This is our weekly column in which we share our favorites posts, articles and resources with our readers all from last week.
Frameworks are the streamlined flow of PHP codes meshed up and baked for you to just use and implement. PHP frameworks are the result of codes written by many talented developers around the world. In other words, PHP frameworks help to promote rapid application development (RAD), which saves you time, helps build more stable applications, and reduces the amount of repetitive coding for developers. In this article you will find 15 of the best PHP frameworks that are both light and easy to implement.
15 Best Ever PHP Frameworks →
Visualizing.org is a community of creative people working to make sense of complex issues through data and design… and it’s a shared space and free resource to help you achieve this goal.
Remy Sharp’s cool site for HTML5 demos has a “View Source” button on each of the individual demo pages. Click it, and you see the entire source code for the page you are looking at. It’s not a popup or a new tab, it just shows the source right there on the page. This tutorial sets out to recreate it.
Make a ‘View Source’ Button →
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a news previewer that let’s you show your latest articles or news in a compact way. The news previewer will show some list of articles on the left side and the preview of the article with a longer description on the right. Once a news on the left is clicked, the preview will slide in.
Compact News Previewer with jQuery →
A simple CSS framework for designers and developers, based on 35 equal-width columns. It aims to cut down on development time and help you create beautiful-structured websites.
The grid is equiped with a 28px baseline-grid for a smooth vertical rhythm. Each block (DIV) is defined with a margin of 1 square (28px) from the next block.
The Square Grid – A simple CSS framework for designers and developers →
CSS3 Animated Bubble Buttons →
Crash Course: YUI Grids CSS →
In this tutorial you will be shown how to create a simple money style illustration using a regular photo, it's not as perfect as the money illustrations you will see in the regular dollar bill, but it's still a quick and efective tip.
Money Style Illustration in Photoshop →
In this tutorial you will be shown how to create “A Life Of Aquatic Sounds”, using a variety of blending mode tricks, photo filters and other useful Photoshop techniques.
The creation of “A Life Of Aquatic Sounds” →
On September 14, Twitter introduced its newly redesigned interface that provides an easier, faster and richer experience. But with the new display interface, your old backgrounds will have problems fitting in. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a background that will fit in perfectly with the new Twitter.
How to Create a Simple New Twitter Background Design in Photoshop →
In this article you’ll take a closer look at that short space of time between the moment the lights go down and the first scene of a film, the part that so often sets our expectations of a movie, that sequence that speaks to our creative side: the art of the film title.
The Art Of Film Title Design Throughout Cinema History →
Minimalism in movie posters is something that is becoming more and more popular, as you can clearly see from the examples showcased below, there are many more minimal posters from recent years compared to the amount seen in the 90′s and earlier.
Showcase of Minimalism in Movie Posters From 1967 to 2010 →
These maps show the infrastructure of the city; each city is different from another because of the look, feel, regional culture, typography and many other things.
Metro and Underground Maps Designs Around the World →
If there was ever a post that will ruin your producivity this week it will be this one. Take caution when visiting, and be prepared to suspend any work you are doing and enjoy this vintage selection of games. Remember Golden Axe? I am playing that just now.
Retro Video/DOS Games For The Weekend →