The web and the way people interact with it is constantly evolving. That means you must be at the top of your game in 2017. Start by ditching these old trends to usher in a year of fresh web design. Parallax Scrolling Parallax is a pretty nifty design technique that gives depth to a website…Continue Reading “Web Design Trends to Avoid in 2017”

Using the canvas of HTML5 should have become second nature by now, but actually it’s still very rarely utilized by designers.  This could be in part due to the fact that the average business site has no great need to make use of canvas features, but that’s not always the case, and understanding how to…Continue Reading “Basic HTML5 Canvas Methods Every Designer Should Know”

A while back managed WordPress host WP Engine announced they were offering free unlimited staging for WordPress projects to freelancers and agencies. “Free and unlimited” aren’t usually things associated with services with real-world costs, but this offer from WP Engine is real and actually comes with some handy developer tools for working in WordPress. How…Continue Reading “Is WP Engine’s Free WordPress Staging for Developers Legit?”

Whenever I need an image for a blog post, I immediately start looking at free stock photo sites. There aren’t too many good ones out there, but it’s worth a shot to save a little money. If my efforts fail, I then move onto the paid, royalty-free stock photo sites, where I utilize some of…Continue Reading “Depositphotos.com Gives Designers a More Affordable and Flexible Stock Photo Solution”

HTML5 brought web development into a new era.  Unfortunately, many designers haven’t really caught on to its full potential, and actually are developing HTML4 pages with a simplified doctype and header section.  Looking at the source code, unless it is written by somebody who never worked in HTML4 or XHTML, you would often easily mistake…Continue Reading “Under-exploited HTML5 Features”

According to a rather widespread idea, mathematics is something you should pick up at a very early age and pursue throughout your entire life to achieve any significant success either in it or in any adjoining disciplines like computer science. You can often hear that it is too late to start seriously working on maths…Continue Reading “It’s Never Too Late to Start Studying Maths”