How to Make a Perfect Circle in Procreate

What You’ll Be Creating Wondering how to draw a perfect circle in Procreate? Today, I’m going to show you how to make a circle using the shape tool in Procreate. What You’ll Learn in This Procreate Perfect Circle Tutorial How to make a perfect circle on Procreate How to transform or scale a perfect circle… Continue reading How to Make a Perfect Circle in Procreate

A to Z of Procreate: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks!

The Procreate app for iPad is not just the killer mobile app for artists—it’s genuinely one of the best painting programs ever released. So What Is the Procreate App? In this A to Z of Procreate, I’m going to answer that question with 26 mini Procreate tutorials, as well as Procreate tips and tricks that… Continue reading A to Z of Procreate: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks!

Build Your Site The Easy Way With TagDiv Newspaper

Ready to take your business online but not sure where to start? It’s a surprisingly simple process, made all the easier by the tagDiv Newspaper theme that can shoulder the burden of code, leaving you to be creative. Professional web designers normally begin with broad brushstrokes, roughly hewing a site, before finessing on the finer… Continue reading Build Your Site The Easy Way With TagDiv Newspaper

How to survive a design career and avoid burnout (Part 2)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Hi, people in the UX Design and Product world. This post is the second in a series I’m writing, based on conversations I’ve had with Product and Experience Designers and leaders in the field, who prosper despite working in some really harsh environments. And when I say “harsh”, I’m talking… Continue reading How to survive a design career and avoid burnout (Part 2)

Create a Unique Scrolling Website With Locomotive Scroll & Tailwind CSS

Have you ever wanted to build a unique single-page scrolling website yet didn’t know where to start? If so, don’t worry! Today we’re going to create together such a website. To achieve this, we’ll take advantage of Locomotive Scroll, a small and easy-to-use JavaScript library for cool scrolling effects. Plus, to speed up the development… Continue reading Create a Unique Scrolling Website With Locomotive Scroll & Tailwind CSS

Building micro-interactions in Adobe XD

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The beauty about micro-interactions is that it’s a digital conversation users can initiate with the system or the system can initiate with the user. Let’s start with what they are Micro-Interactions are a heuristic approach to meaningful feedback responses that let users know when an action is performed. Simply put, the user… Continue reading Building micro-interactions in Adobe XD

10 Tips to Help You Find People Online (100% Works)

Want to reconnect with an old buddy but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn more about the people in your life, your family members, or your relatives? Do you have any information about the whereabouts of someone you used to know? Everything and everyone is at your fingertips in this world… Continue reading 10 Tips to Help You Find People Online (100% Works)

Better Focus Styles with CSS Pseudo-Class :focus-visible

In this quick tip I’m going to show you how to create better focus styles on form elements with a CSS pseudo-class called :focus-visible.  Or, in plain English, I’m going to show you how to get rid of this blue outline the right way: CSS Pseudo-Class :focus-visible Check out the video below, subscribe to the… Continue reading Better Focus Styles with CSS Pseudo-Class :focus-visible

3 Ways to Design More Inclusively

Inclusive design is often mistaken for accessibility, or even used as an interchangeable term, which is a good indication that most designers don’t know what it means. Accessibility is a process that seeks to mitigate issues in a design that is not sufficiently universal; inclusive design increases the universality of the design. In real-world terms,… Continue reading 3 Ways to Design More Inclusively

Understanding PHP Constructors

In this article, we’re going to discuss the basics of constructors in PHP. You’ll learn the purpose of PHP constructors and how to use them. What Is a Constructor? Here’s the official definition: Constructors are ordinary methods which are called during the instantiation of their corresponding object. As such, they may define an arbitrary number… Continue reading Understanding PHP Constructors

How to Customize an HTML Template

So you’ve just purchased an HTML template and now you have to customize it before it goes online. But you’re not experienced with code so you’re not sure how to go about it. Well, rest easy, because in this tutorial we’re going to step you through how to edit a HTML template. We’re going to… Continue reading How to Customize an HTML Template

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?

SVG Viewport and viewBox (For Complete Beginners)

In this quick SVG viewport and viewBox tutorial, we’re going to break down exactly what viewport and viewBox are in SVG for the web. You’ll learn: The difference between the viewport and viewBox The aspects of your SVGs you can control with each How they are each applied Let’s begin! SVG Viewport  If you literally… Continue reading SVG Viewport and viewBox (For Complete Beginners)

5 Tips for Building the Best Web Dev LinkedIn Profile

April 26, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine In the same way that websites need to be marketed, web developers and designers should also advertise themselves and their highly coveted skills. Building the best web dev LinkedIn profile is essential. Being a web developer and designer (and all other careers in between) is paramount in creating the… Continue reading 5 Tips for Building the Best Web Dev LinkedIn Profile

20 Best New Websites, April 2021

This month’s collection contains a combination of big and bold, and clean and minimal. Although basic minimalism is still trendy, with lots of white space and greyscale type, we are seeing it softened with color. This is implemented differently, ranging from hints of off-whites in images to gentle pastels as section backgrounds. Playing around with… Continue reading 20 Best New Websites, April 2021

How to Work With Regular Expressions in PHP

In this article, we’ll go through the PHP functions that allow you to use regular expressions to perform search and replace operations on strings. What Is a Regular Expression? Regular expressions—also called “regex”—are search patterns for text. These patterns can be processed by a regex engine to find substrings, validate that a string matches a… Continue reading How to Work With Regular Expressions in PHP

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

Form Input Validation Using Only HTML5 and Regex

Validation of form input is something that should be taken seriously. With luck, nothing worse than garbage data will be submitted to a site which uses data from forms without proper validation. However, there also a chance that hackers will be able to compromise the private data of users who trusted you with their information.… Continue reading Form Input Validation Using Only HTML5 and Regex

15 Psychology Principles Every Designer Should Know

So, really, you’re in the business of designing websites for your clients’ audiences. But how do you ensure you get it right? You could take what your client tells you at face value, but that’s only going to scrape the surface of who their audience is. What you need to do is figure out how… Continue reading 15 Psychology Principles Every Designer Should Know

Mastering Calligraphy: How to Write in Gothic Script

In this “Mastering Calligraphy” lesson, we’ll be learning what is by far the hardest font but also the most impressive: Gothic Script. This font is a bit different than the others because it’s made up of so many small strokes. However, the letters are very similar in construction so once you have a few down,… Continue reading Mastering Calligraphy: How to Write in Gothic Script

CSS Charts: How to Create a Horizontal Organizational Chart

In a previous tutorial, we learned how to create a CSS-only vertical organizational chart. Today, as some folks requested, we’ll go through the process of building its corresponding horizontal one.  CSS CSS Charts: How to Create an Organizational Chart George Martsoukos And here’s the twist; we’ll create this new chart without changing a single line… Continue reading CSS Charts: How to Create a Horizontal Organizational Chart

How to Check if a String Contains Another Substring in PHP

A lot of times when I am working with strings in PHP, it becomes important to check if a string contains another substring. PHP has a lot of functions to help you manipulate strings any way you like. We will be using some of these functions today to learn how to check if a string… Continue reading How to Check if a String Contains Another Substring in PHP

How To Create A Great Ad To Showcase Your Web Design Skills

More often than not, web designers tend to create ads assuming that those who see their ads will immediately hire them for their services.  It may work in the past, but times have changed, and there are many more web designers now. Web design services are no longer scarce. In fact, the internet has an… Continue reading How To Create A Great Ad To Showcase Your Web Design Skills

15 Clever Valentine’s Day Ad Designs

Ah, Valentine’s Day! Some love it, others don’t, but in the end, Valentine’s Day is still one of the most popular holidays all over the world. The approach of the world’s sweetest holiday is a great time for us to gather some inspiration and showcase a collection of the Web’s best Valentine’s Day advertisements. In Case… Continue reading 15 Clever Valentine’s Day Ad Designs