• HTML & CSS
    The Intricacy of Simplicity: CSS3 200x200
    Ever wondered how a particular effect was achieved in a web design, and, after zooming in several clicks, you found that the author added several subtle shadows, borders, gradients, etc? In the past, this was achieved simply by slicing out an image, and setting it as a background of some element. Luckily, with CSS3, we can be afforded much more flexibility. Now, while the code for such a simple effect might be a bit tedious, it's well worth it, and that's what we'll review in today's written and video quick tip! Read More…
  • WordPress
    Integrating the Piecemaker 3D Gallery into your WordPress Theme200x200
    This tutorial will show you how to successfully integrate the Piecemaker 3D Flash image rotator into your WordPress theme. We'll also discuss setting up a custom admin panel which will make it super easy for your users to make customizations to the rotator.Read More…
  • Flash
    Quick Tip: Introducing Flash CS5 TemplatesPreview
    The range of templates available for playing with in Flash CS4 is, well, minimal. Thankfully, CS5 has introduced a load more, falling into a wide selection of categories such as banners, buttons, media playback, animation and more. Let's take a look!Read More…
  • News
    10 Kick-Ass Magento Templates200x200
    I'm proud to announce that ThemeForest is now selling Magento eCommerce templates at cheap prices that any business or individual can afford. We've launched with thirty-five awesome Magento templates, but we're just scratching the surface. By the end of the year, ThemeForest will be the premier location for buying and selling Magento templates! Here are some of the best that we've launched with. Read More…
  • PHP
    Magento for Designers: Part 3200x200
    Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In this miniseries, we'll learn how to get started with the platform, getting to know the terminologies, setting up a store and all related aspects of it and finally learn how to customize it to make it our very own. In this third part, we'll focus on the process behind theming Magento: how to install themes, the various concepts you'll need to understand to create a theme and the general file structure. Excited? Let's get started! Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Quick Tip: HTML5 Features you Should be Using Right NowHtml5
    With all this talk about HTML5 not being complete until 2022, many people disregard it entirely - which is a big mistake. In fact, there are a handful of HTML5 features that we can use in all our projects right now! Simpler, cleaner code is always a good thing. In today's video quick tip, I'll show you a handful of options. Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    Best of the Web: First QuarterPreview
    It's hard to believe that 2010 is already one quarter over. With a seemingly never-ending supply of developer goodness, it's hard not to miss some incredible articles. To catch up, check out our list of top articles from January, February, and March. Don't forget to share your own favorites within comments!Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Build a Brilliant Binary Clock with FlashPreview
    In this tutorial we are going to create an unusual, but very cool kind of clock: a binary clock.Read More…
  • Books
    Magento 1.3: PHP Developer's Guide - Free Copies200x200
    Magento is one of the most popular PHP eCommerce solutions available for web developers. In their own words, it's the fastest growing eCommerce platform in the world. Packt Publishing has generously donated a handful of copies of their latest Magento book, called "Magento 1.3: PHP Developer's Guide". Given that ThemeForest and CodeCanyon have both begun selling Magento themes and extensions, respectively, now would be a fantastic time to get on board with your training! To win a free copy, simply leave a comment, and I'll randomly choose and contact some of you. Read More…
  • Web Design
    A Better Way to Build Flash BannersPreview
    Flash banner development is often plagued by multiple files, fragmented code and messy timelines. This tutorial will show you how you can create a project template to serve as a solid base which will help you develop robust flash banners quickly, freeing you up to focus on bringing the creative idea to life.Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    Color Inspiration: Wonderful Uses of BeigePreview
    Beige and tan are most often used in websites simply as background colors. They're commonly seen used in paper textures, grunge sites, or, occasionally, as a solid-colored background. The advantage is that, because they're neutral, they can easily be combined with any number of other colors without clashing. The websites shown below offer a pretty complete picture of how beige and tan are used in today's website designs. There are twenty five sites included, but please feel free to share more within the comments.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Quick Tip: How to Make Your Code More ReadablePreview
    Flash's default code color scheme has a few problems. The white background can strain your eyes and the keywords and identifiers share the same color, so you can't automatically tell them apart. In this Quick Tip, you'll learn how to customize these colors to make your code more readable.Read More…