Top 10 From Around the Web: Web Design Resources
Written by David Conrad   
Friday, 19 May 2017

The I-Programmer team reports a lot of news and originates loads of helpful articles, but there's far more out there than we can possibly cover. So we look out for interesting external blog posts. Here's some on the topic of web design. - A Crash Course in Technical Responsive Web Design

As a technical medium, Responsive Web Design (RWD) requires a working knowledge of the code that makes it work. Designers who ignore the basics fail to understand what browsers can and can't do. This is a crash course in technical responsive web design. - Product Manager and UX Designer - What's the Difference?

UX designers use knowledge and methods that originate from psychology, anthropology, sociology, computer science, graphic design, industrial design and cognitive science. Here is the definition from my recent ebook UX Design for Startups. - Know Your Worth: Salary Guide For Web Designers/Developers

I have put together salary information on Jr./Sr. Web Designers, Jr./Sr. Web Developers, and PHP Web Developers from 35 different countries. You may be surprised to learn just how much money some creative professionals are making! - Tips from a Web Designer: On Widgets, Themes, and Essential Tools

Web and marketing designer Matt Sweeny builds websites on for a range of clients, including a landscape and design service, a cheese company at holiday markets, a public relations firm for toy manufacturers and retailers, and an indie folk band. Here, Matt shares a bit about how and why he uses, offering quick tips on building a homepage, finding a theme, and using widgets. - 7 Deadly Web Design Sins You Might Be Making

Web design is a tricky subject. People have different opinions about what constitutes good web design and what doesn't. Some people think your site needs to be super sleek with an up-to-date, modern design in order to get attention. This post presents seven deadly web design sins you do not want to make on your site. - 480+ Free Web Development Tools & Resources You will Love to Have at Hand

Are you a savvy web designer, developer, marketer or other web entrepreneur? Then you might be using free tools and resources for your work. That's a wise choice. Why should you pay for products or services you can get for free? We suggest you to bookmark this page as it contains exactly what you need a set of really useful tools and resources for your everyday needs. - Responsive or Bust: Google's Focus on Mobile & How to Design for It

Google's always upping the ante; always changing the face of the Web and how we interface with it. And they always keep us on our toes. On Feb. 26, Google announced a new search algorithm which ranks non mobile-friendly sites lower in the results queue. Here is what you need to know and how you need to design to align with these changes. - User Interface Design - Some of the Best Practices to Keep in Mind

The key features of good user interface design need to be kept in mind when creating a graphical UI. The best practices for UI design do not require any great artistic talent they are mostly based on the same basic elements of design that anyone can learn. - Open Source Web Design Tools

Open source is a development method for software that harnesses the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process. The promise of open source is better quality, higher reliability, more flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory vendor lock-in. Here are some top open source web design tools worth reviewing. - Upfront Part 6: Creating Responsive Websites

Responsive web design is an approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience across a wide range of devices. In today's post, we're going to update the layout of our site for mobile devices. I'll also explain some of the thinking behind how we designed the responsive mode in Upfront.

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