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Creating a Visually Consistent UI Design – Key Tips & How To use Them

To build a conveniently interactive application or website, you’ll have to create a noticeably usable UI. The UI of a product (app or site) is crucial. It’s powerful enough to create a positive or negative perception from the very first appearance. Show More Summary

Dummy SMTP Email Testing with Mailtrap

Many web applications & social networks have features that are delivered via e-mail. While in development these features often require a testing sandbox of some kind. It is possible to set this up manually. But a new service named Mailtrap offers these features by default. You can sign up for a free account just to […] Read More at Dummy SMTP Email Testing with Mailtrap

Sketch 3 and the Single-Sided Border Hack

Bohemian Coding created Sketch App for Mac OS X as a means to help designers mockup user interfaces, and for that reason many of the styles are CSS-centric. Shadow is one of them, where the values are X, Y, Blur and Spread. With CSS we would represent this as box-shadow: x, y, blur, spread – […] Read More at Sketch 3 and the Single-Sided Border Hack

Comics of the week #306

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]

popSelect Transforms a Select Box into a Popover Field

The traditional HTML select menu has been around for decades and is widely supported in all browsers. It’s a staple of online forms and all areas of web UI design. But what if there was a way to customize these select menus with popover...Show More Summary

Real-Time Server Monitoring with PatrolServer

Often times problems with your server environment can occur from a lack of security updates. These exploits allow hackers to force their way into part of your server whether it’s a database setup, CMS dashboard, or raw access to server files. Show More Summary

Google’s Teaching Free Marketing Lessons with Primer

Google continues its inherent platform as a tech leader by teaching free marketing lessons to anyone with a smartphone. A new app Primer is powered by Google and meant to offer the best way to learn without ever spending a penny. Topics...Show More Summary

CodePen Radio talks intricacies of the Web Development Business

The online cloud IDE platform CodePen has become a popular tool amongst frontend developers. It was co-founded by Chris Coyier, Alex Vazquez, and Tim Sabat a few years ago as a way to offer real-time updates on a web platform. With its tremendous success the three have created a podcast under the name CodePen Radio. Show More Summary

We Love SVG offers Open Source Icons for UI Design

A modern trend in web design places focus on custom typefaces hosted via open source platforms. Google Webfonts is undoubtedly the most popular choice with a growing library of fonts to choose from. A new free platform named We Love SVG offers this same functionality with SVG icons. Show More Summary

PHP North West 2015 Conference opens in Manchester

A fun three-day PHP event opens up the first weekend of October in Manchester, England. This is none other than PHP North West 2015 and it’s bound to be an incredible experience for anyone interested in PHP. Over a dozens speakers are...Show More Summary

Iconjar App organizes your Icon Library for Free

How many times have you been digging through folders in search of a particular icon or iconset? This has always been my traditional workflow, but it seems a new app Iconjar offers a sleek alternative. The program is only for Mac OS X 10.10 or later so unfortunately Windows & Linux users will have to […] Read More at Iconjar App organizes your Icon Library for Free

The Importance of Language and Character Set in Web Design

Looking back into history the Internet has gone through many phases. Back in the 1990s there was a lot of mis-direction among the changing character sets. These basically outlined a library of symbols which would be translated into certain characters of languages all around the world. Show More Summary

Radial Circle Chart Generator for Apple Watch

Anyone who’s familiar with the Apple Watch should know about the radial ring design. This was created as a way to display data on the very small Apple Watch screen. It’s an easy thing to create if you know where to look – but thankfully Hitesh Maidasani just made it even easier. He built an […] Read More at Radial Circle Chart Generator for Apple Watch

3 Things Everything Freelance Design Contract Must Have

If you’re freelancing then you need a contract, full stop.  If there’s only one thing you take away from this article, take that. But read on to learn the basics of what each contract should include and why. Freelancing without a contract is surprisingly common for new and experienced freelancers alike. Show More Summary

12 e-commerce solutions for selling on mobile

According to recent research published on Internet Retailer, mobile commerce now accounts for 30% of all U.S. e-commerce; and mobile commerce is expected to grow 2.58 times faster than total e-commerce sales in 2015. This is in line with data that shows that mobile internet usage has now exceeded PC usage, with mobile devices currently […]

How To Improve User Experience With Heatmap Testing

Getting traffic to a website is one thing, but managing to allocate it to specific pages and offers is a totally different story. While search engine optimization might be considered as more technically oriented, the art of making users watch and click on specific objects replies more on pure psychology. Show More Summary

Tommy Hilfiger eCommerce Website: Trends & Analysis

Clothing & accessory brands traditionally earned profit from in-store sales. But in recent times we’ve seen a lot of transactions move from department stores & shopping malls onto the web. This is why it’s crucial for every clothing manufacturer to offer some type of online shopping experience. Show More Summary

ArrrrCamp for Ruby Devs hits Belgium in October 2015

Rails development is perhaps one of the best choices for building modern web applications. PHP is still a widely-accepted choice powering frameworks like WordPress – but Rails has grown into its own community with so much support and plenty of groundbreaking tools. Show More Summary

32 Examples of Clean Flat Web Design Mockups

Flat design has seeped into the fabric of website design and mobile apps alike. Many popular interfaces are switching over to flat design because it’s simpler and easier to create. Some users prefer flat website layouts because they don’t use flashy graphics or distracting elements on a typically minimalist webpage design. Show More Summary

Twitter will release new High-Contrast Social Buttons

Every major social media website uses some type of sharing button. Facebook has their like/share buttons, Pinterest has re-pin buttons, and Twitter has follow/retweet buttons. A recent forum post on Twitter’s official community announced that Twitter will be released brand new redesigned buttons sometime around October/November. Show More Summary

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