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It seems as though 3D is quickly becoming the new 2D in digital design. This pattern has moved from the big screen onto smaller screens for the web. With a growing number of CSS/JS libraries for animation it has become easier to render objects right within the browser.

These tutorials should provide an excellent introduction to CSS3 and JavaScript oriented animation. If you’ve never coded your own custom page animations then this will take a bit of practice. But with time the whole process will become like second nature.

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Have you ever wanted to understand the craft of Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, or similar design programs? Many professionals have offered their lessons online as premium services for a one-time fee or based on a recurring subscription. I’ve been amazed at how much great material can be practiced online without needing to physically relocate near the teacher.

If you’ve ever wanted to polish your design techniques I would highly recommend looking over some of these websites. Classes range from traditional art to digital painting, vector design, icons, animation, print design, and so much more.

CG Master Academy

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The perfect solution for your web project comes in the form of a top quality theme from Elegant Themes. More than 200 thousand customers are currently enjoying the high standard solutions that they have produced over the years.

This great source of WordPress themes and applications is also regarded as a versatile selection for experienced and new users alike. A new offer gives you 87 different themes that you can use on an unlimited number of domains for only $69.
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Once you learn the basics of web development it’s common to either move into backend languages or push further into more detailed concepts. CSS alone is such an expansive subject which now includes a handful of fun CSS3 properties.

Advanced development includes complicated topics that you often need to go out of your way to understand. But it’s worth the effort to build your skillset as a designer and to fully comprehend the engrossing design language of CSS.

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Remember when the original NES was released decades ago? I know the older readers can remember those days fondly. Graphics and coding techniques have improved dramatically over the past few decades. It’s remarkable how we can now build in-browser games without reliance on 3rd party companies. If you know anything about JavaScript and wish to delve further into game development, these tuts were made for you.

I’ve collected everything from getting started to more advanced JS libraries and general tips/tricks for browser game development. This post has something for everyone and it’s never been easier to get your toes wet in the proverbial pool of Internet gaming.

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Github is a great place to find useful and helpful stuff. And the beauty of it is that often in times you can don’t need to worry about doing things from scratch to solve problems because you can find exactly what you need in active communities like this. I’m always amazed about the quality of things developers put together and make available to us for free. You can find almost anything you need in there, you just need to dig around to find what you are looking for. From using plugins to solve something you need to expanding ideas to create a different version of it, Github is an amazing community and you should always pay attention to it. Read the rest of this entry »

Most webmasters agree that Google Analytics provides high-quality traffic analysis without much competition. But you can’t host their scripts on your own server and must rely on Google’s servers for data storage. Although this isn’t necessarily a bad idea, it may not be exactly what you’re looking for in a traffic analytics script.

This gallery includes a number of self-hosted and cloud-hosted services for traffic analysis. It’s always possible to go back using Google Analytics if you prefer. But sometimes it is worth testing some other services just to see what they can offer.

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With a growing number of web choices, it’s no wonder that web designers pay great attention to the aesthetic part of their work.

Nevertheless, a website needs more than just great looks – its success depends on cross-browser compatibility, user friendliness, high loading speed and good content. Unless you know your way with coding, the best solution would be the conversion of the Photoshop mockup by means of a PSD to HTML service. Here follows a list of top fifteen solutions for 2014.

CSS Chopper

CSS Chopper

By far, the CSSChopper deserves great appreciation and warm recommendations. A NASSCOM-certified service provider, CSSChopper is currently providing services in over 90 countries, in the four corners of the globe. The company owns an impeccable infrastructure and promises to deliver 100% satisfaction guarantee.
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User interface designers are always searching for the latest trends. To understand digital interfaces you need to think about design from a user’s point of view. Sometimes looking over a set of example designs can help you gather ideas quickly.

Whether you design for mobile devices or large desktop monitors, there are plenty of design galleries you can find online. This post includes a handful of galleries related to web design, responsive design, and mobile applications.

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In the past I have spent days constructing my own polls with JavaScript and PHP. It takes a lot of time developing the database and internal functions without any reference guide. But thankfully we have access to a number of free services dedicated to website polls and surveys.

This gallery includes 15 free plugins, scripts, and externally-hosted services for generating user polls. Almost every major CMS engine has a poll plugin which can save you hours of time reinventing the wheel. Take a peek at the examples below and let us know your thoughts in the comments area below.

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