Mobile Toolbox for WordPress (Tutorials, Plugins and Themes)

Mobile browsing clearly does have its limitations, mainly from its smaller physical design, but it also limited by web sites not having a mobile version tailored for the smaller screen. Current mobile web browsing stats stands at 4.5% of total world-wide internet usage and, with the prediction for the next five years being that more users will connect to the…

30 of the Latest and Greatest jQuery Plugins

With jQuery now being used in over 40% of all web sites, the demand for up-to-date and feature-rich plugins has never been greater. Thankfully, the community has always met its popularity head on by offering a constant influx of new jQuery plugins that constantly push the boundaries of functionality even-further. We haven’t actually had a good look at plugins in…

Kinetic Typography: Design in Motion

As a graphic design blogger, I subscribe to Google Alerts for such terms as “typography”, and practically daily, a post pops up containing “kinetic typography” in the headline. Is this a new trend? Kinetic typography is defined by Wikipedia as “an animation technique mixing motion and text”. Designers will either use software such as Adobe Flash, After Effects or Apple…

Thoughts and Tips for Creating your Mobile Office

Let’s face it, our digital era is moving towards mobile technology faster than we can keep up. Gadgets and doohickeys which were released 14 months ago are now considered extinct amongst the most techno-savvy. This is all part of a social evolution of sorts – with the smartest braniacs leading the herd. Mobile isn’t just a realm of games and…

IE6 is Finally Being Laid to Rest!!!

WOOHOO! IE6 is officially being put out of it’s misery by it’s makers Microsoft and you can help in their efforts by adding the countdown banner for IE6 clients. This really is a true red letter day in the design calendar. Just released is the IE6 countdown site which gives stats over which countries in the world most use IE6,…

20 New Frameworks for Web and Mobile App Developers

Web development is about getting stuff done, not figuring out how to get it done. Frameworks and libraries help you, the web developer, focus on creating rather than figuring stuff out. Rather than reinventing the wheel, you can use a framework or library to delegate brunt, non-creative and repetitive work, freeing up your time and energy to create the actual…