Top 10 Web Design Skills You WILL Need

Your priorities may be different, and my priorities may be different a few months down the line. And I’d add that you don’t need all these skills in any particular measure to make it in web design. But to be a fully rounded web professional, this is my take on…

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How to Learn Web Design

So what’s the best way to learn web design? How do you decide what’s important, what you don’t need to learn yet, and maybe what you don’t need to know at all? Let’s say you’d like to started with web design. Maybe to make your own site (for fun or…

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Top 10 Best Designed Websites in the World (2010)

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In 2010, I’m finding more sites with designs that I really love, that I find inspiring, that make me smile… But that won’t get them into this list. I know that the purpose of a web site is to generate action – and to do that it needs to do…

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Simple 5-Minute Web Button Styles

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I’ve been making lots of buttons lately! Here at Web Design from Scratch, we’ve been testing the effectiveness of some of our own buttons and banners so I’ve had to become quite adept at creating effective buttons very quickly. Using shapes, nicely toned colours and text and a few Photoshop…

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Why Professional Web Design is Always Better

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We’ve all seen them online – the websites that look like your high school aged neighbor created them with the boring fonts and poorly placed graphics. These websites are impossible to navigate and have even worse web content. Companies with poorly designed websites don’t gain a large customer bases. In…

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Titanium User Authentication: Part 1

Welcome to part 1 of 3 in my little series on authenticating users with Titanium. Titanium is an open source cross compiler that allows you to write iPhone and Android (soon to be blackberry too!) applications using Javascript. No Objective-C required! We will be using PHP as the server side…

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Web 2.0 Design – How to Design Web 2.0 Style

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Web 2.0 ?! I’m using the term “Web 2.0 design” to describe the prevailing style of web design I introduce in my current style article. Many people use the term “Web 2.0″ to describe: a resurgence in the web economy a new level of technological interactivity between web sites and…

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25 Examples of Web 2.0 and Traditional Design Rules Coming Together

advertise here In the large scope of the design world, the term “Web 2.0″ is relatively a new one. With it, comes its own set of standards, some strong, others not so strong, since Web 2.0 in itself is a very fickle, ever-evolving definition of design standards. Countless examples of…

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