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Paul Andrew (608 Posts)

About: Paul Andrew is the editor and founder of Speckyboy Design Magazine.

The Scoop – A Fantastic Free Magazine Styled WordPress Theme

Today we have a fantastic exclusive freebie for everyone — a free to use WordPress theme called ‘The Scoop’. It has been designed by Sven Salmonsson from wpStyles.org and it is a four columned minimal magazine-styled theme with its main focus on elegant typography and aimed towards content heavy web sites. You’ll love it! The Scoop WordPress Theme Preview, Demo…

20 Useful Free iPhone and iPad Apps for Designers and Developers

Big shocking news of the day: iPhones and iPads are increasingly popular and widespread and are being used by more and more people. But what’s interesting is this also includes web developers ie. you. And the following list will feature 20 free iPhone and iPad apps for web developers. While iPhones and iPads appear to be more consumer-driven devices, there…

25 Video Tutorials for Getting Started in Web Design

The best designers never stop learning. Only the mediocre ones think they know it all, that there’s nothing else to learn. But you don’t don’t want to be a mediocre designer, do you? That’s right – you want to be a great designer. One that’s always hungry to learn a new technique to make your first web and visual design…

25 Fresh and Professional CSS and HTML Templates

Ready-made CSS templates are one of the most sought after resources within the web design community. They not only offer a quick and easily edited solution for a static website or as a theme for your favorite CMS, they also offer a great avenue for exploring beautiful code, learning new techniques and most will work perfectly as a basic framework for any web project.

15 Useful Free Android Apps for Web Developers

We are not suggesting for a moment, with this post, that your Android mobile device would be a good alternative as a development platform to your desktop or laptop. All it shows with the current apps available, that it could be and the potential for more is certainly there. Maybe not so much with a mobile, but if you have one of the many iPad-a-like Android tablets that are currently available it certainly could be a reality.

20 Essential Tools and Tips to an Accessible Website

Accessibility is extremely important to your website. Simply put, what good does your website’s content do if certain people can’t see it? Sure, your fancy new design with the tiny fonts and low-contrast colors might look slick to you and your friends, but those with poorer eyesight, color blindness, and any other visual hindrance won’t be able to navigate, much…

50 Free Tools and Apps for Web Designers and Developers

Over the past year or so I have bookmarked hundreds of various tools and resources covering all aspects of web & mobile development – There are tools that will improve your work-flow, resources that will clean and validate code, apps that will allow you to collaborate with any number of colleagues, bookmarklets that let you create mockups within your browser,…

Mobile Cheatsheets for iPhone, Android and Blackberry App Development

In this post we have rounded up a selection of useful cheatsheets, references, quick recipes and code snippet resources specifically for Android, Blackberry and iPhone app development. No developer should work without these. Android Reference & Cheatsheets Android Classes (PDF) Download Android Classes (PDF) → Fastboot Cheat Sheet (HTML) View Fastboot Cheat Sheet (HTML) → Android Recipes and Snippets (HTML)…