How Long Does it Take to Learn JavaScript

According to “The State of the Octoverse” by GitHub, the statistics show that JavaScript is the most popular language globally. It is good investment to learn JavaScript for front-end or back-end programming. How Long Will it Take? In the book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, there is the 10,000 hours rule. This rule states that there… Continue reading How Long Does it Take to Learn JavaScript

Decolonizing typography: creating a font for Afrikan writing systems

The driving force behind my relentless mission to create digital fonts for Afrikan writing systems, one letter at a time. In this case study I’ll walk you through the process of designing a font for the Bassa Vah Alphabet. The name ‘Bassa’ and a Bassa proverb. Background Bassa language is spoken by about 600 000 Bassa… Continue reading Decolonizing typography: creating a font for Afrikan writing systems

How to Remove Green Screen in Photoshop

Today we will be looking at how to remove green screen in Photoshop! Using only built-in auto-select tools and a few adjustment layers, you can perform a quick and simple background swap on any green screen photo. In a hurry? Swap backgrounds, automate your workflow, and chroma key in Photoshop using one of the thousands… Continue reading How to Remove Green Screen in Photoshop

How Climate Change Affects Business (and How Leaders Can Respond)

Some business leaders believe that the only reason to care about climate change is that consumers care about climate change. With this mindset, these leaders might do the bare minimum to convince their audience that their organization utilizes sustainable practices. Yet, there are plenty of important ways that climate change directly impacts business performance. Changing… Continue reading How Climate Change Affects Business (and How Leaders Can Respond)

7 Basic Usability Heuristic Designers Live By

There are basic usability heuristics all designers know and live by. Why? Because designing for usability takes up more complicated planning processes than it looks. Contrary to most people’s thinking, UI and UX design is NOT about the aesthetic. It’s about creating a workable, and successful, path for users on an interface from the moment… Continue reading 7 Basic Usability Heuristic Designers Live By

27 Professional CV Resume Templates

84 Shares How to keep your resume clean and well-structured?? Only the best and professionally designed resume templates have a clean structure that will help you get your dream job. This is a list of modern resume templates, that full-fill your are requirements to present your complete bio-data, portfolio, education, skills, job experiences and much… Continue reading 27 Professional CV Resume Templates

Quick Ways to Make a Webpage More Scannable

In the information age, time is a valuable commodity and something people don’t want to spend too much of. As a result, the average visitor only reads about 20% of the content of a page.  For web designers and developers, that means a few things: first, you need to ensure that the web pages you… Continue reading Quick Ways to Make a Webpage More Scannable

Exciting New Tools For Designers, August 2021

It’s almost time for another season of change. Although the temperatures might not reflect it, this is the time of year where most of us start thinking about what’s next. This collection of tools and resources for designers is just the spark to propel you forward with work as you think ahead. Here’s what’s new… Continue reading Exciting New Tools For Designers, August 2021

Free Mockups: 45+ Photoshop Mockup Templates

112 Shares Fresh free Mockups to present your creative art and design work in the right way using these high quality mockups. Download free psd mockups fully customizable and easy to use. Just apply your design or logo and it’s all done. The photoshop psd free mockups are created by professional designers and allow use for commercial and… Continue reading Free Mockups: 45+ Photoshop Mockup Templates

10 Homepage Design Comparisons to Inspire Your Business in 2022

Looking to give your homepage a well-needed design update in late 2021 or 2022? Not a bad idea; first impressions are crucial when it comes to business websites. But, fixing your homepage and website design is no easy feat. Web design trends are evolving faster. Blame the ever-decreasing user’s attention span. The average visitor now… Continue reading 10 Homepage Design Comparisons to Inspire Your Business in 2022

How to Use Android Studio?

Every app that you see on your phone is created on an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Android Studio is the official IDE for creating Android Apps. It is also the most used IDE and most apps that you use on your Android phone are created with Android Studio. Want to make your first Android app… Continue reading How to Use Android Studio?

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

WordPress Evolution Among Enterprise: Why Shift To Most Popular CMS?

0 Shares When talking about WordPress, it is renowned in the world of website development. Many large and small businesses are now adopting WordPress CMS for their website development. Let’s navigate the reasons why WordPress should be adopted by your firm? Firstly, the Reason behind need of WordPress in an Enterprise If you are into… Continue reading WordPress Evolution Among Enterprise: Why Shift To Most Popular CMS?

23 New Modern Fonts For Designers

68 Shares Use new modern fonts to create beautiful headings, gorgeous invitations, stunning logos, and so much more! Fonts are perfect for displays, headers, invitations, save the dates, weddings, and any where you like. Unique modern fonts and typefaces that will make your design looks futuristic and modern. You can use these fonts for any… Continue reading 23 New Modern Fonts For Designers

Where are we headed with technology?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Observations from a product designer. Cyberpunk 2077 — few would refuse to live here if given the choice. 1. We will have second lives in a massive virtual environment. It won’t exactly be like Ready Player One, but our primary social gatherings will shift to entirely virtual settings. In fact, this transition has… Continue reading Where are we headed with technology?

13 Ways to Celebrate IDAHOBIT Online

IDAHOBIT is today! With some parts of the world opening up, you may be getting ready to celebrate this special day in the real world too. However, read on for our tips to fly the flag online.   What is IDAHOBIT? Every year, people across the world stand together to celebrate IDAHOBIT, which stands for the… Continue reading 13 Ways to Celebrate IDAHOBIT Online

The role of Reflection in the design process

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The often-overlooked last step. In product design, when we release a feature into the wild, we can expect a degree of objectivity in the feedback we get. We can tell if our designs are helping or hurting based on the feedback and metrics after we ship. Getting my hands on these metrics… Continue reading The role of Reflection in the design process

How to Start Freelancing on the Side

0 Shares The freelance industry has received a lot of attention in the past year. This is due mainly to the industry’s success during the Covid-19 pandemic. While most other sectors were negatively affected by the pandemic, the freelance industry flourished. In 2020, freelancers constituted 36% of the American workforce. This number is steadily increasing.… Continue reading How to Start Freelancing on the Side

WordPress Themes: 25 Responsive Best WP Themes

36 Shares Responsive multi-purpose Best WordPress Themes modern design single page or multi pages easy to use, lightweight and fast loading, WordPress themes for building website. WordPress Themes for Creative Portfolio, Corporate Businesses, Blogs and Personal websites. Highly customizable, simple, feature rich, SEO friendly, fast loading, functional and modern WordPress themes will make your web design look more impressive… Continue reading WordPress Themes: 25 Responsive Best WP Themes

27 Exciting New Tools For Designers, March 2021

Looking for something new to get you excited about design work? This list is packed with all kinds of goodies to help you feel inspired and ready to work. Here’s what new for designers this month. Top Picks for March Same Energy Same Energy, in beta, is a visual search engine. You can search with… Continue reading 27 Exciting New Tools For Designers, March 2021

Create a Sticky Note Effect in 5 Easy Steps with CSS3 and HTML5

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to transform an HTML list into a wall of “sticky notes” that look and work like the following: The effect is built up gradually and works on all the up-to-date browsers like Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Opera. Older browsers simply get some yellow squares. Step 1: The HTML and… Continue reading Create a Sticky Note Effect in 5 Easy Steps with CSS3 and HTML5

Examples of Great Looking Landing Pages that Just Work

Landing pages are all over the place. To the average person, they are just another content page on the internet. To a site design, it’s all about the first impression, looks and conversions. For marketers, they are the gateway to generating leads and turning cold traffic into real revenue. With so much focus on creating… Continue reading Examples of Great Looking Landing Pages that Just Work

3 Easy Ways to Use Emotion in Web Design

As human beings, we like to think that we’re rational creatures. We tell ourselves that we make our decisions based on fact and logic. However, that’s rarely the full truth. As much as we try to make choices guided by rationality, the truth is that we’re often highly emotional people, driven by the way that… Continue reading 3 Easy Ways to Use Emotion in Web Design

Information architecture challenges when designing voice interfaces

[unable to retrieve full-text content] When you ask Alexa to turn on your light or Google Home to check the thermostat, you are asking a device to think and act like a human. But how is it possible for these products to complete your requests and remember your preferences? The answer lies in information architecture… Continue reading Information architecture challenges when designing voice interfaces