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Web design resource organised to element type.

Mon, 12/07/2010 - 08:48


Use less generic dummy text in web designs

Sometimes it may be useful to use less generic dummy text in your designs: for instance, when you want to give your design more context, and see how it works best with the text that could actually be used on a website. Whether you need an ordered or unordered list, a simple paragraph or a headline, just grab it from Kureno's Lorem Ipsum Tool.

Check one or several of the control boxes and click “Generate.” You can even choose between three different content types from a drop-down list: “Design Studio,” “Business” and “Technology.”

Thu, 24/06/2010 - 15:14


30 Fresh Icon Sets for Developers and Designers - Speckyboy Design Magazine

We simply love creative icon design, we really really do. As such in this post we have collected a rich list of 30 fresh icon sets specifically for designers and developers.
You will find some mini icons, pictograms, wireframe icons, ecommerce icons, toolbar icons, mobile app icons… the list goes on and on.

Wed, 26/05/2010 - 12:02


5 Top jQuery Chart Libraries for Interactive Charts | Graphic and Web ...

Nowadays the need for an easy way to add interactive charts becomes essential because we are shifting from pc applications
to web application. jQuery and other libraries allows to make accessible data visualization in (x)HTML, giving us this needed functionality.

In this article we are going to present 5 chart libraries that suit different needs from simple charts to high complex charts. Most of them are free for personal and commercial use.

Thu, 25/03/2010 - 11:40


jQuery Spritely | Spritely

jQuery.spritely is a jQuery plugin created by Artlogic for creating dynamic character and background animation in pure HTML and JavaScript. It's a simple, light-weight plugin with a few simple methods for creating animated sprites such as the birds you see on this page, and dynamic scrolling backgrounds.

Mon, 22/03/2010 - 10:05


A Three Step Guide to Usability on the Mobile Web | mobiThinking

Get the best out of mobile web strategies - appreciate just how different a beast the mobile web is to the desktop web, and what it means to deliver a truly usable and functional mobile site with this guide to getting mobile design and usability principles right.

Fri, 12/03/2010 - 07:48


CMS Showcase: 31 Remarkable Drupal Powered Websites

For those scratching their heads wondering what Drupal is, it’s an open-source (i.e. free) content management system that’s flexible and feature-packed. Over the last couple of years or so, it’s taken off as the go-to platform to run websites that require a lot of community and content management features. From personal blogs and brochure sites, to fully-featured social networking sites, portals, news sites, and e-commerce websites, Drupal has proven itself as the most robust platform currently available in the content management system market.

This article showcases 31 websites that run on Drupal.

Fri, 26/02/2010 - 12:54


BBC - BBC Internet Blog: A new global visual language for the BBC's ...

The BBC website began its official life back in December 1997 with this very simple design. It was a basic offering with two sections to the site. Over time it has grown to encompass a great deal more. However due to the organic way in which the website evolved and the old structure of the business, with dozens of small design teams working independently of each other, the site had a fairly schizophrenic nature once you delved into its depths.

Fri, 19/02/2010 - 12:35


10 useful tools to develop, monitor, evaluate or debug web pages

Webcredible (http://www.webredible.co.uk) article which recommends ten tools, mostly Firefox add ons, to support web development and quality assurance. The article referes to a particularly useful tool called IETester which allows you to have the rendering and javascript engines of IE8, IE7 IE 6 and IE5.5 on Windows 7, Vista and XP, as well as the installed IE in the same process.

Mon, 01/02/2010 - 13:15


frequency decoder ~ Unobtrusive JavaScript datePicker (calendar) widgit ...

This unobtrusive datePicker (calendar), which is accessible using the keyboard, requires no embedded JavaScript blocks, uses no pop-up windows and is suitable for use within documents served as application/XHTML+XML.

Thu, 21/01/2010 - 15:08