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JavaScript Code Debugging for Beginners

Scripting has become an entire class of web development unto itself. With modern day libraries prominently including jQuery we are seeing more HTML/CSS developers taking an interest in coding JavaScript. Admittedly it can be tough to handle at first, especially when it comes to JavaScript code debugging. How you deal with bugs and errors is a true sign for your…

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Three Steps To Avoiding the Wrong Clients

Once they’re out of design school and battling it out in the real world, designers can find themselves in a pretty crappy predicament. Maybe your teachers warned you to be as discerning as possible when taking on new clients (or maybe they told you the opposite, but you knew it was BS), but reality is often a rude awakening from…

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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…

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Impressionist UI Giveaway – Comment to Enter

We have another fantastic competition for you this week. Courtesy of our friends DesignModo, we have one Developer License (worth $149) and three Personal Licenses (worth $39) of their Impressionist UI to giveaway to four lucky readers. The Impressionist UI is the world’s biggest user interface elements pack, with well over 300 individual web element, and is a must for…

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Building a WordPress Theme Around the Events Calendar Plugin

WordPress has quickly transformed from a mere content management platform to one that is now involved in managing almost every aspect of an administrator’s day. The world’s most popular content management solution can, via plugins, manage events, dates, to-do lists, notes, tweets, Facebook status updates, and more. And, of these new ways to manage content, there is perhaps no more…

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…

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Unraveling the Secrets of WordPress’ comments.php

One of the most important templates in any WordPress installation is the “comments.php” template file that is paired with virtually every single theme distributed for use with the world’s most popular content management solution. More than 60 million people rely on this basic template file every single day in order to encourage user interaction and communication. But, surprisingly enough, a…

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DrawHistory, a design company with a conscience

A new design company, DrawHistory, is providing web design services with a conscience. They are pledging to donate a fixed portion of their earnings to charities they preselect. The designer and developer pair behind DrawHistory, Jeff Effendi and Jordan Singer, are aiming to mix their passions of design and humanitarian work together, in their words: “DrawHistory was founded on a…