Comics of the Week #386

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist...

How to Work with Someone Who Isn’t a Team Player

Do you work with someone who isn’t a team player? Maybe they’re overly focused on completing and promoting their own work. Or they don’t chip in when everyone else is scrambling to meet a deadline or pulling a presentation together. This isn’t simply frustrating; it...

One Cost of Increased Globalization: More Industrial Accidents

Industrial accidents can be devastating to the people and communities involved. In addition to the immediate loss of life, such accidents can leave a lasting mark. For example, residents and victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak incident in India still live with the...

15 Essential Free Icon Sets

When it comes to web design, and especially UI design, icons play a crucial role. When used properly, icons can enhance almost any website design by adding visual interest and appeal. However, creating icons from scratch every time you start a new project is both...

Docker for Java Developers

Docker—a leading software container platform—can simplify the overall application delivery experience by providing a common platform for collaboration. Docker integrates seamlessly with existing tool chains, making it easier to deliver software rapidly. In this...

Linux: Firewalls and SELinux

This course takes you through the basics of firewalls on Linux. Sean Colins shows you how to configure Firewalld for local protection, work with SELinux, and troubleshoot firewalls. He also covers iptables, default policies, port blocking, and port forwarding. Learn...

Photo Gear Weekly

Get your gear on! Join photographer, author, and educator Tim Grey every Friday for insights on camera gear of all kinds. In Photo Gear Weekly, Tim shares tips for mastering your camera's advanced features, recommends accessories that will streamline your shooting and...

Tableau 10 for Data Scientists

Tableau is designed for data science! Move beyond the basics and delve deeper into the power of this data visualization software. Learn how to deal with messy or badly formatted data, use Tableau to answer key data analytics questions, and visualize your results with...

Pro Tools 12 Essential Training: 110

Start recording, editing, and mixing audio with confidence by learning how to operate a Pro Tools 12 digital audio workstation to complete a mid-sized session. This course expands on the basic principles covered in Pro Tools Essential Training: 101. This second course...

Phone Series

I wanted to explore my limits. I took these images with phone only. I would like to make illusion, something manipulative. I often work with Photoshop and dslr cameras, but I wanted to know what's possible when the Idea is more important than the...

Treuleben

99 years of tradition, entrepreneurship and excellent craftsmanship: This is what Treuleben & Bishof, founded in 1917 and famous for its calendars, notebooks and small leather goods, stands for. Family run until 2016, a new era now begins on the backdrop of old values...

Shantell Martin

We usually work for clients, we sometimes do self-initiated projects, but this was the first project we did for a friend.

10 Ways to Create Great User Onboarding

Ok, so you’ve built an awesome digital product—it might be a customer-facing app, an enterprise software, a web app or whatever. You’ve launched and, oh happy day, people are downloading your application. Looks like you’re a hit! But then you realize users aren’t...

This Is the New Google Earth

If you’ve ever at least casually used Google Earth in the last few years, then you know how the service allowed you to get an in-depth perspective on many places on the planet. If you’ve been a fan of Google Earth in the last few years, then you now have a bigger...

How to Choose the Right Look for Your Portfolio

I have been looking at a ton of portfolio sites. The good news is, I get paid to do this. I look at a bunch of portfolios, pick the ones I like best, and then I magically turn those portfolios into a monthly article. Coffee counts as magic. I pick the portfolios on...

Why Art Direction Is Critical to Responsive Design

Art direction plays a role in all facets of life. It’s especially important in advertising and magazines. The visuals in ads and magazines often are presented in a way that evokes an emotional reaction and leaves us with a lasting impression. Have you ever seen an ad...

What’S New for Designers, April 2017

From new tools to code snippets to typefaces that will make your design life better, this month’s design newbies are a lot of fun to play around with. My favorites include a task management app that’s free, a new website builder that is incredibly easy to use, and a...

‘Back to the Future’ is timeless, Lea Thompson says

Orlando astonished actress Lea Thompson three decades ago. “I made my very first movie in Orlando. I did ‘Jaws 3-D’ in Orlando,” the actress said of the 1983 movie. “Imagine my surprise when I landed in Orlando and realized I was making a movie about a shark and there...

Themify Shoppe – The Ultimate WooCommerce WordPress Theme

I’m excited to announce that Themify has released another awesome theme – Themify Shoppe. Designed by Liam McKay and coded by Themify team, Shoppe works hand-in-hand with WooCommerce, making it the ultimate multi-purposed eCommerce theme. It features the popular drag...

Best Email Marketing Tips to Increase Engagement & Subscribers

Email is your post powerful marketing channel when used well. Your visitor’s inbox is a perfect opportunity for you to capture attention, communicate important updates and invite readers back to your site for increased visibility. The stats on email marketing...

Four Elements of Truly Mobile-Friendly Responsive Menus

There are hundreds of ways to create responsive navigation, limited only by your creativity and the boundaries of what CSS can accomplish. Good responsive navigation is a little harder – a responsive menu must become a mobile menu, adhering to the needs and rules of...

Level Up Your CSS Skills With These 20 Pro CSS Tips

Front-end development is quickly becoming more and more focused on efficiency – faster loading and rendering through selector choice and minimizing code. Pre-processors like Less and SCSS go a long way in doing some of the work for us, but there are plenty of ways to...

Easy CSS Animation Using @keyframes

CSS Transitions and transforms work beautifully for creating visual interactions based on single state changes. To have more control over what happens and when, you can use the CSS animation property to create easy CSS animation using @keyframes. This technique has a...

Check Out 9 Unique Be Pre-Built Websites and Their New Installer

Be’s New Pre-Built Installer The old Be pre-installer had a lot going for it. For one thing, you could install a pre-built website with a single click, and immediately begin editing. That’s still the case of course. Up to that point, however, the installer has some...

My Journey Of Learning Programming Through Flatiron School #20

My name is Mason Ellwood, and I’m currently working on Flatiron School’s Online Full Stack Web Development Program. Each week, I’ll be writing about my experience, what I’m learning, and tips on learning to code. Within this post, I will cover something that I tend to...

4 Research-Backed UX Tips For a Conversion-Optimized Design

The work of a web designer goes beyond just aesthetics. Usability and user experience is an equally, if not more, important part of a good web design. While your business could probably survive with an ugly design that gets all of the UX principles right, it most...

Why you should switch from Photoshop to Sketch

Read more about Why you should switch from Photoshop to Sketch at CreativeBloq.com Over the past year or two, Bohemian Coding's Sketch app has gained momentum across the glorious internets as a 'better' alternative to Photoshop. Most of this ample praise has come from...

9 Graphic Design Trends You Need To Be Aware of in 2017

Here are 2017’s graphic design trends you need to follow. We are covering packaging trends, typography trends, layouts and even cinemagrahs. 2017 is the year we return to the organic roots and we will see a return to the natural. In terms of colors, the start has been...

20 Amazing Website Concepts with Breathtaking Typography

Despite the design you created for a website, whether the images, colors or sounds you choose, people immediately look at the text. People tend to look at the text to find what they are looking for and accomplish the purpose of opening the site. Knowing this fact, you...

20 tools that make freelancing easy

Read more about 20 tools that make freelancing easy at CreativeBloq.com How many of you resolved to go freelance in 2016? For many of us it's the dream: working from home for yourself, whenever you want, for great clients and getting paid. I freelanced for a number of...

5 tools to get kids coding

Read more about 5 tools to get kids coding at CreativeBloq.com These useful tools making coding kid-friendly Technology is already a crucial part of our day to day lives, so it's no suprise that coding knowledge is only set to become more important over the coming...

InDesign Secrets

In this series, David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción, co-hosts of the web's top resource for InDesign tips and tricks, InDesignSecrets.com, share some hidden and sometimes surprising workflow tips that will make working in InDesign more efficient and more fun. The...

Autodesk Inventor: Presentations

Presentations make ideas clearer to colleagues and more impressive to clients. Learn to create presentations with visually compelling features, such as exploded views, to improve your documentation in the enhanced Autodesk Inventor presentation environment. In this...

Learning Autodesk ReCap 360

Convert real images and video into accurate 2D and 3D models in minutes by using ReCap 360. This Autodesk product automates many tasks that used to be manual and time intensive, including scanning and registering images automatically, so you'll have more time to focus...

Creating Web Media

High-quality media is a must for any website. But to keep visitors happy, it has to load fast and look great. Web developers need to be able to balance quality and performance for all types, including graphics, animation, video, and audio. Creating Web Media is a...

After Effects Guru: Templates for Premiere Pro

Video editors look to enhance their projects by using motion graphic templates to spice up their work. In this course, learn how to work with and create After Effects text templates that you can modify later in Adobe Premiere Pro. Nick Harauz breaks down how...

Relearning Altruism

Flagcx was invited by GDR Creative Intelligence, a London based think tank to illustrate their 2017 report: Altruism - we not only created the cover but developed a facebook...

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