November 2010

Wireframe Tools and Tutorials to speed up your Web Design Process.

Wireframing is an important part of the design process, one that shouldn’t be overlooked by even the most experienced designers. Wireframes can save development time by outlining exactly how a site should look and function, in a manner that can be shown to and approved by your clients. TripwireMagazine focuses on resources for creating better wireframes, including tools and tutorials that will help you in the near future.

10 best and most useful Server Monitoring Tools for Web Developers.

SmashingHub has collected 10 Top Monitoring Tools that will keep your server in perfect form and provide the security, healthy, resolve overloading server, low performance and configuration problems as well. Meanwhile, DjDesignerLab has collected the 10 most useful server monitoring tools for web developers.

The best tool to choose colors that fit together.

If you’re looking to match colors that are aesthetically pleasing, you’ll love ColorSchemeDesigner. The interface is quite sophisticated and a heap of fun to play with. Check it out.

WordPress Event Registration Plugin.

This wordpress plugin is designed to run on a WordPress website and provide registration events, classes, or parties. It allows you to capture the registering persons contact information and any additional infromation you request to a database and provides an association to an events database. It provides the ability to send the register to either a Paypal, Google Pay, Monster Pay, or Authorize.net online payment site for online collection of event fees.

The most effective PDF Readers for free.

As we all know, a PDF uses the PostScript printer description language and is highly portable across computer platforms. The Adobe Reader is one of the most popular downloads on the web, but there are options. BloggersPath has a selection for you to try out.

15 must-have free Image Optimization Tools.

Web designers always should keep in mind the key factors to allowing your site to run smoothly. Such as when your pages and images load on your site, it should be done smoothly and in minimum time. For that you have to optimize your images to load in perfect timing. DjDesignerLab present some Image Optimization Tools for Designers. Enjoy!

How to create a WordPress-powered webcomic with ComicPress.

Many people are terrified by the idea of having to create a good online platform for their drawings. They shouldn’t be. Similar to photo portfolios and webshops, other web designers have created a simple webcomic template that’s friendly to use and easy to maintain. You guessed it, we’re talking about WordPress adaption. Check out ComicPress at Makeuseof.

Six free sites for creating your own Animations.

People have been excited about moving pictures for ages. But achieving a passable animation has never been as easy or required as little talent as it does today. Mashable bring you five excellent ways to tackle animation, the next step in your pseudo-artistic journey.

October 2010

Useful Font and Typography Tools for Designers.

Typography tools are really helpful for designers because you can find exact fonts and match fonts to your existing projects.In fact some of these tools identify the font with just a photo of it and you can get the CSS code for your text. DesignBeep has collected 28 useful font and typography tools for designers.

The ultimate Adobe Fireworks Toolbox.

Noupe presents an assortment of various links that will help you assemble the ultimate Fireworks toolbox, so you can get the most out of this under used member of the Adobe Creative Suite family of design tools. So if you are a Fireworks enthusiast, or looking to become one, take a peek through the gathered resourcesso that when you dive in to the works, you can dive in with style and preparedness.