Tag Archives: web development

CSS Basics: Formatting (a video tutorial)

New from HOW Design University is a short video tutorial on how to write CSS. This quick design tutorial is the first of many, so keep an eye out for more HOWU design tutorials by visiting our YouTube channel. This video tutorial features information extracted from the Certificate in Web Development I, which provides...

Helping Your Clients With Web Content

Got this “best practices” article from web copywriter, Katie Daggett of KD Copy & Content. Things are good. You’re designing a site for a new client. And they’re loving everything you’ve done… so far. But, the time has come to plug in the copy. So, you send the email or make the call to your...

Web Design Studio Command C Redesigns Website

It’s a simple fact of life in the technological era: If your website sucks, people won’t take you seriously. This is as true for restaurants and products as it is for creative freelancers and web design firms. And let’s face it, if you are a web design and development firm, your website needs to...

Design Job: Senior Developer at Weld Media

Looking for a web design job in Boston? Digital marketing agency Weld Media is seeking a Senior Digital Developer to create great digital programs in its Boston office. The Senior Digital Developer represents WELD Media’s expertise and thought leadership in interactive technologies and applications to its clients. Click through to learn more and apply:...

Design Job: Backend Developer at Behance

Looking for a web development job with a creative online company? Behance, a creative partner for HOW, is seeking a backend developer in its NYC office. Click through to learn more and apply: We are looking for someone who loves building, maintaining and monitoring applications on the LAMP stack (see below for descriptions of...

Site of the Day: RedMonkeyGoo.com

Sometimes a site just feels good. This site for a web design company isn’t outlandish or overly thematic—it just feels fun. Their laid-back image combined with rock-solid development skills helps this site portray them as a great company to work with.  Need more design inspiration? Check out the Web Designer’s Idea App for iPad, with...

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The Week’s Best Web Design Stories: March 2

Here’s the top web news and web design content that popped up on our radar this week: Building Responsive Websites: How to Handle Navigation Menus (Webmonkey) A Look at Photoshop CS6 (Webdesigner Depot) Future-Ready Content by Sara Wachter-Boettcher (A List Apart) HOW’s top 10 websites for March 2012 (HOW blog) Audiences, Outcomes, and Determining...

Job: Interaction Designer at MojoTech

MojoTech seeks a Interaction Designer in Providence, RI: We’re seeking an Interaction Designer to: Participate in the brainstorming of and creation of concepts for best-in-class user experiences Translate abstract concepts into simple and elegant user interfaces Create concept models, user interface sketches, and detailed schematics Work closely with creatives and developers to ensure the solidity...

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HTML KickStart: Quick Web Design Building Blocks

Joshua Gatcke made this cool thing called HTML KickStart, “an ultra-lean set of HTML5, CSS, and jQuery files, layouts and elements designed to give you a head start on your next web project.” Download and unzip the file, and you’ll have template code for common website elements—great if you had been planning on typing out...

Site of the Day: RubyBots.com

Knowing your audience is a huge help in establishing a believable connection to them. That connection can take the form of a powerful business tool: This new hosting service has yet to launch, but the coming soon page connects them to a very distinct audience. Ruby Bots successfully attracts web-savvy, design-aware people who are...