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5 online tools to help you identify a Font

by James on January 15, 2012

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Web-designers tend to wonder over the internet in search for aesthetics and when they spot something beautiful, they want it. They want it so bad. This is especially when they spot a really cool typography, they need to know what font it is. If this happens to you, you have come to the right place.

Yes, of course you can know what font a site is using by looking at the source code, but many a times, smart web designers use cryptic names for fonts to maintain exclusivity. Moreover, with tools like @font-face and Cufon, it becomes quite a tedious task to identify a font. That’s why we have compiled a bunch of free and excellent tools to identify a font and that too very quickly.

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Create Google Plus-Style Button using CSS3

by Hyder on November 1, 2011

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With everyone talking about Google Plus recent site kick off, I figured it was the perfect time to try and recreate probably one of the most noticeable element on the new social network. Creating buttons with CSS is one of the most experimented-with web design techniques around. The trend in CSS button design seems to be eliminating the use of images, especially background images, from buttons. This emerging trend is mainly due to the recent breakthrough of CSS3. Buttons have now evolved in web designing, not just their appearance and effects but the way they are designed.

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5 Handy Web Apps for Coding in the Cloud

by Claire on October 29, 2011

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Apps such as Net2FTP and Pixlr brought web design and site maintenance online for the first time. As cloud computing has gained momentum, more coders are choosing to run, debug and test code online and enjoy the convenience, speed and accessibility of using an online IDE.

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Each time Facebook or Google Plus rolls out new features,they got a unique way of introducing it to the users by ‘blurring’ (ok to be more technical,by adding an overlay ) the whole user interface and turn it into a sort of demo mode.This article is just about how you can turn your site into a sort of demo mode to make your visitors aware that you got new features on your website.

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How to build a CSS3 drop down menu

by Hyder on September 18, 2011

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I always thought creating navigation menu using pure css was something only the css black belt could do. After some coding headache (I should admit!) I managed to design a drop-down menu using pure css. This article explains step by step how I did it from scratch. Don’t worry you won’t need to spend hours in front for Photoshop gradients, borders and shadows. I have made use of CSS3 to reproduce the same effect.

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