Yahoo! Unveils Axis – A ‘Search’ Browser Enhancement

With yet another step towards redefining internet search, Yahoo! recently launched Axis – a web browser enhancement. Being hailed as a tool to enhance your search experience, Axis lets you search and see visual results without leaving the page you’re currently on. Traditionally, we are used to seeing links as search results. Axis, on the other hand, presents you with…

Code Poet – New resource from the guys behind WordPress

Sharing has always been at the heart of Automattic, the developers of WordPress. And now those developers are looking to give back to the community – in the true spirit of open source. They have just launched a brand new resource for WordPress designers and developers called Code Poet. Code Poet aims to collect the knowledge that is scattered around…

Syndication for Articles Only: The How and Why of an Articles-Only RSS Feed

There was a time, not too long ago, when blogging was only about creating full-length entry content for readers to peruse and interact with. That time has long passed, however, and has given way to the era of tweets, blogrolls and link lists, micro-entries, digests, and all kinds of other content which gets published right alongside traditional content. When it’s…

How Developers can Take Advantage of Social Media

Working in the field of web development has a much different feel than graphics design. The work is more task-oriented and requires a higher level of concentration and detail. Not to mention bug fixes, maintenance, or getting sites running live on a web server. It seems the job of a designer is more creative and freeform. This holds true for…

[Expired] We Have 5 Elegant Themes Memberships to Giveaway – Comment to Enter

We have yet another fantastic competition for you this week, all courtesy of our friends from Elegant Themes. They have kindly allowed us to giveaway 5 full memberships to our readers. The full membership gives you full access to all of the 76(!) expertly coded and beautifully designed themes that they currently have in their extensive library. All you will…

10 Evergreen Website Layouts (that will never go out of style)

Few professions demand greater talent, experience and flexibility than web-design. Not only do you have to deal with constantly evolving customer demands, you have to deal with constantly evolving aesthetic norms and design standards. What was popular six months back may already be falling out of favor. Website layouts, once standardized and scarcely trifled with, are now the focus of…

6 Essential Design Lessons From Sushi

Sushi has been popular in the Western world since the 1970s, when it was introduced to diners in the U.S. You probably have a strong opinion about it – either you love it and are always looking for ‘the best’ sushi in your neighborhood, or you absolutely hate it and can’t understand how anyone could go near it, much less…

10 Tips for Better iPhonography

As cliché as it sounds, the best camera is the one you have with you. Fret not if you don’t have an expensive DSLR. When you have your iPhone cam ready, under the right conditions, it can take some amazing images! With the help of these 10 tips, you’ll be able to your iPhone shooting images that look as great…

5 Biggest Freelance Mistakes You Can Make

As a freelancer, you know how challenging it can be to juggle your time between marketing your services, managing your budget, and tracking invoices – not to mention actually working on client projects. Being a freelancer means being every department in one, and many freelancers fail to reach their potential because they make crucial mistakes that consistently hold them back….