Posts Tagged ‘PHP’

april 26th, 2012 - 19:31 § in Webdesign

Simplicity Isn’t Simple

Simplicity. It’s weaved into conversations about everything from to-do list apps to DVD players. We meet confusion (not the same as complexity) at the door of our design process and turn it away. Confusion isn’t welcome here — although, the sneaky bastard still finds its way into so many produ[...]

april 26th, 2012 - 13:31 § in Webdesign

PHP Ad Tracker: Entering Ad Banner and Client Data

In our last session, we showed how to list the ad banner data and client data.  In this session, we will examine the form that allows administrators to enter ad banner data. First, we include the class_ads.php file and instantiate the ads class: ?php require_once(""); // instantiate ad[...]

april 26th, 2012 - 13:31 § in Webdesign

Are Hover Events Extinct?

Odds are, :hover was the very first pseudo class selector that you ever learned. Heck, it might be the only one you ever learned. We all love this lovely little feature and use it constantly as a way to create enriched user experiences. My question today could change the way you think about hover fo[...]

april 26th, 2012 - 13:30 § in Webdesign

Websites of the Deep: A Showcase of Underwater Web Design

By Wes McDowell Posted in DESIGN, Showcases 1 comment Developing a website can sometimes be a dry process, but that doesn’t mean the finished site can’t make a splash. As the lead designer at a studio called “The Deep End”, it’s always interesting to see what others have done with the unde[...]

april 26th, 2012 - 13:30 § in Webdesign

Tools and methodologies for better coding

Optimization and organization can mean many things, but what does it mean to you? Doing things faster, better, or more efficient? Does it mean doing things more programmatically, simplistically, or using tools that are more suited to the job? Well, in all likelihood it means a little bit of all of t[...]

april 26th, 2012 - 13:30 § in Webdesign

Build a responsive site in a week: media queries (part 4)

In the penultimate part of our responsive web design tutorial, Clearleft’s Paul Robert Lloyd explains how media queries work, and describes a device-agnostic approach to breakpoints. A relatively new part of the CSS specification, media queries are undoubtedly the most exciting aspect of respo[...]

april 26th, 2012 - 13:30 § in Webdesign

Mimic ‘onmouseout’ with CSS3 Transitions

By Louis Lazaris on April 26th, 2012 | 1 Comment Here’s a crazy and ridiculous tip that probably has limited uses, but illustrates some quirky possibilities with CSS3 transitions. I’ve written something about this before and Chris Coyier explained the basic concept on his site. But in this quick[...]

april 26th, 2012 - 13:30 § in Webdesign

A Pure CSS3 Cycling Slideshow

A Pure CSS3 Cycling Slideshow By Alessio Atzeni April 25th, 2012 CSS3 27 Comments Thanks to CSS3, we can create effects and animations without using JavaScript, which will facilitate the work of many designers. But we must be careful to avoid abusing CSS3, not only because old browsers do not suppor[...]

april 25th, 2012 - 19:17 § in Webdesign

Ethan Marcotte answers your responsive web design questions

@txpmag: Is there a future for responsive web advertising?EM: There’s a need for responsive advertising, I’ll say that much. On The Boston Globe, we came up with a solution for responsively promoting ads in the site’s fluid grid, moving an ad higher or lower on a page’s hiera[...]

april 25th, 2012 - 19:17 § in Webdesign

5 Niche Social Bookmarking Networks for Designers

When it comes to social media, everyone talks about the major networks – Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. But there are other social sites out there that can drive traffic to your website or blog content, particularly social bookmarking sites. While you might know about the major social b[...]