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Best JavaScript Libraries for Building Web Interfaces

Web application development is typically considered the realm of PHP and Ruby. Granted these are both safe and recommended languages for larger …

10 Best Ruby On Rails Development Resources

Ruby on rails is basically an open source web framework which is optimized for programmer’s convenience and sustainable development. It allows a …

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

Show Mom your love with a delicious stack of our test kitchen's tried-and-true pancakes. Follow our step-by-step guide, then serve with whipped cream, strawberries, and maple syrup—it's like having strawberry shortcake for brunch!

50+ incredible freebies for web designers, April 2015

Amazing designers and developers release new projects every day, that make us excited, inspired, and often more than a little impressed.<p>Today we’re …

Responsive Background Images CSS Accordion

CSS Accordion (34 submissions)<p>Collections<p>CSS Accordion Slider With Transitions and Fle...<p>A neat looking image slider made in pure CSS, featuring …

Tutorials Archives | Codrops

By Luis Manuel on February 21, 2018<p>A tutorial on how to create an experimental slideshow that animates in fragments. The slider is powered by the …

Build Implicit Analytics Into Your Site Architecture to Better Understand Users

In my last two posts, I emphasized the importance of understanding user behaviour and putting them at the heart of your marketing strategy. In this …

Web design color theory: how to create the right emotions with color in web design

The most stimulating color, red is so energizing it has been used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the color that will attract the most attention, which is why it is commonly used for warnings and important notices.<p>Red is very appropriate for the <b>No Way NSA</b> …

Developing Hybrid Mobile Apps with Phonegap, AngularJS, Bootstrap

In my post, Develop mobile applications using web development skills, I pointed out a list of possible frameworks which can be used to create a …

How to Delay Loading of Non Critical CSS to Increase Mobile Site Speed

Its a good idea to delay loading of non critical CSS to speed mobile site page speeds. Probably you use lots of CSS files to style your site, and …

Web Design

5 metrics that affect the success of your website redesign

When you're undertaking a website redesign it can be tempting to rush in with the excitement of new possibilities, but it's important to consider the …

Web Design

42 Mobile A/B Testing Terms You Need to Know

As mobile continues to eat the world, the number of A/B tests running on mobile applications continues to grow. While A/B testing isn’t new, the …

15 Most Useful Tutorials to Convert a Design into HTML and CSS

After creating web template a designer should know how to convert it into HTML/CSS format.<p>This article contains 15 Most Useful Tutorials to Convert a …

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

Launching a new enterprise—whether it’s a tech start-up, a small business, or an initiative within a large corporation—has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to investors, assemble a team, introduce a product, and start …

10 Experiments to Test Your Startup Hypothesis

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know that a new idea has gained dominance when it becomes practically a cliché.<p>This is what I’ve seen happen with the “lean startup,” a philosophy of viewing your startup as a scientific experiment in search of a business model. This …

UI/UX Designer — what does it even mean?

A short primer on the skills you need to break into the industry.<p>We’ve noticed something funny at Designlab over the past few months. The web/mobile …

Designing Prototypes: 5 Apps That Do It Better Than Photoshop

Photoshop is a popular tool with designers and its extensions such as CSS3Ps and FontAwesomePS make it it a good tool for creating web design …

Redesigning Or Creating A Website? Here’s Why Information Architecture Should Be Priority #1

Columnist Shari Thurow explains information architecture, site navigation, and how they relate to one another. The post Redesigning Or Creating A …

44 Responsive Web Design Resources: The Ultimate List

GIFs<p>Froont created my favorite article of 2014. Check out their “9 basic principles of responsive web design” in GIF form!<p>Don’t like reading long …

Web Design

The ultimate guide to information architecture

Information architecture is equal parts art and science. Whether you hire a dedicated IA professional, or just sort of let IA happen on your …

10 Tips for Prototyping Your Designs

Even though there’s a wide variety of prototyping techniques, they all share plenty of common ground. In this article, I’ve distilled years of …

Product Design Unification Case Study: Mobile Web Framework

This approach has several benefits:<p>The <b>visual style, interaction design principles and information architecture are unified</b>. Making a group of …

Web Design

How to use mockups in the UX design process

Traditionally, the process goes from wireframing to mockups to prototyping, with variation in fidelity for each stage depending on the team. But like …

6 Major Design Trends Shaping City Life In 2015

Co.Design talked to a slew of experts about how design is changing the way we experience cities, from where we live to how we eat.<p>Cities are the future. By one oft-cited statistic, 70% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050. But chances are, the cities of the future won’t look …

5 Trends That Will Shape The Future Of Tiny Housing

Cities and renters are starting to accept apartments that are just 350 square feet. Here’s what the future of micro-housing holds.<p>The American dream of a household with 2.5 children, a dog, and a two-car garage is no longer the norm: people are staying single longer, having children later, and …

Disruptive Startups Sell What Customers Want-- And Let Competitors Sell What They Don't

<b>BY MICHAEL BLANDING</b><p>Over the past two decades, entire industries have been disrupted by Internet competitors who “unbundled” their content and delivered it to consumers in new ways. Newspapers lost out to Google and Craigslist, record companies to iTunes and Spotify, and travel agencies to Expedia …