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25 jQuery image galleries and slideshow plugins

2. August 2011

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For some sites, image galleries are an absolute must. Portfolios are the first to come to mind, but galleries are also useful for blogs, e-commerce sites, and really any site that regularly displays multiple images on a single page. Below are 25 fantastic jQuery gallery and slideshow plugins. They’re all free (though some require different [...]

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Why We Should Start Using CSS3 and HTML5 Today

11. January 2011

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For a while now, I have taken notice of how many designers are reluctant to embrace the new technologies such as CSS3 or HTML5 because of the lack of full cross-browser support for these technologies. Many designers are complaining about the numerous ways how the lack of cross-browser compatibility is effectively holding us back and tying our hands — keeping us from completely being able to shine and show off the full scope of our abilities in our work. Many are holding on to the notion that once this push is made, we will wake to a whole new Web — full of exciting opportunities just waiting on the other side. So they wait for this day. When in reality, they are effectively waiting for Godot.

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7 Essential Red Flags to Watch Out for in New Clients

7. December 2010

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Working with clients is one of the most difficult parts of being a web designer. It’s a challenge which we face each and every day, regardless of whether we work in-house, as freelancers, or as agency owners. Some clients are great, while others leave us tearing our hair our and wondering why we felt the [...]

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50 of the Best Photoshop Tutorials of 2010

6. December 2010

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Photoshop is probably one of the most indispensable pieces of software in a designer’s toolbox. It can be used for everything from retouching photos to creating entire web layouts or original artwork. And specific design tutorials are a great way to familiarize yourself with what Photoshop can do and how to do it. Below are [...]

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