AngularJS: A Detailed Guide for Beginners

Ajeet Yadav  •  Coding  •  July 14, 2014
AngularJS: A Detailed Guide for Beginners

If you’ve not got your hands on AngularJS yet, you’re missing awesome features that can really make the most of HTML for web apps. Unlike Backbone.js and Ember.js, AngularJS is a next generation JavaScript framework where each component works with every other component in an interconnected way to make your web applications stand out. This article is designed to give a...

The Interactive Imperative in Mobile Design

Chris Bank  •  Design, UX Design  •  July 11, 2014
The Interactive Imperative in Mobile Design

How gestures and animations are changing the game for mobile app designs In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App discusses the importance of interactivity in mobile apps and its impacts impact on mobile design patterns – they’re covered in more detail with examples from over 50 hot mobile apps in UXPin’s free e-book, Mobile UI Design Patterns 2014....

What is the Point of Material Design?

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  July 9, 2014
What is the Point of Material Design?

In the simplest of explanations, Google developed Material Design to unify the experiences users have across various Google platforms. Additionally, this unification is to bring improved overall experience a user has with technology by making the interaction easier, simpler and more intuitive. Tell Me, What is Google? Google is a very big company, which includes various...

How to Use SVG Patterns

Joni Trythall  •  Coding  •  July 7, 2014
How to Use SVG Patterns

SVG patterns are one of several paint options that we have for coloring the fills and strokes of shapes and text. While generally regarded as one of the more complex options, establishing a foundation and understanding the basic syntax can make more seemingly complex patterns much more obtainable. SVG patterns provide for very unique design opportunities. We are essentially...

Building a Custom WordPress Login Form with Flat UI

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  July 3, 2014
Building a Custom WordPress Login Form with Flat UI

WordPress is the most populous and one of the best content management system in the world. It powers over 60 percent of websites in the world. By default, the Login form in WordPress is only visible when trying to access the administration dashboard. But you may prefer a custom login page that integrates visually with your website design instead of using the WordPress default...

Mobile Design Patterns: A Practical Look

Chris Bank  •  Design, UX Design  •  July 2, 2014
Mobile Design Patterns: A Practical Look

A quick overview of how to use design patterns every day In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App details what mobile design patterns are and how to think about them when designing your mobile app, and touches on the importance of animations and gestures – they’re covered in more detail with examples from over 50 hot mobile apps in UXPin’s free e-book,...

Free Advanced Photoshop Tutorials

Adrian  •  Resources  •  June 30, 2014
Free Advanced Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop is a fantastic soft for web designers who continually seek new ways of manifesting their design ideas. Photoshop allows them the space and tools to create or at least work in a creative way. Here are 20 free Photoshop tutorials. Checking them out may encourage someone to become an expert in this domain. Common practice always has advantages over theory, which seems...

Design Trend: Ghost Buttons in Website Design

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  June 30, 2014
Design Trend: Ghost Buttons in Website Design

The biggest trend of 2014 is something I’m not sure we saw coming. And it’s all based on one of the smallest design components of almost any website – the button. Ghost Buttons – those transparent, clickable items – are popping up everywhere. And taking the web design world by storm. Who ever thought something as simple as a button could change the way we look at web...

How to Improve Website UX with Doors Diagram

Kirill Shikhanov  •  Design, UX Design  •  June 27, 2014
How to Improve Website UX with Doors Diagram

Information visualization helps websites to increase retention, conversions and other metrics that may suffer from design flaws. Using the Doors Diagram to visualize a process of a user passing all the way from the starting point to the final goal could help us correct these user experience issues.  This diagram is much like a tool in service design, such as customer journey...

How to Start a Web Design Project [Infographic]

Adrian  •  Design  •  June 26, 2014
How to Start a Web Design Project [Infographic]

There’s a first time for everything — and it’s finally time for your very first web design project! While landing your first gig is a huge accomplishment in itself, keeping your first client happy requires a whole different set of skills. You’re not just a designer — you’re a project manager, and offering a great customer service experience is essential for...