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3 Ways to Integrate Google Plus Into Your Blog

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3 Ways to Integrate Google Plus Into Your Blog

Well, I finally caved in and adopted Google Plus. It wasn’t willingly – with most new fads, I like to wait it out to see if, like 90 percent of most new and exciting online phenomena, it fades away into the ether of cyberspace. In the case of Google Plus, I was instantly reminded of so many other failed projects in the past – Google Wave, Google Video Player, Google Notebook….the list goes on and on.

17-11-2011
3 Ways to Integrate Google Plus Into Your Blog
How To Set Up An Apache Web Server In 3 Easy Steps

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How To Set Up An Apache Web Server In 3 Easy Steps

Whatever the reason is, you may at some point want to get a web server going. Whether you want to give yourself remote access to certain pages or services, you want to get a community group going, or anything else, you’ll need to have the right software installed and configured for that to happen. So how exactly can you do that? It’s actually quite simple.

22-10-2011
How To Set Up An Apache Web Server In 3 Easy Steps
Create Webpages Five Times Faster Using the Bluefish Editor [Cross-Platform]

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Create Webpages Five Times Faster Using the Bluefish Editor [Cross-Platform]

Websites are now powered by blog platforms like WordPress, or WYSIWYG editors like Kompozer, but the bottom line is that most hardcore web designers will always find it necessary to pop open a text editor to tweak the style a little bit here, or to realign the template a bit more there. I think that text editors are going to be around for a very long time.

21-10-2011
Create Webpages Five Times Faster Using the Bluefish Editor [Cross-Platform]
5 Of The Best Interactive Media & Web Awards For Some Cool Design Inspirations

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5 Of The Best Interactive Media & Web Awards For Some Cool Design Inspirations

If you look at it positively, envy can also inspire creativity. Awards of various hues and colors are the perfect platform to catch a bit of both. The best that get awarded set benchmarks which the herd tries to follow. Next year, there’s going to be someone who races ahead of the herd and becomes a winner. If you are a web designer or simply learning all about it, it pays to keep an eye on some of the best web awards that are dished out. Who knows, you might vie for it one day.

11-10-2011
5 Of The Best Interactive Media & Web Awards For Some Cool Design Inspirations
Pendule – Neat Chrome Plugin For A Web Developer

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Pendule – Neat Chrome Plugin For A Web Developer

I do quite a bit of Web development, and Google Chrome is my main browser these days. Chrome is pretty developer-friendly as it is, and you can also set up Firebug on Chrome. But today I wanted to show you a different Chrome extension called Pendule. Pendule supplements Chrome’s built-in Inspect Element feature with some interesting extras.

07-10-2011
Pendule – Neat Chrome Plugin For A Web Developer
10 Handy Alternatives If You Are Tired Of The Usual Lorem Ipsum Filler Texts

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10 Handy Alternatives If You Are Tired Of The Usual Lorem Ipsum Filler Texts

Web designers probably have a kitty of Lorem Ipsum tools saved close by that’s useful for their web development work. Lorem Ipsum generators come in various forms; some of them allow customizing the dummy text generation with variable font widths, font faces, and other design elements. But there’s just so much you can take of the mock content.

30-09-2011
10 Handy Alternatives If You Are Tired Of The Usual Lorem Ipsum Filler Texts
3 Easy-to-Use Online Color-Blindness Simulators

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3 Easy-to-Use Online Color-Blindness Simulators

“Color blindness” is defined as the inability to see certain colors the way most human beings do. It is impossible to quickly and clearly explain what color blindness feels like and how color blind people may perceive your website, but luckily it is possible to see it with your own eyes. Here are a few very easy tools to visualize color blindness for you.

26-09-2011
3 Easy-to-Use Online Color-Blindness Simulators
3 Color Picker Add-Ons For Web Designers & Graphic Artists [Firefox]

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3 Color Picker Add-Ons For Web Designers & Graphic Artists [Firefox]

Eyedroppers and color pickers can work outside a mammoth graphic tool like Photoshop and CorelDraw. Most of these tools are small and portable. But today, we will diverge from desktop color picking tools and look at five browser based ones. After all, a graphic artist can take his inspiration from anywhere…and if it’s anywhere online, a few very useful Firefox add-ons could come real handy.

23-09-2011
3 Color Picker Add-Ons For Web Designers & Graphic Artists [Firefox]
How to Create a Simple Personal Landing Page Using Adobe Muse

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How to Create a Simple Personal Landing Page Using Adobe Muse

There’s two main stages involved in the website design process. The first is designing the look of the pages and the second is translating the design into the the webpages. The first stage requires design skill while the second stage needs coding expertise. For those who have better eyes for design (and no interest in coding), there’s Muse from Adobe.

25-08-2011
How to Create a Simple Personal Landing Page Using Adobe Muse
3 Ways To Temporarily Change A Website’s Font If The Original Font Is Not Good Enough

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3 Ways To Temporarily Change A Website’s Font If The Original Font Is Not Good Enough

How many times has someone sent you a link to a website infested with incredibly hard-to-read fonts? It’s happened to all of us, and there’s not much we can do about it – or is there? There are a few folks on the Internet who have experienced the same problem as you, and fortunately, they decided to do something about it.

26-07-2011
3 Ways To Temporarily Change A Website’s Font If The Original Font Is Not Good Enough
Quickly & Easily Manipulate HTML5’s Canvas Element With jCanvas

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Quickly & Easily Manipulate HTML5’s Canvas Element With jCanvas

The web as we know it is evolving faster than ever before. As of late, HTML5 is coming into the scene, providing the capability of developing highly interactive web apps without the need for the proprietary Flash. Instead, all a user needs is a supported, modern web browser, and they’ll be able to enjoy the best of what the web has to offer.

09-07-2011
Quickly & Easily Manipulate HTML5’s Canvas Element With jCanvas
5 Tools to Compare Typefaces and Choose the Right Font for Your Work

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5 Tools to Compare Typefaces and Choose the Right Font for Your Work

Fonts and typefaces are all around us. If you are a web designer you have to carefully select them. When we attempt to select a font, we do quite a lot of comparing between the different fonts available to us. Here are seven tools which might help you to pick the right font for your work.

08-07-2011
5 Tools to Compare Typefaces and Choose the Right Font for Your Work
BlueGriffon: A Multi-Platform WYSIWYG HTML Editor

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BlueGriffon: A Multi-Platform WYSIWYG HTML Editor

There are several reasons why people hardly use desktop web builders – there are only a few of them available, the good ones are too expensive, and the process of web building itself is not a walk in the park. But there is a new web editing application called BlueGriffon, a free multi-platform WYSIWYG web editor which is easy enough for beginners but also powerful enough for more advanced users.

23-06-2011
BlueGriffon: A Multi-Platform WYSIWYG HTML Editor
5 Baby Steps to Learning CSS and Becoming a Kick-Ass CSS Sorcerer

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5 Baby Steps to Learning CSS and Becoming a Kick-Ass CSS Sorcerer

CSS is the single most important change webpages have seen in the last decade, and it paved the way for the separation of style and content. In the modern way, XHTML defines the semantic structure – the meaning and content of the webpage, while CSS concerns itself with the presentation. While most of us are comfortable writing a little HTML, we seem to think that CSS is some kind of black magic.

17-06-2011
5 Baby Steps to Learning CSS and Becoming a Kick-Ass CSS Sorcerer
Easily Build & Customize Facebook Pages With Static HTML WYSIWYG Editor

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Easily Build & Customize Facebook Pages With Static HTML WYSIWYG Editor

Facebook Pages is a great promotion tool. You can use it to promote your blog, your product, or even yourself. If you are a code novice and want to build and edit your Facebook Pages without touching any codes, you could easily do it using Static HTML – a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) web editor, built specifically for Facebook Pages.

11-05-2011
Easily Build & Customize Facebook Pages With Static HTML WYSIWYG Editor
Easily Create an Informative Website Tour in Minutes With Amberjack

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Easily Create an Informative Website Tour in Minutes With Amberjack

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could go to a brand new website that you’ve never visited before, and just click a button to get a brief tour of the site? Well, now you can offer that service to your own website visitors. A very cool, free service called Amberjack lets you create a quick and easy tour that will highlight all of the best areas and features of your website.

28-04-2011
Easily Create an Informative Website Tour in Minutes With Amberjack
10 Cool & Interesting Web Applications On Fonts & Typography

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10 Cool & Interesting Web Applications On Fonts & Typography

I have always been intrigued by how thick and thin lines, angles and shapes can come together and form beautiful fonts. Just a shift of pressure on a stroke and you can get something entirely new. That’s the magic of typography.

Typography is art in its truest sense, and the web has certainly made it more mainstream. Choosing the right fonts and a theme to go with it are joined at the hip when it comes to web design. The right combination gives us a web design that spells ‘wow’.

01-04-2011
10 Cool & Interesting Web Applications On Fonts & Typography