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12 examples of mind-blowing websites

Web designers struggle every day to create impressive and usable websites, but what makes the difference between a good and functional product and a mind-blowing one?

To freelance or not to freelance: that’s the question!

Last night I came across an interesting podcast on Jeffrey Zeldman’s site, where few designers discuss about the ups and downs of being a freelance or setting up a new company.

Ubiquity: the new way of thinking

Mozilla Labs has recently unveiled a new Firefox extension called Ubiquity that might change the way you think about and make use of the Internet.

Free Language RSS Feed Icon Set

CSSGlance is very happy to announce the release of “Language RSS Feed Icon Set”. You can use these icons on your websites to mark you RSS feeds in different languages.

Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet

SEOmoz, one of the most important website in the field of SEO, has released The Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet, a very useful resource for webmasters.

50 Questions to Evaluate Your Website

Carsten Cumbrowsky’s article on Search Engine Journal provide us a long and pretty list of questions that a website owner should ask himself about his website. I think it could hardly be considered a final list… so, as the author himself suggested, feel free to discuss about it!

Continual Improvement as a Web Designer

Being a complete web designer means to develop different skills, from technical and artistic aspects of web design to communication and promotion ones. On Vandelay’s website, an article rich of resources links divided by category.

SitePoint.com CSS reference

A really well-done and exhaustive css properties reference, with examples of their use and the cross-browsers compatibility.
Great simple and clear interface, with a box search and a list of the sections, to browse the contents of this reference. Work by Tommy Olsson and Paul O’Brien.

The 50 Most Popular Web Design Blog Posts, Resources of 2007

A list of the most popular articles, resources, and tutorials of 2007. Basics and principles of design, color theory, graphics and icons resources, css, layout and more to learn the ropes of design.

Pure CSS MiniAdv

We’ve received quite a number of emails from designers who want to know how our MiniAdv banner works. Is it a JavaScript, a PHP solution, a server-side application? No, it’s even more simple. It’s CSS. Here we’d like to explain it in details!

Win a book for professional design

Aware of professionalism is built upon knowledge and experience, the Smashing Magazine’s team gives his readers the opportunity to win one of over 40 expert books in the fields of design and development.



News and Articles

@media 2009 London

One day to go! What is considered one of the most intriguing and awe-inspiring web events around, will take place in London on Tue 25th and Fri 26th.

12 examples of mind-blowing websites

Web designers struggle every day to create impressive and usable websites, but what makes the difference between a good and functional product and a mind-blowing one?

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Recommended Books

Bulletproof Web Design

Bulletproof Web DesignStandards-based strategies for building designs that provide flexibility, readability, and user control--key components.

Web Standards Creativity

Web Standards Creativity10 web design lessons from 10 of the worlds best web designers: cutting-edge XHTML, CSS, and DOM scripting techniques.

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