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20 Useful Websites for Graphic Design Textures and Patterns

Web Design

Patterns and textures, when applied correctly, can produce amazing and truly unique designs. Typically, they are used for site backgrounds, but can also be used as repeating patterns on site components such as the header and the footer. If you […]

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How to Create a Clean Web 2.0 Style Web Design in Photoshop

Web Design

In this Photoshop web design tutorial, you'll learn, step-by-step, how to create a stunning and clean web layout. You'll be using some basic to intermediate-level techniques to build your very own sleek "Web 2.0" style web design that uses the […]

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Create a Slick and Accessible Slideshow Using JQuery

Web Design

In this web development tutorial, you'll learn how to create a slick and web accessible slideshow widget using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (jQuery). In the process, you'll see the concept of Progressive Enhancement in action.

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Getting Started with Ruby on Rails: Installation

Web Design

This article will guide you through the process of installing Ruby on Rails, and any other software that is required to begin using it.

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Web Design

25 Great Examples of Using Gradient Effects in Web Designs

Using color gradients, or effects that transition two or more colors with one another, is one of the most popular design techniques in web design. They're easy to create yet hard to get right. In this showcase, you'll witness some […]

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JavaScript Debugging Techniques in IE 6

Web Design

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 is almost universally hated by web developers. It's hard to work with and support, but with a few techniques, you can make the process less painful.

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How to Get More Website Leads Without More Traffic

Internet Sales

Stop trying to get more traffic and start converting the traffic you already have. That might sound weird coming from an internet marketer, but hear me out. 5 years ago the easiest way to increase leads from your website was […]

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Make High-Impact Backgrounds for Your Designs with Photoshop

Web Design

In this Photoshop web design tutorial, you'll learn about creating dynamic and high-impact backgrounds that you can use on your own web layouts. We'll go over color/gradient techniques, lighting effects, and using textures and patterns.

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30 Brilliant Photoshop Lighting Effects Tutorials

Web Design

A current trend in design is adding lighting effects to enhance your digital art. In this article, you'll find 30 dazzling lighting techniques that you can use to add a bit of sparkle into your work.

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worn paper
Web Design

How to Create a “Worn Paper” Web Layout Using Photoshop

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a textured "worn paper" web design theme using some basic Photoshop techniques.

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