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…

Weekly Design News – Resources, Tutorials and Freebies (N.127)

This is our weekly column were we share our favorite design related articles, resources and cool tidbits from the past week. Enjoy :) Protect your WordPress Site with .htaccess Mobile Navigation Design & Tutorial Parallax Scrolling: An Introduction 6 Warning Signs of a Potentially Bad Client Responsive Horizontal Layout Chrome Extensions for Dummies Create a Calendar using jQuery and CSS3…

Preparing for Disaster as a Freelancer

Imagine waking up one morning, booting up your system and realizing that your hard drive is dead. Or maybe you returned from vacation to see that your office has been flooded. These scenarios would be difficult for anyone. But, for a freelance designer, it could put you out of business.  That’s why you need to be prepared for the worst….

Working with Property Lists in Xcode 4.2

Property lists are designed specifically for Objective-C apps to store and retain data. These are straight XML files formatted for easy access to bundles and application resources. There isn’t anything overly confusing about Property Lists, but they are unconventional compared to web applications. In this guide I’d like to go over property lists in a bit of detail in relation…

30 Inspiring Spring Desktop Wallpapers

Spring has finally arrived! Bringing with it the idea of renewal and regrowth. The sun, the flowers, the cool flowing rivers, the green grass and the chirping birds. There really is no better season for stimulating inspiration. Today I have collected 20 colorful and graphical spring desktop wallpapers that will hopefully bring some inspiration into your day. Springtime Bluebells Newborn…

Free Clean Business HTML/CSS Template

We have a fantastic freebie for you today. The team from Egrappler have been kind enough to release their free Clean Business template exclusively for Speckyboy readers. Built on the 960.gs framework, the feature-rich and very clean template is perfect for any business or as a personal portfolio with its choice of three feature-rich gallery styles. Free Clean Business Template…