30 Stunning Examples of Still Life Photography

Ever since the inception of photography itself, still life photography has been in vogue. And with the advancement of modern-day cameras, you can now have greater control over lighting, mood and composition of your photographs, thereby creating amazing still-life photography masterpieces. Still-life photography as a form of art takes a great deal of learning and experience. You need to master…

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The Parallax Scrolling Effect: 40 Examples and Tutorials

In this roundup, we have some fantastic examples of the parallax scrolling effect for you. The parallax scrolling effect, now a firm design trend, is a technique that uses multiple background images that move at different, yet synchronized, speeds as the user scrolls down (also, less popularly, horizontally) a web page. The overall effect gives the viewer a seamless and…

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Ten Key Ways to Secure a Typical WordPress Installation

In just under a decade, WordPress has evolved from a fledgling content management system to the most-used such solution online. The software has accumulated more than 60 million users around the world, both on typical blogs at major news organizations like the New York Times, CNN, and the Washington Post. This notoriety, generally speaking, is good for the entire community….

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The 10 Commandments of Web Design

As creative a field as it may be, web design is nevertheless bound by certain time-honored rules and best practices, and abusing them can jeopardize a site’s design and usability foundations. While designers should always strive to create experiences that are unique, innovative and visually striking, sometimes, thinking too far outside the box can yield more brickbats than bouquets. These…

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40 Online Photo Editing Tools for Dummies

I don’t know what professional photographers and designers think about free online photo editing services, but I’m sure that all photo fans are definitely crazy about them. These services allow you to quickly and easily modify images at your liking and don’t require any specific skills, knowledge or software. They also allow to skip numerous steps in applying complex effects…

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Why We Chose HTML5 Over Native Apps

My company recently had a tough decision to make. It was a decision that many developers are facing these days. Our sports news application LockerPulse hadn’t been updated since 2010 and was due for an overhaul. In the time that had passed since our last major update, the mobile web had exploded. Consequently we observed that an increasingly higher percentage…

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Is the cookie law dead?

Is the cookie law dead? At least one company is willing to call it already. A month after the law came into effect in the UK, software company Silktide conducted research into how websites were coping. They found 95% of UK websites have made no attempt whatsoever to comply. Possibly worse, 76% of the websites that tried to comply were…

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A Collection Of Fresh Web UI Kits

Today, we have a comprehensive collection of web UI kits and templates for you. All of the kits are editable, in .psd format and all are perfect for creating low-fidelity web mockups. you will not find any individual elements, only complete kits, meaning that each individual template does include all of web elements you will ever need (buttons, search &…

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Popular Tools for Cross Platform Mobile Development

It used to be time-consuming to port apps between iOS and Android devices due to differences in the development environments, Xcode and Eclipse ,and the programming languages, Objective C and Java. Plus, there has always been the fragmentation of devices and screen resolutions on Android devices to contend with. Thankfully, due to several emerging cross platform development environments, it is…