Best Practices for Websites with Looped Video Backgrounds

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  November 20, 2015
Best Practices for Websites with Looped Video Backgrounds

Loop is a Boolean attribute of the video tag in HTML5 that is supported by the latest versions of modern browsers, including IE 9.0. It specifies a series of short movie clips that start over and over again. This feature was warmly welcomed by the web developer community and already affected numerous projects, having made websites look more intense and exciting. These...

Bootstrap 4 CSS Tutorial (Part 1)

Sam Norton  •  Coding  •  November 19, 2015
Bootstrap 4 CSS Tutorial (Part 1)

Having the basic HTML elements set up is not enough to create a fantastic or functional website. You need styles to bring life to your website. Bootstrap 4 offers a plenty of classes and user styles that can be customized according to your preferences. In the last article, we talked about the Bootstrap 4 grid system and some tips on how to efficiently use containers, columns,...

Integrate Slides Subscription Form with MailChimp, jQuery and AJAX

Sam Norton  •  Coding  •  November 18, 2015
Integrate Slides Subscription Form with MailChimp, jQuery and AJAX

In the previous tutorial, I showed you how you can integrate MailChimp with the Slides Subscription Form the easy way. This includes setting up your MailChimp account, creating list, as well as customizing codes the MailChimp built-in subscription form to integrate with Slides Subscription form markup. Today, we will look on how we can integrate MailChimp with the Slides...

Tools for the Modern Front End Developer’s Workflow

Jake Rocheleau  •  Coding  •  November 16, 2015
Tools for the Modern Front End Developer’s Workflow

Front end web developers hold a great responsibility to craft pixel-perfect layouts that run properly in all web browsers. Over time this has become easier with more advanced browsers and greater development tools. While everyone knows about HTML and CSS, fewer people know about Sass and Haml. Front end development continues to advance with each passing year and it’s the...

115+ Professional High Resolution Wood Textures

Adrian  •  Graphics, Resources  •  November 14, 2015
115+ Professional High Resolution Wood Textures

Though there are various types of textures used in the web designing, the wood textures are one of the most suitable that can fit any type of web related projects. Basically, these free textures are pretty nice and the wood elements could very well suit any environmental or nature related concepts. There are a huge variety of textures available online that could give an...

Collection of Free After Effects Mockups

Nataly Birch  •  Graphics  •  November 13, 2015
Collection of Free After Effects Mockups

Using After Effects for user interface animation prototypes is a huge trend among designers. Dynamic gifs that vividly reveal workflow of upcoming apps has taken the community by the storm. Whether you showcase a primary navigation center that should slide out from the left or a series of functional screens that demonstrate basic operations, your project will only benefit from...

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Design Learning

Tomas Laurinavicius  •  Design  •  November 12, 2015
10 Ways to Supercharge Your Design Learning

I started learning design in 2007, and a lot has changed since then. Now we have thousands of communities available, tutorial sites, remarkable individuals sharing their knowledge and dozens of opportunities to learn and earn as a designer. Today, I’d like to share some of the techniques and methods I’ve used to learn design. I keep learning new things every day and some...

Why Hipster Attitudes Can Ruin Interaction Design

Nathan James Yates  •  Design  •  November 9, 2015
Why Hipster Attitudes Can Ruin Interaction Design

Overwhelmingly, humans avoid challenging their long-standing beliefs, tastes and opinions. We prefer something we know instead of seeking new experiences. Even in the modern age with constant new stimuli, we like to follow the same well-worn paths and draw the same conclusions regardless of fact. I dislike pop music. I’m not the first to say it and I won’t be the last. For...

Understanding the Bootstrap 4 Grid System

Sam Norton  •  Coding  •  November 4, 2015
Understanding the Bootstrap 4 Grid System

Grid systems enable us to properly organize website content. Dividing the screen into multiple rows and columns is the best way to create a variety of layouts for any kind of website. Bootstrap’s grid system has a division of columns ― up to 12 in each row. Each column width varies according to the size of screen they’re displayed in. Bootstrap’s grids are...

Changes are Coming to Tools and Devices for UI/UX Designers

Nick Parker  •  Design, Tools  •  November 2, 2015
Changes are Coming to Tools and Devices for UI/UX Designers

There is interesting stereotype that the ideal tools for designers are Apple devices with OS X and iOS. Regarding UI/UX design — it is explainable. Products such as Sketch and Principle, have great advantages: small consuming of resources, intuitive interface, low price. When it comes to devices, laptops and tablets, items from Сupertino look awesome. But in light of...