Posts Tagged With 'web design'

10 Online Code Editors for Web Developers

10 Online Code Editors for Web Developers

A code editor is a useful tool to write, edit, debug and execute programming code efficiently. As a developer, you always look for an easy to use, quick and responsive code editor. And, this need can be fulfilled by various kinds of famous online code editors.

Online code editors provide great deal of stability, extensibility and flexibility. In the meantime, you can share it over the cloud and get response with developers communities. Other benefits of using online code editors are easy project management, code reusability, and code hinting.

Following are the 10 most famous and best online code editors of the recent times.

2014 Web Design Trends Making Japanese Websites So Special

2014 Web Design Trends Making Japanese Websites So Special

The Japanese are well-known for their cultural, technological, gastronomical, religious and other distinctions. Such differences are also apply to web design. Once you reach a Japanese website you’ll see that it’s not like the regular web page in English.

At first sight, it may seem that Japanese web design dates back to the end of the 20th century mainly because of simple website layout, low-res images, bold colors, and many other factors. Let’s find out what makes Japanese websites so unique, come up with the key 2014 web design trends as well as examples of Japanese web pages that are definitely worth our attention.

How Colors Affect Your Website

How Colors Affect Your Website

Since the beginning of website design, there has been a well-known debate about how colors affect a website. When it comes down to it, there is proof that colors affect a website in many ways. Many factors are influences by color including conversion rates, branding, usability, and even search engine ranking.

Once you examine all of the different elements of your website that color plays a factor in, you will pay closer attention in choosing the colors you use in your design.

Introduction to CSS Preprocessors

Introduction to CSS Preprocessors

Preprocessor is simply a converter, which converts one form of data into another form. In web programming, there are many languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, etc. which uses the preprocessors for simplify codes. Haml, and Sass are the two main examples; Haml for HTML, and SASS for CSS.

After the inclusion of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in the web technology, development work process became less. CSS gives not only support for HTML in styling, but also boost the speed of developing. However, CSS has many limitations and rules regarding existing styles and files. These rules are not easy to understand, particularly if you are coding every day with the same project, and you have to write a new style for every other day. It means, you are over riding the existing CSS, and you do not know which style effects would work, and which wouldn’t.

12 Popular PHP Frameworks for Web Developers

12 Popular PHP Frameworks for Web Developers

These are the most popular PHP frameworks that are being used by the web developers world all over.

PHP frameworks are of utmost importance for developers and programmers as they help them building up websites and web applications more effectively and perfectly.

Below is the collection of some top rated frameworks that can be used for all sorts of projects:

Are coding skills mandatory for a web designer?

Are coding skills mandatory for a web designer?

Today, web designing has outgrown as one of the most talked-about professional fields. It’s not hard to find students and graduates taking up web designing as their career arena. Although web designing purely deals with designing the layout of websites, some of the novice and even the experienced web designers often get confused as to whether they should know how to code.

Well, this is a question that’s been bothering many web designers residing in different corners of the world. Here, in this blog, I’ll try and find out whether coding skills are necessary for a web designer or can he/she survive the stiff competition by merely possessing the technical knowledge of PSDs.

Design Principles For High Conversion Rate

Design Principles For High Conversion Rate

Competition in the IT sector is increasing day by day with many new players and new ideas joining the market. Gaining and sustaining traffic over websites has become a really cutthroat task. The time has gone when making a website was enough to boost your business.

These days, every inch of your web pages makes difference in terms of traffic you get and money you make. This is the reason tech entrepreneurs are bothering more about the designing aspects of their websites in a bid to maintain high conversion rate.

20+ Handy jQuery Snippets for Web Designers

20+ Handy jQuery Snippets for Web Designers

jQuery is our favorite tool when it comes to adding effects or heavy interactivity in a web design. Even though there are many jQuery plugins in the market, but you don’t have to require a plugin for day to day uses. For these tasks, you can just use little bits of codes come in handy in such sort of situations.

These little bits of codes are called snippets. And today we are sharing 21 most commonly used, hence most useful jQuery snippets for all web designers.

If you are a professional web designer or even if you are a beginning web developer who is getting his hands running on jQuery, this post is ideal for you.

18 Best Web Designs of Last Year

18 Best Web Designs of Last Year

Contest for the best web designs of the last year is in progress at the moment. So we are featuring all the contenders.

These websites are being ranked on the criteria of design, creativity, usability and content. Together, with the accumulative score, one will emerge as the winner… among winners. That will truly be one of the best web designs of the time.

I have checked out all of these websites and I have noted down my remarks about each of these web designs. Please, you should also share your critique using the comments section.