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Fast mockup designs

When designing desktop apps, websites, and mobile applications, more than once I have tried using an application like mockingbird or Pencil Project. On one hand, mockingbird, is a web application that can be accessed from any browser and allows you to design multiple pages with different elements. On the other hand, Pencil Project, initially born […]

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Photoshop: Content-Aware Fill

Impressive video about one of the coming features of photoshow, with just a click of the mouse. You can go directly to the minute 2:50 to watch how it removes a tree out of the scene in just a click. It is amazing the things that can be done… Seen at John Nack on Adobe

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New web for playing Flash games

I’ve been thinking of making a games website for a while. I’ve finally decided to go ahead and do a website with Flash games. The truth is, that lately I’ve been really busy with lots of things that have nothing to do with games, but this Saturday I needed to disconnect and  work on something […]

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Click effect for jQuery

Today I’ve been playing for a while with javascript. The truth is that I haven’t found what I was looking for, but let’s assume that this is because I’m a programmer and not a designer. Anyway, what I was trying to do is to create some kind of click effect. Ok, let me try again. […]

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Writing clean and semantically correct HTML

Web Designer Wall people has writen a post titled Coding Clean and Semantic Templates that basically gives some advices on how to write proper HTML code for templates. Briefly, the list of advices that they give are: Minimize the use of  <div> Use  the <div> tag only  for the layout: header, content, sidebar, and footer […]

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Free menus for your web

I’ve just found some menu designs and I thought it was a good idea to share them, not only because most of them are beautiful, but because on this crisis time, free things are alwasy welcome ;p These menus have been designed by Ian Main from e-lusion.com, you can have a look to this page […]

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Should I use tables for layout?

After getting almost crazy doing some web designs, I’ve concluded that tables simplify the design and reduce the development time en LOTS of cases. So it makes no sense to use DIVs for everything anymore.  That does not mean that I’m going to use tables for everything, it means that one has to know when […]

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Where is the cursor in a input or textarea?

I’ve just found a website with an interesting example forwhere is the cursor and which text is selected (if any) in an input and textarea. The truth is this code is not for daily use, but it’s quite interesting to see the possibilities of javascript (well in fact I was looking for this because I […]

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Time Pickers in javascript

Truth be told,  from a usability point of view, a date picker has much more sense than a time picker. Anyway I like to to explore the different implementations out there 😉 The objective for a time picker is to let the user set the time in hours and minutes, in 24-hour format, or even […]

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Rounding corners: the javascript way

After taking a look on how round corners on some browsers, I think it’s worth exploring other methods, like doing this with javascript. Rounding corners is not difficult, in general, the problem is that you should use some “hacks”,  it is not the same rounding corners using a style on a unique DIV, than using […]

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