Platforma Flowcharts and Sitemap for Web

Adrian  •  Templates  •  November 22, 2016
Platforma Flowcharts and Sitemap for Web

Create clear good-looking user’s flow, sitemap or information architecture of a website on one page. Platforma Flowcharts for Web is a collection of cards for early-stage website prototyping in Sketch and Illustrator. Incredibly easy to use for everyone: from project manager to...

Web Design Trends For “Start Here” Pages

Jake Rocheleau  •  Website Design  •  November 22, 2016
Web Design Trends For “Start Here” Pages

When visitors land on a new website they usually have no idea where to begin. They usually just look around for nav links that might provide the info they’re looking for. But the newest trend of the “start here” page offers a much better experience. Brand new users on your site should be inspired to keep browsing deeper into your posts. The best way to achieve this is...

StrictThemes – Best AD & AdSense WordPress Themes Provider

Adrian  •  Themes  •  November 21, 2016
StrictThemes – Best AD & AdSense WordPress Themes Provider

StrictThemes has been producing fantastic themes for WordPress since 2013. Their themes are well known for their out of the box commercial features and allows monetized websites to be built up and setup quickly. They have a portfolio of ten themes. The amazing thing is that none of their themes has less than a 4.7 out of 5 rating from customers. A big reason that so many...

Microsoft Launches Visual Studio for Mac, Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio Mobile Center

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  November 18, 2016
Microsoft Launches Visual Studio for Mac, Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio Mobile Center

Visual Studio is available now on Mac. Or not? As rumored, Microsoft released Visual Studio Code for MacOS. However, there is some fine print. Contrary to what the name suggests, Visual Studio Code for MacOS is not the Windows equivalent; it’s a rebranding of Xamarin Studio IDE, a C# development environment for the Mac, which Microsoft acquired earlier this year. The...

Mozilla Releases Firefox 50 and Supercharges Nightly with Quantum

Doru Ciobanu  •  News  •  November 17, 2016
Mozilla Releases Firefox 50 and Supercharges Nightly with Quantum

Firefox is now in its 50th iteration. Initially scheduled for the first week of November, Mozilla delayed the launch for some last minute code optimizations related to the way add-ons are invoked when the browser is started. Specifically, the developers sorted out a significant bug in Firefox add-on SDK module, so, this should speed up Firefox, especially for those that have a...

5 Good Collaboration Tools for Design Teams and Freelancers

Adrian  •  Tools  •  November 16, 2016
5 Good Collaboration Tools for Design Teams and Freelancers

The diversity of skills among the various team members can at times make working together difficult. This is where the team leader comes in. A team leader’s primary role, is to get everyone on the same page and working together. A wise choice of project management and collaboration tools can make this much easier to do and to maintain. While freelancers are not faced with...

4 Ways to Improve Usability and User Experience by Decluttering Designs

Paula Borowska  •  UX Design  •  November 14, 2016
4 Ways to Improve Usability and User Experience by Decluttering Designs

We often speak about decluttering in the sense of physical stuff like closets or storage. But, we can also speak about decluttering designs too. Decluttering can help improve usability and the user experience on websites. Here are four tips for decluttering you designs. 1. Shorten the Copy Dating back to 1997, Nielsen Norman Group conducted a study to learn how users read on...

Our Favorite WordPress Themes of 2016

Doru Ciobanu  •  Themes  •  November 11, 2016
Our Favorite WordPress Themes of 2016

Every fourth site you came across on the web is made on WordPress. More than 60 million websites are running the popular CMS to present ideas, promote services or sell products. Bloggers, designers, corporate entities, news magazines, banks, NGOs and many other individuals and organizations rely on WordPress to maintain an online presence. Launched 13 years ago, the modest...

Which Languages Should I Learn for Web Development?

Jake Rocheleau  •  Coding  •  November 10, 2016
Which Languages Should I Learn for Web Development?

Getting started with web development can be strenuous and confusing. There’s so much to learn and you have so many different options for languages, frameworks, and open source projects to choose from. Where do you even start? There is no single correct answer but there is a natural progression that most developers take. It’s easier to start with the basics and slowly move...

Top 50 Fonts of 2016

Doru Ciobanu  •  Fonts  •  November 7, 2016
Top 50 Fonts of 2016

Typography is an art combining perspective, technique and ingenuity. A great design comes with great typography. Whether you are creating for web or print, designing brochures or user interfaces, developing a brand identity or creating a logo, one of the key elements of a successful project is the typeface you are using. In fact, the combination of fonts, color choices and...