Website layouts are typically seen as a combination of design and development meshed together. UI design can be performed using graphics software, code, or in most cases both. This subject offers an interesting combination of skills that work hand-in-hand with each other. Frontend inspiration can offer a lot of great ideas for anyone who builds […]
Web developers are constantly building awesome stuff and releasing the code online for free. Open source code allows other developers to recreate page elements without spending hours of time writing code again from scratch. This can range from website navigation to image sliders and even CSS dropdown menus. As a developer myself I have learned […]
Constructing a website from scratch has become easier and less stressful over these past few years. I find myself ripping out fewer and fewer hairs as more open source projects become available. One of the most common UI elements would be a dropdown menu for multi-tier navigation. In the past I’ve written about coding a […]
The task of coding a new website is often repetitive and time-consuming. It takes effort and hard work to build an HTML/CSS layout fitted properly in all browsers. Alternatively the design process is much more fluid to allow for new ideas and thought patterns. If you feel the web development cycle takes a bit too […]
The power of CSS3 design offers unique trends for building custom website interfaces. And with the help of the open source movement, it is now easier than ever to make your own customized layout design. CSS3 user interface kits have become more common and you can find these published within various websites and blog. For […]
It doesn’t seem like the many CSS3 standards are so “new” anymore. Web designers have been implementing these properties into most of the new layouts I run into. Rounded corners and text shadows are commonplace for the modern web.
I want to use this article as a small case study into CSS3 effects. I’ll be examining some big-name websites and how they are building unique web interfaces. The techniques are not exclusive to any single entity – and it’s actually simple to put together some code of your own. But it is my hope these examples can spur new ideas in budding developers.
The popular design network Dribbble has grown substantially in just a few short years. Graphics designers and illustrators from all over the world have flocked onto the web seeking invites. But aside from the exclusivity their layout design has become a prominent factor of the entire branding.
I love the simplistic nature of their gallery-style photo boxes. It matches well with a community of designers excited to share their latest pixels with the world. In this tutorial I’ll go over techniques for constructing a similar design in HTML5 and CSS3. You can build a very similar page structure with just bare-bones essential CSS. Yet when we can utilize new browser-supported properties like box shadows the process becomes much more captivating.
In this post we have compiled some useful jQuery and css3 tutorials. Enjoy!!
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Social media junkies on the turn of the year 2004 surely remember Digg. It was the powerhouse of social news, all the techies would flock to Digg on a daily basis. And it’s been through quite a few changes recently with the v4 redesign. However I fondly remember Digg’s classic appeal running under v3 as the most accepted web interface.
Thus I’ve taken the liberty to re-code the entire front page template into HTML5/CSS3! And in this short tutorial I’ll be introducing you to some of my techniques. Additionally I’ve offered the source code completely free to download for your own usage. Much of the design I’ve had to piece together through the Wayback Machine Internet archives.