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Paul Andrew (608 Posts)

About: Paul Andrew is the editor and founder of Speckyboy Design Magazine.
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20 Free Responsive HTML & CSS Templates

The free responsive HTML & CSS templates we have for you today do not only offer a quick and easy to edit solution for a static website or as a theme for your favorite CMS, they also offer a great learning experience by giving you the opportunity to reverse-engineer the beautiful mobile-friendly responsive code contained with each.

Android GUI Stencils, Kits and Templates

Two years ago we published the post Android App Developers GUI Kits, Icons, Fonts and Tools and upon review that post as not aged very well. It desperately needed updated. Two years really is a long time in mobile app development! All of these Android GUI templates, kits and stencils have all been designed to not only help you maintain…

50 New Resources and Tools for Web Developers

In this web developer round-up we have chosen 50 recently released resources and tools that offer time-saving solutions to many of the development issues you may come across. So, if you are looking for a tool that will check your Javascript, validate your CSS, help you create an image sprite, or a new HTML5 Canvas library, a new CSS dev…

20 Creative Personal Blog Web Designs

As clearly and concisely defined by Wikipedia, a blog is ‘a personal journal published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete entries (“posts”)…’. But when you do read back that definition you soon realize how far we have drifted away from it, especially over the last couple of years and particularly within the design community. Once upon-a-time a blog…

20 More CSS3 Tutorials and Techniques for Creating Buttons

It has been well over a year since we last took a look at some of the latest CSS3 tutorials and techniques for creating buttons. And what a difference a year makes. No longer satisfied with just using the basic CSS3 properties (border-radius, box-shadow…), many developers have progressed to using @font-face icons, animation and 3D effects. All with only CSS….

20 New and Free Minimal WordPress Themes

All of the free minimal WordPress themes we have for you below are free and will work perfectly well straight-out-of-the-box (albeit with a few option panel tweaks), also the vast majority of them being responsive. But, putting the minimal styling aside, the real beauty of these themes, for designers and developers anyway, is that they are a fantastic starting point…

25 Free and Detailed Web Layout PSD Templates

Today we have a 25 fully-layered web layout psd templates that have not only been designed with current web design trends in mind, but are also so detailed and professional you simply won’t believe they are free to download. But, do you know something, they all are! Enjoy. Landing Page Landing Page Business Website Template Business Website Template iPhone App…

40 Recently Released jQuery Plugins

Its that time of the year again were we take a look at and highlight the most useful recently released jQuery plugins. As expected from the jQuery community, the selection we have for you is highly impressive. They never, ever let you down. The 40 plugins we have for you below have been categorized into the following categories: Page Layout…

25 More Completely Free Web Fonts

A year or so ago we published our original Completely Free Fonts Perfect for @fontface. It has been a long time coming but here, at long last, is our next installment. Again, we have chosen 25 free web fonts that are so good we can’t believe they are the free. Here they are… Bemio Copyright → Pay what you want…

WordCamp hits the Netherlands this weekend

WordCamp Netherlands will feature a lineup of experts on WordPress, Social Media, SEO, and Performance including our very own Andy Killen. While it’s hosted in the Netherlands, many of the talks will be in English for the speaker’s convenience. Saturday (March 24th) will open the event with a series of talks on WordPress! A full program of Saturdays events are…

Introducing Warp – An Open-Source Theme Framework for WordPress & Joomla

Each time you develop a theme you’ll have to deal with the same, repetitive tasks. E.g. you need a certain folder structure to organize your PHP, CSS and JavaScript files or you rely on features like layouts, compression and caching. Because you don’t want to start from scratch, coding all these features over and over again, you are better off…