In Search For Ultimate Blogging Tools: Writing Simplified Now!

What I liked: Option to enter full screen mode to avoid distractions Easy image, video,audio and quote add an upload Live preview screen to see how post would look like published Handy web browser bookmarklet Intelligent microblogging – you can follow your friends, search on Twitter and share posts with Ping.fm Word and character count If you need to copy and use some text from other sites, there is a good option to Remove Formatting, handy. … You can compose entries offline and use the extra features ecto offers, such as spellcheck, creating links, attachments, and much more. ecto is a native Mac OS X application, and offers you a more powerful and easier to use editing interface than your blog’s built in control panel. illumineX __ ecto screenshots - a powerful blog editor for your Mac.jpg Ecto has been the most customizable of all, though it hasn’t got some of the newest, fancy features other blog editors might have, but mostly they aren’t missed at least for me.

40 Upcoming Design, Development & Social Media Conferences Worth Attending

Attending conferences and seminars can noticeably boost your knowledge and work productivity. Design, development and social media conferences give you the wonderful chance to acquire essential knowledge in spheres you’re interested, get in touch with the masters in the field and be up-to-date about the freshest trends. These conferences usually gathers together hundreds of designers, … Continue Reading

Worldwide Graphic Design: How Different Nationalities Design Part 2

You asked for more, so you got it. We’ve covered Latin American, Middle Eastern, Dutch, Chinese and Japanese graphic design. It was a beautiful introduction to art from our brothers who speak different tongues. Graphic Design can be dramatic, emotional, powerful, romantic, serene, political or even all of the above. Now we’re going to cover … Continue Reading

Color Calibration for Your Devices

We’ve all experienced it at one point: we’ve created an impressive digital work, and wanting to show it off to other people, decided to print it. But after seeing the printing job, you are horrified to see that the colors are off, the brightness, contrast or saturation is all wrong. You’ve realized that your screen’s … Continue Reading

Design Trends vs. Great Design

Here is something that I believe touches the design community and each of its members on a personal level each day. We all use inspiration and we have a “design style.” But where the line begins to become blurry is right between trends and greatness. It’s not so much that I believe a particular design … Continue Reading

Gain More Traffic: Useful Sites For Web Design Tutorial Submission

It can often be inconvenient and time consuming to visit each design or tutorial blog to check out whether there’s a new tutorial you’re interested in. Moreover if you’re a beginner you just want to find high-quality tutorials quickly and preferably in one place. Sites like this exist, but I bet most of you haven’t seen anything … Continue Reading