February 10, 2010

UI/UX Design Pattern Repository

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Elements of Design

User Interface Design Pattern Library

Patterns in interaction design

Info Design Patterns

Fresh & illustrative UI design patterns

Quince – All patterns

Fill up on good web

Websites & collections

Patterns for a better web

User Interface Scrapbook

Examining current design practices on the web

A collection of e-commerce interface & design elements

Designing Social Interfaces

Collecting Snippets of Good Design


Best web application UI’s from around the web

30 essential controls

Patterns for creating winning websites

12 Standard screen patterns

Open Source UI Design Patterns

News, resources, and tools for UX designers

Yahoo Design Pattern Library


July 1, 2009

What’s New in Firefox 3.5

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Firefox 3.5  is based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform, which has been under development for the past year. Firefox 3.5 offers many changes over the previous version, supporting new web technologies, improving performance and ease of use. Some of the notable features are:

  • Available in more than 70 languages. (Get your local version!)
  • Support for the HTML5 <video> and <audio> elements including native support for Ogg Theora encoded video and Vorbis encoded audio. (Try it here!)
  • Improved tools for controlling your private data, including a Private Browsing Mode.
  • Better web application performance using the new TraceMonkey JavaScript engine.
  • The ability to share your location with websites using Location Aware Browsing. (Try it here!)
  • Support for native JSON, and web worker threads.
  • Improvements to the Gecko layout engine, including speculative parsing for faster content rendering.
  • Support for new web technologies such as: downloadable fonts, CSS media queries, new transformations and properties, JavaScript query selectors, HTML5 local storage and offline application storage, <canvas> text, ICC profiles, and SVG transforms.

>>> More

>>> Five Reasons Mozilla Firefox 3.5 Rocks

>>> Top 10 Firefox 3.5 Features

May 13, 2009

Flickr photos in 3D

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April 28, 2009

30 Beautiful Real Estate Websites

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Trends In Real Estate Websites

1. Traditional/Sophisticated Themes Versus Modern/Contemporary Themes

2. Image-Heavy Designs

3. Photo Galleries

4. Property Locator Feature


Source: Smashing Magazine

April 8, 2009

Web Trends Map 4

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Information Architects has released the final beta of Web Trends Map 4 (great visualization of current Internet trends)
>>> View | >>> Download

March 30, 2009

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wordle-techdew1Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.

>>> Create your own.

March 26, 2009

Pixlr – online image editor

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Pixlr is a online image editor, that means that you can upload your images and edit them in your browser. It is built in Flash and you need to have a Flash plug in (get flash) to get it to work.  >>> Jump In

March 21, 2009

JR Screen Ruler

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This Screen Ruler is a great tool that allows you to accurately measure anything on your screen. This is especially useful when measuring graphics, web page browser sizes or whatever. Screen Ruler can display Pixels, Inches, Picas or Centimeters. >>> More

March 20, 2009

Illustration Friday

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Illustration Friday is a weekly creative outlet/participatory art exhibit for illustrators and artists of all skill levels. It was designed to challenge participants creatively.
A topic is posted every Friday and then participants have all week to come up with their own interpretation. >>> More

22 Most Used Free Fonts By Professional Designers

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Fonts are one of the most important parts of every web Project and choosing them is quit a difficult job for a web designer if his understanding of Typography is low. >>> more
1. Delicious 2. Gentium 3. Tallys 4. Lido STF 5. Mg Open 1, 2, 3, 4 6. Cardo 7. Day Roman 8. Yanone Kaffeesatz 9. Union 10. Fontin Family 1, 2 11. Fertigo Pro 12. Droid Font Family 13. M+ Outline Family 1, 2, 3, 4 14. Luxi Family 1, 2, 3 15. Ambrosia 16. Lacuna 17. Liberation Family 1, 2 18. Advent Pro 19. ATF Antique 20. Mank Sans 21. Diavlo 22. Cicle

Other References For Free Fonts

Source: instantshift

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