What is UI Kit and Why You Should Use it

Rochester Oliveira  •  Coding  •  April 18, 2012
What is UI Kit and Why You Should Use it

We’ve been launching a few great free and premium UI Kits at Designmodo. But some of you may have missed it simply because you don’t care about it… yet. Today we’ll see what you lose by skipping those great collections, and how to get more from them. It’s not just about copying and pasting elements, at all. It’s about improving your workflow, getting more and...

Mobile Patterns and Why Use Them in Design

Christian Vasile  •  Design  •  April 17, 2012
Mobile Patterns and Why Use Them in Design

Mobile Patterns or Mobile Templates are, as the name obviously states, templates to use for easing our work when designing a site for portable devices. As mobile web design means more and more nowadays, designers often have problems reaching deadlines because of a high workload. In web design we have grid systems we build on in order to help us maintain a clean visual pattern,...

A Beginner’s Guide to jQuery

Christian Krammer  •  Coding, jQuery  •  April 16, 2012
A Beginner’s Guide to jQuery

Undoubtedly it’s the time of CSS. With the great support of current browsers almost everything seems possible just with it. Especially when you are lucky enough to code a mobile app and only have to consider WebKit as the browser. But often things are far from perfect and Internet Explorer 7 acts as the lowest common denominator. CSS is no option there to achieve great...

How to Create a CSS3 Dropdown Menu

Valeriu Timbuc  •  CSS3, Tutorials  •  April 13, 2012
How to Create a CSS3 Dropdown Menu

Topic: CSS3 Difficulty: Beginner Estimated Completion Time: 20 mins In this tutorial we will code in pure CSS3 the Navigation Menu that you can find in Impressionist UI by Vladimir Kudinov. Step 1 – HTML Markup We will create an unordered list with a list item and an anchor tag for each menu link. To create the sub menu add another unordered list inside of the...

How Responsive Design Affects Online Businesses

Jenna Scaglione  •  Design  •  April 11, 2012
How Responsive Design Affects Online Businesses

The development and usage of smartphones, tablets and iPads is growing at an exponential rate. Consumers are lining up in droves to get their hands on the latest gadgets, while tech giants are developing more creations to “wow” a technology-hungry crowd. According to a recent comScore study, more than 100 million U.S. mobile subscribers use smartphones and nearly 234...

25+ Fresh jQuery and CSS3 Tutorials

Adrian  •  Coding, Resources  •  April 9, 2012
25+ Fresh jQuery and CSS3 Tutorials

jQuery and CSS3 tutorials can be used together in a web designing project or they can be used separately in a site. The zone of internet and website designing is experiencing great transformation of older apps and inclusion of newer ones every day. All these are for the betterment of the whole conception of website design. In the internet there are lots of ways to know about...

20 Creative Footers in Modern Web Design

Adrian  •  Inspiration  •  April 6, 2012
20 Creative Footers in Modern Web Design

Nowadays online business is really selling off like a hot cake. It can be either homely appliances or other things like web design. Footer Webpage design has great significance in online business. Web page is the most important thing in the parties, the seller and the consumer. Some web page is so badly design that it is failed to make any business. So if you are really...

Free PSD UI Kits and Templates for Web Designers

Adrian  •  Resources  •  April 5, 2012
Free PSD UI Kits and Templates for Web Designers

Web designers have to do a lot of things to make their designing project successful; selection of pre-designed and editable UI elements is one big task among them. In this modern phase of time the world of internet is passing through an out and out situation of competition. And that is why it becomes necessary to have some kind of materials in hand to remain in the top...

How to Create Calendar using jQuery and CSS3

Valeriu Timbuc  •  CSS3, jQuery, Tutorials  •  April 4, 2012
How to Create Calendar using jQuery and CSS3

Topic: jQuery & CSS3 Difficulty: Intermediate Estimated Completion Time: 30 mins In this tutorial we will code the jQuery and CSS3 Calendar that you can find in Futurico UI Pro made by Vladimir Kudinov. To do it we will use CSS for all the styling and for “functionality” we will use jQuery and jQuery UI. From jQuery UI we will only use the “Datepicker” script. So...

Impressionist Icons – Vector Icons Pack

Adrian  •  Shop  •  April 3, 2012
Impressionist Icons – Vector Icons Pack

Impressionist Icons is an amazing pack containing 200 vector icons.  You can change and adapt icons any way you like (from 16x16px to unlimited sizes). And the icons will always look perfect and professional. Don’t be afraid to mix-and-match icons – they are specially designed with this in mind. Every image in the Impressionist Icons pack is made to real proportions, at...