4 Awesome Portfolio Design Trends

An exhibit of some of the hottest design trends for Web Designer portfolios. A random selection from some of the best I have ever come across.

Designing Post Footers: Examples and Best Practices

One of the most oft-overlooked elements in a blog is the footer beneath the posts. I think it is a vital part of any blog design because most readers are likely to go down to that spot below your post.

If the reader has scanned though the page all the way to the end of the post, he/she must have enjoyed reading the post. So why not take this opportunity to promote a few things? Let me show you what you can do with it and how you can optimise it for best results.

5 Harsh Truths about Web Design firms

Having worked for several Web Design firms in the past few years, I have come to realize why the state of the web is so poor when it comes to design, compliance to web standards and accessibility. There are very few good looking websites (as showcased by sites such as cssbeauty, cssmania, etc) and even fewer truely standards-compliant and accessible sites.

Bulletproof CSS Sliding Doors

Create a bulletproof Sliding Doors menu with HTML, CSS and jQuery. Cross-browser compatible, semantic structure, single-image, supports CSS Sprites and transparent images.

The CSS Sliding Doors Menu and buttons we are about to create is semantic, highly customisable and very simple to implement.

Supports all modern browsers Also supports legacy browsers: IE6+, FF2.0 etc.

Ruby on Rails resources

Ruby and the Rails framework is the newest “hot thing” to hit the net. In order to help you learn, I have scoured the net for the best resources. This is what I came up with 🙂 Enjoy.