Posts By: Irina Petculescu
Lately there is a certain trend in web design for using images in geometrical shapes. Shape in-trend changes about once a year. We all remember rounded corner squares, then circles, then hexagons and octagons that used to contain Team members’ happy faces:), right? A Dribbble player rightfully popped up a question: what will be trend of 2014?
On September 24-th we have attended the SmartWeb conference. Then got swamped with work, and got to writing about it only now 🙂 .
Anyhow. SmartWeb was the first web technology conference of this level ever held in Romania. We have great e-commerce & SEM conferences, start up conferences, web awards events. But SmartWeb was the first techy event that was truly interesting for web designers & front-end developers. read more »
We got 2 Dribbble invites to give away.
If you are a prospect on Dribbble, follow instructions here: http://dribbble.com/shots/1271409-Dribbble-invites-x2
If you are not a prospect, but want to get drafted, just comment here with a link to your portfolio.
Well, 2 things.
2. We’ve started a new blog section – Bookmarks. It’s dedicated to cool web design resources we come across and want to bookmark and spread the word.
Useful tool for designers. It places a screenshot (any screenshot) into all sorts of devices: laptops, tablets, smart phones. You can browse the device gallery, choose your environment, drag-n-drop your screenshot and then save a PNG with it positioned on selected device. Pretty cool stuff for your portfolio!
Besides the fact that it’s simply crazy cool thing, you can use it to generate low-poly backgrounds for sites and so on. Adjust colors and lights and then click EXPORT to get a PNG screenshot.
Ultimate fashionable web designer toy! Generates long shadows in CSS3. Code works flawlessly.
Awesome meteo icons, which are also available as web-font. Free.
Working on web projects I used to run into 2 problems time and again. First problem applies to any web design project: as the project grows bigger, CSS gets messier. There was obviously a need for some kind of better system of writing CSS. Second problem applies to responsive websites. The problem is that solely CSS media queries are not enough to make a website truly responsive. Truly responsive website will not only look, but also behave in a responsive way. That means – if we will simplify things a lot – it will serve different assets to different devices. In this tutorial I would like to show you the solutions to those problems, which I think are awesome: OOCSS (stands for Object Oriented CSS) and Responsive Behavior continue reading….
Simple Responsive Template is a continuation of YAMB (Yet Another Responsive Boilerplate) project. This tutorial on YAMB v.1 will give you a short overview of responsive design concept and idea about why YAMB was created. In this article we will mainly speak about how to use Simple Responsive Template and how it is different from the YAMB v.1.
This is a super simple WordPress plugin. It generates a widget that displays posts as title – excerpt – read more link from chosen category. You can control from what category and how many posts to show. I wrote this plugin because existent plugins either generate excerpts for posts automatically, and you can not control what’s displayed. Or they are too complex and have some weird formatting:). Read more and download
Flat UI dashboard PSD. Included: full page layout, navigation, drop down user panel, area graph, bar charts, circular segment graph, input elements, range slider, switches, buttons, widget areas.
Click here for more screenshots and free PSD download.
In this tutorial I will show you how to create colorful bar charts with just one color variable for each. Well, one and a half :).
Are you planning a web project? Not sure what mobile strategy is right for you? Read our short educational article that can help you make the right choice. This article is a small case study about dealing with hover effects on touch screens. As you know, :hover behavior doesn’t exist on touch screen devices. So when you… Read more »
Small collection of tools and tutorials to get you started with custom Google Maps API v3. Fast and easy tutorial about adding custom Google Maps to website – gMaps API v3 Maps are often placed on a company website to help customers find their way there. For that, Google Maps is excellent. But wouldn’t it… Read more »
Oddly enough, to create a round drop shadow effect like on the picture above, most front end developers still use images. I guess images are somehow seem faster to slap into the code, especially with that deadline looming. And in most cases images work just fine. Still, there are some very good reasons to stop using images and use CSS3 instead… Read more
New freebie – another small pack of free blurred backgrounds
What’s included in a package:
- PSD size 3000px x 2250px
- 9 JPG files size 3000px x 2250px
- 9 JPG files size 400px x 300px for Dribbble players.
Prowebdesign has been on Dribbble for couple of months. We think it’s a great community! If you want to see Prowebdesign’s on-going not-yet-published work, follow up, comment, share your own! Some recent shots: