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What’s New for Web Designers, Developers and Freelancers in Illustrator CC

On May 6th Adobe announced its latest updates to its creative software. Some of these updates have big implications on how users work with their tools. In this article, I’d like to review what Adobe has changed in Illustrator and…

Converting Our Stories Into Multi-Screen Experiences

Storytelling takes many forms. In the past, stories were told orally, with people telling and retelling myths, fables and even histories. As writing technology became more prevalent, we began to record our stories, and we told them in the pages…

Perfection in a Portfolio Showcase, Web Design Showcase and Photography Gallery

Web design is a subtle science that is lost to most who are not in the field. The amount of choices that go into building the perfect presentation for the content the client has to offer are so vast, that…

Web Design Wordpress

Migrating A Website To WordPress Is Easier Than You Think

Now powering over 17% of the Web, WordPress is increasingly becoming the content management system (CMS) of choice for the average user. But what about websites built with an outdated CMS or without a CMS at all? Does moving to…

Facing The Challenge: Building A Responsive Web Application

We are talking and reading a lot about responsive Web design (RWD) these days, but very little attention is given to Web applications. Admittedly, RWD still has to be ironed out. But many of us believe it to be a…

Use of Flat Design in Mobile App Interfaces

Emphasis on typography, roomy widgets, muted color palette, one-colored or blurred background, grid or horizontal stripe layout, inornate graphics, 2d illustrations – all these can be easily attributed to flat style, that recently got its second rebirth. Microsoft’s “Metro” aesthetic…

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Email Templates For Web Designers And Developers

You know how it goes: you are facing a difficult situation with a client, and you aren’t quite sure how to respond to it to navigate the conversation into a meaningful direction. This is where email templates can come in…

Thirteen Tenets Of User Experience

In my career as a user experience professional, part of my purpose has always been to help push our profession forward. And I’ve had the great privilege of being able to do just that in a myriad of ways —…

Android Chief, Andy Chief, Steps Down

It was announced by Google Inc. on Wednesday that its chief of Android division, Andy Chief is stepping down from his post. The head of the Google Chrome division and also an IITian, Sundar Pichai will be taking his place….

Facebook is a Treacherous Path For App Makers

One of the most popular social networks today is Facebook. Launched in 2004 for Harvard students only, this social network has become accessible for every individual now. Today, Facebook has over one billion users, making it the biggest social network….