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There is a need among developers to use a framework that will let them achieve fast-loading websites and applications. This can be achieved by rendering complex user interface in an efficient manner. The usual way of building a UI starts with rendering your template before wiring up events to your Document Object Model (DOM). This […]
Web design skills are an important skill to have especially in this modern day and information age. Most people who spend a lot of time online at one point or another find themselves contemplating doing some web design work either for themselves or for others. Web design is a skill set that encompasses: Designing the visual interface of a website Designing web graphics Designing the user experience Authoring SEO or search engine optimization 1. Web Design vs. Web Development Image credits: Adham
If you are shooting a video with someone who is not accustomed to getting videos that part where you attach a Lavalier mic to their clothes can be kinda awkward. If you are wiring up an actor, there is a good chance they did this before and they maybe even done this enough time to help you. But [...]
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Life as a freelance designer is not always as glamorous as it may sound. There is often work to be done … even when you have travel plans. Sometimes you have freelancing to do while traveling for work (another job or other freelance jobs), but sometimes you have freelance jobs to finish when traveling for […]
If you always wanted to create some pixel art drawings or scenes, but didn’t find the patience to draw objects pixel by pixel, this Photoshop plugin is for you. Pablo is a plugin that serves as a pixel art building tool. It handles a big part of the work to create isometric drawings in a […]
Do you take specific assignments, or are you still looking for the perfect playground for you? Regardless of that fact, you can use pre-made website templates to quickly create quality websites. Many things should lure you towards the use of pre-made layouts. Two big reasons include the ability to create websites, seemingly from scratch, in a short period of time, and, being able to meet high business requirements and avoid revision requests on most projects.
With winters lasting for 6 months in Toronto, I find that outdoor shoots are put on hold for pretty much the entire time. Because of that, I try improving my studio work during the indoor hermitting season as much as possible. That way once spring kicks in I can go back to shooting outdoors at [...]
The Animated GIF is a popular way to visualize a design concept (here’s an example of how we did it for the post text effects created with CSS) or show off a short video clip. But if you have too many of them in the same page, it will deviate ... Continue reading »
Professional designers incorporate many different ideas related to composition. One of the lesser-discussed but vitally important ideas relates to symmetry. This is the process of adjusting page elements so that they align in exactly equal parts. Creating a layout using balanced symmetry aligns certain elements together into groups. There is also value in using asymmetry […]
Designing a dashboard for a mobile app can challenge you a little bit due tot the fact that you have to put only the absolutely essential elements in there. Space isn’t unlimited on a mobile device screen and you must be aware of that. On the web, however, things aren’t like that. There is a […]
There’s a common thread amongst all of the products and services I create or am a part of: they’re expensive. Not ridiculously expensive. But when you compare them to the other products and services out there, they’re either priced above-average or very above-average. This goes for our agency when creating websites or branding. And it goes for our agency’s new design-to-code service, Reliable, that serves other agencies and freelancers. In fact, at Reliable, over the past
Who is responsive for the success of web project? Someone says that it’s CTO, Project Manager, or Team Lead. It’s true, to be honest. But in fact the main mistake of these persons could be a mistake while hiring developers, not the mistake while managing the project. The choosing of the right candidate is not trivial task. How to test their programming skills? Many Team Leads have own tactics. For example, many of them ask to write a sample of code, which I think is very good practic