In defense of "Eye Candy"
In the society of designers, it is often possible to hear that true professionals build their work on the strict conformity of design to the brand's corporate style or simply…

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Typography for web
There are many books and articles on typography, but only some of them reveal the choice and combination of fonts. Due to the emerging opportunities and prospects for free use…

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Three misfortunes of responsive design and ways to prevent them Source
Scaling vs. rubber layout vs. responsive design. There are many misunderstandings related to these terms that are equally periodically committed by web developers. In truth, these terms mean the evolutionary…

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Microsoft Silverlight
Over time, the global network is increasingly filled with sites that represent various web services with a rich dynamic interface. Such resources are based on technologies, thanks to which developers…

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What is Icon Fonts? Meet with FontAwesome and IcoMoon

Here I will demonstrate the excellent solutions that can be achieved using Icon Fonts, but let’s first get acquainted with the very concept of font icons, as well as the positive and negative sides of using them. Then we will test the two most popular sets of font icons using various examples, which will allow you to see how they can be used in real projects. What is Icon Fonts? Icon Fonts is nothing more than regular fonts.

The only difference is that instead of the usual for us sets of fonts, consisting of numbers and letters, font icons contain different characters and glyphs. But the main reason why Icon Fonts is so popular on the Web is that they are easily CSS styled. Advantages and disadvantages of font icons. There are several strong positive points in favor of the use of font icons instead of raster images: Any CSS effect can be applied to them. They are scalable because they are created using vector graphics. Continue reading

Ways to navigate users on the site
Imagine that you are traveling by car, but because of traffic jams all main roads are blocked, and you need to turn into an unfamiliar part of the city. For…

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The difference between UI and UX: a practical example
Today there will be a guest post on the topic of UX and UI interfaces on the example of working with the Icons8 service. I know what you are thinking:…

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How to choose the right web design for a web site
Web design - this is how much "meet" | web design and web site Each web studio begins to create a web site with the development and selection of web…

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