Free Web Design books

From Zach:  5 Free Design EBooks you need to grab ASAP!

Useful JavaScript Cheat Sheets and references

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JavaScript Javascript 101 – getting started, syntax basics JQuery jQuery 101 – developerdrive Searchable Quick Reference – Oscar Otero Introduction to JQuery Animation

Monday’s objective: wireframes!

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Hi guys,  sorry I’m not in today.  You’re in good hands with Sam, who will be showing you how to use moqups.com to create fast, easy wireframes of your home page and one shop listing page.  Here’s a great article Read More

New Code Demos

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Hey all, I just posted a bunch of code examples and snippets here. It’s mostly things we did together in class, but there are a couple of new goodies in there, especially in the JQuery folder. I plan on adding Read More

Browser Support Charts

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Quirksmode – a very complete chart CSS + HTML5 Litmus Test – a very pretty chart When Can I Use… HTML5 + CSS3 Readiness Visualization – Just plain cool

The Illusion Of Life – SDAFF Animation Shorts

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Here’s a sampling of some of the Animation Shorts that were being shown during SDAFF Animation night, Hosted by Platt! Duckhammer and Beavkid get Buckets Brain Divided Chicken or the Egg Rescue (trailer only) Cycloid (trailer only) Katachi Loud Boy Read More

Schedule for last two weeks of class

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June 17 – Production time – Finish Midterm and work on NCS HTML/CSS June 18 – HTML/CSS Form Design June 19 – CSS Dropdown Menu June 20 – Print Style Sheets June 24 – JavaScript Introduction June 25 – JS Read More

inspiration: Ui Parade

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Guaranteed to find something inspiring (or aspirational!)

Javascript resources + plugins

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Resources and Tutorials

Glass Buttton CSS3 Example

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Click the tabs at the top of the JSFiddle:

CSS Sprites

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CSS Sprites – Demystified (Smashing Magazine)

pixel perfection

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Excellent article from Smashing Magazine about Using photoshop techniques for pixel-perfect web design. It’s a good overview of the techniques we will practice in class Often, it’s the little details that turn a good layout into a great design; details Read More

Connecting with Dreamweaver FTP

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Dreamweaver’s file panel contains a very useful FTP tool for moving your local site to its online destination. This panel is located under site > new site or site > manage sites (click the image to view larger). You will Read More

Fancybox demo images

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some images to play with while we experiment with fancybox.

Pure CSS Dropdowns

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has moved to Code Examples!