Using Nesting Styles in Preprocessors

David East  •  Coding  •  August 15, 2014
Using Nesting Styles in Preprocessors

Nesting styles are one of the core features of CSS preprocessors. While the concept is simple, there are a few things to be aware of. In this video, we’ll go over the basics of nesting and how to incorporate combining classes as well as pseudo-classes. We’ll do all of this while sprinkling in some best practices along the way. The tutorial explains how to set...

Hot Social Design Patterns for Mobile

Chris Bank  •  App Design, Design, UX Design  •  August 14, 2014
Hot Social Design Patterns for Mobile

A Deeper Look At Patterns Designed By The Hottest Apps Today In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App discusses the importance of social design patterns and details examples from some of the hottest mobile apps today – more examples of these patterns and over 45 additional mobile design patterns are covered in detail in UXPin’s free e-book, Mobile UI...

How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

Agbonghama Collins  •  Tutorials, WordPress  •  August 12, 2014
How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

Google recently announced that it has started using HTTPS as a ranking signal. And that has implications for your site and whether it uses an HTTP or HTTPS protocol. For now, it’s only a very lightweight signal affecting fewer than 1 percent of global search queries, and carrying less weight than other signals (such as high-quality content) in order to give website...

How To Use Flat UI Pro and Angular.js to Build a Web App

Valery Vorobyev  •  Coding  •  August 11, 2014
How To Use Flat UI Pro and Angular.js to Build a Web App

Almost anyone can build a single-page web applications using Angular.js and Flat UI Pro. All it takes is a little background in Angular.js to complete this tutorial. Angular.js is a powerful, modern and popular framework for development single-page web applications. (Get up to speed on using this framework from the website of the project.) No matter how wonderful the...

5 Best Practices for Single-Page UX Design

Armen Ghazarian  •  Design, UX Design, Website Design  •  August 8, 2014
5 Best Practices for Single-Page UX Design

Everybody loves single-page websites. There is definitely some chemistry with this design trend. It has been around for quite a while, but it’s still on the rise and too many websites opt for it. A long time ago, having a single-page website was not something you would be proud of. Those were purely informative, “business card” websites that were considered cheap and...

Material Design Resources and Inspiration

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  August 6, 2014
Material Design Resources and Inspiration

Material Design is Google’s new visual language. Google wants to combine great visual design with technology in order to make a better user experience. The concept of material design is so new that a lot of documentation is not out there. However, I have found some resources to get you started as well as material design style inspiration. Google Provided Resources Google is...

Understanding Media Queries in WordPress Responsive Themes

Abbas Suterwala  •  Tutorials, WordPress  •  August 4, 2014
Understanding Media Queries in WordPress Responsive Themes

The way customers are viewing your website is evolving every day. The only way to see a website few years back was through a desktop or a laptop with a large screen. Websites had to be designed for only large screen sizes. This has drastically changed. Customers have devices of various sizes — mobile phone, tablet or laptop — and will consume your website on all...

Hot Navigation Design Patterns for Mobile

Chris Bank  •  Design, Responsive Design, UX Design  •  August 1, 2014
Hot Navigation Design Patterns for Mobile

A Deeper Look At Patterns Designed By The Hottest Apps Today In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App discusses the importance of navigation design patterns and details examples from some of the hottest mobile apps today – more examples of these patterns and over 45 additional mobile design patterns are covered in detail in UXPin’s free e-book, Mobile UI...

How To Create a Web Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Andrei Ștefan  •  Adobe Illustrator, Tutorials  •  July 28, 2014
How To Create a Web Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Ever wanted to design an icon for the web? Today is your day. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to design web icons. If you’re an icon addict, you probably already know the power iconography (the careful use of symbols instead of words) has in making a website more attractive but more importantly, easier to navigate. For this tutorial, I’ve taken a hypothetical...

Free Swift Tutorials for Apple’s New Programming Language

Nataly Birch  •  Resources, Tools  •  July 25, 2014
Free Swift Tutorials for Apple’s New Programming Language

Unveiled only a month ago, the new programming language Swift that was created by Apple for iOS developers shook up Xcode lovers a bit. It aims to provide programmers with an alternative that slowly should replace Objective-C, which is not so resilient against erroneous code. Swift includes slightly revised basic Objective-C features and new advanced elements and concepts that...