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In this section you will find all of our popular articles covering all categories of design.

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Helvetica Superheroes – A minimalist alphabet of superheroes

Let’s admit it: typography is awesome, isn’t it? If you really are serious about making the internet (or anything with written words for that matter) better and more beautiful place, you cannot disregard the importance of amazing typography. And when it comes to typography, what’s the key element? In other words, how does good typography start? Obviously, it all begins…

40 Creative and Unique World Map Remakes

For today’s gallery, we have 40 uniquely designed World map remakes for you. Some maps have been designed using only the creative imagination of the designer allowing you a brief glimpse into how they each view the World and using some uncommon art materials such as water, a tangerine peel and, even Lego. Others, while no less creative, have been…

Perfecting the Stylesheet: Common CSS Errors Made by Beginners

As web design continues to transition from a professional occupation to a worldwide hobby, an increasing number of people are becoming acquainted with creating designs which are controlled by extensive stylesheets. While it’s true that these files are often much simpler to create and maintain than vast XHTML documents, it’s also true that CSS is a notoriously “picky” programming language…

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Learn Programming Without Paying a Penny

Technology is all around us – in our offices, on our living room coffee tables, in our pockets, in our hands, and even in our cars. The technology revolution unfurled in the early 1990s has seeped into every facet of our lives – from smartphones and laptops, to advanced navigation systems and computer controlled ignition systems in cars. Every digitally…

Advanced Illustrator Tutorials – My Favorites

Have you ever wanted a list of only the best advanced Illustrator tutorials that you could reference when needed? I keep finding myself spending too much time scouring the web for techniques, having to watch or read through a bunch of tutorials, to FINALLY find what I was looking for in terms of quality advice. So I went on a…

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The Best Programming Text Editors for Windows, Mac and Linux

Seasoned programmers often eschew an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) in favor of a lightweight, barebones text editor. The reasons are obvious enough: text editors place little strain on system resources, are very versatile, and provide hardcore developers with the thrill of writing a program from scratch in a focused, bloat-free environment. For sheer simplicity and ease of use, nothing can…

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…

For the Novice Developer: The Anatomy of a WordPress Theme

The great thing about WordPress is that, due to its surging base of 60 million users, it’s one of the most widely-developed and themed content management systems in the world. This isn’t just due to the popularity of the software itself, however; WordPress is actually exceedingly easy to theme and extend in various ways based on a user’s experience and…

Bing & Google Recommend Responsive Web Design

With so many conflicting views in the SEO community as to whether it is best to design a separate mobile site or make your site responsive, I thought I should take a look at what Google & Bing recommend. They are the two biggest search engines, so following their guidelines makes sense.

An In-Depth Understanding of WordPress Hooks

Say the phrase “WordPress hooks,” and any novice developer will almost invariably balk and begin fretting over how difficult it is to understand implement these advanced pieces of code in independent plugins and theme-specific functions.php files. This might be because there are simply so many WordPress hooks to be learned, or it might be because using them to modify the…