I’m just signing up to Highwire to check out their eCommerce platform. It looks a little like Spotify, but at east they have a free account, so I can test it out.
We all love free design resources, and Pixeden is “hard at work” for us to provide all the design goodness we love. Take a look-see www.pixeden.com/
For coders looking for an application for mobile website development applications, look no further (well, you can check out the others apps I will point out) – Gusto offers web development coding environment on iPhone and iPad. Stay in the move with your wireless keyboard and iPad, and keep you clients happy and development running [...]
After severals months working with jQuery Mobile, we have just discovered ApplicationCraft – which seems to be an IDE for Mobile Development. We’ll be taking a closer look at this handy looking IDE for mobile development over the coming months, let’s just say it’s in the labs folder for now while we test it out. [...]
Vectormill – it’s just nice. Illustrator Ryan Putnam packages his quality vector material each month into “crates” (bundles) which he stacks high and sells … at a very good price – ($30 – as of editing this). So what’s in each create? That depends on the month, which is kinda nice. But generally it’s stuffed [...]
Offensive title? Or downright plagiarism (for Spinal Tap fans). Either way, if you are a designer you are going to spend countless hours and hours using this website. Essential kit for any designer is the humble colour palette – struggling with Hues & Brightness balances? Check this site out, and weep. Colour lovers is well [...]
Palettes and Patterns, Patterns and Palettes – it’s a never-ending love-affair. So, designers, book some time off from the family to cuddle up with ColourLovers Seamless Studio Pattern Maker! Can’t quite find the pattern you want? Tiling got you down due to pixel-width mismatches? Come on in. I’ve just run a quick lab test on [...]
WordPress – what a great tool. User comments – so cool. So why have we replaced the humble WordPress comments with the Disqus plugin? Simple, we are testing out what is effectively WordPress comments on steroids. And here we share it with you. The aim of this blog is offer to our readers insights from [...]
No inventive titles for this post, I couldn’t think of any puns – but I am sure there must be some (send them to me via twitter). Another post about my favourite Mac software – in this instance I’m praising LittleSnapper – seriously good screen-grab software for Mac! Apart from a nifty interface, LittleSnapper (link [...]
A funny title for a serious subject – keeping your Mac clean and healthy is part and parcel of a sane relationship – even Macs get dirty! So clean up that junk you never knew existed on yours with this nifty (and sexy looking) Mac software! What’s so good about it? You may or may [...]
This has been a long time coming – any web developer knows that firing SMTP emails around the internets through the website mailer lib, or web app, is like throwing snowballs into a snowdrift! Postmark has been invented to save our sanity. Web designers shouldn’t need to take care of technical issues – but it [...]
This is a short post for those designers who’s dog has eaten their graphic pen and they are reduced to wielding an unruly brick until they receive the replacement order. All is not lost! Finaltouch is here to help point the brick accurately at those ever-so-delicate pixels. The long and the short of this simple, [...]
Love or Hate Adobe – we have to admit their products are hot and their design work impressive. Here is a neat introduction to modern web design techniques (you know, the ones clients can’t afford or prefer to ignore in favour of IE6 because their accountants still have it). I digress. For an overview [...]
Bored of Arial? Can’t use Georgia? Never use Times? Think Verdana is u-g-l-y (like the rest of us) (courier I won’t even mention – damn!) then fret no more, Typekit is a web designers wet-dream come true. Browse, catalog, and plug-in all kinds of font goodness into your website with minimum effort, maximum enjoyment. Just [...]
What we love about MediaTemple is their dedicated customer support and ongoing developments that bring all the hosting goodness we love without having to worry about it. Such as Cloudflare – read on.
Optimising newsletters for the ever-changing, and growing, world of email clients can become a little boring – not too say downright challenging and irritating! So I was pretty pleased to discover this Newsletter Boilerplate from which to work on future templates. At the moment it’s in the Labs folder being tested – so maybe I’ll [...]
First and foremost, buy music and donate to the Japan Red Cross for the Tsunami efforts – everybody wins! Subscribe to Grooveshark and donate! Secondly, hats off to the fantastic campaign creative – not sure who is responsible for such a great image but let’s follow them on Twitter for inspiration! Really nice work.
Here at D2T Studio we use Haystack software’s fantastic Arq backup software to keep all our data (and client data) backed up on the cloud. We can’t stop raving about how simple and seamless this program is so it’s high-time we shared our love for this beautiful product with the rest of the world (mac [...]
If you hate building travel itineraries and updating calendars, or compiling tedious data about your flights, your lodgings and “how to get there” directions… this website is for you, because this site compiles it all for you! By forwarding your confirmation emails to them, they “automagically” extract all the relevant info and prepare your full [...]
Yes! A new CSS Editor to check out. We’ve now got Coda and CSS Edit to try, the apps just keep piling up. UPDATE: Since we looked at CSS Edit, which is was a pretty nifty tool for quick CSS editing, visually – and great for sorting into groups! It seems MacRabbit has bundled all [...]