Web Design for Beginners (Epic Free Course!)

If you’re new to web design, this free course on web design for beginners will teach you everything you need to know. “How do I pick typefaces, how do I pick colors, what the heck is whitespace, and how do I position and size elements correctly?” These are exactly the kinds of questions… Continue reading Web Design for Beginners (Epic Free Course!)

Functional Programming in PHP With Lambda Functions

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} One of the nice things about programming is that the same problem can be solved using multiple methods. This allows people to show their creativity and come up with incredibly efficient and unique solutions. Examples of this can be seen in action when you look for programs… Continue reading Functional Programming in PHP With Lambda Functions

Top 7 Ways to Brush Up your Java Development Skills

1. Go Back to Basics [OOP, Data Structures & Algorithms] One can not build a skyscraper without having deep firm roots. Similarly, if you want to grow as a reputed developer, you must be great at the core concepts of Computer Science. We can not stress this enough, that having small conceptual issues in understanding… Continue reading Top 7 Ways to Brush Up your Java Development Skills

Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basic Body Proportions

In this human body drawing tutorial, you’ll learn basic human body outline drawing techniques. If you’ve practiced capturing energy in the previous tutorial, you’ll have acquired a good feel for loose sketching of people. We’re going to start giving structure to that feeling-based groundwork by studying the body with a more scientific eye. Let me… Continue reading Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basic Body Proportions

15 Best Web Fonts That Look Great at Small Sizes

Beautiful web fonts aren’t particularly difficult to find. A quick search will undoubtedly turn up a number of attractive typefaces that will complement your website’s look and messaging. However, many of these fonts tend to have very specific use cases. For instance, a wide font may be perfect for header text but would work poorly… Continue reading 15 Best Web Fonts That Look Great at Small Sizes

The UX of video game tutorials

[unable to retrieve full-text content] What decisions a designer will run into while designing learning experiences. For a long time, it has been customary for tutorials to be a part of the First Time User Experience (FTUE). Usually, this meant that the journey would start from installing the game, followed by a rundown of the… Continue reading The UX of video game tutorials

Crash Course in the PHP Ternary Operator With Examples

In this article, we’ll discuss the ternary operator in PHP. Along with the syntax, we’ll go through a couple of real-world examples to understand how it works. What Is the Ternary Operator? The ternary operator (? and :) is a conditional operator which allows you to execute a condition, and based on the result of… Continue reading Crash Course in the PHP Ternary Operator With Examples

How to Write a Research Paper on Web Design

As a college student, you have to learn how to write research papers as this is one type of coursework that instructors assign often. If you’re studying web design, writing this paper won’t be any different. You still have to follow the right structure and come up with relevant content to fit your instructor’s requirements.… Continue reading How to Write a Research Paper on Web Design

9 Tips for Better Live Logo Design

Have you ever wondered why we’re so amazed by motion? A moving image is more likely to grab your attention than a static one. Motion is exciting and attention-grabbing – plus, it allows us to access more information in a short space of time.  For a while now, companies have been experimenting with all kinds… Continue reading 9 Tips for Better Live Logo Design

How to Do Calligraphy on Procreate

What You’ll Be Creating Curious about how to do calligraphy on Procreate? In this tutorial, we’ll look at settings, techniques, and brushes that can help you create beautiful calligraphy styled writing and hand lettering in Procreate.  What You’ll Need You’ll need Procreate for iPad for this tutorial. It is recommended that you also use an Apple… Continue reading How to Do Calligraphy on Procreate

Common Pitfalls New Web Designers Should Avoid

7 Shares Web design is one of the most crucial parts of digital marketing. A poor website design causes a site to lose visitors, which is throwing money out the window. When designing a website, there are some mistakes you cannot afford to make. We all learn from our mistakes. But, taking some time to… Continue reading Common Pitfalls New Web Designers Should Avoid

15 Top Soft UI and Neumorphic UI Kits

Designers are always in search of unique ways to display content. Yet there is a delicate balance between something that looks good and is both accessible and intuitive. Everything needs to be in harmony, otherwise the end result suffers. Neumorphic UIs can serve as an effective solution. Neumorphism is a design technique that is based… Continue reading 15 Top Soft UI and Neumorphic UI Kits

Flexbox Align: When to Use Auto Margins Instead of Flexbox Center

Flexbox alignment properties are superb and they solve lots of layout problems, especially where the common “vertical and horizontal center” layout is needed. However, there are times when aligning with auto margins is safer and more flexible. This tutorial will show you when! Get Started with Flexbox If you’re just stepping into the world of… Continue reading Flexbox Align: When to Use Auto Margins Instead of Flexbox Center

How to Make a Brochure

Brochures may be one of the oldest marketing tools, but they’re a tried and tested technique that all sorts of businesses use to reach potential customers.  A poorly designed brochure might be tossed in the trash, but a creative and beautiful one will be kept and pored over and can directly lead to sales for… Continue reading How to Make a Brochure

How to Use PHP in HTML

In this article, I’ll show you how to use PHP code in your HTML pages. It’s aimed at PHP beginners who are trying to strengthen their grip on the world’s most popular server-side scripting language. Again, PHP is a server-side scripting language. That means a PHP script is executed on the server, the output is… Continue reading How to Use PHP in HTML

Create a PHP Login Form

A user login and registration system is super helpful when we want to store information about the users of our website. This applies to everything from educational websites which might store course progress and marks to e-commerce websites which will store information about customers’ past purchases. In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to create… Continue reading Create a PHP Login Form

Who Do Web Designers Really Work For?

It would be way too easy to answer this question with: “Whoever pays your bills.” And, honestly, I don’t think you can be a very successful web designer if you’re only driven by what the person paying you tells you to do. Then again, that doesn’t mean you should swing to the exact opposite end… Continue reading Who Do Web Designers Really Work For?

20+ Affinity Publisher Tutorials (Including Free Affinity Publisher Templates!)

Affinity Professional Creative Software is the latest challenger to Adobe’s decades-long dominance. With Affinity Publisher offering similar interface and functions to Adobe InDesign, it provides an excellent alternative for those who prefer to pay for a single app download rather than be tied to a subscription plan.  If you are interested in mastering Affinity Publisher, here are over… Continue reading 20+ Affinity Publisher Tutorials (Including Free Affinity Publisher Templates!)

How to Choose the Best Font for your Website

5 Shares Designing websites is a very intense process that entails lots of hard works. There are various things that you need to think about, such as the logo, color scheme, layout, text designs, and navigation. But the trickiest of designing a website perhaps lies in getting all the elements together to come up with… Continue reading How to Choose the Best Font for your Website

PHP Namespace Tutorial: The Basics

In this tutorial, I’ll go through the basics of namespaces in PHP. I’ll explain why you might need namespaces, and I’ll show you how to use PHP namespaces in your day-to-day development. More often than not, you will end up using third-party libraries from different vendors in your PHP applications. Now, there could be collisions… Continue reading PHP Namespace Tutorial: The Basics

Why UX Personas Matter in Web Design (+2 Persona Examples)

What’s the one thing that designers, coders, and writers all seek in unison? Besides an easy to work with clients, of course.  It’s clarity.  When achieved, it makes quick work of even the most daunting task. If absent, even a mind-numbingly menial job can break a seasoned professional down to tears.  It’s always a lack… Continue reading Why UX Personas Matter in Web Design (+2 Persona Examples)

What Are the Best Online Web Design Certificate Programs?

August 5, 2020 by Clarence Web design is a continuous learning process. As our technology develops day by day, the number of new things we need to learn to be well-versed in web design increases as well. Good thing there are already online classes that teach web design. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional,… Continue reading What Are the Best Online Web Design Certificate Programs?

9 Beginner Photoshop Tutorials

Digital skills are very important nowadays. As the internet and technology govern more aspects of our daily lives, learning a few digital skills could be helpful in the long run. Beginner Photoshop tutorials are everywhere and are available on almost any platform. Is Photoshop hard to learn? The answer could be both a yes and… Continue reading 9 Beginner Photoshop Tutorials