Tag Archives: Development

The Grim Future of Web Browsers

Posted in Tips, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 13 Comments

Nothing new appearing today in the IT world is labelled as a surprise, because everything moves so fast and at some point in time you start to know when the big news hit the market. With the technology advancing so fast, especially all the mobile devices we call smartphones today part of the mainstream and are, maybe, the most important thing in our lives. So by sending a message from your QWERTY Android device or by playing Fruit Ninja on your latest iPhone, have you ever thought that you yourself are changing the IT world?

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Improve Website Usability Using jQuery, HTML5, And CSS3

Posted in Tools, Usability, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 9 Comments

Remember back when if you wanted to add interactivity to your site to improve the UX aspect to make it more appealing to visitors, you had to immediately go to a flash outlet? Well that sure does seem like a long time ago now, surprisingly so because it was just a few short years ago. The decline of Flash use for these instances can be credited to advances in web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery. These advancements have made the use of Flash in most cases an outdated and inefficient method of tackling interactivity in a website. That is why in this article, we’re going to take a look at HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery tutorials, techniques, and resources that can replace aspects of a website where the use of Flash was the dominant and most practical option.

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Ancient Web Design Practices that Beginners Should Avoid Part 2

Posted in Tips, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 19 Comments

Here comes part two of bad design practices that web designers should avoid. Part one mostly talked about the errors designers and developers make, here in part two we will also talk about the problem with what “webmasters” or website owners do to sully their names.

To all website owners out there who are wondering what’s wrong with their website, I suggest you read this (and part one) and learn from the grave mistakes of others. This is also good for people who are thinking of creating their own website. Be sure to read the comments because, very often, the gems are hidden there!

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Ancient Website Design Practices That Beginners Should Avoid Part 1

Posted in Tips, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 51 Comments

This article is intended for beginners in the field of web designing and web development. It talks about old design practices that have died off several years ago, but up to now some are still being used. The goal is to discuss why these practices are bad and to instill in the minds of budding designers and developers that doing the right thing even if it’s hard to do and hard to learn will greatly pay off in the future.

For professionals and experts in the field, we need your knowledge and opinion here!

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Pros And Cons Of Using Frameworks

Posted in Tips, Tools, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 28 Comments

Sometimes you should ask yourself, why you need to do the same thing everyday when there’s a new bridge to shorten the path. Think of a framework as a bridge that will help you code faster and easier. Did you notice I didn’t include the word “better” in the last sentence? Faster and easier doesn’t always mean better, but we will get to that later.

First things first, so what is a framework really? It actually depends on the context it is used. It can be defined as an abstraction tool that makes it easier to develop applications and reuse code.

“The framework aims to alleviate the overhead associated with common activities performed in Web development… and they often promote code reuse.”

Like everything else, when it comes to its use, a framework has advantages and downsides. Below is a list of some important facts you should consider, before you decide to start learning or using one.

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40 Upcoming Design, Development & Social Media Conferences Worth Attending

Posted in News, Social Media, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 8 Comments

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, developers and social media experts so they can be a great place to connect with people and gain friends or business partners. Most of the conferences also offer workshops where you can test your skills in work and learn new useful techniques.

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20+ Websites To Help You Learn Flash and ActionScript

Posted in Tips, Tutorials, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 14 Comments

There are many software products that are available in the market for website development. In the world of multimedia, Flash has its own position. In designing interactive demos, standalone movies, and aesthetically pleasing web content, flash plays a main role.

Tips and tricks can be learned from different websites.  The good reputation of Adobe products is one of the core reasons that Flash and ActionScript are so popular. A major reason for it’s popularity is that ActionScript is similar to JavaScript. There are many websites that are very helpful for learning Flash. Below are 25 websites that will help you in learning Flash/ActionScript.

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1WD 2 Year Anniversary And Massive 6000$ Worth Giveaway

Posted in 1WD Features, News, Web Design3 years ago • Written by 89 Comments

Hello everybody! Finally that day has come! Which day you may ask?

Well…where should I start? –  today 1WD is celebrating 2 years anniversary and fourth (4th) version of design.

We were working really hard all summer, and if one year ago I was working all alone, now I am honored to have a beautiful team together with me including several full time writers Rean, Sheena, Jane, Michael,Charina with our main chief editor Saad Bassi and social media ninja Ligita Kluga.

Huh, also what I need to add, our actual 2 years anniversary was on August 30, but we didn’t announce it because our new design wasn’t finished. Now it’s here and we are finally ready to move on!

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Popup Domination Software Review – Revolution In Email Marketing

Posted in Plugins, Social Media, Web Design, WordPress3 years ago • Written by 6 Comments

In internet marketing it’s all about the traffic and the people you can reach. One of the best ways to reach people is by having an email newsletter. But how to make people willing to subscribe to your newsletter? One of the ways is to offer a high quality product in exchange for their email addresses. This is where Popup Domination comes handy.

Continue reading to find out what is this WordPress plugin (actually it works on all sites) about, what it does and why do you need it.

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PHP for Beginners: Part 4 – PHP With Forms and Final Notes

Posted in Coding, Coding, PHP, Tutorials3 years ago • Written by 11 Comments

In the last part, I showed you how to use PHP to send e-mail messages. In this part I will continue this and also show you how to use PHP and forms together to make your PHP scripts more useful.

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