Places of Interest for Design and Development
This page contains links to many sites that I rely on to keep up to date with current developments regarding the Internet and Design. I refer to it myself often.
Sites that pay homage to the art of visual design worldwide.
Adobe Central - the site for all things Adobe, the makers of the most used software for design.
Smashing Magazine - design, coding, best practices, UX, UI, you name it.
How Design - by now an old timer, and respected for it, in the design world.
Communication Arts - one of the grandfathers of the industry and right up to date.
Computer Arts - I love all the stuff I get exposed to by these people.
HTML5 and CSS3
The new essential coding system for designing and building web pages.
HTML5 Doctor - everything from basic to advanced, and well taught.
HTML5 Boilerplate - pre-built framework, and a bit of a struggle to learn, but worth it.
HTML5 at W3Schools - the official site for the definition and use of the system.
CSS Tricks - a one man blog with so many ideas and answers. Well written and best practices.
Stu Nicholls CSSplay - I think this man must have started the move to CSS for everything.
Now that we have tablets and smartphones, build sites that work on all sizes of screens.
Twitter Bootstrap - probably the most used framework system for web sites.
Foundation - another framework with a following. I find it better documented than Bootstrap also.
jQuery Mobile - easily build for smartphones, but it will fit many screens.
Learn to make all that stuff on a web page jump around like Mark Twain's frogs.
Animate.CSS - one little CSS file that will actually rock your pages.
15 Examples - Web Expedition 18's listing of interactive inspiration.
20 More Examples - Dzineblog's listing of interactive inspiration.
SoSweet! Creative - An example of just about everything you can do with modern web design.