How to become not just good, but the best system administrator
Many system administrators complain of low income, monotonous work, lack of prospects. These are not beginners, but experienced specialists - it means that it’s not only knowledge and skills. The…

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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…

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Frequently asked questions (FAQ) - we are developing an effective FAQ section
As you know, of course, the FAQ (Frequently asked questions) are frequently asked questions that are collected and highlighted on a separate page. Thanks to it, the user will be…

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Social networks for designer career
Today's topic, as you already understood, will be connected with the use of social media by employees of the sphere of design and not only. Moreover, unlike the article on…

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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Trends of web design. Part 3

Custom designs

Recently, there has been a strong trend towards more individual and creative designs. Instead of using conventional approaches, designers experiment with how the information is structured, how it is presented to the user.

In these “non-boxed” designs, creativity is often more important and memorable than attention to detail. However, ease of use, typography and visual design are rarely forgotten and also carefully work through these points. Creative designs are often used for portfolios, websites of advertising agencies and promotional sites (commercial events of large companies), as well as very popular in blogs.
When it comes to creativity, the line between a convenient and not convenient user interface is very thin, so usability testing is of particular importance – after all, a creative approach can harm the site. Continue reading

Licenses on photo stocks: not prohibited not means allowed

In the comments on the blog article about the best free photo stocks you can find several questions regarding copyright for photos and images. An employee of one of the photo banks tried to answer them, but today I would like to publish a slightly more detailed article on this topic and at the same time consider the types of licenses in photo stocks.
Not forbidden does not mean allowed!
You say the phrase sounds wrong? This is considered correct for the law: “not prohibited – it means allowed”. When it comes to copyright, then everything is not so simple. Let’s first consider the question of what copyright is in relation to photos and how it is regulated by law. Despite the fact that this article indicates the nuances of image the Russian Federation, information on the types of photo stock licenses is relevant for all countries. Continue reading

Clients in web design to be avoided

After you have finally become a web designer and started to struggle for success in the real world, you may find yourself in a rather difficult situation. The teachers probably warned (or you heard) that different problems could arise with future clients. However, reality often turns out to be even more cruel than it seems to us at first.

Accounts are beginning to accumulate, the payment term for an apartment is getting closer and in such conditions a dubious customer who wants you to design a logo and site design for $ 100- $ 150 does not look like such a bad option. We all know how hard it is to adhere to our principles, and to look for a good job that allows careers and skills to grow, and not get bogged down in a routine, but in difficult moments it’s not really possible to think about it. Continue reading

Be creative, it will allow you to create better sites.
A person is an elementary concept used in designing a user interface and achieving the required level of usability, which is a description of a typical user entering the target…

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What is polyfil?
Where did the polyfill come from and how did the term form? This happened earlier, in 2009, when I was busy writing the book "Introducing HTML5" ("Introducing HTML5"). Sitting in…

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How to overcome the creative crisis of designers?
Are these lines read by creative people or those who identify themselves with them? If so, then they surely know the times, both of the crazy creative eruption and of…

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