Posts from July, 2011

How To Create a Slick Features Table in HTML & CSS

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We’ve all grown up as web designers staying well away from table based layouts, but we don’t often brush up on our table building skills ready for when we will actually need them. Follow this step by step tutorial to create a slick looking data table to compare the features of various Harley Davidson motorcycles. We’ll build the table in clean HTML then polish it up with CSS to create a cool and easily readable HTML table.

10 Helpful Tools & Apps for Twitter Power Users

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Twitter continues to grow its userbase at a crazy pace of over 460,000 new users each day. I found that as this means an increase of followers and conversations, it also increases the noise a lot. Fortunately, lots of tools out there help us to cut through the noise and get to the most useful bits and pieces. Here are 10 of my favourite tools to use Twitter more efficiently:

8 Features to Consider for Your Portfolio Website

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Many freelancers designers rely on their portfolio to land them new client work, so it’s of high importance to make sure you’re providing enough information about yourself and capturing the interest of your potential customers. Here’s an overview of clever features designers are currently implementing on their sites that you might consider for your own portfolio.

How To Create a Vibrant Radar Icon in Photoshop

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Get to grips with Photoshop’s various tools to create a detailed and vibrant radar icon. We’ll build the icon over multiple layers with the help of gradients, brushes and layer style effects. The final icon would look great in your dock as a Mac application or used to create an icon for your iPhone app.