Web Resources – February 2009

March 1st, 2009 in Articles, Web Resources by

This is a web roundup for the whole month around the world. We roundup the best resources, articles and top lists. Feel free to check them out or you can also submit yours to us so that we can share have a better collection and share with the readers.

Tutorials

How to Build a Login System for a Simple Website

How to Build a Login System for a Simple Website

In today’s video tutorial, we’ll be building a login system with PHP and MYSQL. Many, many features will be covered; including MySqli, Prepared Statements, jQuery, Classes, Sessions, Cookies, etc.

Category: php . jQuery . MySqlRead More

The Logo Design Process From Start To Finish

The Logo Design Process From Start To Finish

In this article I will guide you through the process of creating the identity & logo design for one of my recent clients, UKE, offering insights into not only the thought process behind creating the logo but also the creation of the logo itself.

Category: Logo . DesigningRead More

Creating a Filterable Portfolio with jQuery

Creating a Filterable Portfolio with jQuery

If you have worked in your field for a while, there is a pretty good chance that you have a rather extensive portfolio. To make it a little easier to navigate, you will probably be tempted to break them into different categories. In this tutorial, I will show you how to make “filtering by category” a little more interesting with just a little bit of jQuery.

Category: Ajax . jQueryRead More

jQuery Sequential List

jQuery Sequential List

Have you ever had to manually code something that is sequential? Didn’t you find it annonying? Well, here is a simple solution for you. This tutorial will show you how to use jQuery to add a sequent of CSS classes to create a graphical list. The second example will show you how to add a comment counter to a comment list using jQuery’s prepend feature.

Category: jQueryRead More

Landscape Tutorial

Landscape Tutorial

This tutorial shows us how to create a breathtaking landscape scene. The author shows you how to take different landscape scenes and merge them together to create one amazing scene.

Category: PhotoshopRead More

Photoshop HDR

Photoshop HDR

This tutorial will show you how to take your photos and apply effects to them and convert to HDR.

Category: PhotoshopRead More

Creating Dynamic Distortion Effects

Creating Dynamic Distortion Effects

Computer Arts provides us another professional tutorial with a great outcome. Here you will learn how to create pro-looking distortions using simple brushes.

Category: PhotoshopRead More

Create a Magic Night Themed Web Design from Scratch in Photoshop

Create a Magic Night Themed Web Design from Scratch in Photoshop

The past days I was looking for inspiration in famous old paintings, and got interested on “Starry Night” of Van Gogh and thought: Can I apply this to web design? And the answer is Yes! Then after several hours of work, here’s my tutorial for you, an artistic web design depicting a “Magic Night” concept.

Category: PhotoshopRead More

Design Amazing Mosaic Effects in Illustrator and Photoshop

Design Amazing Mosaic Effects in Illustrator and Photoshop

We have all seen mosaics made up of smaller images and symbols. While there are a handful of Photoshop plug-ins that can simulate this effect, the results can be mixed. This tutorial from Digital Arts shows how to create a detailed mosaic effect in Illustrator and Photoshop without using filters or plug-ins.

Category: Illustrator . PhotoshopRead More

Top List

30 Fonts You Want to Have

30 Fonts You Want to Have

Everyone has their own personal preferences when it comes to deciding what fonts to you one their designs. Depending on the project type and what the design is for, certain fonts make more sense in certain situations than in others.

Category: FontRead More

50 Minimal Sites

50 Minimal Sites

Since Web Designer Wall launched, I’ve been featuring a lot of graphic intense websites such as the artistic, large background, vintage, and illustrative styles. Now it is time to feature the minimalist design. Here is a massive list of 50 minimal sites. See how designers use minimal elements to create high visual impact — less is more.

Category: Minimal . WebsitesRead More

50 Mind-blowing Retro-style Photoshop Illustrations

50 Mind-blowing Retro-style Photoshop Illustrations

Graphic design from the 70s, 80s and 90s has plenty to offer modern-day designers. Here we introduce a bunch of modern-day graphic designers using the best of retro-styles to create incredible and original work that melds the past, the present, and sometimes, the future!

Category: Photoshop . IllustratorRead More

101 Breathtaking Infrared Photographs

101 Breathtaking Infrared Photographs

Infrared photography can really bring a photograph to life in front of your eyes. So you should definitely check out this compilation of 101 amazing infrared photographs.

Category: PhotographsRead More

40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing Techniques

40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing Techniques

The traditional form of drawing and sketching is a highly sought after skill. Develop your personal drawing abilities by following this collection of 40 great tutorials on advanced drawing techniques, including general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art and some methods for transforming your creations into digital format.

Category: IllustratorRead More

Top 50 WordPress Tutorials

Top 50 WordPress Tutorials

As a web developer, you can broaden your potential client base and add value for existing clients by listing ‘Wordpress’ as an area of expertise. Of course, unless you want to bluff your way through jobs, you’d better have the skill to back-up that claim. This collection will help.

Category: WordPressRead More

Articles

How to Position Yourself as an Expert

How to Position Yourself as an Expert

Positioning yourself as an expert can often be the difference between landing an account or not. If you have been freelancing for a while, odds are that you have developed an expertise in a number of specialized areas. This article will help you to further your expertise and help you to position yourself as an expert so that you can ensure that you land that next account.

Category: ReadingRead More

Four Excel Tools You Can Use

Four Excel Tools You Can Use

Here’s how you can use the 10 Business-Building Tools Tracker:

Category: FreelanceRead More

Freebies

20 Fantastic Deviant Wallpapers

20 Fantastic Deviant Wallpapers

The writers at Abduzeedo have rounded up 20 amazing wallpapers from the talented artists of Deviant Art.

Category: WallpaperDownload

Custom Vector Pack

Custom Vector Pack

The guys at Bittbox have given us an awesome vector pack. There are 6 different types of vector packs inside of this one. A lot of nice stuff so this is a must download.

Category: VectorDownload

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