The Best Articles, Tutorials, Resources and Showcases of April 2009
Abbiamo selezionato il top del top per quanto riguarda tutoail, risorse e showcase per designer e developer pubblicati in rete durante il mese di Aprile e lo abbiamo messo tutto insieme in un unico articolo. Se vi siete persi qualcosa nel mese di Aprile, qui la troverete!
We selected the top of the top regarding tutorals, resources and showcases for designer and developer published online during the month of April and we have put everything together in a single article. If you missed something in the month of April, you'll find it here!
Design and Development Resources
WebAir's April Articles:
Below you’ll find a showcase of beautiful Retro Rainbow designs and resources. They range from popular Flickr photos to unconventional sources of inspiration, from helpful tutorials to useful related tools.
Themes for those who wish to publish his Portfolio on-line through WordPress. Below are 15 Portfolio WordPress Themes to choose one in case you want to launch Portfolio online.
Have you ever wanted to design a beautiful website but just didn't know how?
In this post, you will find 40 different kind logo tutorial from beginners to advanced level. Beside logo design, some of the links includes broad analysis behind the logo design process which should be helpful for graphic designers and web designers.
Useful suggestions about better typography.
Recently I was checking out some nice flash galleries and came across an effect that I really liked. I had a sudden urge to duplicate that similar effect but using CSS/jQuery
jQuery makes our lives easier. So much so that it's tempting to use it all the time, inadvertently slowing our page load times. Here's some jQuery plugins that give solid bang for your performance buck.
This article assumes that you have a clean installation of WordPress running on your website.
The first thing you’ll want to do is decide whether to use a pre-made theme or design your own. If you’re a Web designer, chances are you’ll want to design a custom theme. But if you’re any other kind of visual artist, plenty of ready-made themes are available, and with a little customization (changing the background image, logo and color scheme can go a long way), one probably exists that suits your needs and will save you time. Therefore let’s first take a look at some freely available high-quality “portfolio” WordPress themes.
CSS Sprites are not new. In fact, they are a rather well-established technique and have managed to become common practice in Web development. Of course, CSS sprites are not always necessary, but in some situation they can bring significant advantages and improvements – particularly if you want to reduce your server load. And if you haven’t heard of CSS sprites before, now is probably a good time to learn what they are, how they work and what tools can help you create and use the technique in your projects.
A tutorial on creating custom WordPress themes.
Learn the fine art of isolating and preserving delicate and complex shadows for transplantation to exotic new backgrounds. Mark Galer reveals how to introduce a world of exciting textures to your ever so subtle... not... studio tabletop.
These details give the designer total control, allowing them to create beautiful and consistent typography in their designs. While these details can be applied across different types of media, in this articles we’re going to focus on how to apply them to web design using CSS. Here are 8 simple ways you can use CSS to improve your typography and hence the overall usability of your designs.
Here are 5 ways to better use light and shadow to polish your page designs and make them stand out on the screen.
A Roundup of 15 online background generators that will easily create patterns, stripes, gradients and even tartans, that you can use on your website, mobile phone, and desktop.
Suggestions about CSS and Type.
This article presents further principles and rules that will help your site convert. Among other things, we cover A/B testing, footnotes, testimonials, feature lists, the sign-up process and typography.
How to cast a realistic shadow that will top off your picture perfectly.