3rd Feb

Your CSS framework needs you!

What’s a CSS framework?
A CSS framework can help you achieve rapid development of websites, web apps and mashups. It eliminates repetitive tasks while prototyping designs by using …

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28th Jan

Amiga users out do Vista users 13-1

While looking up OS, resolution and browers stats for January 2009 on TheCounter.com I can across some statistics that made froth at the g**h. Vista is no doubt a flop for Microsoft, it looks great but that’s just about where …

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16th Jan

Are you a ‘yes man’?

With the launch of the new Jim Carrey film Yes Man I thought I’d cast a thought on the effects that having a ‘yes’ mentality has on your career, and potentially your private life….

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5th Jan

CSS NEWS – A quick catchup

Some CSS news from the web design industry. I have cherry-picked these articles and tools, aimed specifically at CSS and web design. Enjoy!

My Top 10 Most Used CSS Class Names

Many developers are puzzled when it comes to assigning class …

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31st Dec

DIY Bokeh

Bokeh is a photographic term referring to the appearance of out-of-focus areas in an image produced by a camera lens using a shallow depth of field. Different lens bokeh produces different aesthetic qualities in out-of-focus backgrounds, which are often used …

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30th Dec

Using Actions in Photoshop

This tutorial will teach you how to use actions in Photoshop CS. An action is a set of commands Photoshop

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26th Dec

Yahoo! Site Explorer – a quick guide for beginners

Yahoo! launched this FREE website tool a little over 3 years ago in September 2005, enabling webmasters to explore their own website with data they may have never had access to before. Yahoo! Site Explorer provides information …

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14th Dec

Professional HDR at its best

“Good photographs are not taken by a good camera but by a good photographer”

It is incredible to think that Jeff has been at this hobby for less than a year, the quality and craftmanship he demonstrates belies his limited …

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10th Dec

Website Life Cycle

The process by which a successful website lives looks something like this:

The cycle consists of analysis, updating and promotion. If any component if missing, your business will not …

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1st Dec

An alternative to sIFR

Rich typography on the web

sIFR (Scalable Inman Flash Replacement) is a mix of Javascript and Flash that enables a web designer to move away from the restrictions of on being able to use web-safe fonts …

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10th Nov

Basic design principles explained

I work in the web design industry and I’m amazed every single day by the lack on knowledge, respect and understanding of the basic design principles that I take for granted. I trained for 4 years …

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31st Oct

The Global Credit Crunch – it’s not all bad news

Ok so the Credit Crunch will throw the financial sector into turmoil for the next few years but lets look at some positives that have come out of this.

I’ll start things of:…

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30th Oct

CSS Box Model Hierarchi

Yep the good old CSS box model, explained once more. The CSS box model is a fundamental element of modern web design that all web designers need to master. …

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30th Oct

CSS for ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS – shaping up with CSS

Learning CSS from the beginning

CSS is an abbreviation for Cascading Style Sheets. Web designers use a CSS file to control the visual layout of a web page, grouping all styling declarations into one reference document while removing them from the …

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12th Oct

The complete Digital Photography resource for BEGINNERS – tips, tricks, advice and jargon explained

This fantastic list of digital photography tips and tricks was collated by our friends over at DPS. To help these articles reach a wider audience we have …

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