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Google releases new website optimization tool

November 09th, 2010

Does that title look a little vague? Well, making it clear; Google has made a really big and rather very important announcement last week. It is about the release of a new and easy to use module for the Apache web servers. It is called mod_pagespeed...

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Resurgence of Pixel Art

November 01th, 2010

Pixel art is a digital art created using graphics tools, to edit images on the pixel level. This digital graphics is used in computers, video and mobile phone games. Pixel art is also used to design art posters, magazine covers and pixelated tattoos...

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Web designers & their coding skills - A never-ending debate

October 30th, 2010

Some say they should know coding, where as some others say it is not a necessity. But will you hire a designer who is totally ignorant about the coding part? That’s what we want to ask you all. Confused? You can read on the points that veteran webma...

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Goodbye JPEG, Welcome WebP

October 29th, 2010

Is Google planning to kill JPEG? It seems JPEG will vanish soon, with the arrival of WebP, the new image format from Google. This has officially come from RichardRabatt, Google Product Manager who wrote about this new open source file format recently...

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Minimalist Web Designs

August 04th, 2009

This web design style focuses more on the simplicity of the design. It also avoids the superfluous elements in web designing, making it pleasing to the eye, as well as easy to use. This style is mostly used in web design these days.Minimalist art mo...

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Google Adds More Options To Image Search

August 01th, 2009

The competition between search engines has taken a new turn with the introduction of a set of new search options to Google Image search. The new options make image search easier, as it helps to sort the search using colour, type, i.e. face, photo, cl...

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Ten Examples Of Unconventional Site Navigations

July 02th, 2009

The first thing that an average user looks in a website design would be user friendly navigation menus. But sometimes the imagination of certain designers go in a very peculiar way, creating website designs and the navigation links that go literally ...

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Manipulate Images Easily

June 22th, 2009

Manipulating an image is not a complex task these days, as the tech community has developed a number of tools that can change an image in the way that you need to. One among the powerful tools that’s used for this is ImageMagick (http://www.imagemagi...

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Fine Tuna - A Handy Tool for Designers

June 09th, 2009

How many days does it take to get a proper feedback for a logo that you have made? Don’t you feel that you are spending too much of time for this? Don’t worry; here is a perfect tool that can help you as well as your client save much time. This is F...

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How to use the Background Eraser tool in Adobe Photoshop

May 29th, 2009

The easiest way to remove the background from an image in Adobe Photoshop is the Background Eraser tool. Its a blend of Quick Selection Tool and Eraser tool. The Background Eraser tool helps in picking up the colours in the needed diameter and delete...

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Get design inspiration from magazine covers

May 26th, 2009

Magazine covers play a major role in grabbing the attention of the readers. A buyer’s first and immediate decision is purely based the cover of a magazine. A perfect colour combination, seen on the magazine covers, is never an accident. The art di...

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Create your own Feed Bundles

May 25th, 2009

What’s the biggest barrier that prevents the access to a feed burner?It’s the making a first-rate collection of good feeds. Importing the OPML file of a person may be easy for a few. But most people do not have a clear cut idea about what an OPML fi...

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Wireframing with Balsamiq Mockups

May 22th, 2009

Wireframing is an indispensable part of web designing. Yet no successful tool has been discovered so far, to make the process of Wireframing successful. People stick on to tools like Fireworks, Illustrator, and Photoshop, even now, as they are cheape...

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Developing your Design Process

May 20th, 2009

Technologies that rule web designing world are getting updated faster. Designing tools are getting replaced one after the other in no time. Beginners in web designing always make a sudden choice of tools like Dreamweaver/Photoshop or Flash and start ...

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A solution to VirtualBox 2.2.2 Upgrading Problems

May 20th, 2009

The VirtualBox virtual machine software from Sun has attracted the attention of web developers from all over the world. The newest version (version 2.2.2) of VirtualBox was released recently. But many web developers couldn’t install the software prop...

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10 things to check before opting for a CAPTCHA

May 19th, 2009

Predicting the destiny of CAPTCHA systems won’t be a tough job now, as most of them are easily prone to hacking these days . But this has not prevented the web developers in using CAPTCHAs in web pages, e-mail forms etc... Making a wiser use of CAPTC...

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Deathbed getting ready for CAPTCHAs

May 19th, 2009

CAPTCHA [Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart] is a ‘challenge- response ‘test that involves a set of wavy shaped letters or words; usually appearing when a person fills a web form. This ensures that the user is ...

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Tips to customize your 404 page

May 15th, 2009

To see a page with ‘Error 404 Page Not Found’ message in a webpage is a little annoying. But with a bit of care in designing you can create the page in an attractive way to make your visitors look at it with interest. Error 404 Means…This is a HTTP ...

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Design a successful ‘Coming Soon’ page now

May 15th, 2009

There used to be a similar format for the “Under Construction” pages before, which included tiny graphics of construction signs and traffic cones. Innovative thoughts have come up in this section now, and designs have started improving in a more not...

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Logo designing tips from David Airey

March 02th, 2009

“A logo should look just as good in 15-foot letters on top of company headquarters as it does one sixteenth of an inch tall on company stationery.” As a visual heart of a brand, a logo becomes the foremost part of marketing, with the aid of all the m...

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Get dummy text generators of your choice

February 18th, 2009

As a part of designing an idea has to be given to the client of how the copy of the content will work with the design. Or else it will be difficult for him to foresee how the final website will look. You can surely give the content, but that will be ...

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Content is the king!

February 09th, 2009

During the process of developing a website, what is more important? Is it the content or design? Though the question is simple, the answer is more complex. According to popular opinion, while developing a site, it is the designing which takes precede...

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Flash, The End May Be Near!

February 05th, 2009

In the words of a Web developer from LA Pat Davidson“I recently read an interesting article that Mozilla has allegedly given 100,000 $ to Wikimedia foundation to improve Ogg Theora, an open source video codec developed by Xiph.org foundation.Yes, I a...

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Get Your Flash Websites Ranked High!

February 02th, 2009

Flash is a comprehensible software used in vector graphics animation programs to make websites visually enticing. Vector graphics are found effective for the web pages owing to its light-weight nature. Moreover, vector animation holds the possibility...

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Silverlight – The Magical Light From Microsoft

February 02th, 2009

If you claim to be tech savvy you got to know Silverlight; the most recently developed run time application from Microsoft that stands exceptional among the latest developments in IT. To ease the efforts of designers and developers, Silverlight runs ...

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