, documentary photographs, underwater snaps and much more.

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General

Three Cool and Fresh Design Tools

October 9, 2010 • By

In today’s news round-up we have a small, yet cool, selection of useful tools, apps and resources for web designers. First up, we have a wonderfully useful jQuery plugin Quovolver) for displaying quotes in a stylish way, next up we have a small, yet very handy app for generating a grid (Gridulator) and finally a fun time-killing bookmarklet that can destroy everything on a web page.

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Freebies

5 New CSS and HTML Web Templates

October 7, 2010 • By

One of the most sought after resources for a web designer are high quality and, preferably, free CSS/XHTML/HTML web templates. And this exactly what we have for you in today news round-up: 5 New High Quality CSS and HTML Templates.

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