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25 jQuery Tutorials for Web Designers

jQuery is everywhere, its fast and versatile, and is rapidly becoming as common on websites as CSS. The only small problem you may have is keeping up with development, keeping up with new plugins and tutorials. This article will do just that. All of these tuts have been written within the past eight weeks, bringing you up to speed with latest developments.

28 Adobe AIR Apps for Designers and Developers

Adobe AIR is marvelous. Simple as that. It takes either or all HTML, JavaScript, Flash or Actionscript and builds you a desktop widget that is compatabile across all operating systems and can be used at any time off-line. There are very few limitations, and anyone with even a little programming knowledge could build an app with relative ease.

30 Free Portable Applications for Design and Development

All of these freeware applications have been in some cases, modified and trimmed down in size to allow them to fit on to a portable device like a USB drive or a portable hard drive. Rather than carrying a bulky laptop, you can carry all your applications and programs, your bookmarks, local servers, emails, passwords with you anywhere in your pocket. What a great idea!

24 Examples of Stylish Sabatier (or Solarised) Effect Photography

Sabatier or Solarised is a tecnique in photography in which the negative of a photograph is completely or slightly changed in tone. In a nutshell, dark is light and light is dark.
This tecnique can be created by over exposing the negative of an image or, as with almost all aspects of photography, can be created within Photoshop.