In addition to building your client contact list this year, you should be thinking of upgrading your knowledge base in critical areas, especially as competition in the digital economy gets stiffer and opens up wider opportunities for highly skilled web developers and designers. What exactly should you focus on when expanding your web development skills-set […]
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It’s tough being a freelancer. Not only is it getting more competitive as more professionals choose to go independent, but there’s a good chance you’re competing with people from all over the world. Globalization and online services are a match made in heaven, but you need to do your research if you’re going to work […]
Currently, there are over 1 billion websites on the interwebs, and it is reported that every minute, over 500 new websites are created. What is more interesting is that out of this huge number of websites, over 27% are being run by WordPress, which makes it the most popular CMS in the market today. That […]
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An old study from Nielsen states that web visitors spend 80.3% of their time above the fold – the top area of your site that’s immediately viewable upon loading. Furthermore, Google found out that ads above the fold had 68% viewability, as opposed to ads below the fold with only 40%. Naturally, a lot of […]
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One of the most important things to do when looking to start a new website (or modify an existing one) is to land on the right theme for you. While having good content is incredibly important, that content won’t have the same impact if you’re using a theme that isn’t suited for what you’re trying […]
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You're reading 10 Modern Emerging Web Technologies You Should Know About, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
Over the past few years many new frontend technologies have leaked onto the market. The web design landscape has shifted radically and it’s now much easier and much more technical to build websites. I’m always interested in the latest tools & best practices because the new tools of today often become the must-use tools of […]
You're reading Which Languages Should I Learn for Web Development?, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
Getting started with web development can be strenuous and confusing. There’s so much to learn and you have so many different options for languages, frameworks, and open source projects to choose from. Where do you even start? There is no single correct answer but there is a natural progression that most developers take. It’s easier […]
Front End is really huge nowadays. We have to draw sprites, transpile ES to js, less/sass/stylus to CSS and so on. And it is only becoming more and more complex over time. A lot of routine processes, which developers had to perform manually 2-3 years ago get fully automated today. But for an every old […]
For anyone who has worked with either web development or content generation for websites in the last five years or so, you have felt the shift. You have felt the pressure, and know you can’t do just one of those things or the other. Now, you have to do them both. And for maximum efficiency, […]
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You're reading Interactive Walks – Websites That Offer a Physical Experience, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
Modern technologies stimulate web agencies to test limits, come up with ingenious and ambitious ideas and bring incredible concepts to life. Websites with engaging and sophisticated interactive walks are one of the fresh outcomes of pushing the boundaries. They are a symbiosis of perfectly crafted scenes and high-end techniques. Despite requiring a mastery of skills, […]