How to be a front-end engineer

“As far as the customer is concerned, the interface is the product.” – Jef Raskin For the last few days I’ve been researching on “front-end engineering”. As Mark Meeker says, it has other names like “front end development” or “UI engineering” or “web development” or “web production”. Whatever we call it, it is out there […]

Reading: March 2010

To Sketch or Not To Sketch? Ten Tips to Improve your Freelance Portfolio What Makes A Great Cover Letter, According To Companies? “HTML5” versus Flash: Animation Benchmarking 7 Extremely Useful Chrome Extensions for Web Developers User Interface Style Guide Mainstream design blogging: The age of crap The Brads – Alignment in Design How To Build […]

Reading: July 2008

Recipe for a Creative Workspace Cheat Sheets for Front-end Web Developers 18 of the Best Photoshop Videos Online 10 Ways to Take Stunning Portraits 50 Things to Do Before You Die How to Develop a Social Media Plan for Your Business in 5 Steps Vector Illustration: 60+ Illustrator Tutorials, Tips and Best Practices 10 of […]

Reading: June 2008

Articles Why we skip Photoshop Kevin Fox of Gmail & FriendFeed on User Experience Design SEO Guide for Designers The Big Question: ‘Why Should I Hire You?’ Clean and pure CSS FORM design 10 SEO Rules for Designers Applying Divine Proportion To Your Web Designs CSS Style Switcher It doesn’t have to be all or […]

Reading: May 2008

10 Ways Generation Y Will Change the Workplace How to answer 23 of the most common interview questions Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop 30 Websites to follow if you’re into Web Development 57 Habits of Highly Effective Gmail Users

aesthetic principles of design

I came across this great article. And I want to share it with you. I got it from What makes for good design? Here are a list of aesthetic principles to consider when creating or evaluating design: 1.) Heirarchy -setting priorities. What’s the most important thing, visually, in this layout? Is it the most […]

Notable Points #1

I read several articles every day. And so do others. We just read and forget big articles. But we remember the key points of the article or at least try to memorize them. But now a day, time is important for real work. So there is no room to read every article line by line. […]

What is Web Design?

Jeffrey Zeldman publishes A List Apart and The Daily Report, runs Happy Cog Studios, wrote Designing With Web Standards 2nd Ed., and cofounded An Event Apart with Eric Meyer. Wikipedia and Happy Cog have bios. Recently he published an article on “Understanding Web Design”. He tried to show the various use of web design with […]

Reading: May 2007

50 Ways To Increase Your Productivity 25 Free Health Tips for Computer Nerds How to win a photography contest Top 50 Logo Design Tutorials 34 Places to Get Design Inspiration High-Dynamic-Range Photography: A Guide The Secret of Apple Design 17 New Rules for Successful E-Commerce Websites How to make sexy buttons with CSS Online Color […]

Reading: April 2007

Best CSS tools of the month Icon Finder Web Designers Tools CSS Slicing Guide Links for web Designers 10 Productivity Tips Resources to Help You Develop on the Web Complete Color Matching Guide CSSType 10 Tools to help you select a Web 2.0 Color Palette 10 Photoshop Masters Onload image fades without Flash Complete Logo […]