Websites Decorated for the Holidays

December 23, 2009 Inspiration, Resources

The holiday season is upon us, and everyone is putting up their decorations to show off their spirit. However, decorations are no longer limited to your house. Many websites are changing their look for a month to get into the spirit as well. Some websites change it drastically, while others add subtle changes. This is a showcase of what some websites are doing to show their spirit.

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New Portfolio Design Tutorial 2: The Animation

December 22, 2009 Tutorials

In part two of the new portfolio design tutorials, you will learn how to recreate the animations used to transition between pages. Again, the entire site is on one page, in separate divs. They are broken up into different “pages” with jQuery. jQuery also takes care of the animations between page changes. To view the […]

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New Portfolio Design Tutorial 1: The Background

December 9, 2009 Design, Tutorials

I recently redesigned my portfolio from the ground up. I like to change up my designs every once and a while to keep it fresh, and to use the latest technologies that I learned since my last design. My latest portfolio design is a simple layout focused on user interaction. Almost everything has an element that reacts to the user’s moves. Also, the site is built all on one page, but separated into sections by jQuery. This allows for a fast initial load time, and no loading after that.

This is the first tutorial in the series that I will teach you how I created the site. In this tutorial, you will learn how to recreate the background of my website.

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Create an Advanced CSS3 Menu

November 3, 2009 Tutorials

Creating a nice looking menu no longer needs all the code and time it use to, thanks to CSS3. This is a tutorial explaining how to create great looking buttons using just CSS3.

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Neat Tweets #2

November 2, 2009 Neat Tweets

Neat Tweets is a weekly feature that showcases the best tweets of the week. These tweets can be an assortment of inspiration, tutorials, resources or freebies. I take the liberty to filter through all of the tweets of the week for the best of the best just so you don’t have to.

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