Deal of the week: Smashing web & graphics eBook bundle

Christmas is nearly upon us, and for web designers, traditionally that means a huge slowdown in the work coming in the door. So what are you to do with all that spare time? Well, why not take advantage of this great offer from our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, and purchase this incredible set of eBooks from Smashing Magazine. Then be ready to hit the ground running in January with your new-found expert status! This brilliant value bundle includes 7 essential eBooks, covering Photoshop, Fireworks,...
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Introducing touchSwipe

There are jQuery plugins for every type of interaction we have with the browser and they are much appreciated, but one thing that has been lacking when it comes to interactions is the type of interaction we have with our mobile devices. We can now create full blown mobile apps using only HTML, CSS and JavaScript but in order to make a fully functional app we need to be able to listen for the swipes and pinches of the user, and that’s where touchSwipe comes in. Using the plugin ... The first we need to do in order...
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30K Professional web designers worldwide are already using Webydo, are you?

Website builders could help 10-year-olds create websites, but they can’t really hold a candle to professionals who take this task seriously. Contrary to popular belief, 74% of new websites are still built by web designers and developers, who work hard on design and then convert it in HTML code for their clients not with the DIY tools. In most cases, these projects are based on collaboration between the two and nearly 70% of this budget is still allocated to the programmer not the designer. However,...
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Deal of the week: Ingimage stock images

This week's deal from our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, is an incredible 87% saving at ingimage.com. ingimage.com has a library filled to the brim with 2,000,000 premium-quality stock photos and vector images. You'll find an assortment of creative and highly usable images covering lots of categories, including nature, sports, technology, architecture, beauty, and lots more besides. All of the files are royalty-free, so you can use them for personal and commerical projects as many times as...
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How to create a filterable gallery with jQuery

We see filterable galleries in plenty of portfolios, they're a nice and tidy way of showing off different categories of work without forcing the user to review everything. We're going to build a filterable gallery using the data attribute that came with HTML5, this way we don't have to tie everything up with classes. If you want a better idea of what we will be creating, here's a demo. The data attribute  ... I mentioned in the introduction that in this tutorial we will be using the data attribute,...
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Deal of the week: Over 2,000 exclusive unique fonts

Typefaces are the most elemental resource designers have in their toolbox. They’re a great way to add personality to designs, and really make your projects stand out. Unfortunately, building a large library of quality fonts is incredibly expensive. With professional grade fonts often retailing in excess of $200 each, a large selection to choose from is normally beyond the reach of all but the very largest design studios. So we are delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has managed...
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Introducing Grunt

When you’re developing a large-scale project you always want to use some kind of task runner, in order to automate your workflow. Grunt is exactly that, a JavaScript task runner. It can prepare your code for production with one simple command. What can Grunt do ? ... Grunt is a JavaScript task runner and it’s able to compile your CoffeeScript, Less or Sass files , lint all your JavaScript, minify it or even put all of it in one file by concatenating them. Grunt is an amazing automation tool that allows...
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Deal of the week: Elite Pro icons

There is nothing worse than trawling through icon sets, looking for the right icon, as the clock clowly ticks down towards a deadline. There are so many great vector icon sets out there, but very few are as comprehensive as PictoFoundry's Elite Pro. With over 850 unique vector icons, Elite Pro should be your first stop when hunting for that unique combination of icons you need for your project. So we're delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has been able to arrange a huge 85% discount on...
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