Design as a means of storytelling
You, as a designer, need to be aware that the plot on which the content is based later appears before any other components of the site. Content can not be…

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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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Trends web design. Part 1
Designers are fickle people, they like to experiment with things. Therefore, they often try to solve problems of different approaches, which in the future may become mainstream and classic. As…

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How to make a color palette for the site and not only (algorithm + tips)
In Design Mania, there were already several publications with a similar theme: in a note about color matching services for websites, besides inspiration resources, we looked at a couple of…

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Improving the registration form on the site (4 useful tips)

On the Internet, the registration procedure occurs to us as often as the authorization form on the sites. You have to do the following: in all kinds of web services that help you find the information you need, free distribution of materials, online stores, social networks, etc. At such moments, the feeling of joy from an interesting find instantly disappears because of the need to fill in endless input fields (besides, sometimes completely unnecessary).

As a rule, all this is inconvenient, takes a lot of time and looks overly intrusive. Plus, a person may quite reasonably be alerted by the requirement to provide information about himself, since this violates his privacy (and confidentiality is important to many). Continue reading

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 fact that, in addition to technical skills, you need a sysadmin for perfection, we consider in this article.

Soft skills
Technical skills are abilities that confirm qualifications, provide opportunities for career growth. However, more and more recruiters pay attention to the so-called “soft” skills. These include: the ability to maintain communication, teamwork, understanding and adhering to the norms of professional ethics, pronounced personal qualities, creative thinking. Continue reading

Selection of colors for the site

Coloring the appearance of the site is of great importance and with a professional approach allows the web designer to create the necessary atmosphere of the resource, corresponding to its subject and purpose. The ability of the developer to correctly manipulate the color scheme is one of the most important factors indicating a high degree of professionalism. In order for the color palette used for site design to evoke the necessary emotions and push the site visitors to certain actions, the selection of its components, that is, colors, should strictly adhere to the most important rules of color theory. Therefore, before you begin the process of developing graphic elements of the site, you must carefully consider the color scheme, which will form the basis of the design solution. It must be remembered that the art of literate design is an important feature of a successful web designer, which is acquired only by experience. Continue reading

Get rid of the guesses in the design
Creativity breathes life into successful sites. However, creative ideas and solutions often resemble guessing - a dangerous business, I tell you. So what can designers do to convince the customer,…

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User Interface Performance Criteria for Web Designers and Front-End Developers
The basics. There are several performance-related issues that most likely are already known to all designers and front-end developers. These include recommendations for: performing the minimum possible number of requests;…

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Where and how to make a designer online
At present, it is not so easy to find a suitable and well-paid job, even for a knowledgeable, knowledgeable person. The crisis and any other nonsense oppresses, some design unemployment…

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