Jai Hanuman: Rare collection of Lord Hanuman Illustrations

By: Deepu Balan on 01/26/10 12:23 AM 51 Comments »
Lord Hanuman also referred to as Bajrang Bali in Sanskrit is one of the most popular concepts of devotees of God in Hinduism and one of the most important personalities in the Great Indian epic Ramayana. He is considered as the 11th avatar (incarnation) of Lord Shiva. Hanuman is considered the most powerful and intelligent amongst divine beings. His most famous feat, as described in the Ramayana, was leading an army of monkeys to fight the demon King Ravana. The monkey god, Hanuman is a noble hero and great devotee of Lord Rama, the hero of Ramayana. Hanuman is considered […] Continue Reading...

Cool Sprites – Free overlapped CSS menu using CSS Sprites

By: Deepu Balan on 01/18/10 10:48 AM 90 Comments »
It is said that 70 to 80 percentage of the end-user response time is spent on the front-end. A major portion of this time is exhausted on downloading all the external components in a web page including, stylesheet, images, scripts, flash etc. An extra HTTP request adds 200+ milliseconds to a page (worldwide average). Since most of today’s browsers limit about 3 or 4 parallel requests at a time, a page with so many external references can cause the requests to get queued up. This may eventually cause the page loading time to increase. In short, the fewer files the […] Continue Reading...

Colourful Swirls : Collection of 25+ stunningly beautiful wallpapers

By: Deepu Balan on 01/11/10 12:20 AM 29 Comments »
For me it’s always been a mind-refreshing and relaxing experience to browse through some of those colourful and beautiful wallpapers available online. Because, simply looking at these beautiful wallpapers alone can at times prove more inspiring and relaxing than reading a nice motivating article. Here is a collection of more than 25 stunningly beautiful and colorful wallpapers, created by some of the most creative and talented designers around the globe. Most of these images are very high quality vector based images which are best suited for creating designs for print media such as brochure printing, postcard printing, car magnet printing […] Continue Reading...

POV-Ray : The Power of Ray Tracing

By: Deepu Balan on 01/3/10 1:14 AM 14 Comments »
Have a look at the below photograph of a busy city, Just click on it and open the larger version and see the details. Would you believe me if I tell you that it’s an artificial graphic created with the help of a computer program, by applying millions and even billions of complex mathematical calculations? Believe me it’s pure mathematics which rules over creativity and in-born talents like ability to paint, draw or sculpt. This wonderful mathematical model is called Ray-Tracing. [ad#ad-3] What is Ray-Tracing? Ray-tracing is a method of creating visual art in which a description of an object […] Continue Reading...