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Pure CSS DropDown Menu using :target pseudo class

Today, CSS3 has become a buzzword of modern web designers and developers around the globe. With its ground-breaking features, CSS3 has made a profound impact on the web designer community by making the lives of web designers easier and fun filled. Here in this post I am going to explain such a cool CSS3 feature called :target Pseudo Class. By playing around and experimenting with the :target pseudo class, I have developed a cool looking pure CSS dropdown menu. This ...

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My first wordpress plugin – Delicious Bookmark Button with realtime bookmark count

del.icio.us needs no introduction, and if you still do not use delicious bookmarking service, there is something obviously missing in your life! Delicious is a famous social bookmarking site that has achieved rapid popularity and growth ever since it was being purchased by Yahoo Inc in 2005. Delicious is my all-time favorite bookmarking service. Many features have contributed to this, including the website's simple interface, human-readable URL scheme, a novel domain name, a simple REST-like API, and RSS feeds for ...

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Free High-Resolution Social-Media Iconset - PriceTag Style

I am really happy to present my first FREE icon set here, which was actually created to use in my personal blog, but later I have decided to share it online. There are total 18 social media icons including twitter, facebook, linkedin, orkut, myspace etc... and it comes in two sizes of transparent PNG 24-bit format. The photoshop source file (PSD) is also included, so that you can modify and create different versions if required. And they are all free, ...

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Cool Sprites – Free overlapped CSS menu using CSS Sprites

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 ...

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RGBa vs Opacity: The Difference Explained

To be able to effectively handle the alpha transparency or opacity of a particular element purely using CSS/HTML was the dream of any web designer. Because, with alpha transparency or opacity they can make visually more beautiful and easily maintainable websites with less effort. Now with CSS3 we can achieve these using properties such as RGBa and Opacity. What is RGBa? In addition to RGB (Red Blue Green) CSS3 has introduced a new feature to color setting, which is called RGBA. ...

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When User Testing Your Mobile App

By: Deepu Balan on 12/22/15 6:55 PM No Comments »
People are becoming increasingly accustomed to using mobile for browsing the Internet. Right from shopping online, to reading news and accessing information from the web, all these tasks are performed using a Smartphone and/or tablets. This does not mean that desktop and other computer systems are not being used, or aren’t good enough, for carrying out online activities. Sure, even desktop computers are being used for web browsing, however, mobile device usage seem to have exceeded desktop usage. With ever-increasing use of mobile devices, it is important that your website can address the mobile users’ needs. But, considering the fact […] Continue Reading...

Major web redesigning considerations you can’t ignore!

By: Deepu Balan on 06/15/15 2:14 PM No Comments »
Planning for redesigning or revamping a website could prove to be an exciting process. Almost all the websites on the Internet do undergo at least a minor update at regular intervals to keep their website on-the-go with latest trends. If you have your own business as well as its online web presence, then at some point the site need to be redesigned, either for the aesthetic reasons or due to changing nature or due to any other reasons like change in the service. Usually, majority of the designers as well as creative teams see this opportunity for just focusing entirely […] Continue Reading...

5 Easy-to-follow tips to increase efficiency of design workflow

By: Deepu Balan on 04/13/15 11:28 PM No Comments »
Almost every professional strives to improve the productivity of their workflow, particularly when it comes to designing for the web. But, often projects take a lot of time than planned due to poorly-crafted workspaces, unexpected coding errors, and several other reasons. Certainly, you can’t predict what your client will like about your web designs. However, following some simple tips you can definitely save a lot of your time and improve workflow productivity. Let us now have a quick glance at some tips that can help you increase the efficiency of your workflow: 1. Customize Your Workspace and Design Tools It […] Continue Reading...

Custom writing of essays from Expert panels

By: Deepu Balan on 02/23/15 11:25 PM No Comments »
Are you a student and quite worried about your writing and find it to be stressful and painful both? When you are in school, you would be having ample of tasks and assignments to be completed in short duration of time span and that too with appropriate attention on all the task assigned. So writing you own thoughts where you need to do research becomes quite difficult and challenging. If you are facing the pressure with respect to the assignments task then you could surely approach Writing-Expert.com – essay company and for more info can go through the link provided. […] Continue Reading...

Ground rules for implementing slider in mobile applications

By: Deepu Balan on 02/13/15 11:52 PM No Comments »
There is no dearth of mobile applications in the app stores, however, only a few of them are able to create a buzz and others get flopped. Thus, if you are interested in creating a surefire application that goes viral upon its release, you must focus over its superior functions, and intuitive and impressive visual appeal. As far as, the design patterns are concerned, there are several options available in the market. While diving deep into the topic, you will observe that there is an overwhelming list of options for each UI element. Thus, it is advisable to streamline your […] Continue Reading...

Credible reasons for you to choose ReactJS over AngularJS

By: Deepu Balan on 02/3/15 10:24 PM No Comments »
There is absolutely no doubt over the fact that AngularJS came as a whiff of fresh and welcoming air for developers who find it too tough to get going as their code began to be populated with too much of jQuery selectors and callbacks. AngularJS has surely added a number of innovations the the way development projects are carried out for applications of varied size and scope. But all said and done, there are certain issues cropping up that have often placed the developers in a pool of seemingly unending confusion or even performance issues. More specifically, the performance levels […] Continue Reading...