65 Useful Android Apps for Designers

You’ve probably heard a lot about how Android apps are improving by leaps and bounds, whether they’re augmented reality applications, 3D games, reference apps, productivity tools or image editing tools. The latest Android phones with high resolution offer a wide variety of design related applications that allow designers fully adopting Android apps as excellent portable picture editors. These applications are not only adult and professionals' favorite, but also popular among the kids.

The Top 8 Placeholder Services for Web Designers

In the last year, there’s been a wave of helpful placeholder services. What’s a placeholder? Well, when you’re working on a new website, isn’t it a waste of time to use stock images, cropped to the right dimensions? A placeholder service allows you to automatically use a random image at the desired dimensions with minimal effort.

In the last week, Jeffrey Way has compiled a list – in no particular order – of what he considers to be the most useful and flexible placeholder services on the web. Certainly, for most of you, you’ll end up picking one or two of the following to use in your own projects.

IE-only Styles: Where Should They Be Placed?

Dealing with Internet Explorer is a fact of web design, and it isn’t going to go away anytime soon. If not for some of the differences in the way IE6 and IE7 handle certain areas of CSS (whether it be margin bugs, float bugs, or other problems), CSS development would be so much easier.

Support Internet Explorer and Still Be Cutting Edge

Everyone has been going on about how we should use CSS3 more and all of the possibilities and flexibility that come with it, but that we should still consider IE6 and other troubling browsers.

But how do we actually do that? How do we create websites that are up to date with the latest coding techniques but that are also usable for people experiencing the Web on Internet Explorer?

40+ Desert Island Web Development Tools

What would you do if you were suddenly stranded on a desert island in the middle of nowhere, with only a USB drive, a dial-up internet connection, and a barebones computer with no software outside the operating system installed? Of course, you’d use the internet connection to call for help first, but what about after that? How would you keep your design business going?

Uploading files to the server using FTP application

I´ve been asked several times by beginners web designers how to upload their website to the server – once they´ve got their site ready on their local machine.

This tutorial will guide you step by step through the proces of making your site visible to the world.

Part 16 - Import custom menu to Encore CS3

In this, sixteenth and last part of this tutorial I will show you how to import our custom designed menu to Adobe Encore CS3.

Part 15 - Continue with custom DVD menu using Photoshop CS3

In this, fifteenth part of this tutorial I will continue to create a custom menu in Adobe Photoshop CS3.

Part 14 - Custom DVD menu using Photoshop CS3

In this, fourteenth part of this tutorial I will show you how to create a custom menu for your DVD using Adobe Photoshop CS3.

Part 13 - Create advanced slideshow in Adobe Encore CS3

In this, thirteenth part of this tutorial I will show you how to create an advanced slideshow for our DVD production using Adobe Encore CS3.

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